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A federal judge has ruled on evidence that prosecutors can present when the trial begins next week for the father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

Legislation to strip the Secretary of State of certain responsibilities tied to the State Board of election is headed to the full Kentucky Senate. The bill covers both current and future office holders.  During committee review, Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer cited a three-part series by the Lexington Herald-Leader and Pro Publica regarding the current Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.  Those reports indicate staff members in the state office had improperly accessed the statewide voter system.

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Former Kentucky Democratic Party chairman Jerry Lundergan and Democratic strategist Dale Emmons have been indicted on federal charges of making illegal campaign contributions and conspiring to cover them up.

The charges originated in the U.S. District Court’s eastern district, which includes Lexington, and were first reported by the Lexington Herald-Leader.

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  Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says her office will not release state voter data to President Donald Trump’s election commission.

Trump, a Republican, formed the commission to investigate alleged voter fraud, which he has repeatedly claimed was widespread despite evidence to the contraryAs The Hill reported, the commission’s vice chairmen sent a letter Thursday requesting several pieces of information about voters.

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In the first three months since its launch, more than 100,000 Kentucky voters have used the online registration portal GoVoteKY.com.  

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has toured each of Kentucky’s public universities promoting the feature to students and young voters.  

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Kentucky House members will consider a constitutional amendment measure this session that would restore voting rights to nonviolent former felons.

It won the approval of the Elections, Constitutional Amendments, and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee Monday. 

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  Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says there’s been a surge in the number of people voting absentee this election.

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  Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says serving a second term would allow her an opportunity to expand job possibilities for returning military members. 

Judge Denies Patterson Request to KET Debate

Oct 13, 2014
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Federal Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove has denied a motion by Libertarian U.S. Senate Libertarian candidate David Patterson which would have required Kentucky Educational Television to include him on a televised debate with U.S. Senate candidates Monday night.

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and the host of Kentucky Sports Radio had a series of sharp exchanges Wednesday in a broadcast interview that tackled topics ranging from same-sex marriage to global climate change.

McConnell called in to Kentucky Sports Radio and spoke for over 10 minutes with host Matt Jones, who has made repeated pleas for an interview. McConnell's Democratic opponent in the November election, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, spoke with Jones and KSR in September.

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