Kentucky Voting Guide
UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all registered voters in Kentucky can vote absentee in the 2020 general election. Learn how to request an absentee ballot below.
Welcome to FindLaw's Kentucky Voter Guide. Here, we will answer questions about your eligibility to vote, voter registration, absentee ballots, how to find your polling place, what to bring to the polls, accommodations, and what to do if you see illegal activity at the polls.
Am I eligible to vote in Kentucky?
To vote in Kentucky elections, you must be:
- a citizen of the United States
- a Kentucky resident for at least 28 days
- a least 18 years old on Election Day
You may not vote if your voting rights were removed after having been judged mentally incompetent. Convicted felons in Kentucky need to have their civil rights restored before voting.
How to Register in Kentucky
There are several ways to register to vote in Kentucky. This includes registering:
IDs at DMV
You must provide ID when registering online. Update any change of address at the DMV.
You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.
Protect Your Voting Rights
Contact a qualified attorney if you suspect your rights have been violated.