To our Kentucky family,
In preparation for the midterm election on November 8, we have prepared the following state voter guide to help you navigate and prepare for Election Day: where to vote; how to vote; and what’s on your ballot. We hope you find this guide helpful!
Please use this guide and share it with people who need it. An educated voter is a smart voter! Vote Smart!
Election Guide 2022:
Voter Registration Information:
Need to get registered, request an absentee ballot, or find your local polling place? All of that information and more can be found here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/voter-registration/KY
Need to contact your local election office for questions about your registration, ballot, polling place, or any other elections question? Find all their contact information here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/offices/KY
Congressional Elections: Six seats for the U.S. House of Representatives and one seat for the U.S. Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Notable races include:
Charles Booker, Rand Paul, Charles Thomason, and Billy Wilson are running for the U.S. Senate.
State Legislature Elections: 100 seats for the Kentucky House of Representatives and 19 seats for the Kentucky Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
State Judicial Elections: Four justices are up for election this year from the Kentucky Supreme Court. See all the candidates running in these elections here:
Here are the statewide ballot measures appearing on your November ballot:
AN ACT proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Kentucky relating to abortion: Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to state that Kentucky's Constitution does not secure or protect a right to abortion or funding of abortion.
Kentucky Changes to Legislative Session End Dates and Special Sessions Amendment: Propose to amend Sections 36 and 42 of the Kentucky Constitution to eliminate the existing dates by which the General Assembly must adjourn in any regular session; provide that the General Assembly may extend the length of its legislative sessions by 10 days upon the vote of 3/5 of the membership of each House, with no session to extend beyond December 31.
See the full list of all 2022 national statewide ballot measures here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measures/2022
Happy Election Season!
The Vote Smart Team