Michael Adams

Stu Johnson

There was a flurry of activity at the state capitol Friday.  It was the filing deadline for several political offices including president, Congress, and state legislature.  A new law moved the filing deadline up from the end of January to the tenth.


Kentucky’s secretary of state candidates fielded questions Monday night on a KET forum including topics like early voting, requiring photo ID, and protecting voter rolls. 

When asked about the possibility of moving to an open primary where independent voters could cast a ballot, Louisville election attorney Michael Adams said he favors the current primary process. “I think the parties ought to have their own process.  Let them make the decisions about whether they want a primary or a caucus.  Do they want it open?  Do they want it closed? Asked Adams.