Important Dates & Deadlines (NOTICE: May 19 to June 23 Election Change)
Governor Andy Beshear recently issued Executive Order 2020-215 and 2020-296 postponing Kentucky’s May 19 Primary Elections until June 23, 2020, under the state of emergency executed due to the COVID-19 crisis.
- The deadline to register to vote in this election is 4 p.m. local time, Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
- The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot to be delivered via USPS is Monday, June 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST through the online portal.
- In-person absentee voting may occur by calling your County Clerk to set-up an appointment.
- In-person Election Day voting may occur by calling your County Clerk to set-up an appointment.
- Hand-delivered absentee ballots must be received by your County Clerk by June 23 at 6 p.m. local time. Mailed ballots must be postmarked by June 23 and received by 6 p.m. local time on June 27, 2020 to be counted.
- All UACOVA and overseas voting will take place as prescribed by federal law; these voters will receive a notification postcard.
Monday, October 5, 2020
- Last day to register for November 3 General Election
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
- General Election
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I find my polling place?
How do I register to vote or update my registration?
Can I still vote in person?
- Yes, but you will need to call your County Clerk’s office to make an appointment.
- In-person absentee voting is by appointment only.
- An appointment is recommended, though not required, for voting in-person on Election Day.
- Be sure to check your polling location before going to vote.There will be limited in-person voting
How do I vote absentee?
- Watch your mail for this postcard from the Kentucky Board of Elections about how you can request an absentee ballot. You can also request an absentee ballot through the online portal.
- All absentee ballots will include pre-paid postage and must be postmarked by June 23, 2020 in order for your ballot to be counted.
- Check back here soon for a link to request an absentee ballot online.
Who do I reach out to if I have questions?
Call 833-GO-VOTE-KY with any voting-related questions or to report issues.