Elections

Election 2008
4:51 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Kentucky Coal Remains Political Orphan

Louisville, KY – Both Democratic presidential candidates have offered their opinions on one of Kentucky's abundant resources: coal. Both champion clean coal. But, as Kentucky Public Radio's Kristin Espeland reports from partner-station WFPL in Louisville, there may not be much to champion, yet.

Full story at WEKU

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Election 2008
4:48 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Arts Make Debut in Presidential Politics

Louisville, KY – A waning economy, the war in Iraq and health care have been big issues in this year's presidential primary campaigns. Policies on the arts also have made their way into some candidates' platforms. This development is part of a concerted national effort. Kentucky Public Radio's Elizabeth Kramer reports from partner-station WFPL in Louisville.

Full story at WEKU

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Election 2008
3:24 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Michelle Obama Stumps In Kentucky

Lexington, KY – Michelle Obama made campaign stops in several Kentucky towns the night before the state's primary election. Her husband, presidential candidate Barack Obama, campaigned little in Kentucky, choosing instead to concentrate on winning in Oregon, which also votes on Tuesday.

During a rally last night at her husband's Lexington campaign office, Michelle Obama told some 250 volunteers they could make history in a matter of hours.

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Election 2008
11:46 am
Mon May 19, 2008

Hillary and Bill Rally Supporters In Lexington

Lexington, KY – On the eve of Kentucky's primary, Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband jointly made their case why she should be the one to face Republican John McCain in the general election.

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Election 2008
4:34 am
Mon May 19, 2008

HOF Journalist Ken Kurtz Weighs In On Dem. U-S Senate Primary

Lexington, KY – Democrats will choose a candidate to oppose Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. WUKY Political Analyst Ken Kurtz chats with Alan Lytle about one of the nastiest races in recent memory.

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Election 2008
1:25 am
Mon May 19, 2008

Voter Turnout Expected To Be Heavy In Fayette County

Lexington, KY – The Fayette County Clerk expects heavy voter turnout as Kentuckians head to the polls Tuesday. But as Kathleen Adams reports, even though last-minute glitches aren't anticipated, voters can shorten the process by being prepared,

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Election 2008
4:26 am
Tue May 13, 2008

HOF Journalist Handicaps Kentucky Primary

Lexington, KY – WUKY Political Analyst chats with WUKY's Alan Lytle on the West Virginia and Kentucky Primaries.

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Election 2008
10:19 am
Thu May 8, 2008

Appalachian Voters Prepare For Moment In The Spotlight

Man, West Virginia – Indiana and North Carolina voters have had their say, Kentuckians will cast their ballots on May 20th, but for the moment, all are turning to Tuesday's West Virginia primary. As Anna Sale reports, Democratic frontrunner Barack Obama may be fighting an uphill battle against Senator Hillary Clinton. But Clinton is also facing resistance from some traditionally Democrating voting blocs. This report is courtesy of West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

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Election 2008
5:27 am
Tue April 1, 2008

Chelsea Clinton Holds Forum At UK

Lexington, KY – Chelsea Clinton was on the University of Kentucky Campus to support her mother's presidential bid.

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