Bluegrass Politics

Bluegrass Politics


Kentucky politics news from reporters , and John Cheves and accountability editor .

Lexington, KY ·


  1. U.S. Chamber's national political director Rob Engstrom congratulates Mitch McConnell on his Senate primary win.

  2. Sec. of State predicted 30 percent turnout statewide; in 2010 it was 32.2 percent, in 2006, 31.4 percent.

  3. Second county completely reporting, Nicholas, more in line with predictions with 34 percent turnout.

  4. EMILY’s List congratulates Alison Lundergan Grimes on advancing to the general election for U.S. Senate in Kentucky.

  5. Mitch McConnell holds off Matt Bevin; will face Alison Lundergan Grimes in the fall

  6. KY Secretary of State reporting that Bath County showing 42 percent turnout, much higher rate than is expected statewide.

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    Absentee ballots for Fayette County: State Rep. District 77 had George Brown with 32 votes and Michael Haskins with 23.

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    VIdeo: State GOP Party Chair Steve Robertson says the party will unite after the primary to fight the Dems.

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    Absentee ballots for Fayette County show Mitch McConnell leading Matt Bevin 233 to 124.

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    Fayette County absentee ballots for U.S. Rep. Dist. 6: Elisabeth Jensen 331, Geoff Young 100.

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    Absentee ballots for Fayette County's US. Senate race: Grimes 418, Recktenwald 21, Leichty 10, Farnsley 9.

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    Kentucky GOP Chair Steve Robertson in Louisville for McConnell event says GOP will come together after the primary as in 2010

  13. Pike County, with hotly contested Ky House 93 race, has 5 fraud complaints, inc vote buying and electioneering w/i 300 feet of polls.

  14. Breathitt County has 13 election fraud complaints so far - vote buying, disrupting polls, electioneering within 300 feet of polls.

  15. Atty Gen's office reports 80 election fraud complaints by 3:30, including 13 Breathitt, 6 in Jefferson, 5 in Pike.

  16. KY Senate Pres. Robert Stivers is to be at the McConnell campaign event Tuesday night at Louisville's Marriott East.

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