Kentuckians choose a governor: A voter’s guide

No-excuse early voting starts Thursday

By: - October 30, 2023 5:46 am

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This guide to issues in Kentucky’s governor’s race and the candidates’ positions was prepared and published by a team of journalists at, a nonpartisan group that began publishing voter guides for college students in 2012.

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No-excuse early voting in Kentucky begins this Thursday, Nov. 2, and continues through Saturday, Nov. 4.

Excused in-person voting will continue through Wednesday, Nov. 1. Here is information about who is eligible.

Voters can find information, such as address and hours, for their local early voting locations on the State Board of Elections’ website.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

For more information, visit

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Avatar produces nonpartisan voter guides that explore candidates' positions in major elections across the United States. The project receives fiscal support from Youth Service America, a nonprofit that promotes youth service, training and volunteerism. Initially prepared for college students in 2012 by a team of journalists, the guides in 2022 moved to a more interactive format.