KENTUCKY

how to vote FROM YOUR HOSPITAL BED

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FROM THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE

As a Kentucky voter, you have the right to:​
  • Receive assistance in voting if you are blind, have a physical disability, or have an inability to read English. (The person assisting you can be a someone you choose or the two precinct election judges, except that the voter’s employer, an agent of that employer, or an officer or agent of the voter’s union shall not assist a voter)

  • Request and have an immediate hearing before the county board of elections on election day if your eligibility to vote is questioned.  Any decision of the county board of elections may be immediately appealed to a circuit judge

MAIL-IN VOTING

To be qualified to vote by mail-in absentee ballot, you must be:

  • Advanced in age, disabled, or ill

IN-PERSON VOTING

To be qualified to vote by in-person absentee ballot, you must be:

  • Voter or the spouse of a voter who has surgery scheduled that will require hospitalization on Election Day

STATE LAW

Kentucky

KRS § 117.077

A voter suffering some medical emergency 14 days or less before the election can request an absentee ballot.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES

Check if you are registered to vote at vote.org or at https://vrsws.sos.ky.gov/ovrweb/govoteky

Use the links to the right to contact your county election official if you are unexpectedly hospitalized. 

Contact for more info at

patientvoting@gmail.com

@patientvoting

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