KENTUCKY — While Election Day isn't until Nov. 3, hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians have already cast their vote. 

What You Need To Know

  • Early voting underway in Kentucky

  • Hundreds of thousands have already voted early in-person, by mail

  • Secretary of state releases statistics

The U.S. Elections Project tracks early voting across the country. It is run by University of Florida professor Michael McDonald.

Information from Secretary of State Michael Adams shows 263,532 people have already voted in-person as of Oct. 19.  Adams said if in-person voting continues he wouldn't be surprised if 1 million Kentuckians voted before Election Day. Early in-person voting began Oct. 13 and will voters will have until Election Day to participate.


While it's too late to request an absentee ballot, voters can find their in-person polling location online.

In addition to in-person voting, 339,190 Kentuckians have already returned their absentee ballot. There were 657,457 absentee ballots requested. 

There are 3.5 million registered voters in Kentucky meaning 17% of the Commonwealth's voters have already cast their ballots.

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