Secretary of State
Secretary Grimes to Make Results of May 28 Recanvasses Available Online
At 9 a.m.
local time tomorrow, May 28, 2015, all 120 of Kentucky’s county boards of
elections will recanvass the results in the Republican Primary Elections for
Governor/Lieutenant Governor and Commissioner of Agriculture.
is an important element of ensuring confidence and integrity in our elections,”
said Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. “My office is committed to
providing information as quickly as possible, and we’ll make the results
upon completing the recanvasses, each county board must fax the results to the
Secretary of State’s office. The results of both the Governor/Lieutenant Governor and Commissioner of Agriculture recanvasses will be available on
the Secretary of State’s website.
boards of elections were required to notify each candidate of the time and
location of the recanvass in their respective counties. Each candidate and both
political parties are entitled to have a representative present, and the county
board of elections shall authorize members of the media to observe.
exceptions of Daviess, Fayette, Henderson, Jefferson, Kenton, Nelson and Rowan
counties, which received an extension until June 1 to certify vote totals to
the Secretary of State’s office, the results of the recanvass shall become the
official returns of the county. All vote totals remain unofficial until the
State Board of Elections certifies the results of the Primary Election.
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