22% of 18-29 year olds voted in the US in 2022*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

The Kentucky voter registration deadline is October 10, 2023. Voters can apply online, in-person, or by mailing in a printed application.

Check Registration Status

Check your Kentucky registration status here.



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.


The deadline to register to vote in Kentucky for the General Election is October 10, 2023.


Voter Registration Process

There are three methods of voter registration in Kentucky: online, mail in a printable application, or in-person.

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

This page was last updated on July 17, 2023

Questions? Contact us here.

Kentucky offers in-person, early voting, and absentee voting for the 2023 General Election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In order to vote by an mail- in absentee ballot, a voter must meet one of the requirements listed here. Click here to access Kentucky’s absentee voting application.

  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is October 24, 2023, 14 days prior to Election Day, 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 will offer early voting from November 2, 2023 to November 4, 2023 for the General Election.

  • Contact your county clerk for specific locations and times available for 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 on July 17, 2023

Questions? Contact us here.