primary election http://weku.fm en Lexington Likely to Lift Election Day Alcohol Ban Before Fall Election http://weku.fm/post/lexington-likely-lift-election-day-alcohol-ban-fall-election <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lexington city leaders will consider lifting an Election Day ban on the sale of alcohol this fall.&nbsp; The state cleared the way to remove the prohibition, but it still defers to each locality.&nbsp; Vice Mayor Linda Gorton doesn't think removing the alcohol sale ban on Election Day increases the chance of drunk voters.&nbsp; "I really don't think that's a legitimate issue.&nbsp; I think if somebody's that intent on going to the polls and being inebriated, they're gonna do it," said Gorton.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:41:27 +0000 Stu Johnson 61107 at http://weku.fm Lexington Likely to Lift Election Day Alcohol Ban Before Fall Election Primary Election Preview on Eastern Standard http://weku.fm/post/primary-election-preview-eastern-standard <p>While the 2014 mid-term election is a half a year away, Kentucky voters will go to the polls this month for a primary election. &nbsp;On this week's show, we'll discuss the May 20 Primary with journalists covering politics in the Commonwealth.</p><p>Among the topics we'll discuss: The competition for the Democratic nomination for the Sixth District U.S. House; &nbsp;the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by incumbent and House Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; the Lexington Mayoral Race; and any other races of interest to our listeners.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 21:22:07 +0000 John Hingsbergen 59501 at http://weku.fm Primary Election Preview on Eastern Standard Primary Vote Tally Certified http://weku.fm/post/primary-vote-tally-certified <p>The results of Kentucky&rsquo;s May 17<sup>th </sup>primary election have been officially certified.&nbsp; It took the State Board of Elections less than an hour to go over the numbers and certify the primary vote tallies.&nbsp; Secretary of State Elaine Walker says the only exception to the election night vote count was addressed in a recanvass conducted two weeks ago.&nbsp; Tue, 07 Jun 2011 04:40:51 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 5705 at http://weku.fm