How Does The Electoral College Work And Is It Fair?

November 6, 20165:00 AM ET Ron Elving Here's a little information that Americans have usually been able to ignore. It's about the Electoral College, a uniquely American institution that's been with us from the beginning and that's occasionally given us fits. Typically, the Electoral College meets and does its thing a month or so after …

Beshear asks Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations to call the hotline

As absentee votes are cast and voters prepare to head to the polls, Attorney General Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians to report any voting abnormalities to his office's Election Fraud Hotline. Beshear asks Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations to call the hotline at 800-328-VOTE or 800-328-8683. The hotline is open …

KY Lobbyists evade state law

FRANKFORT -- Lobbyists of the General Assembly are forbidden by state law from making campaign contributions to candidates for the Kentucky House or Senate. But they are allowed to give contributions to state political parties, which this year have no higher priority than electing their candidates in the high-stakes races that will decide control of …

Marijuana investor Privateer raises $40 million on eve of U.S. elections

Marijuana private equity investor Privateer Holdings has raised $40 million in convertible debt ahead of next week's elections, with pot legalization on the ballot in nine U.S. states. Several investors rushed to place their funds, while others held back to wait for the election results. Of the nine states that will vote on Tuesday on …

Kentucky’s Republican governor released 13 pages of emails Friday about a disputed road project after the state legislature’s top Democrat sued him for the information just ahead of the November election.

FRANKFORT -- Kentucky's Republican governor released 13 pages of emails Friday about a disputed road project after the state legislature's top Democrat sued him for the information just ahead of the November election. The legal skirmish highlighted the tension surrounding Kentucky's elections for the state House of Representatives, the last legislative chamber in the South …

The 2016 Election will be remembered as the "No Confidence" Vote…

    Usually by this time the USMjParty has already picked someone to support in the Presidential Election. Notably, it has been Gary Johnson in at least the last two Presidential Elections. This time is different.  This time it seems that there is absolutely no one running for office that I, myself, or my Colleagues, …

"If some of you are here thinking I’m going to elaborate on the presidential election, let me disabuse you of that notion,"

  Associated Press Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks July 19 on the second day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. WASHINGTON -- Republicans nervously eyeing the White House race are learning a lesson with Donald Trump that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell painfully learned in 2010 and 2012. Faulty outsider candidates blew several …

It’s time for another Presidential Election in the U.S.A. (Lord, what are we supposed to do now?)

The following is a short synopsis of the current situation as I see it concerning the Presidential Elections. After watching Donald J. Trump at the Republican National Convention (RNC) and Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in July, I am still at a loss on who would be the best Candidate to put …

“We’re on the ballot in all 50 states,” he noted. “This is for real.”

  Gary Johnson, the former Republican governor of New Mexico turned Libertarian Party nominee for president, has no qualms about possibly costing either of the major parties the White House this fall. “I will lose no sleep if that is the label given to me,” Johnson assured those gathered at the National Press Club on …

Libertarian Johnson: Drug war ‘root cause’ of police shootings

By Burgess Everett 07/08/16 11:55 AM EDT Gary Johnson believes the tensions between police and minorities that led to two high-profile police shootings and the deaths of five Dallas police officers has a root cause: The long-running war on drugs. The libertarian nominee for president did not directly tie the drug war to the shooting …

Geoff Young to start running 1st radio ad on April 2

      Media Release – For Immediate Release – March 28, 2016 Lexington-Fayette County, KY Geoff Young, a Lexington Democrat who is running for the U.S. House of Representatives against Andy Barr (R-KY6), will start running his first radio ad of the Democratic primary campaign on April 2. The ad praises Bernie Sanders as …

On Good Friday, Presidential Election 2016 Commentaries are open for discussion in the USMJPARTY GROUP…

i   March 24, 2016   The U.S. Marijuana Party has a Public Group on Facebook which will host a COMMENT SESSION concerning the 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION on GOOD FRIDAY, March 25th.   Beginning at 8:00 AM CST tomorrow, March 25th, 2016, the FACEBOOK GROUP of the USMjParty will host a Comment Session on the …

A short list of Candidates to choose from for the 2016 Presidential Race….

3/18/2016 ShereeKrider It suffices to say that I am not at all excited about this years #POTUS 'Race for the Whitehouse'. There isn't one Candidate that I have found so far, that has been termed 'electable', that I care to vote for. But that is just my personal opinion and not worth very much by …

What Can Bourbon Do For Obama And McConnell? (The Note)

      By Michael Falcone @michaelpfalcone Follow on Twitter Nov 6, 2014 9:08am By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA ADMITS ‘REPUBLICANS HAD A GOOD NIGHT‘: A day after Republicans took control of the Senate and gained seats in the House, President Obama admitted the GOP “had a good night” and “deserve credit for running …