More than 10,000 Kentuckians have utilized

April 18 is deadline to register to vote in Primary Election

vote-button-300x298FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 23, 2016) — More than 10,000 Kentuckians have registered to vote or updated their registration using, the commonwealth’s new online voter registration system.

“ publicly launched last week and is already a huge success,” said Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. “Over 10,000 people have used the site to register to vote or update their information. And anyone can use it — we’ve seen users from the age of 18 to 98.”

More than 500 new college-age registrants have used ahead of the April 18 deadline to register to vote for the May 17 Primary Election.

“Kentuckians are realizing just how simple and easy it is to register on There are no lines. Go online,” Grimes said.

Grimes officially launched the portal last week at a news conference at the Capitol, and then embarked on an aggressive social media campaign and statewide Tour beginning at Northern Kentucky University. The Tour will be at the University of Louisville on March 31.