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Voting in Louisville, KY on Election Day

Get your vote on, Louisvillians.

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Election Day will be here before you know it on Tues., Nov. 8.

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The big day — aka Election Day — is just around the corner on Tues., Nov. 8, and we’ve done the Googling so you don’t have to.

To make this election as easy as possible, we’ve curated need-to-know information about how and where to vote, along with what we’re voting on — from seats to amendments. 👇

Are you registered?

First things first, make sure you’re eligible + registered to vote.

Find your polling location

Jefferson County polling places will be open on Tues., Nov. 8 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you’re unsure where to go, you can check your voter information, which will provide your registration status + polling location.

Early walk-in voting will be available Thurs., Nov. 3-Sat., Nov. 4 from 8 a.m to 6 p.m. at these locations. You’ll be required to show either a photo ID or documentation that verifies your current address.

Voting absentee? The deadline to request a mail-in ballot was Tues., Oct. 25 + completed ballots must be sent in or dropped off on or before 6 p.m. on Election Day to the Jefferson County Clerk Election Center or any of these seven other locations.

What are we voting on?

In Jefferson County, you’ll be voting for a new mayor, parents of Jefferson County Public School students will vote on new board members + residents in odd-numbered districts will vote on Metro Council seats.

Across Kentucky:

  • US senator
  • US representatives
  • Kentucky senators
  • Kentucky representatives
  • Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1
  • Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 2

The candidates

See a full list of 2022 Jefferson County Candidates + find out exactly who your choices are for the election by filling out the requested information for a sample ballot based on your district, with all of the candidates who will be listed on the ballot of your choice.

At LOUtoday, we aim to cover local elections in a way that educates and activates our community with unbiased information to encourage individual voter participation. (i.e. vote for whoever + whatever you want to, just make sure to vote.) To learn more, check out our Editorial Ethics Policy.