April 13, 2024

Voter Registration Closes April 22

Secretary of State Michael Adams announced voter registration continues to surge ahead of the May primary, with 8,816 new voters registering in March. “As we prepare for a potentially high turnout, I’d like to remind Kentuckians that the deadline to register to vote in the May presidential primary is April 22,” said Adams.

In March, 4,839 voters were removed – 3,578 dead voters, 617 felony convicts, 473 voters who moved out of state, 92 voters who voluntarily de-registered, 55 voters adjudged mentally incompetent, and 24 duplicate registrations.

Republican registrants account for 46 percent of the electorate, with 1,612,767 voters. Republican registration increased by 2,654 voters, a .16 percent increase. Democratic registrants make up 43 percent of the electorate, with 1,511,958 voters. Democratic registration decreased by 794 voters, a .05 percent decrease. There are 362,567 voters registered under other political affiliations, 10 percent of the electorate. “Other” registration rose by 2,117 voters, a .60 percent increase.