Secretary of State
Secretary Grimes Announces Online Services Available to Voters for General Election
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes encourages
Kentucky voters to prepare for the Nov. 3 General Election by taking advantage
of online services to verify their polling places, view sample ballots and
“Our online resources make it easier than ever
before to make informed decisions and make your voice heard in our elections,”
said Grimes, Kentucky’s chief election official. “From sample ballots to
driving directions, these tools help make sure voters can meaningfully
participate in the democratic process.”
The State Board of Elections website, www.elect.ky.gov, has a
wealth of information that can facilitate the voting process, including the Voter
Information Center (VIC). VIC allows voters to review their registration
information, find polling place locations and obtain driving directions to get
to the polls. VIC is accessible from many mobile devices.
Through cooperation with county clerks across
Kentucky and election service providers Harp Enterprises and Kentuckiana
Election Services, sample ballots are also available online through the Secretary of
State and State Board of Elections websites.
In addition, pursuant to a 2013 law championed by
Grimes, qualified military and overseas voters may request and receive absentee
ballots through a new online portal. The portal can be accessed via the State Board of
Information about individual candidates who filed
with the Secretary of State’s office is available at www.sos.ky.gov. The
information in the database is provided by the candidates and may include
photographs, email addresses and links to campaign websites.
For additional election information and
announcements, follow @kysecofstate on Twitter and like Kentucky Office of the
Secretary of State on Facebook.