Alison Lundergan Grimes

Deal Reached on Kentucky Military Voting Legislation

Mar 27, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A last-minute deal on legislation that would allow help streamline the voting process by overseas military personnel has cleared the Kentucky General Assembly.

Working until the last minute of the 2013 session, lawmakers went back to the original Senate version of the military voting bill, which allows for electronic sending of ballots to overseas military but snail mail return of the ballot.

State Senator Jimmy Higdon says the measure also sets up a task force to study the electronic return of ballots.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky's secretary of state is one of a half-dozen from across the country going the Middle East to assist soldiers to vote.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The paternal grandmother of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has died. According to a statement from Grimes’ office, Thelma Lundergan McHugh passed away Thursday at her home in Jessamine County. She was 92.