Here’s How to Vote Yes 4 JCPS

Ballot Information

Important: The Tax Levy Question will be located on the back of your ballot.

Here is how the ballot language will be presented:

Check YES to vote for the Yes 4 JCPS initiative.

Voting Information

Key Dates for the November 3, 2020 General Election:

  • October 5 – Last day to register to vote
  • October 9 – Last day to request an absentee ballot to vote by mail
  • October 13 – First day to vote early in person at dedicated polling stations
  • November 3 – Vote in person on Election Day

More Information

Absentee ballot by mail

  • Kentuckians concerned with contracting or spreading COVID-19 can request a ballot by mail.
  • An online portal will launch within the week to allow Kentuckians to request a ballot by mail. Ballots can be requested through the portal through Oct. 9.
  • Medical emergency absentee ballots requested can continue to be submitted from October 10th through November 3rd via traditional means.
  • Mail ballots must be postmarked by Election Day, Nov. 3, and received by Nov. 6.
  • Drop boxes will be available for Kentuckians to return their mail ballots if they are concerned about postal delays. County clerks will determine these locations.

Early voting

  • Beginning Oct. 13, three weeks before the election, every work day between Oct. 13 and Election Day, and every Saturday for at least four hours, every county clerk will provide a location for safe in-person voting.
  • Early voting is not absentee voting – anyone can vote early for any reason.

Election Day voting

  • County election officials will decide election sites tp be open on Election Day. The State Board of Elections, Secretary of State and Governor will approve each plan.
  • Every county will have at least one voting super-center, where everyone from the county can go to vote, regardless of his or her precinct.

Voter identification

  • Kentuckians who were unable to get a driver’s licenses or photo ID due to the pandemic because their clerk’s office was closed, or because they were afraid of exposing themselves to COVID-19, can sign a document explaining this concern and cast their ballot.