Absentee Voter Information

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Election Center Contact

Physical Location:
Madison County Courthouse
1st Floor - Election Center
Richmond, KY 40475

Contact Numbers:
(Phone) 859-624-4703 Option 2
(Fax) 859-624-4954

Office Hours: M-F 8:00AM - 4:30PM


Absentee Voter Information

Kentucky registered voters may vote at the precinct in which they are assigned, on Election Day or, if eligible, may cast an absentee ballot by mail or in the county clerk's office prior to Election Day. Kentucky law does not provide for early voting or unexcused absentee voting.


You must fulfill one of the following criteria to be eligible to Vote Absentee
  •  You will be out of the county on Election Day
  • You are Military, their dependents, or an overseas citizen

  • You are Military personnel confined to base and learn of your confinement within seven days or less of an election

  • You are a student or resident who temporarily reside outside of the county

  • You are a voter or the spouse of a voter who has surgery scheduled that will require hospitalization on Election Day

  • You are a pregnant woman in your third trimester  

  • Precinct election officer appointed to serve in precinct location other than their own
  • Alternate precinct election officer

  • County Board of Elections' members

  • County Board of Elections' staff

  • Deputy county clerk

  • State Board of Elections' staff




For more information about the following Absentee Voting, click links below.

Mail in Absentee Voting

Walk in Absentee Voting

Federal Post Card Application

Medical Emergency Ballots

For more information please contact our Election Center at 859-624-4703 #2




Elections Calendar


03.30.2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


04.27.2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


05.25.2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


06.22.2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


07.27.2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

2014 kbarger profilev2A native of Richmond, Kentucky, Clerk Kenny Barger graduated from Madison Central High School and also attended Eastern Kentucky University.  Prior to his election in 2010, Clerk Kenny Barger worked in his family’s business, Barger’s Towing and Recovery, and as Manager at Mikron Industries, Inc., both located in Richmond, Kentucky. 

Current Term: 2015 - 2018
First Elected: 2010



Our Locations:

Richmond Location:

101 W Main Street

Richmond, KY 40475

Berea Location:

304 Chestnut Street

Berea, KY 40403

Hours of Operation for All Locations:

Mon. to Fri. 8am to 4:30pm