Kentucky

Politics
4:42 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Beshear names Luallen to succeed Abramson

Crit Luallen
Credit critluallen.com

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has chosen former state Auditor Crit Luallen to serve as his lieutenant governor in his final year in office.

Luallen will replace Jerry Abramson, the former longtime Louisville mayor who is stepping down as lieutenant governor to accept a job in President Barack Obama's administration.

She worked for several governors dating back to the 1970s, and rose through the ranks to become secretary of the executive cabinet in then-Gov. Paul Patton's administration.

Luallen said she quickly accepted Beshear’s invitation to be Lt. Governor.

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Politics
8:52 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Howard Wilkinson's Monday politics chat: An election eve primer

Howard Wilkinson

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about prospects for voter turnout Tuesday and the races to watch.

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Politics
4:00 am
Sun November 2, 2014

A low turnout election Tuesday? Probably so...

Ohio voters may be about to make history.

But not the kind of history you’ll want to brag about.

It looks increasing likely that, on Tuesday, Ohio will have the lowest turnout in a gubernatorial election since the Ohio secretary of state began tracking voter turnout in 1978.

And, at least in Northern Kentucky, the turnout may be pretty low too – even with one of the noisiest, most expensive and most important U.S. Senate races in the country, pitting Republican Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell against Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Thu July 24, 2014

An update on the contentious and expensive Kentucky race for U.S. Senate

  

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Kentucky State and County Primary Races

Voters in Northern Kentucky counties head to the polls Tuesday.

 

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