FRANKFORT, Ky.- Aprill 22 is the last day you have to register to vote in the upcoming primary election. Election day is May 21.
“Our elections should be determined by a majority of voters, not a minority,” said Grimes. “Registering to vote is the first step to having your voice heard on Election Day. I call on all eligible Kentuckians to get registered by April 22 and then show up at the polls and vote on May 21.”
To register or to update your registration just go to GoVoteKy.com. County clerk’s offices throughout the Commonwealth will accept online and paper applications until 4:00 p.m. local time on April 22. Mail-in registrations must be postmarked by April 22.
In order to be eligible to vote, Kentuckians must:
Be a U.S. citizen
Be a Kentucky resident for at least 28 days before Election Day
Be at least 18 years old on or before the General Election
Not be a convicted felon, or if convited of a felony offense, must have obtained a restoration of civil rights
Not have be adjudged mentally incompetent
Not claim the right to vote anywhere outside Kentucky
If you have a teen who is 17 years old but will be 18 years old on or before the November 5 General Eletion, they are eligible to register and to vote in the upcoming Primary.
You can check your current registration status and where to vote with the Voter Information Center at GoVoteKy.com .