Absentee Voting Information
Kentucky does not have Early Voting; we do however have Absentee Voting if you are unable to go to the polls. There are different requirements for voting by mail or in the clerk’s office. Please review the information below for eligibility. You may reach the County Clerk Election department at (270)444-4702.
To be qualified to vote by mail-in absentee ballot, you must be:
- Advanced in age, Disabled, or Ill;
- Military personnel, their Dependents, or Overseas Citizens;
- A student who temporarily resides outside the county;
- A voter who temporarily resides outside of Kentucky and who maintains eligibility to vote in Kentucky, such as a “snowbird;”
- Incarcerated, but not yet convicted of a crime; or
- Employed outside of the county all hours the polling place is open.
*Please Note: All Mail-In Absentee Applications must be received by the County Clerks Office no later than 7 days prior to the election.
To Vote in the County Clerk’s Office, you must fulfill one of the following criteria to be eligible:
- You will be out of the county on election day
- You are Military, their Dependents, or an Overseas Citizen (For more information, please review the Military and Overseas Page found on this web site.)
- 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
- Due to age, disability or illness , you will be unable to appear at the polls on election day