Stephen Voss

What could Kentucky’s ballot look like in 2027?

BY: - November 8, 2023

Kentucky may have finished its 2023 election Tuesday, but that hasn’t stopped speculation about who’s going to appear on the ballot in 2027 — or even who could be a 2028 presidential candidate.  Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear won a second four-year term, defeating his Republican opponent Attorney General Daniel Cameron by about 5 percentage points,, […]

What’s next for Andy Beshear?

BY: - November 8, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Democrat Andy Beshear will now be a two-term governor, but the next four years may look a little different than what the incumbent has shown Kentucky so far.  According to Tuesday night’s unofficial returns, Beshear brought home 52.5% of the vote, while his Republican challenger, Attorney General Daniel Cameron, received 47.5%.  Beshear gained […]

More Kentuckians cast early votes as they decide between Beshear and Cameron

BY: - November 6, 2023

More Kentucky voters took advantage of early voting this year ahead of Tuesday’s general election — which includes what will likely be a narrow governor’s race.  On Election Day, polls will open in Kentucky from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. During last week’s early voting period, from Thursday to Saturday, more than 260,000 […]

Candidates for governor quarrel over glory for winning opioid settlements

BY: - November 2, 2023

Opioid settlement cash is not inherently political. It’s not the result of a law passed by Congress nor an edit to the state budget. It’s not taxpayer money. Rather, it’s coming from health care companies that were sued for fueling the opioid crisis with prescription painkillers. But like most dollars meant to address public health […]

How much partisan gerrymandering does Kentucky’s Constitution allow?

BY: - June 20, 2023

A fight over Kentucky’s state House and U.S. congressional districts is now before the state Supreme Court, more than a year after new maps were adopted by the Republican supermajority that controls the General Assembly. On March 23, the high court agreed to take the challenge by state Democrats, bypassing the state Appeals Court, “in […]