PRIMARY ELECTION is POSTPONED TILL Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The State Board of Elections portal is now availabl at www.govoteky.com

Voters can also call the voter registration office at 859-392-1620.

On the Kenton County primary ballot there are no non-partisan races.  The ballot only has democratic and republican races on it.

Here is a sample of the primary ballot.               Kenton Composite Ballot 2020P

The following candidates have withdrawn their names:

President of the United States:   Michael R. Bloomberg, John K. Delaney

U.S. Senator:  Wendell K. Crow

DEADLINE TO CHANGE PARTY AFFILATION WAS 12/31/2019

To check your party affiliation please use this link: https://vrsws.sos.ky.gov/VIC/

If you changed your party affiliation after 12/31/2019, you can’t voter in the primary.  The State Board of Elections is sending a letter to all voters who changed their party affiliation after the deadline.

 

DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR ELECTION IS TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020 

To check your registration status please use this link: https://vrsws.sos.ky.gov/VIC/

If you need to register to voter please use this link:  www.elect.ky.gov

 GENERAL ELECTION is Tuesday, November 3, 2020

 

Voting in person prior to Election Day  (due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in office voting will be by appointment only between June 8-June 22, please call 859-392-1620 for further information)

Voters who meet the qualifications to vote an absentee ballot in person prior to election day may do so during the walk-in absentee voting period.  Voters must present their identification and fill out an application stating the reason for voting absentee.

The hours for voting in the office are 7:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Covington location at 1840 Simon Kenton Way, Suite 1300.  Call the office at 859-392-1620 for the in-person absentee voting dates before each election.

Military or Overseas Voters who need to cast a mail-in ballot may also apply for a ballot through the State Board of Elections

To vote in person prior to Election Day you must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Due to advanced age, disability, illness or medical emergency.
  • Voter who will be outside the county on Election Day.
  • You are a student attending school outside the county of your voter registration.
  • You are a member of the Armed Forces or dependent of a member of the Armed Forces who will be outside the county on Election Day.
  • You temporarily reside outside the state, but are eligible to vote in Kentucky.
  • Precinct Election Officers serving in a precinct other than their home precinct.
  • A woman in her last trimester of pregnancy.

Voting by Mail-in Absentee Ballot: DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC AND REGULATIONS SET FORTH BY THE GOVERNOR, SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS ALL VOTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT FOR THE PRIMARY ON JUNE 23, 2020.  YOU CAN REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT AT WWW.GOVOTEKY.COM.   OR CALL THE VOTER REGISTRATION OFFICE AT 859-392-1620.

You must be eligible per KRS 117.085 to request an absentee ballot by mail.  The application may only be requested by the voter, the voter’s spouse, parent or child. Voters who meet the qualifications to vote an absentee ballot by mail may call 859-392-1620 to request an application.

If requesting the absentee application by e-mail or fax  please include the reason for the request, the voter’s name, date of birth and Kenton County address. Voters who will not be at their Kenton County address to receive their application must also include their out of county address.

The application must be completed and mailed to the County Clerk at least 7 days before the election. Once the Clerk receives the application, the absentee ballot and instructions will be mailed to the voter. The Clerk must receive the paper ballot by mail no later than Election Day.

 

To be eligible to vote by paper absentee ballot you must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Due to advanced age, disability, illness or medical emergency.
  • You are a member of the Armed Forces.
  • You are a dependent of a member of the Armed Forces.
  • You are a student attending school outside the county of your voter registration.
  • You temporarily reside outside the state, but are eligible to vote in Kentucky.
  • You are incarcerated in jail and have been charged but not convicted of a crime.