Since 2019, Democratic Governor Andy Beshear has been making real change happen in Kentucky, from expanding voting rights to people with felony convictions to protecting access to Medicaid. But Republicans in the state legislature still have too much power to pass sus laws, and with the governorship, there will be no one to stop them. We can’t let Kentucky become  another incubator for MAGA culture war bullsh*t.

Key Dates

Oct 10

Voter Registration Deadline

Oct 24

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline

Nov 2 – Nov 4

Early Voting

Nov 7

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Return Deadline (received by 6 p.m.)

Nov 7

Election Day

Kentucky Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to to check your registration or get registered. We're working with BallotReady to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

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  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Sadly, no. So do it now! Then reward yourself with a cookie.

  • Can I vote by mail?

    You can only vote by mail (absentee) if you meet one of the eligibility requirements.

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  • Can I vote early?

    Yes! In Kentucky it's called (for some reason) in-person no-excuse absentee voting and it generally takes place from November 2 - November 4. You can contact your county clerk for specific times and details!

    Find your county clerk
  • Do I need an ID?

    Unless you're best friends with the election officer who can identify you personally, then yes, yes you do. A driver's license, social security card, Kentucky County ID card, a credit card, or any ID card with your picture and signature will work. Get the details from VoteRiders.

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  • What if I'm voting on election day?

    Double check your polling location now!

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  • Find the details on accessible voting in your state, including early voting, Election Day voting, mail voting, and accessible mail voting tools for people with print disabilities.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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