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Elections
1:18 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Kentucky House Up for Grabs Tonight? Republicans Hope So

A view of the dome at the state capitol building in Frankfort
Credit Kevin Willis

Kentucky Republicans haven’t tried to keep secret the fact they want to win control of the state House for the first time since the early 1920’s. To do so, the GOP needs a net gain of ten House seats. Here's a quick look at some of the races in our region that could decide which party controls the Kentucky House come January:

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Elections
12:48 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Federal Election Monitors in Tennessee to Watch for ID Issues

It's not just the choice of candidates that is contentious this presidential election in Tennessee. Voting itself, and who gets to do it, has become such a hot issue that federal election monitors are in Memphis and Nashville watching the polls.

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Elections
7:45 am
Tue November 6, 2012

After All the Lead-Up, Election Day is Finally Here

Voters lined up at a Glasgow polling place when the doors opened at 6am.
Credit Kevin Willis

Polling places have opened their doors in Kentucky. Polls are open in the state until 6 p.m. local time. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has predicted a record number of voters will cast their ballots.

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Elections
7:27 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Chandler, Barr Race to Finish in Kentucky's Lone High-Profile U.S. House Race

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler, in a tight race with Republican challenger Andy Barr, tried to shirk President Barack Obama's shadow during the final full day of campaigning ahead of the general election Tuesday.

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Elections
3:08 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Lawsuit Gives KY GOP Chance for Extra Pick-Up in Fight for State House

A lawsuit questioning the residency of Democratic State Rep. Dennis Horlander is seeking to provide a surprise boost to the GOP’s goal of taking control of the state House. The lawsuit claims that Horlander, who represents a district in the Shively area, doesn’t even in live in Jefferson County.

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2:24 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Grimes: Kentucky Should Look at Early Voting

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia allow no-excuse early voting, but Kentucky isn't one of them. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says early voting has its advantages.

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Elections
2:09 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Election Day 2012: Click Here for a Recap of Tuesday's Election Results from Our Listening Area

Election Day 2012 has come and gone. President Obama has won a second term in the White House, Republicans have held on to control of the U.S. House and made gains in the Senate--but not as big of a gain as they had hoped.

In Kentucky, the GOP picked up a U.S. House seat held by Ben Chandler and four Kentucky House seats, falling short of their goal to take control of that chamber for the first time since the 1920s.

Here's the latest election news:

Come-From-Behind Winner Donnelly Will Focus on Economy, Jobs, and Economy

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Elections
10:00 am
Mon November 5, 2012

For Kentucky Politicos, Daviess County is a Hot Spot to Watch Tuesday

The Daviess County region will be one of the most closely watched Tuesday in Kentucky, as Republicans hope to win control of the state House for the first time in 91 years.

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Elections
7:40 am
Mon November 5, 2012

In Kentucky's Closely-Watched U.S. House Race, Chandler and Barr Go Down to the Wire

Democratic U.S. Ben Chandler and Republican challenger Andy Barr were preparing for their final full day of campaigning before Tuesday's election. Both have been making their final sweep across the 6th District in a bus tour, hitting small towns throughout central and eastern Kentucky.

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Elections
5:00 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Kentucky Ballots Feature Question on Hunting, Fishing

Kentuckians voting in the election Tuesday will be asked if hunting and fishing should be rights protected by the state constitution.  State lawmakers passed a constitutional amendment earlier this year, sending it to voters to ratify or reject. 

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