June 2, 2011
Clark County was among six counties chosen in a random drawing Thursday afternoon for an audit by the state Office of the Attorney General to determine whether there were any potential irregularities that may have occurred during the primary election on Tuesday, May 17. The other counties are: Wolfe, Boyd, Muhlenberg, Nelson and Estill. “These audits supplement the work our investigators and prosecutors did on the ground leading up to the primary election, and the process, as defined by Kentucky law, will ensure that voters in every corner of our commonwealth encounter procedures at polling places that are fair and equitable,” Attorney General Jack Conway said in a statement released Wednesday.
May 16, 2012
The May 22 Primary election is unusual in the fact that there are four Republicians running for State Represenative. While that in itself is not unusual, the fact that there are no other candadates running, means that this primary will determine the winner of the seat being vacated by long time represenative Danny Ford. Please take the time to vote! It is your right. And it is your duty. Regardless of any political ad, the only change has to come from us. The voters. Regards, David Faulkner District 1 Magistrate
May 29, 2008
Boyle County Democrats will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday on the third floor of the Boyle County courthouse in the district courtroom for county caucus day. The process will be used to select delegates based on the results of the primary election. Five Clinton and two Obama delegates will be selected with one alternate delegate for each candidate. County Attorney Richard Campbell has tried to spread the word, but the event will not be advertised as it has in years past. Two people from the county have filed to be a delegate at the Democratic National Convention.
May 19, 2008
Dear Editor, The citizens of Danville have a clear choice in the upcoming primary election for city commissioners. Do we elect persons willing to listen to their constituents or reseat those who continue to ignore the public's opinions? Incumbent Norma Gail Louis and candidate Bob Griffin have both expressed their determination to exercise fiscal responsibility in serving the public, an issue that every taxpayer has justifiable concerns about. It's time the voters stop this city from being ruled like the Bush administration - riding roughshod over its citizens and plunging us deeply into debt.
August 9, 2006
Dear Editor, It is my hope that County Clerk Denise Curtsinger will reconsider her recent decision to eliminate several polling locations and consolidate our entire county into four polling locations. I believe the decision should be reconsidered for the following reasons: First, this consolidation should not take place for the November general election. This change, if it must happen, should only take place for a primary election in the future. Supporters of both political parties are already making claims that this change in the way Boyle Countians vote is being made for political reasons.
April 4, 2006
Dear Editor: We are about five weeks out on our primary election. What a exciting time for the people in all counties to make a difference. I would like to encourage voters to look at the job that has been done for you by the folks elected in the last election, look at their track record. Have the things that bother you the most been addressed. Here's where we the voters come in. Look at the job performance. If the performance is there, I say vote the individual back in, but if the performance isn't there, then I say we vote them out. Let's not make this election about who we know or who we like.
April 16, 2006
Dear Editor: As we approach the upcoming May 16 primary election, please consider voting for Marti Gum Pittman for the position of Boyle County circuit clerk. As friends of Marti since childhood, we can attest to her trustworthiness, honesty and support of the ideas that are important to the residents of Boyle County. Marti, like her parents, Dr. Sonny and Lucy Gum, has been a lifelong resident of Danville. She has volunteered for numerous school activities and been a supportive mother to her daughter, Molly.
November 5, 2006
Dear Editor, This letter is regarding Mr. Brock's article in Tuesday's newspaper. Mr. Brock reports that "Gay edged out Coomer" in the primary election. Although very close, I did receive more votes than Mr. Gay, as was reported in the May 17 issue of the Advocate. Mr. Brock claims that I represent "old Danville" and Mr. Gay represents "new Danville. " Yes, I have lived here all my life. However, I did not leave when Mr. Gay came a few years ago. I believe I represent "old Danville" and "new Danville.
May 18, 2006
The Jessamine County Surveyor's race was the closest race of primary election night as 10 votes separated the winner from the vanquished. Incumbent Jeff Ransdell was upset by Ricky Moore by 10 votes; 2,132 to 2,122. Moore says the race wasn't about the money, because its an unpaid position, but being surveyor will allow him to be more involved in Jessamine County. "I'm happy I won," Moore said Wednesday morning. "I just wanted to get more involved in the community. If I would have lost, I would have felt the same way. " Phone messages left on Ransdell's home and cell phone were not returned before press time.