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Kentucky Primary Voter Turnout 23.54%, Vote Totals Certified June 5


Voter turnout for Tuesday’s Kentucky primary election was 23.54%. That’s according to the Secretary of State’s website with all counties reporting.

Out of more than 3.3 million registered voters, the total number of ballots cast was 792,688.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes had projected a voter turnout of 30% or less.

The State Board of Elections will meet to certify vote totals on June 5 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time.

The deadline to request a recanvass is by May 29 at 4 p.m. local time. Requested recanvasses will be conducted on May 31 at 9 a.m. local time.


Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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