Absentee Voting

You may obtain a paper absentee ballot if you are unable to get to the polls on election day, and you meet any one of the following requirements:
  • Due to advanced age, disability, illness or medical emergency
  • You are a member of the Armed forces
  • You are the dependent of a member of the Armed forces
  • You are a U. S. citizen residing overseas
  • You are a student attending school outside the county of your voter registration
  • You temporarily reside outside the state but are still eligible to vote in Kentucky
  • You are incarcerated in jail and have been charged but not convicted of a crime

The deadline for applying for a paper absentee ballot is 7 days before an election. You may apply for a paper absentee ballot due to a medical emergency up to the day of the election. You may request an application in person, by mail, by phone, or by fax.

If you are going to be out of the county on election day and you do not qualify for a paper absentee ballot (as listed above), you may vote in the County Clerk’s Burlington Office (Voter Registration Department) starting 10/15/2019 thru 11/4/2019.

Voting is available Monday – Friday during our normal business hours (M/TH/F 8:30am -4:30pm and T/W 8:30am – 6:00pm) as well as 9am-12pm on Saturday 11.2.2019. Absentee voting takes place at the Burlington office in the voter registration department. (Burlington office address is 2950 Washington St, Burlington, KY 41005) If you have any questions or would like to call to request the application for the absentee ballot you can contact our voter registration department during our normal work hours at (859) 334-2130