State to Formally Cast Electoral Votes for McCain

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Officials will formally cast Kentucky's
eight electoral votes for president and vice president during a
ceremony at the state Capitol.
Secretary of State Trey Grayson will lead the proceedings that
begin at 11:45 a.m. EST Monday in the Supreme Court chambers.
The all-Republican cast of electors include former state
Republican Party chairman Bob Gable, former state Supreme Court
Justice Walter Baker, and Lexington businessman Don Ball.
Secretary of state spokesman Les Fugate said the electors are
expected to cast their ballots for Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sara
Palin who carried Kentucky over President-elect Barack Obama.
The Kentucky ballots will be sent to the U.S. Senate for
tabulation Jan. 8.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by k Location: fayette on Dec 17, 2008 at 07:02 AM
    AINT it a little late!!!
  • by Jack Location: Pike County on Dec 17, 2008 at 05:44 AM
    I thought it was over. Obama won. Get over it or is this just an attempt to reestablish KY as a republican state.
  • by Lex1976 Location: Lex on Dec 16, 2008 at 09:12 PM
    Obama posted his birth certificate on his website. If you are going to make accusations at least have the proof to back them up.
  • by Motley Location: Louisa, KY on Dec 16, 2008 at 06:20 PM
    Crystal: McCain was born in Panama. Hardly the US, though a US territory. And Obama's birth certificate was shown when the question first arose as well as being confirmed by the state of Hawaii, see here: http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/born_in_the_usa.html
  • by big bob Location: in the hills on Dec 16, 2008 at 05:43 PM
    you say he is not even a u.s. citizen, what does that say about the republican party? they broke this country, started a war that was pure B.S. now they want to keep going down. OBAMA RULES!
  • by steve on Dec 16, 2008 at 03:46 PM
    Wait till Obama takes the reins then wait four years and come back and say this looks to me like the change was getting the same ole democrats back in change we can believe in you got that right. And McCain is a joke he loves you socialist democrats better than republicans that's why he lost we are conservatives not blue blood republicans we will come back much better after this loss count on that with help from palin democrats worst nightmare you will see her again.
  • by Crystal Location: Central. on Dec 16, 2008 at 11:25 AM
    McCain is at least a US Citizen. Born and Breed. Is Obama. Did he ever come across with that Birth Certificate? By the way, everyone that remembers Jimmy Carter raise their hand. Guess what, Obama will make him look Great!!!
  • by ben Location: lex on Dec 16, 2008 at 10:53 AM
    If a tree falls in the woods and no one's around.....
  • by William on Dec 16, 2008 at 04:50 AM
    you tell the truth Veronican, the republicans have their tale tucked because whatever Obama does will be a VAST improvement our the 8 years of FAILED republican policies.
  • by AC Location: Corbin on Dec 15, 2008 at 09:58 AM
    I'm happy to see our Repulican civil servants hard at work earning their bloated paychecks and improving the state at the same time.
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