Kentucky Voter Guides & Resources

Important Voting Deadlines

Next Election (General) — November 8th, 2022

Early Voting — November 3rd – 5th, 2022

Last Day to Register — October 11th, 2022

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot — November 8th, 2022

Early In – Person Voting Information

Absentee Requirement

The following individuals can vote absentee in Kentucky:

-Uniformed service personnel and citizens living abroad

-Students who temporarily reside outside of their home counties

-Voters who temporarily reside outside of Kentucky

-Voters who are incarcerated but have not been convicted

-Voters who are required to be outside of the county for work purposes on Election Day

-Voters “of advanced age”

-Voters who suffer from disability or illness

-Voters who participate in the state’s Address Confidentiality Program

Registration Deadlines & Requirements

Kentucky Registration Deadline

In-Person: 29 days before Election Day.

By Mail: Postmarked 29 days before Election Day.

Online: 29 days before Election Day.

Kentucky Registration Requirements

To register to vote in Kentucky you must:

• be a citizen of the United States

• be a resident of Kentucky

• be a resident of the county for at least 28 days prior to the election date, and be at least 18 years of age on or before next general election

• not be a convicted felon or if you have been convicted of a felony, your civil rights must have been restored by executive pardon

• not have been judged “mentally incompetent” in a court of law

• not claim the right to vote anywhere outside Kentucky

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