Elections

  FBI warning of armed protests at state capitols taken seriously in Frankfort

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said he's ready to do whatever necessary to protect government buildings and everyone in them.

Rand Paul on Biden victory: ‘The fraud happened’

  Young girls react to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris making history

Recount of ballots possible in Ga., Muscogee Co.

Ga. Secretary of State responds to calls for his resignation

  Why some ballots in Jefferson Co. are still being counted after Election Day

  Why some Jefferson Co. ballots still being counted may not impact projected election results

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  Five Louisville Metro Council members cling to seats, claim victory over opponents

Decision 2020: Races and results for Louisville Metro and surrounding counties

Nearly 90 potential voter fraud complaints filed on Election Day, 338 overall

Republican Andy Barr wins re-election to U.S. House in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District

  McConnell cruises past McGrath, wins 7th term

  Voting going smoothly at Kentucky Expo Center

Voting concerns: Secretary of State worried about Eastern Kentucky

Secretary of State Michael Adams said he was confident in Kentucky’s voting process, however he did have some concerns leading up to Election Day.

  Early lines shorten quickly at southern Indiana polling location

For 28 days, Indiana offered early voting, partly to try to limit crowds across the state of Indiana.

  ‘Make a difference’: Voters in west Louisville encourage community to turn out on Election Day

During three weeks of early voting, far fewer ballots were cast at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage than Jefferson County’s three other polling sites.

  Louisville parents take kids to the polls to show importance of voting

A child psychiatrist said it's important to explain to kids that voting is a process and a way to make opinions heard, even if a preferred candidate doesn't win.

  Southern Indiana early voting polls packed to the last minute

  Voters take advantage of last day for early voting

  JCPS tax increase: What a judge’s ruling means for voters at the polls

  Where candidates for Indiana’s 9th congressional district stand on key issues

Where the candidates for Indiana attorney general stand on key issues

  McConnell discusses re-election bid and bruising on his hands

Attorney general candidate calls for Indiana to legalize pot

Jonathan Weinzapfel faces former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita in the November election.

  How the presidential election will impact your wallet

Social Security and taxes are big topics ahead of the election.

Secretary of State Michael Adams urges people to vote early, predicts highest turnout in nearly 30 years

Adams says he wants to limit long lines at the polls especially as COVID-19 surges across the state.

KinderCare to offer free child care on Election Day

KinderCare is offering parents one day of free child care, now through the end of the year. And that includes Election Day.

A voter’s guide to the U.S. Senate race

For months, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and retired Lieutenant Colonel Amy McGrath have traded attacks.

Free rides to the polls offered by Breonna Taylor Foundation

The Breonna Taylor Foundation is offering a free shuttle service on several days leading up to, and on Election Day.

Indiana governor faces debate challenges over virus actions

Indiana’s number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and intensive care unit patients are both up nearly 90% in the past month.

Early voters flock to the polls in southern Indiana

Hundreds of people have been cycling in and out of the Clark County Circuit Court since early voting started.

Trump ups pressure on Barr to probe Bidens as election nears

In addition to his call for a Biden probe, the president has become frustrated with Barr over the pace of the Justice Department’s investigation into the origin of the Russia probe.

  Kentucky voters decide on justice system term lengths, qualifications

In Kentucky, voters have to decide on Amendment 2 - whether to change the state constitution when it comes to district court judges and commonwealth's attorneys.

Ind. governor’s race pits Holcomb against former state health commissioner, US Navy veteran

Dr. Woody Myers, Gov. Eric Holcomb, and Donald Rainwater are scheduled to debate on WFYI two times in October; once on October 20th and again on the 27th.

  Jefferson County voters experience short waits at early voting centers

Many voters in Jefferson County told WAVE 3 News they had quick, hassle-free voting experiences on the second day of early voting in Kentucky.

  Voters to decide on two Ky. constitutional amendments

Amendment 1 would provide greater constitutional rights for crime victims in the state, while Amendment 2 deals with term limits for Commonwealth’s attorneys and district court judges.

  Breonna Taylor Foundation teams up with local organizations to help get voters to the polls

There’s a major push to get people to the polls early and not wait the day of or day before election day.

Fly on Pence’s head generates buzz in VP debate

A fly was all the buzz online when it landed in Vice President Mike Pence’s hair during the debate.

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from Pence and Harris VP debate

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris tussled Wednesday in the first and only vice presidential debate before the Nov. 3 election, coming as the coronavirus sidelined President Donald Trump at the White House.

Lime to offer free scooter rides to the polls on election day

Lime is offering you a ride to the polls on election day - for free.

  Record number of early voters show up to cast ballots in southern Indiana

Early in-person voting will be available until Nov. 2 in Indiana, the day before Election Day.

Jefferson County Clerk provides numbers on absentee ballots requested, mailed out

On the final day to register to vote, the Jefferson County Clerk has given updates for numbers of absentee ballots requested and mailed out to voters.

  Monday’s the last day to register to vote for 2020 general election

Staff at the Jefferson County Board of Elections has been working 12-hour days to handle the influx of absentee ballot requests.

  First presidential debate leaves heads shaking in Louisville

“It was not a good moment for the American people,” Centre College's Richard Trollinger said.

Beshear: Biden, Trump face-off ‘wasn’t a debate’

Kentucky’s leader is sharing in the public’s disappointment over the state of the first U.S. presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden.

Face-to-face anger: Trump, Biden lash, interrupt each other

Trump claimed that Biden’s work on a federal crime bill treated the African American population “about as bad as anybody in this country.”

Gov. DeWine on President Trump: ‘I think he’s going to win this time in Ohio’

The governor of Ohio said he believes the 2020 election will end the same way voting did in 2016: With a Republican victory for President Donald Trump.

  What you need to know before voting this year

Local election leaders say if voters take the mail-in ballot route, the local mail carrier process is trustworthy.

Ky. Secretary of State announces plan to increase polling areas

Jefferson County would have 20 polling places under the new plan.

  Lawmakers demand more polling locations in Jefferson Co. for November election

"Eight locations is inadequate and will not allow for easy and free access to voting for our residents,” Metro Council President David James said.

Local organizations push for the Black vote and change

The Louisville Urban League is working on getting more people out to vote.

Scam Alert: Voters, be wary of bogus mailers and texts

Kentucky's Attorney General and Secretary of State are warning voters to be aware of two election-related scams ahead of the November election.

Trump, Biden and the road to 270 electoral votes

For such a volatile year, the White House race between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden has been remarkably consistent.

  Kentucky county clerks preparing for large General Election turn out

Absentee ballots, more polling places, and early voting are the changes Kentuckians will see during the upcoming General Election. Each of those has its own benefits but also challenges for the county clerks tasked with pulling it all off.

Online absentee ballot request now open for 2020 General Election

The starting process for absentee voting has begun in Kentucky, and now an online portal to request a ballot is open.

Mail-delivery concerns put spotlight on ballot deadlines

Many more ballots are at stake this year with tens of millions of Americans likely to vote by mail because of concerns about coronavirus exposure at polling places.

Adams’ proposals stop short of mail-in voting for all

As in the primary, Adams is again suggesting the state use a combination of mail-in absentee balloting, early in-person voting and in-person Election Day voting.

Poll: Trump, McConnell enjoy big leads in Kentucky over Democratic rivals

New polling just out suggests President Donald Trump should once again collect Kentucky's eight electoral votes in his November bid for re-election.

Amy McGrath makes stop in Owensboro this weekend

This visit was all part of McGrath’s ongoing efforts to expand voting access, as she kicks off her voter registration initiative. The outreach includes historically disenfranchised Kentuckians.

Senate Democratic primary heads to finish line in Kentucky

All eyes are on Charles Booker or Amy McGrath to snag the bid.

Booker leads McGrath but most Kentucky votes not yet counted

Progressive candidate Charles Booker pulled ahead of Amy McGrath on Thursday in his bid for an upset in Kentucky’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary, but most votes had yet to be counted.

  Kentucky secretary of state reflects on primary, discusses fall election vision

The Kentucky primary is now over. After results come in, focus will shift to the general election in November.

Michael Adams: Secretary of State blasts out-of-state critics, demands apology from Hillary Clinton

Kentucky’s secretary of state came out swinging a day after Tuesday’s closely-watched primary election.

  Booker claims positive day at the polls, looks ahead

Booker told his supporters Tuesday night they are bending the arc of their future. He also noted the death of Breonna Taylor was personal and emotional for him.

  Amy McGrath tells supporters to ‘buckle up’ ahead of election results

Election results are not expected to be in until June 30.

  Kentucky Primary voters say #AllEyesOnKentucky message is misguided

Nore Ghibaudy, the spokesman for Jefferson County’s Board of Elections, said the office was unfairly judged after the #AllEyesOnKentucky hashtag started.

  ‘Black Voters Matter’: Caravan drives through West Louisville to get out the vote

Amid demonstrations and other calls for justice in Louisville, Urban League president Sadiqa Reynolds called voting a powerful form of protest.

Cameron: Kentucky voters beware of voting scam asking for ballots through text, email, phone

Attorney General Daniel Cameron wants all residents to know these methods are not legal in the commonwealth.

Here’s your official list of Kentucky polling locations

Tuesday, June 22 is Election Day in Kentucky.

KY sends PPE to all 120 counties ahead of state’s primary election

Before Kentuckians take to the polls on Tuesday, the state is making sure plenty of personal protective gear is available for voters and poll volunteers.

  McGrath casts ballot in Ky. primary, instructs others how to cast absentee ballot

McGrath announced her intent to run for U.S. Senate almost a year ago.

  WATCH NOW : Metro Council District 8 candidates debate

Candidates of Metro Council District 8 hosted a debate and forum Sunday afternoon.

  Q&A: Ten election questions with Ky. Secretary of State Michael Adams

The deadlines for voting absentee in the upcoming Kentucky primary election is Monday, June 15.

  Booker gains momentum, McGrath remains top fundraiser

Over the airwaves, Amy McGrath has been a lone democratic voice, consistently running a number of spots since as early as 2019. But that is now changing.

Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones endorses Charles Booker for US Senate

Booker is facing Republican Senator Mitch McConnell and Democrat Amy McGrath for the seat.

Beshear executive order calls in National Guard to assist with Ky. elections

Governor Andy Beshear has called on the National Guard to help with Kentucky’s upcoming primary elections.

Polls open for Indiana Primary Elections

Polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

  Absentee ballot requests for Kentucky Primary now open in Jefferson County

Most people will have to vote by absentee ballot in the upcoming June 23 Kentucky primary.

Indiana officials considering delay of May primary election

State Democratic Chairman John Zody said he believed conducting the primary largely by mail was the best option.

Jeffersonville Firefighters Union endorses candidate for Clark Co. Sheriff 2 years early

Scottie Maples will not appear on the ballot until 2022.

Interim sheriff appointed in Breckinridge County

Billy Richardson will now serve the remainder of former Sheriff Todd Pate's term.