Election Day is Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
This year, 2023, is a big election year in Kentucky. All statewide officials will be on your ballot (including candidates for governor, secretary of state, attorney general, commissioner of agriculture, auditor of public accounts, and treasurer), along with a variety of local races.
There are more ways than ever to vote in Kentucky:
- Vote by mail
- Vote early in person
- Vote in person on Election Day
Choose how you're going to vote, plan a time to vote, and know what you need. Scroll down and expand the menus at the bottom of this page to learn more and get ready to vote.
REGISTERING TO VOTE
Register to vote or review/update your registration information by Tuesday, October 10, 2023.
You must register to vote or update your information (i.e. name or address change) by Tuesday, October 10, so you can vote in the November election.
- Register to vote online here or by contacting your county clerk.
- Review your registration information here.
- Update your registration here.
VOTING IN PERSON
You can vote early in person or on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
Vote early in person:
• October 25 – November 1 (excuse required)
• November 2 – November 4 (no excuse required)
Vote in person on Election Day:
- Polls are open from 6AM to 6PM local time on Election Day
- Anyone in line by 6PM can vote.
VOTE BY MAIL / ABSENTEE BALLOT
- You must request a mail in absentee ballot by Tuesday, October 24, 2023.
- Mail-in absentee ballots must be received by elections officials by 6PM on Election Day (November 7, 2023). We recommend filling out your ballot and sending it in on the same day you receive it.
- You should return your ballot to a ballot drop box to guarantee it is received on time. You cannot take a mail-in ballot to a polling place.
- Find a ballot drop box here. Click on the drop down menu and select your county. Look at the list of locations and find where you can return a mail-in ballot. See the photo to the right for drop down menu location on the polling locations website.
- Track your mail-in ballot here.
RECLAIM YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE
Roughly 175,000 Kentuckians with a past felony conviction are now eligible to vote! Click the link below to see you qualify.
Questions or problems with registering, requesting a ballot, or voting? Dial 866-687-8683 or click the link below.