Voting At The Polls On Election Day
Hours of Voting
6 a.m. to 6 p.m., prevailing time. At 6 p.m. the Precinct Sheriff goes to the end of the line and stays
there until everyone in front of him/her has voted. Anyone in line by 6 p.m. is given the opportunity to vote.
A sample ballot will be published by the county clerk in the local newspaper at least 7 days before election
day. You may also call the county clerk's office and inquire about the elections to be held in your county. The local or
state Republican or Democrat party headquarters will also be able to supply you with this information,
as well as the Kentucky State Board of Elections' website, www.elect.ky.gov.
Do I have to produce Identification to vote?
All voters must produce identification or be known by a precinct officer prior to voting. KRS117.227 and 31 KAR
4:010 provide the types of ID that can be used by the voter such as: Personal acquaintance of precinct officer, Driver's
license, Social Security card, credit card, or another form of ID containing both picture and signature.
Voter identification required at the poll - Election officers shall confirm the identity of each voter by personal acquaintance or by a document.Acceptable forms of ID include:
- Driver's license
- Social Security card
- Credit card
- or another form of ID containing both picture and signature