Voter registration

Check your registration

Register to vote

Information for Kentucky

Voter requirements

Be a U.S. citizen

Be 18 years old on Election Day

Be a resident of Kentucky and the county where you want to vote for at least 28 days prior to Election Day

Not be convicted of a felony or else have had your civil rights restored

Not have been judged mentally incompetent in a court of law

Not claim the right to vote anywhere outside Kentucky

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

Yes. You need to show a photo ID to vote.
You may bring any photo ID with you that shows (1) your name; (2) a photograph of you; and is (3) issued by the U.S.; Kentucky; military; public or private college, university, or U.S.-located postgraduate technical or professional school; any government entity within Kentucky.
Common forms include:

Kentucky driver’s license

Military ID

College ID


Overseas and military voting

Voting as a student

Voting as a person with disabilities

Your Federal Voting Rights

As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:

Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:

1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or

2. Bring someone to help you vote

You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.

Ensure your right to accessible elections!

For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at

Voting rights card PDF

Voting with past convictions