Voter Registration Department
Phone: (859) 334-2130
Where Do I Vote?
[NOTE: To verify your precinct location based upon your current registration information, if any, click on this link.]
to vote is easy and convenient! The following requirements must
be met in order to register:
If you are able to meet the above requirements, you may register to vote by completing a voter registration card and submitting it to the County Clerk's office. If you prefer, A FORM CAN BE MAILED TO YOU (by requesting it), you can download a form from this web site, or you may pick up a form at the County Clerk's office.
In order to vote, you must have completed a voter registration card and be registered at least 28 days prior to an election. You may register through the following sources:
Kentucky recognizes three political distinctions and you must choose a political party when registering to vote. These parties are: Democrat Party, Republican Party, and Other (designate political organization)*. Because Kentucky has closed party primary elections, you must register as a DEMOCRAT or REPUBLICAN to be eligible to vote in that party's May primary election. If you register as OTHER, you will not be eligible to vote in the Democrat or Republican party primaries but you may vote for all nonpartisan offices, such as judicial, school board and urban county council primaries. All eligible voters can vote in the November general election.
After your registration has been processed, you will be sent a notification of your polling place (precinct name and voting location). On election day, the polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., local time. You are eligible to vote as long as you are in line by 6 p.m.
NOTE: To insure your eligibility to vote, be sure to notify the County Clerk's office whenever you change your name or address. All changes must be made no later than 28 days prior to an election. If you are unable to vote on election day, absentee ballots may be requested from the County Clerk's office.
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The deadline for applying for a paper absentee ballot is 7 days before an election. You may apply for a paper absentee ballot due to a medical emergency up to the day of the election. You may request an application in person, by mail, by phone, or by fax.
If you are going to be out of the county on election day and you do not qualify for a paper absentee ballot (as listed above), you may vote in the County Clerk's office any of the 21 business days preceding the election.
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