Everything you need to know about how, when and where to vote in western Kentucky in the June 2020 Primary. #kyvotes

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KY Primary 2020: How To Guide

County voting plans

Deadlines for KY 2020 Primary Election

Now – June 22 Clerks’ offices and phone lines to available to schedule in-person absentee.
Now – June 22 (at least 5 days a week in the two weeks before June 23) Clerks’ offices open for in-person absentee voting.
Now – June 23 Clerks’ offices and phone lines to available to schedule in-person Election Day.
Now - June 23 at 6 p.m. Window for voter to return ballot to Clerk’s office or other approved location.
Now - June 30 at 6 p.m. Window for absentee ballot processing committee to meet and tabulate votes.
June 22 In-person absentee results to be tabulated at end of business.
June 16 - June 23 at 6 p.m. Window for voter to request absentee ballot to be delivered outside of the postal system and/or picked up.
June 23 - ELECTION DAY Postmark deadline for mail-in absentee ballots. In person voting at polling sites 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
June 23 at 6 p.m. Reporting of results may begin
June 27 at 6 p.m. Deadline for delivery of all mailed absentee ballots by USPS.
June 29 at 4:30 p.m. Deadline for signature cures.
June 30 at 6 p.m. Deadline to transmit vote totals to SOS.
July 7 at 4 p.m. Filing deadline for recanvassing.
July 21 - 31 Public Hearing Window.
July 31 Deadline for SBE to mail letter to in-actives asking if they have moved out-of-state.
July 31 Public comment period ends.

Supporting Documents 

County Clerks

KY Primary Executive Order 

KY Primary SBE COVID-19 Emergency Regulations 

KY Primary Secretary of State letter to Governor 

Stories

Political outsider and businessman George Bray says a fresh perspective and more thoughtful spending of taxpayer dollars is what's needed in Paducah in his bid for mayor. 

A familiar face in western Kentucky, Paducah and inside city hall is Paducah Commissioner Richard Abraham. He's making a renewed bid for mayor of Paducah after a previous run in 2004. 

Nearly four years ago then candidate Brandi Harless successfully ousted the incumbent mayor of Paducah. The western Kentucky native said she was excited to start working as a public servant, not a politician. Fast forward to 2020 and Mayor Harless has her eyes on reelection.

After calls from various quarters for a final debate in the Democratic campaign for U.S. Senate, all three major campaigns have agreed to an appearance on June 1 hosted by Kentucky Educational Television.