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.
- US senator
- US representatives
- Kentucky senators
- Kentucky representatives
- Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1
- Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 2
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.
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