Helpful Voting Links — Kentucky
For voting information specific to your state, click on the links below or in the blue or grey boxes. Or, browse the options below for an extensive directory of additional resources.
Primary/Caucus Info — Kentucky
Voters must be registered with the Democratic Party in Kentucky to participate in the Democratic Primary. Registered Republicans can participate in Republican Presidential Preference Caucus between at locations provided by the state’s Republican Party. The caucus locations for each county are not the same as polling places. All state offices will remain on the May primary ballot.
What's on the ballot?
Congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be on the ballot. If you are not participating in the closed Democratic primary, may request a ballot with state offices only.
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — Kentucky
Voter ID Requirements — Kentucky
What forms of ID are acceptable?
- Driver’s license from Kentucky or from another state
- Social Security card
- Credit card, or any other ID card issued to you by the county in Kentucky you are voting in
- Any photo ID with your signature, including a Student ID
Early & Absentee Voting — KentuckyRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: Oct. 21st to Nov. 7th
You can vote in person at your county clerk's office from Oct. 21st to Nov. 7th before the election, using an absentee ballot.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than Nov. 1st. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by the day before the election.
Whether it’s in person or by mail, you’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.