2020 general election

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Owensboro, Kentucky, pastor Brian Gibson spoke at an event in Washington, D.C., Tuesday that combined religion with support for President Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the results of the election.

J. Tyler Franklin

The State Board of Elections has certified Kentucky’s election results.

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  Kentucky’s Republican Secretary of State is proud of the bipartisan agreement he and the Democratic governor struck to ensure greater access to the polls through the COVID-19 pandemic — and he plans to push to make some of those changes permanent.

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Mitch McConnell on Wednesday refused to condemn President Donald Trump’s call for officials to stop counting ballots in the General Election, but said the federal government shouldn’t interfere with how states run their elections.

Jim Gooch Jr. Wins State Representative 12th District

Nov 3, 2020

  Following tonight’s election, Jim Gooch secured the state representative seat for Kentucky’s 12th District.

Democrat Marquita Bradshaw, left, and Republican Bill Hagerty face off for the open U.S. Senate seat.

Republican Bill Hagerty will be the next U.S. senator from Tennessee, the Associated Press has called.

Sydni Anderson

Tennessee voters are deciding an open race for U.S. Senate after setting an early and absentee voting record ahead of Election Day. 

Despite a legacy of low turnout, college students — and young people in general — could be a decisive voting bloc in this election. Already, nearly 5 million Americans, ages 18 to 29, have cast early votes, a far higher number than at this point in 2016.

But will this fall's pandemic campus experience upend optimistic projections for a college student turnout?

Updated 5:30 p.m. ET

Before President Trump left Miami on Thursday for another long day on the campaign trail, he had a private meeting with a supporter with a big following among a group of voters his campaign has been courting all year: rapper Lil Wayne.

Later, Lil Wayne revealed the meeting to nearly 35 million fans on Twitter.

Updated at 5:45 p.m. ET

A few dozen cars at a drive-in rally in suburban Pennsylvania honked in unison as Democratic nominee Joe Biden blasted President Trump's handling of the coronavirus. In North Carolina, Trump told a packed crowd: "COVID, COVID, COVID. By the way, on Nov. 4, you won't hear about it anymore."