As advocates push nationally for states to increase voting security, Tennessee election officials who are trying to win approval for voting machines that produce a paper record have hit a roadblock.


Kentucky League of Women Voters President Fran Wagner believes more can be done at all levels of government to help boost voter participation. Wagner participated in a national league event this past weekend in Washington.

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Tennessee's attorney general wants a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit over a new law that allows fines and potentially jail time for voter registration workers who don't follow new rules.

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A state government group says Tennessee should still keep a paper trail of voters' ballots roughly 10 years after coming out with a similar recommendation that resulted in little change.

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After Florida voters decided to restore voting rights to people who have completed sentences for felony convictions, Kentucky lawmakers will once again consider the issue during the next legislative session.

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Kentucky's chief election officer is predicting at least 46 percent of registered voters will cast ballots on Tuesday.

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Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote in the November general election in Kentucky.

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Kentucky's four veterans centers will be polling places in future elections.

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Kentucky's attorney general says it is OK for election officials to post a list of certified write-in candidates at polling places.

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she hopes turnout in Kentucky’s May 22 primary election will be just as large as the ballot.  The deadline to register to vote is Monday, April 23.