Alison Lundergan Grimes

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Update 2:05 p.m.: The father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes deliberately violated federal law by funneling corporate contributions to his daughter's failed 2014 U.S. Senate campaign, a prosecutor said Tuesday at the start of a trial.

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Kentucky election officials have delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state's chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote counts.

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A Kentucky judge has refused to temporarily block a new law aimed at removing much of the secretary of state's authority over the State Board of Elections.

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Kentucky's chief election official is projecting about 12.5% of the state's registered voters to turn out for the primary election. Secretary of State Alison Grimes said it appears turnouts next Tuesday will be consistent with past primary elections.


More than one million Kentuckians have registered to vote or updated their registration on this year.

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The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming primary election in the Commonwealth is Monday, April 22.

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A Republican candidate for Kentucky secretary of state will not have his professed nickname, “Trump,” printed on the primary ballot this spring, according to a directive from current Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she won’t run for governor or any other statewide office this year.

In a statement released Monday, Grimes said that she had been considering a campaign to become Kentucky’s second female governor but ended speculation that she would do so.

“While I am grateful for the confidence, support and friendship from thousands of supporters across this state, I have decided not to run another statewide campaign this year,” Grimes said.

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Gov. Matt Bevin’s approval rating is at an all-time low, according to a new poll conducted in Kentucky last week.

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Kentucky voters who wish to be members of different political parties in the 2019 elections must change their registration by Dec. 31.