Alison Lundergan Grimes

Grimes Campaign Gets High Profile Help From Bill Clinton

Feb 25, 2014

U-S Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes enlisted some presidential star power in her campaign to topple Mitch McConnell.

Judd 'Ready To Fight' Beside Grimes In Senate Race

Jul 2, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Actress Ashley Judd says she's "ready to fight" beside Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Kentucky secretary of state who announced Monday that she would challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell next year.

Judd, who had considered the race herself, showed her support for Grimes in a tweet Tuesday.

Judd wrote, "Even in thick woods outstanding news filters through. Thrilled for the people of KY & ready to fight beside"

Deal Reached on Kentucky Military Voting Legislation

Mar 27, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A last-minute deal on legislation that would allow help streamline the voting process by overseas military personnel has cleared the Kentucky General Assembly.

Working until the last minute of the 2013 session, lawmakers went back to the original Senate version of the military voting bill, which allows for electronic sending of ballots to overseas military but snail mail return of the ballot.

State Senator Jimmy Higdon says the measure also sets up a task force to study the electronic return of ballots.

Ky. Secretary of State Heading to Middle East

Jul 26, 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky's secretary of state is one of a half-dozen from across the country going the Middle East to assist soldiers to vote.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The paternal grandmother of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has died. According to a statement from Grimes’ office, Thelma Lundergan McHugh passed away Thursday at her home in Jessamine County. She was 92.