Politics & Government

Long ballots may mean lines at Kentucky polls

After millions of handshakes and tens of millions of dollars spent on campaign ads, Election Day is finally here in Kentucky, where Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is attempting to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in one of the most closely watch races.

With races for Congress, state House and Senate, county offices, city councils and school boards, this year’s ballot is particularly long in many locations. Polls opened at 6 a.m. and will close at 6 p.m. local time; voters in line at 6 will be allowed to vote.

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