Kentucky Primary: May 19, 2020
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Kentucky has closed primaries — Kentuckians must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!
In Kentucky, you must be affiliated as a democrat by December 31, 2019, which is before the registration deadline!
You must be registered by April 20, 2020.
Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.
Vote on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 from 6:00AM – 6:00PM, find your polling place here:
Most early voting, mail-in, and absentee dates, and deadlines are per county. To find your local county elections board go here: https://vrsws.sos.ky.gov/vic/
Check out the Official Kentucky 2020 Election Calendar here: https://elect.ky.gov/Resources/Documents/2020%20Election%20Calendar%20Edited.pdf
For more help call the Kentucky Voter hotline at: (800) 328-8683
All voters must produce identification or be known by a precinct officer prior to voting. Acceptable types of ID are personal acquaintance of precinct officer, driver’s license, Social Security card, county issued identification card approved in writing by the State Board of Elections, U.S. government-issued identification card, Kentucky state government-issued identification card with picture, credit card, or another form of ID containing both picture and signature.
If you are working on Election Day, you may be entitled to a maximum of four consecutive hours off from work in order to vote or cast an absentee ballot if you make a request for time off with your employer.
Your employer may specify the hours you may take leave to cast a ballot.
Vote Early in Kentucky! Kentuckians can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on May 19 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!
Early voting in Kentucky begins March 30 and ends on May 19.
Deadline for printing of regular and absentee ballots for primary
(50 days before primary). 3/30/20
Request an absentee ballot from your local county clerk here: https://elect.ky.gov/About-Us/Pages/County-Clerks.aspx
More info on absentee voting here: https://elect.ky.gov/Voters/Pages/Absentee-Voting.aspx
You may still vote in Kentucky's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.
If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!
If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.
Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?How to become a delegate in Kentucky
Kentucky has 60 delegates
Superdelegates: Rep. John A. Yarmuth, Cassie Chambers Armstrong, Susanna French, Charlotte Lundergan, Ben Self, Nathan Gene Smith
Deadline to file to become a District, At Large or PLEO delegate: May 8, 2020
Primary: May 19, 2020
County/Legislative Conventions: May 23, 2020
District and State Conventions in Louisville: June 6, 2020
Kentucky Delegate Selection Plan Draft June
District Delegates (30)
At Large Delegates (10) At Large Alternate Delegates (4)
PLEO Delegates (6)
You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.
Standing Committee (6) and Delegation Chair
6 Standing Committee members (2 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of Kentucky’s National Convention Delegates on June 6, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.
Convention Pages (2)
Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair on June 6, 2020.
If you have questions contact the Kentucky Democratic Party.
If you have any questions about voting in Kentucky you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.
Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/KentuckyForSanders
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