What you need to know ahead of Kentucky's primary election

Posted at 4:00 AM, May 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-22 07:17:49-04

Kentucky residents will hit the polls Tuesday to vote on candidates for a variety of elected positions.

Voters can click here to find their polling locations.

Voting hours 

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you are in line at 6 p.m., you will be allowed to vote, according to the State Board of Elections.

To vote in person, you'll need to bring identification. Acceptable types of ID include:

  • Personal acquaintance of precinct officer,
  • Driver's license,
  • Social Security card,
  • County-issued identification card approved in writing by the State Board of Elections,
  • U.S. government-issued identification card,
  • Kentucky state government-issued identification with picture,
  • Credit card or another form of ID containing both picture and signature

What will you be voting for? 

There are no statewide races in this election, but many local seats are up for grabs. Check your county's official list of candidates and ballot issues in the links below: