The Elections Department performs a wide variety of duties related to Voter Registration and the activities of the County Board of Elections. It serves as a public resource center by providing information concerning running for office, election results, contact information for elected offficials, candidate lists, and district and precinct maps. It is also the department where candidates required to file in the County Clerk's Office submit their filing forms to run for elected office.
Voter Registration activities include registering citizens to vote, maintaining the voter registration rolls, processing absentee ballot requests, and working closely with the County Board of Elections to ensure all elections in Fayette County are conducted fairly and produce accurate results.
The Fayette County Board of Elections is an independent, bipartisan board charged with the overall responsibility of administering the election process in the county. The four members of the Board of Elections are the County Clerk, the County Sheriff, one Republican Commissioner and one Democratic Commissioner. The Commissioners are appointed by the State Board of Elections and serve four-year terms. As Chairman of the Board, the County Clerk is responsible for making sure all election mandates of the Kentucky Constitution and the Kentucky Revised Statutes are upheld.
Click here to view your registration information and sample ballot.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Voter Registration 859-255-8683 (859-255-VOTE)
Voter Registration e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Elections 859-253-8352, 859-253-8354
Board of Elections e-mail email@example.com
The Primary will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Attention Voters: December 31, 2015 is the last day to change your party affiliation and vote in your new party's Primary on May 17, 2016. All forms to change your party must be in our office or postmarked by December 31st in order to meet the party change deadline.