For some, suspense will linger past Kentucky election

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Results from Kentucky’s primary election are expected to drag out for days after voting ends Tuesday. That will keep some candidates and their supporters in suspense for up to a week.

Kentucky has switched to widespread mail-in absentee voting amid the coronavirus outbreak. Secretary of State Michael Adams says that on election night and for days later, Kentucky will have a patchwork of election results, based on decisions by local officials across the state’s 120 counties.

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Adams says some counties will wait until all votes are counted before releasing any results. Other counties will release results as they become available.