Tag Archives: Kentucky

Balancing Nonpartisan Judicial Elections with Candidates’ First Amendment Rights in Kentucky

  By: Carrie Mattingly In Kentucky, all state court judges are elected in nonpartisan elections. Kentucky’s Code of Judicial Conduct seeks to keep candidates on nonpartisan message. But the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently struck down some judicial campaign … Continue reading

Posted in Kentucky | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Balancing Nonpartisan Judicial Elections with Candidates’ First Amendment Rights in Kentucky

Electoral Corruption: When to Set Aside the Results of an Election?

By: Carrie Mattingly How much evidence of corruption should a court require before setting aside the results of an election? Most would say that any corruption is too much. But in a recent case, Kentucky’s highest court balanced the threat … Continue reading

Posted in Kentucky | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Electoral Corruption: When to Set Aside the Results of an Election?

Results, Recanvass, Recount

As Kentucky basketball heats up its season against Maryland and Duke on the road,  several campaigns are gearing up for recanvasses and possible recounts.  The 7th Representative District race between Tim Kline and the incumbent, John Arnold, is separated by … Continue reading

Posted in All States, Kentucky | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Results, Recanvass, Recount

Double Dipping? Kentucky Redistricting Plan Creates Dual District Voting

Every two years voters from around Kentucky flock to their precincts to select their member for the United States House of Representatives. As a result of months of candidates’ television and print ads, most voters know the number of their … Continue reading

Posted in Kentucky | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Double Dipping? Kentucky Redistricting Plan Creates Dual District Voting