Monthly Archives: November 2020

Adams wants to make some voting changes permanent

Adams wants to make some voting changes permanent

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky’s chief election officer says he will seek to have some of the changes in the voting process for the 2020 election made permanent during the 2021 General Assembly. Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams says there are four items he hopes lawmakers consider after he and Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear…more »

Fixed computer glitch turns losing Republican into a winner in Oakland County

Fixed computer glitch turns losing Republican into a winner in Oakland County

A computer error led election officials in Oakland County to hand an upset victory Wednesday to a Democrat, only to switch the win back to an incumbent Republican a day later. In Oakland County’s 15th County Commission District — representing Rochester and Rochester Hills — the initial count gave a 104-vote margin to the Democrat,…more »

Voters Say Black Lives Matter Protests Were Important. They Disagree On Why

Voters Say Black Lives Matter Protests Were Important. They Disagree On Why

The protests that broke out after the police killing of George Floyd in May were some of the biggest racial justice marches organized in decades. In the early weeks, polling showed broad and deep support for them across the country. But as the summer wore on and with it, sporadic looting and acts of vandalism,…more »

Bipartisan effort leads to record voter turnout, Beshear says

Bipartisan effort leads to record voter turnout, Beshear says

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) — It’s been the most unusual election year in Kentucky history due to the coronavirus pandemic, but arguably one of the most successful based on turnout, if you hear from the two people who helped put it all together. Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, took to social media to say, “This is…more »

Republicans expand dominant supermajority in Kentucky state House races

Republicans expand dominant supermajority in Kentucky state House races

Kentucky Republicans expanded their dominant 62-seat supermajority in the state House on Tuesday, flipping at least eight seats currently occupied by Democrats and defending several targeted incumbents. By Wednesday morning, Republicans had picked up at least eight of these seats from Democrats and led in five more races in Democratic-held districts where most of the…more »

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