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Court Document Says Computer Seized from Grimes’ Office

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Attorneys for Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes say Kentucky State Police seized a computer from her office this week in an investigation of how she and her aides used voter data. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports a motion filed in Franklin County Circuit Court says the computer is that of the… Read More

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Jury Convicts Candidate’s Father of Breaking Federal Law

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The father of Kentucky’s secretary of state was convicted Thursday of orchestrating a scheme to funnel illegal contributions to his daughter’s failed 2014 U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Mitch McConnell. A jury deliberated about two hours following a five-week trial on charges that Democratic stalwart Jerry Lundergan broke federal law by… Read More

Kentucky Secretary of State Contests Law Removing Her Power Over Elections Board

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s secretary of state has challenged a new state law removing her power over the State Board of Elections. Alison Lundergan Grimes claims the action by Republican lawmakers amounts to an unconstitutional infringement of her executive authority. Grimes, a Democrat, warns that “confusion and uncertainty” will surround Kentucky’s May 21 primary… Read More