Absentee Voting Information

Absentee Voting Information

Kentucky does offer Early Voting. Absentee voting is either by mail (portal to request is open Sept 24-Oct 25 at govote.ky.org or call clerks office) or in person in the clerks office Oct 26-Nov 2 during business hours. Absentee voting requires one of the valid excuses. Early Voting is available for anyone (no excuse needed) Nov 3-Nov 5 8:30-4:30 in the clerks office.

To be qualified to vote by mail-in absentee ballot, you must be:

– Advanced in age, Disabled, Ill, out of the county and unable to vote in person on Election Day OR any of the three Early Voting days
– Military personnel, their Dependents, or Overseas Citizens;
– A student who temporarily resides outside the county;
– A voter who temporarily resides outside of Kentucky and who maintains eligibility to vote in Kentucky, such as a “snowbird;”
– Incarcerated, but not yet convicted of a crime; or
– Employed outside of the county all hours the polling place is open.

*Please Note:

All Mail-In Absentee Applications must be received by the County Clerks Office no later than 7 days prior to the election.

To Vote in the County Clerk’s Office, you must fulfill one of the following criteria to be eligible:

– You will be out of the county on election day
– You are Military, their Dependents, or an Overseas Citizen (For more information, please review the Military and Overseas Page found on this web site.)
– You are Military personnel confined to base and learn of your confinement within seven days or less of an election
– You are a Student or resident who temporarily reside outside of the county
– You are a voter or the spouse of a voter who has surgery scheduled that will require hospitalization on Election Day
– You are a pregnant woman in your third trimester
– Due to age, disability or illness , you will be unable to appear at the polls on election day

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