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(left to right) Candidates for SGA vice president, Andy Flood, and president, Tucket Lovett, listen as current president Michael Hamilton and director of government relations Katherine Speece voice their concerns to the judicial panel on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at the Gatton College of Business in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

No winner in UK SGA presidential election; run-off election required

Sydney Momeyer March 1, 2019

In the recent UK Student Government Association election, no candidate received 50 percent or more of the vote, resulting in a run-off election. Michael Hamilton and Kat Speece were running against Tucker...

Lars Wilnat, director of the School of Journalism and Media, speaks during the Society of Professional Journalists panel on Tuesday. 

Media panel dissects election

Kaitlyn Skovran November 17, 2016

Students and faculty joined a panel of seasoned journalists who share a political background at White Hall, to discuss the media and its role in the 2016 Presidential Election.Journalists cringed over...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord, N.C., on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. (Diedra Laird/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Polls defied, campus divided in Trump victory

Will Wright November 8, 2016

After one of the most heated and divisive campaign seasons in recent history, Republican Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election.The millionaire businessman and president-elect secured Kentucky’s...

No phones allowed at Scott County polling place

‘No phones allowed’ sign on KY polling place not accurate

News Staff November 8, 2016

According to a report by LEX 18, law enforcement has been notified of a 'No phones allowed' sign at a polling place in Scott County.Taking pictures of your ballot is not illegal in Kentucky, which is why...

Justin Timberlake ballot selfie

‘Ballot selfies’ allowed in Kentucky

News Staff November 8, 2016

Despite it being illegal in 17 states, taking a picture of your ballot is not illegal in Kentucky. According to a report by the Herald Leader, voters who wish to share their decision through social media...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump points at a protestor and tells the crowd get him out during a rally at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Trump holds on to early lead in Kentucky caucus

Matt Smith March 6, 2016

The Associated Press announced Donald Trump as the winner of the Kentucky Republican presidential caucus, with Sen. Ted Cruz not far behind.Trump continued his success in the southern states, adding 16...

Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks during a town hall at the Hit Center inLexington, Ky. on Monday, February 29, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Dr. Ben Carson rallies support in Lexington

Marjorie Kirk February 29, 2016

In preparation for the Republican Caucus this Saturday, Dr. Ben Carson held a Town Hall in Lexington to rally voters and talk about relevant issues for Kentuckians.Carson’s anecdotes on being raised...

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