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In-person voting options for the June 23 primary election

Posted by: KFTC staff on June 16, 2020

There are options for voting in person before or on Election Day (Tuesday, June 23) if you were unable to request a mail-in absentee ballot by the June 15 deadline.

Quick Links

List of county clerks

In-person voting locations (on and before Election Day)

Check the status of your mail-in absentee ballot

Volunteer with KFTC to help turn out the vote

Find out more about candidates

First, if you were able to request a ballot, return it as soon as possible. Read the directions on your ballot carefully and follow all the instructions including signing both envelopes (this is important – your vote will not count if the envelopes are missing signatures). Mail it back (it is pre-addressed with postage paid) as soon as possible but it must be postmarked no later than June 23 and received by your county clerk by June 26. Or you can hand deliver it to the county clerk, usually to their courthouse office, no later than June 23.

If you requested but haven't yet received your ballot, or mailed it back in and want to make sure it's been received, you can check the status of your ballot here. This system is a little new and has a few problems, though. You have to enter your name exactly how it appears on your voter registration on the first page. If you get a "request does not exist" response at the end, go back to the beginning and type your name exactly how it appears on that last page. For Fayette County voters, your ballot request date will show accurately on here, but other dates won't show up. They're working on the system to improve it now.

There are additionally ways to vote in person in each county by appointment before Election Day or at a limited number of voting locations on Election Day (usually just one per county). Your local county clerk can give you more information about that. Allow for the possibility of long lines if you plan to voter in person on Election Day, and wear a mask.

You can use www.KentuckyElection.org to learn more about candidates and their stances.

TODAY is the deadline to request your ballot to vote by mail (June 15 11:59 p.m.)

Posted by: KFTC Staff on June 15, 2020

TODAY – June 15 –  is the Deadline to Request your Ballot to Vote By Mail. Requests have to be in by 11:59 p.m. 

Every registered voter in Kentucky is encouraged to vote by mail, and you can request a ballot at www.GoVoteKY.com. This is the easiest way to get a mail-in ballot. For people having trouble with that website address, here's a direct link.

Please go ahead and request your ballot today while you’re thinking about it, double check your request if you're still waiting for your ballot, and encourage others to do the same!

When you get your ballot, go ahead and fill it out and return it right away. You can use www.KentuckyElection.org to learn more about candidates and their stances.

Major Push For Charles Booker Over The Weekend

Posted by: KFTC Staff on June 15, 2020

104169386_2890009597776151_3285449781584475752_nKFTC and the New Power PAC have been pushing hard in recent days for Charles Booker who's really gaining steam.  We're putting up 25,000 door stickies all across the state, running phone banks, sending texts, and helping people share their stories online.

Booker won endorsements from the Courier Journal, Herald Leader, Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Matt Jones, and others in quick succession and is generally surging.  It's within our ability to win this race for a candidate we're deeply excited about.

Requested your ballot yet? If not, go to www.GoVoteKY.com June 15 deadline

Posted by: KFTC Staff on June 11, 2020

The primary election matters. When we vote, we’re choosing what kind of Kentucky we want to call home.

Most voting in the primary election will be by mail this election so we can keep each other safe. But this process is new, and we need to spread the word about how it works.

Every registered voter in Kentucky is encouraged to vote by mail, and you can request a ballot at www.GoVoteKY.com. This is the easiest way to get a mail-in ballot.  For people having trouble with that website address, here's a direct link.

Go ahead and request your ballot today while you’re thinking about it and encourage others to do the same!

June 15 at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline to request mail ballots.

When you get your ballot, go ahead and fill it out and return it right away.  You can use www.KentuckyElection.org to learn more about candidates and their stances.

A road map to a Just Transition

Posted by: Lisa Abbott on June 9, 2020

A new report from a diverse set of frontline organizations outlines a set of comprehensive solutions needed to respond to the cascading and interlocking crises our communities face, including the climate crisis, COVID-19, and structural racism and inequality. 

The report, A People’s Orientation to a Regenerative Economy, offers community groups, policy advocates, and policymakers a pathway to solutions that work for frontline communities and workers. These ideas have been collectively strategized by community organizations, including KFTC, and leaders from across multiple frontline and grassroots networks and alliances to ensure that regenerative economic solutions and ecological justice.

Cassia Herron: In the wake of century-old violence, our task is to organize

Posted by: Cassia Herron, KFTC Chairperson on May 29, 2020

What we saw last night in Louisville and what we’ve seen across the country is folks tired of being ignored.

Webinar: Cultural sharing aims to help shape Kentucky

Posted by: KFTC Staff on May 26, 2020

In this moment there is a lot that divides us – especially as the COVID-19 keeps many of us physically apart. With that in mind, it makes coming together all the more important.

The mail-in ballot request portal is now live at www.GoVoteKY.com!

Posted by: KFTC Staff on May 22, 2020

The primary election matters. When we vote, we’re choosing what kind of Kentucky we want to call home. And we want as many Kentuckians as possible to have a voice and a vote when we choose leaders on June 23.

Most voting in the primary election will be by mail so we can keep each other safe. But this process is new, and we need to spread the word about how it works.

Every registered voter in Kentucky is encouraged to vote by mail, and you can request a ballot at www.GoVoteKY.com. This is the easiest way to get a mail-in ballot.

Go ahead and request your ballot today while you’re thinking about it and encourage others to do the same!

June 15 is the deadline to request mail ballots. Your ballot must be postmarked no later than June 23 and received by June 26 (but earlier is better!). Read the directions on your ballot carefully and follow all the instructions including signing both envelopes. Postage on ballots is already paid.There also will be local drop boxes at limited locations if you'd prefer to drop off your ballot (your county clerk can tell you where).

How Kentucky's June 23 primary will be different - vote by mail details, etc.

Posted by: Dave Newton on May 19, 2020

89608945_680814476057872_591141659190755328_nVoting will be a little different this year for the June 23 primary election, with most voting happening by mail. But there are a few different options Kentucky voters have to cast their ballot. 

There will be a link where you can request a ballot at www.GoVoteKY.com starting May 22. You can alternately call your county clerk now to request a mail-in ballot, but that process will have added steps. You can find your county clerk's number at this website. Some county clerk websites also have an online form to request a ballot.

There's a June 15 deadline to request mail ballots. Ballots need to be postmarked no later than June 23 and received by June 26 (but earlier is better!). Postage on ballots is already paid, and there will also be local drop boxes at limited locations if you'd prefer to drop them off rather than mailing them.

Tackling the A-Z Impacts of Plastics

Posted by: Maria Truitt on May 14, 2020

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