Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Online voter registration starts in Kentucky

(AP) — Kentuckians can now register to vote with a few clicks on their computers or smartphones.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Monday that the start of online voter registration is a milestone in the effort to increase voter participation.

Kentuckians can register to vote or update their registration using the state's online voter registration portal at GoVoteKY.com.

To register, a person must enter their name, Social Security number and birth date. As required by law, users must also provide their signature, digitally or via their driver's license.

The registrant's information is sent to their county clerk's office, which will process and approve each update or new registration and then send confirmation to the voter.


Grimes says her office developed the online registration system at no additional cost to taxpayers.