Local/Regional News
8:01 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Deal Reached on Kentucky Military Voting Legislation

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.

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Local/Regional News
7:49 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Voting Machines Inspected

Voting machines currently stored at Lexington warehouse were checked Wednesday by the Board of Elections. - photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The voting machines that will be used in Lexington on Election Day have been programmed, and workers spent Wednesday morning verifying serial numbers and making sure the counters are all set to zero.

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Local/Regional News
2:00 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Public Forums to Focus on Ky. House, Urban County Council Candidates

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Lexington chapter of the League of Women Voters will host two public forums this month for local candidates running in the November 6th General Election. The invited participants are seeking office in the Kentucky House of Representatives and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council.

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Local/Regional News
8:29 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Urban County Council Candidates Debate Downtown Issues

1st District Council candidates Marty Clifford (left) and incumbent Chris Ford

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Candidates running for election in three Urban County Council districts that make up downtown Lexington sounded off Thursday on issues ranging from public safety, economic development, and local entertainment.

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