Charles “Buddy” Wheatley

Guide to Kentucky’s six statewide races. Early voting starts Thursday.

BY: - November 1, 2023

Kentucky voters are not electing just a governor this fall. Five other constitutional offices are on the “down ballot” — and only one of them, secretary of state, has an incumbent. No-excuse early voting starts Thursday, Nov. 2, and will last through Saturday. Voters can find information, such as address and hours, for their local […]

Election disputes put heat on secretaries of state: Meet the Kentucky candidates

BY: - October 9, 2023

Pretend it’s the end of the 2024 presidential election. Either Republican Michael Adams or Democrat Charles “Buddy” Wheatley is Kentucky’s secretary of state, a job that includes overseeing elections in the Bluegrass State. The losing candidate in the state’s presidential election calls Kentucky’s secretary of state and asks him to “find” enough votes to overturn […]