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Cast Your Ballot for Kentucky Governor, Other Top Offices

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On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Kentucky voters will cast their ballots for governor and lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general and other statewide offices.

AARP Kentucky is encouraging every voter to double-check their voter registration and precinct location, know who’s on the ballot and have a plan to get to the polls.

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New state laws have made permanent some of the election procedures developed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Kentuckians now have three days for early, in-person voting, and county clerks may offer ballot drop boxes.

However, mail-in absentee ballots are available only to voters who meet certain conditions, such as travel, age, disability or illness. The deadline to request a ballot is Tuesday, Oct. 24. You can do so at or by contacting your county clerk’s office.

Completed ballots can be mailed to the county clerk’s office or deposited in a secure drop box. Ballots must be received by the close of polls on Nov. 7.

Polls are open on Election Day from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. Photo identification is generally required. Learn more at and at

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