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Attorney General Andy Beshear has announced the six Kentucky counties to undergo independent inquiries for any potential irregularities that may have occurred during the May 22 primary election.

The counties, randomly drawn by Beshear in a publicly held drawing, include Bullitt, Jessamine, Owen, Powell, Rowan and Scott counties.


Registered voters who are unable to go to the polls on Election Day, Nov. 8, due to a medical emergency may now cast absentee ballots in the general election, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced Wednesday.

"Every eligible Kentuckian should have an equal opportunity to cast their ballot, including those who cannot physically go to the polls on Election Day. That's why absentee ballots for voters with medical emergencies are an important part of the election process," said Grimes, Kentucky's chief election official.

Beshear: AG’s Election Fraud Hotline Open

Oct 27, 2016

As absentee votes are being cast and as voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, Attorney General Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians to report any voting abnormalities to his office’s Election Fraud Hotline.

Beshear asks all Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations to call the Election Fraud Hotline at 800-328-VOTE or 800-328-8683.

The hotline is open throughout the year during normal business hours and from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (EST) on Election Day.


Voters can honor Kentucky veterans’ service by casting their ballots in their honor during the upcoming general election on Nov. 8. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding Kentuckians to participate in her office’s "Vote in Honor of a Veteran" program.

Race for State Legislative Getting Expensive

Oct 18, 2016
Ledger Independent

The race to fill the state House seat vacated by the retirement of State Rep. Mike Denham is not cheap, according to information filed with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance by candidates.

The latest reports filed by 70th House District candidates Democrat John Sims and Republican John VanMeter show the price of running for public office. The 32-day pre (election) reports were filed on Oct. 7 by both campaigns.