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Deadline for registering to vote is today

Posted at 6:20 AM, Oct 07, 2019

(LEX 18) — Today is the last day to register to vote before next month’s general election. The deadline is 4 p.m.

There are two ways to register. You can fill out an application online at

You can also submit a voter registration card by mail or in person at your local county clerk's office. You can download and print out a card or get a copy at the clerk's office.

Once you are registered to vote, your county clerk should send you a confirmation letter in the mail, with your polling location.

In order to register, must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years or older by election day, and a resident of Kentucky for at least 29 days before the election.

If you recently moved counties or legally changed your name, you will have to re-register to vote. You can check your registration status on

The general election is Nov. 5.