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Deadline for absentee ballot is today

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Today is the last day for Kentucky voters to apply for a mail-in absentee ballot.

Once your ballot is filled out, it must be received by the county by 6 PM November 8th. You can request a ballot at govoteky.com.

Who qualifies for an in-person excused absentee ballot:

  • Military or Overseas voters covered in 117A.010 & a resident of KY who is a uniformed service voter confined to a military base on Election Day or all days of in-person no excuse absentee (early) voting.
  • A student who temporarily resides outside the county of his/her residence.
  • A voter who temporarily resides outside the state but is still eligible to vote in this state and will be absent from the county of his or her residence on election day and during the days of no-excuse in-person absentee voting.
  • Voter or voter’s spouse who has surgery scheduled that will require hospitalization the day of an election and during the days no excuse in-person voting.
  • A voter who is in her last trimester of pregnancy and completes the form prescribed by the Kentucky State Board of Elections.
  • A voter who cannot appear during Election Day or has no excuse for in-person absentee voting due to age, disability, or illness has not been declared mentally disabled by a court.
  • For any person employed in a profession scheduled to work during all days and all hours, which shall include commute time, the polls are open on Election Day and no excuse for in-person absentee/early voting.
  • Election Officers are tasked with the Election Administration for the current election cycle.

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