Assistant Richmond Police Chief William O'Donnell officially filed paperwork to run for the position of Madison County Sheriff in the 2022 election season.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Republicans retained three Kentucky legislative seats — two in the House and one in the Senate — in special elections on Tuesday.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul posted his best fundraising haul in the past quarter, surpassing the amounts he raised in any three-month period from his two previous successful Senate campaigns in Kentucky, his campaign said Tuesday.
Timmy Truett, principal of McKee Elementary School and resident of Jackson County, said he believes community partnerships and education are two big assets to have.
Mae Suramek, a longtime resident of the city of Berea, said she believes Kentucky’s greatest resources are the Kentuckians who work hard everyday to make it a better place.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Fresh off landing a record-shattering economic development deal with Ford Motor Co. that put Kentucky at the forefront of the green energy movement, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday launched a reelection run that will be tied to his aggressive actions to combat COVID-1…
FRANKFORT– Secretary of State Michael Adams announced special elections would be held on Nov. 2 to fill three vacancies in the General Assembly, including the 89th District, which includes a portion of Madison County.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Republican Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon said Monday he's running for governor in 2023, getting an early jump on a potentially crowded slate of challengers seeking to unseat Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear in a state that has continued to shift toward the GOP during Beshear's ti…
FRANKFORT (AP) — State Rep. Attica Scott, one of two Black women in Kentucky's legislature, announced Wednesday that she'll try to unseat longtime Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth in the state’s only congressional district controlled by Democrats.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Wednesday expanding early voting in Kentucky, a rare display of bipartisan cooperation in the heart of Trump country at a time of national conflict over restrictive election measures.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says it's a “big lie” to call the new voting law in Georgia racist and he warned big business to “stay out of politics" after major corporations and even Major League Baseball distanced themselves from the state amid vast public pressure.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation Wednesday over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress begins debate this week on sweeping voting and ethics legislation, Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: If signed into law, it would usher in the biggest overhaul of U.S. elections law in at least a generation.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Early voting at polling places would become a fixture in Kentucky's elections — but at scaled-back levels from last year — under legislation that won bipartisan support Thursday from a House panel.
FRANKFORT (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul urged lawmakers back home Thursday to encourage in-person voting as a way to protect election security as Kentucky Republicans prepare to offer state-level election legislation.
ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans in Georgia’s state Senate are moving quickly to limit who can vote and how after Democrats won the presidential election and two U.S. Senate runoffs in the once reliably red state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
A petition for impeachment has been filed against State Rep. Robert Goforth (R-KY) who was recently re-elected to serve the 89th district, which includes Madison County.
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his last days in office while dramatically improving the fate of President-elect Joe Biden's progressi…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters supporting President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, clashing with police and forcing a delay in the constitutional process to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's win.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As demonstrators swarmed the U.S. Capitol, Congress was forced to abruptly halt deliberations Wednesday over Republican challenges to Joe Biden's presidential victory.
Republican lawmakers, armed with veto-proof power because of their supermajorities, wasted no time in showing it off on the opening day of the 2021 General Assembly.
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia's two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state's history and putting the Senate majority within the party's reach.
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump badgered and pleaded with Georgia's election chief to overturn Joe Biden's win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory.
NEW YORK (AP) — An election systems worker driven into hiding by death threats has filed a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump's campaign, two of its lawyers and some conservative media figures and outlets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hosted several House Republican lawmakers at the White House on Monday to discuss an ultimately futile effort to block Congress from affirming President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the November election.
ATLANTA — Fresh off of an electoral vote that solidified his presidency, President-elect Joe Biden was in Atlanta Tuesday to stump for U.S. Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock.
While much of the country was hyper-focused on the results of the presidential election on Election Day, the staff of The Richmond Register were focused on local results.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated Democrat Joe Biden as president-elect on Tuesday, saying the Electoral College “has spoken.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Electoral College gave Joe Biden a majority of its votes Monday, confirming his victory in last month's election in state-by-state voting that took on added importance this year because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he lost.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A narrowly divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday rejected President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his election loss in the battleground state about an hour before the Electoral College cast Wisconsin's 10 votes for Democrat Joe Biden.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas lawsuit asking the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate President-elect Joe Biden’s victory has quickly become a conservative litmus test, as 106 members of Congress and multiple state attorneys general signed onto the case even as some have predicted it will fail.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge Thursday cast doubt on President Donald Trump's lawsuit that seeks to overturn Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin, saying siding with Trump would be “the most remarkable ruling in the history of this court or the federal judiciary.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Republicans' last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania's certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the electoral battleground.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's top elections official on Monday recertified the state's election results after a recount requested by President Donald Trump confirmed once again that Democrat Joe Biden won the state, and the governor then recertified the state's 16 presidential electors.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state, saying the case must first wind its way through lower courts.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump's attempt to overturn Wisconsin's election results by tossing ballots only from the state's two most heavily Democratic counties is an “assault on democracy,” attorneys for Democratic Gov. Tony Evers said in filings with the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Trump vowed to challenge the outcome in court even before the recount concluded.
A federal court halted Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's recent coronavirus-related suspension of in-person classes at religious schools, a victory for state Attorney General Daniel Cameron.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The General Services Administration ascertained Monday that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, clearing the way for the start of the transition from President Donald Trump’s administration and allowing Biden to coordinate with federal…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan state legislators headed to the White House on Friday as President Donald Trump made an extraordinary and sure-to-be futile attempt to block Joe Biden's victory in the battleground state and subvert the results of the 2020 presidential election.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s top elections official said he will certify that Joe Biden won the state’s presidential election after a hand tally stemming from a mandatory audit affirmed the Democrat’s lead over Republican President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting nowhere in the courts, President Donald Trump's scattershot effort to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is shifting toward obscure election boards that certify the vote as Trump and his allies seek to upend the electoral process, sow chaos and perpetuate …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to acknowledge for the first time that Joe Biden won the White House, but made clear he would not concede and would keep trying to overturn the election result. Trump's statements came in tweets that included several baseless claims…
FRANKFORT — The State Board of Elections on Friday unanimously adopted an emergency administrative regulation that will allow Kentucky’s primary election to be conducted largely by absentee ballot due to the coronavirus pandemic.
- UPDATED: Petition filed for Rep. Goforth's impeachment
- Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control
- Trump supporters storm US Capitol, clash with police
- Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory
- Pro-life measure first to pass out of committee
- Republican lawmakers come out with purpose on opening day
- Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority
- Trump, on tape, presses Ga. official to 'find' Trump votes
- Dominion worker sues Trump campaign and conservative media
- Trump, House lawmakers plot effort to block Biden win
- Biden asks Georgia to go blue one more time
- HINDSIGHT 2020: Goforth elected despite pending legal battles
- GOP leader McConnell finally acknowledges Biden won election
- Biden clears 270-vote mark as electors affirm his victory
- Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses Trump election lawsuit
- Supreme Court rejects Texas lawsuit challenging Biden's victory
- Hundreds of GOP members sign onto Texas-led election lawsuit
- Federal judge casts doubt on Trump's Wisconsin lawsuit
- High court rejects GOP bid to halt Biden's Pennsylvania win
- Georgia again certifies election results showing Biden won
- Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit
- Wisconsin governor calls Trump lawsuit an 'assault'
- Barr says no widespread election fraud
- Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over Trump
- Federal court halts part of Beshear's COVID-19 school orders
- US agency ascertains Biden as winner, lets transition begin
- Trump to meet Michigan leaders in bid to subvert election
- Georgia Secretary of State to certify election for Biden
- Trump targets vote certification in late bid to block Biden
- Trump seems to acknowledge Biden win, but he won't concede
- Thousands rally behind Trump
- AP FACT CHECK: A look at the falsehoods and facts this week
- GOP leaders in 4 states quash dubious Trump bid on electors
- Republicans face court setbacks, Trump law firm steps down
- Top officials: Nov. 3 election most secure in US history
- Few legal wins so far as Trump team hunts for proof of fraud
- Biden chooses longtime adviser Ron Klain as chief of staff
- False claims of voting fraud thrive online
- Biden fights to confront crises — and Trump resistance
- Kentucky AG joins lawsuit in Pennsylvania election case
- School board elects new chair, vice chair
- Goble resigns as President of Chamber after 14 years
- Funding for new Model facility in proposed budget
- Sale of Berea industrial property paves way for more jobs
- Berea man faces assault charges after investigation by BPD
- Superintendents react to Beshear education budget
- Ferry Authority gives discipline powers to captains
- Central Kentucky Regional Airport expanding services
- KYTC "forcing" pre-treating routes ahead of expected winter weather
- County sees 1,000 positive cases in five days