Voting information

The Fayette County Board of Elections will convene at 9 a.m., Tuesday, June 30 to tally the final results for the 2020 Primary Election held on June 23. The meeting will be live-streamed on LexTV.

Once completed, unofficial results will be immediately uploaded to elect.ky.gov along with the results of the other counties in Kentucky. We anticipate that results will be available by 11 a.m. Results from across the state will come in throughout the day as counties finish their work. The final counts are due by 6 p.m.

 

How to vote

The deadline to request an absentee ballot has passed. If you have not received your ballot in the mail and you requested your ballot on June 13 or before, call the County Clerk’s office immediately at (859) 253-3344.


You can vote in person June 23, 2020, from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Kroger Field.

OR

Early in-person voting is by appointment only and takes place June 8 – 23, 2020, at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane.

These early in-person voting times are being held for people who may need special accommodations. Be considerate of your neighbors with disabilities, and take that into consideration before requesting a time to vote in person.

Call (859) 253-3344 in advance to schedule an appointment to vote early in person.

Vote by mail

The deadline to request a mail-in absentee ballot online or by phone has passed. 

Returning your absentee ballot

There are three ways to return your ballot:

Option 1: Mail your ballot back to the Fayette County Clerk as soon as possible. You will not have to place a stamp on it as postage is prepaid. Remember to sign and seal both the inner and outer envelope. Ballots must be postmarked by June 23.

Option 2: Drop off your ballot at a secure drop box from June 15 – 22 at the President’s Pavilion outside of Gate 9 at Kroger Field. Parking is available in the Blue Lot. For easiest access, enter the Blue Lot from Alumni Drive and follow the posted signage. Remember to sign and seal both the inner and outer envelope.

Ballot drop off times
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Election Day: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Option 3: Drop off your ballot on June 23 at the Commonwealth Tower Lobby at Kroger Stadium. Parking is available in the Blue Lot. For easiest access, enter the Blue Lot from Alumni Drive and follow the posted signage. Remember to sign and seal both the inner and outer envelope.

Vote in person

Voting early in person.

This year, every eligible voter may vote by mail.

  • Early in-person voting takes place June 8 – 23, 2020, at the Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane.
  • Voting in person is by appointment only.
  • Appointments will be available starting Monday, June 1.
  • Appointments will be scheduled between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.
  • These voting times are being held for people who may need special accommodations. Be considerate of your neighbors with disabilities, and take that into consideration before requesting a time to vote in person.
  • Call (859) 253-3344 in advance to schedule an appointment to vote early in person.


Voting on Election Day

Voting by mail-in ballot is the preferred method. Only vote in person on Election Day if you absolutely need to.

June 23, 2020, from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Kroger Field will be the only voting location for Lexington/Fayette County. No other voting precincts will be open on this day.

Voting will take place inside the Central Bank Field Club. Voters may enter through either Gate 10 or Gate 11. Parking is available in the Blue Lot. For the safety of all voters, we ask that you wear a mask. Additionally, remember to bring your ID. 

Lextran will run a special route from the Transit Center to Kroger Field on Election Day for those individuals who need transportation to vote. Lextran is providing this as a free service for Lexington voters. The first shuttle will depart Bay 6 of the Downtown Transit Center at 6 a.m. It will depart thereafter every 15-20 minutes. The last shuttle will depart Kroger Field at 6:45 p.m.

Remember, you cannot be turned away from voting if you are in line before 6 p.m.

Current number of ballot requests being processed

92,611

ballot requests received and mailed.

83,000

ballots have been returned and processed. 

(Updated June 26 at 3:30 p.m.)

If you have not received your ballot in the mail and you requested your ballot on June 13 or before, call the County Clerk’s office immediately at (859) 253-3344.

Watch ballot-counting live

Note: The link will only be active when ballots are being counted. 

Check your ballot request status.

My registration information/sample ballot

You can view your information and a sample ballot for your area. 

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