Live updates from Louisville and state polls

Voting started a little early in 2020, but at long last, Election Day arrived Tuesday

Donald Trump and Joe Biden were on the ballot, as you may have heard, but several local races were to be decided as well.

The Courier Journal has reporters across Louisville and beyond all day to provide updates, numbers and other observations. Keep up with the election’s winners with our results pages: Here’s our updating national presidential map; here’s the link to our Louisville-area results; and follow this link for updating results from other Kentucky races.

ELECTION RESULTS: The latest updating voting totals from Kentucky

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams said Monday that he expected up to 700,000 people to vote in person Tuesday, “but it may well be — and we’re prepared for — higher.”

Here’s what’s happening around the commonwealth:

11:30 p.m. — Incumbents hold leads in Louisville Metro Council races 

Incumbents are holding onto their seats so far in each of the five contested Louisville Metro Council races, according to Tuesday night results from the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office.

Nore Ghibaudy, a spokesman for the office, said election officials will still be counting some mail-in, military, provisional and dropped-off ballots the next three days, potentially changing those results.

Read more here.

11:20 p.m. — Vote totals for Jefferson County school board races start to come in