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Absentee Voter Information

Kentucky registered voters may vote at the precinct in which they are assigned, on Election Day or, if eligible, may cast an absentee ballot by mail or in the county clerk's office prior to Election Day. Kentucky law does not provide for early voting or unexcused absentee voting.


You must fulfill one of the following criteria to be eligible to Vote Absentee

  • You will be out of the county on Election Day

  • You are Military, their dependents, or an overseas citizen

  • You are Military personnel confined to base and learn of your confinement within seven days or less of an election

  • You are a student or resident who temporarily reside outside of the county

  • You are a voter or the spouse of a voter who has surgery scheduled that will require hospitalization on Election Day

  • You are a pregnant woman in your third trimester  


  • Precinct election officer appointed to serve in precinct location other than their own

  • Alternate precinct election officer

  • County Board of Elections' members

  • County Board of Elections' staff

  • Deputy county clerk

  • State Board of Elections' staff

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