If you wish to vote by mail you will need to use the State Board of Elections portal to request a ballot . The online portal is now open for use at

To use the portal, you will need your date of birth, Social Security Number and Kentucky Driver’s License number or Kentucky Personal Identification card number. Do not worry if your Driver’s License is expired.

The DEADLINE to apply online for an Absentee ballot is October 9, 2020 no later than 11:59 p.m. EST

IF YOU INTEND TO VOTE IN PERSON, DO NOT REQUEST A MAIL-IN BALLOT: According to Section 23 of the emergency regulations for this election,
“Once a voter has requested a mail-in absentee ballot, the voter CANNOT vote in person unless the voter does NOT RECEIVE their requested ballot by OCTOBER 28, 2020.”

NOTE: The Portal is now open so that you can PRE-APPLY. The ballots are currently not available to be sent out, they are being printed and will be mailed when ready. Mailing will begin in mid to late September.

Ways to return mail in ballots:

If you request a ballot to be sent to you through the mail for your convenience you are able to return your ballot by dropping it in one of the 4 secure ballot drop box. You are able to place your ballot in the drop box anytime during the normal business hours of the location. Please note they MUST be dropped off by 6:00pm November 3, 2020.
The locations are as follow:
1.Boone County Administration Building -  Boone County Clerks Burlington Location
2950 Washington Square, Burlington, KY 41005
2. Boone County Public Library - Florence Branch
7425 US 42 Florence, KY 41042
3.Boone County Public Library - Hebron Branch
1863 North Bend Road, Hebron, KY 41048 
4.Boone County Public Library - Scheben Branch
8899 US 42, Union, KY 41091

Your Ballot may also be mailed back through the mail but MUST be postmarked November 3, 2020 and MUST be received by the County Clerks office by November 6, 2020