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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.