Frankfort, Ky – The national theme may have been "change", but Kentucky voters for the most part cast ballots for the incumbents. John McCain won the state's Presidential race handily, and Senator Mitch McConnell edged out Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford. Lisa Autry has this post-election wrap-up of how the Bluegrass State voted.
Murray, KY – The polls in Kentucky opened at six o'clock this morning. Angela Hatton was on hand to ask voters about their polling experience.
Just a handful of people were out early at the polling place at Hickory Woods Retirement Home in Murray. But some voters eating breakfast at Martha's Restaurant say they waited for twenty to thirty minutes to cast their ballot. Patsy Lampkin says her voting experience went pretty smoothly.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson said that the counting of ballots in certain parts of Kentucky may be delayed due to problems with voting machines.
Grayson said that Kenton County in northern Kentucky had to take some voting machines offline and replace them with older machines. The newer ones were not properly recording straight party votes for either party, according to Grayson.
Louisville, KY – What started as an uphill battle by a Louisville businessman to unseat one of the highest-ranking Senators in Washington has turned into the state's most-watched race. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to fend off a challenge from Democrat Bruce Lunsford. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard has more from partner-station WFPL in Louisville.