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Historically Speaking: Voting Rights

(OpEd BY Dr. James Finck, who is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. He is Chair of the Oklahoma Civil War Symposium. Follow Historically Speaking at www.Historicallyspeaking.blog.) Going to bed on election night it...
Posted On 08 Dec 2020
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Friday is deadline to request absentee ballot for 2020 general election

11:59 pm. Friday is the deadline to request and absentee ballot for the 2020 general election. Absentee ballots may be requested online at www.govvoteky.com, or by contacting the county clerk’s office in the county in which the voter resides. The number to Whitley County Clerk...

Knox County Clerk announces voting locations, procedures

With the general election just weeks away, voters have more options than ever made available to them. While Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, several dates before then remain important for voters to be aware of. The first of which is Monday, Oct. 5, the last day to register to...

Additional voting options for Kentuckians should be made permanent

In light of the response in the June primary election to the addition of early, in person voting and excuse–free absentee ballots, Democratic legislators have announced that they plan to introduce a number of bills to make those additions a permanent option when Kentucky voters....

Absentee voting, early in-person voting, Election Day in-person voting will be allowed in November

Kentuckians wanting to vote this fall will be able to request a paper ballot that can be mailed can, will be able to vote in-person prior to Election Day, or can vote in-person on Election Day under an agreement announced Friday afternoon between Gov. Andy Beshear and Secretary...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020
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Update: Car stolen while owner at the polls

A man is behind bars after allegedly stealing a vehicle while the car’s owner cast their vote in Tuesday’s election. A Knox County man left his car running in Lynn Camp School’s parking lot while he ran inside to vote. But, when he finished, his vehicle was gone. Knox...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016
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