Election Officer Application

Absentee & Early Voting

  • Saturday, September 23, 2023, the online mail-in request portal will open (45 days before the election).  (KRS 117.085 (1)(f)
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 11:59 pm, the online mail-in absentee request portal will close (14 days before the election).  (KRS 117.085 (1)(f)
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023, to Tuesday, November 7, 2023, a voter or their legally authorized agent may submit a notarized paper application for an absentee ballot because of a medical emergency (within 14 days or less of an election).  (KRS 117.077)
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2023, to Friday, October 27, 2023, and Monday October 30, 2023, to Wednesday November 1, 2023, Excused, In-Person Absentee Voting: qualified voters may make an application to cast an absentee ballot during normal business hours, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, during the 6 business days immediately preceding the Thursday of no-excuse in-person absentee voting period.  A VOTER MUST HAVE ONE OF THE DESIGNATED REASONS TO CAST A BALLOT DURING THIS PERIOD.  (KRS 117.076 (2). CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF DESIGNATED REASONS
  • Excused In-person Absentee Voting will take place at the CHRISTIAN COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE located at 511 S. MAIN ST.
  • Thursday, November 2, 2023, Friday November 3, 2023 & Saturday November 4, 2023, In-person NO-EXCUSE absentee voting will be conducted. In-person NO-Excuse voting will take place at the following 3 locations:  JAMES BRUCE CONVENTION CENTER LOCATED AT 303 CONFERENCE CENTER DR, THE SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER LOCATED AT 1402 W. 7TH ST, and BOYS & GIRLS CLUB (WALNUT STREET CENTER) LOCATED AT 1600 S. WALNUT ST., between the hours of 8:00 am & 4:00 pm.

Election Day

General Election Day-November 7, 2023 (first Tuesday after First Monday in November)*

  • Polls will be open from 6:00 am until 6:00 pm*
  • County Board of Elections to be in session all day*
  • County Board of Elections to meet at County Clerk's Office at 8 am to count absentee ballots, but the absentee ballot results shall not be made public until after 6:00 pm*
  • Mail-in absentee ballots must be received by Clerk before 6:00 pm election night*

Information contained in an application for an absentee ballot shall not be made public until after the close of business hours on Election Day for which the application applies.  There is no prohibition to disclose at any time, upon request, the total number of applications for absentee ballots that have been filed.

*KRS 118.025 (3), KRS 118.035 (1), KRS 117.086 (1)(b), KRS 117.087(3), (7), & KRS 117.085 (12)

Voter Center Information

The following 13 Voting Centers are where a Voter may go in order to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 7, 2023:

1.  Christian County Courthouse:  511S. Main St., Hopkinsville, KY
2.  Senior Citizen Center:  1402 W. 7th St., Hopkinsville, KY
3.  Sinking Fork Baptist Church:  5800 Princeton Rd., Hopkinsville, KY
4.  New Palestine Baptist Church:  9997 Dawson Springs Rd., Crofton, KY
5.  Crofton City Hall:  101E. Mill St., Crofton, KY
6.  New Barren Springs Baptist Church:  5012 Dogwood Kelly Rd., Hopkinsville, KY
7.  Boys & Girls Club (Walnut Street Center):  1600 S. Walnut St., Hopkinsville, KY
8.  Indian Hills Elementary School:  313 Blane Dr., Hopkinsville, KY
9.  Hopkinsville Middle School:  434 Koffman Dr., Hopkinsville, KY
10.  James Bruce Convention Center:  303 Conference Center Dr., Hopkinsville, KY
11.  South Christian Elementary School:  12340 Herndon Oak Grove Rd., Herndon, KY
12.  Oak Grove Community Center:  1704 Thompsonville Ln., Oak Grove, KY
13.  Pembroke  Baptist Church:  144 S. Main St., Pembroke, KY

Click HERE to visit the Kentucky Voter Information Center. This link will provide you with your individual voter information, precinct information and legislative districts information. If you notice your information is listed incorrectly, please contact our office ASAP at (270) 887-4107 ext. 4.

Military and Overseas Voting

Poll Hours

Polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. on Election Day.  Questions about voting may be answered by calling (270) 887-4105 ext. 4.
The Kentucky Secretary of States Office has launched a new webpage called Rumor Control Page.  It offers information on voting machines, counting votes, and other election processes.  Please feel free to check this page out at www.sos.ky.gov.