Kentucky

41% of 18-29 year olds voted in Kentucky in 2016*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by October 5, 2020 at 4pm in order to be eligible to vote in the 2020 General Election.

Check Registration Status

Check your Kentucky registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Kentucky, at least 18 years of age on or before the next General Election, not be a convicted felon whose right to vote has not been restored, not be judged mentally incompetent by a court of law, and not claim the right to vote anywhere outside Kentucky.

  • Kentucky allows individuals to register at 17 years of age and be able to participate in a Primary Election if you will be 18 years old by the General Election.
  • For more information on how to vote in Kentucky as a college student click here.

Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in Kentucky for the General Election (November 3, 2020) is October 5, 2020 at 4pm local time.

 

Voter Registration Process

There are three methods of registering to vote in Kentucky: online registration, mailing in a printable application, or in-person registration.

  • Further voter registration information for Kentucky can be found here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 election.

Questions? Contact us here.

Due to COVID-19, any registered voter may request to receive an absentee ballot for the 2020 General Election. More information can be found here.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

During the 2020 General Election, any registered voter may request to receive an absentee ballot in the mail. Click here to access Kentucky’s absentee voting application.

  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is October 27, 2020 at the close of the business day.
  • Mail-in absentee ballots must be received by the County Clerk before 6pm on Election Day.
  • Further absentee voting information for Kentucky is listed here.

Early Voting

Kentucky does not offer early voting.

 

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

 

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 6am-6pm.

  • At the polls, you must present an acceptable form of photo or non-photo ID in order to vote. Further information about what types of ID you can use can be found here.
  • Further Kentucky voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 election.

Questions? Contact us here.