2022 Primary Election Information: Sample Ballot, Polling Locations, Important Dates, Mail-In Ballots, More
The 2022 primary election will take place on May 17, and there are several important things voters need to know – from the deadline to register, to when and where to vote, to who will be on the ballot.
- Primary election registration deadline: April 18
- Deadline to apply online for a postal vote: May 3
- Deadline to request a postal vote by correspondence: May 10
- Deadline to return completed ballots by mail or drop box: May 17
- Primary Election Day: May 17
Ways to vote for the primary election
- Early in-person absentee voting ahead of Election Day May 12-14
- In person on Election Day May 17, 2022.
- Mail-in ballot (return by mail or drop box)
Other key information
- If you intend to vote in person, do not request a mail-in ballot.
- Check your voter registration and mail-in voting status here. To register online to vote, click here or visit Room 107 of the Daviess County Courthouse (212 St. Ann Street) to fill out a paper form. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- To request a mail-in ballot for the primary election, visit the state portal at GoVoteKY.com and select “Request Mail-In Ballot” or visit Room 107 of the Daviess County Courthouse.
- For questions, call the Clerk’s Office at 270-685-8434 Ext. 3 or the Elections Department at 270-240-5771, or visit Room 107 of the Courthouse.
- Paper-based ballots are available for voters who are:
- Unable to go to the polls due to age, disability or illness
- A student who temporarily resides outside the county
- A voter who temporarily resides out of state
- A person incarcerated in prison (not convicted of a crime)
- A person whose place of employment requires him to be absent from the county every hour and every day when absentee voting by machine is conducted
- Military personnel confined to a military base on election day and early voting
- How to request your absentee ballot
- Visit the state portal at GoVoteKY.com and select “Request Vote by Mail” or visit Room 107 of the Daviess County Courthouse.
- If you don’t have internet access and can’t get to the courthouse, call the Daviess County Elections Department at 270-240-5771.
- Absentee Voting
- April 4-6: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- April 9-11: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Anyone facing a medical emergency occurring from May 3 to 17 is eligible to receive a paper medical emergency ballot. Spouses are also eligible. For details, call the clerk’s office at 270-240-5771.
- When completing a paper mail-in ballot, be sure to sign the inside AND outer envelopes, where your vote will be DO NOT To be counted. (This is how your identity will be verified.)
- All ballots must be returned by mail or deposited in one of the drop boxes located at:
- Daviess County Courthouse (212 St. Ann Street) April 4-May 17
- Daviess County Public Library (2020 Frederica Street) April 4-May 16
- Deadline for returning ballots
- All ballots returned by mail or drop box must be received by May 17 at 6 p.m.
- Early voting will take place at three locations:
- Owensboro Sports Center 1215 Hickman Avenue
- Owensboro Christian Church 2818 New Hartford Road
- Community Church of Life 1101 Breckenridge Street
- Dates and times:
- Thursday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Friday, May 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday May 14 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Polling centers on primary election day
- Eastview Elementary School (Gym) — 6104 Highway 405
- Maceo Baptist Church – 9321 Kelly Cemetery Rd.
- Mary Carrico Elementary School (Gym) — 9546 Route 144
- Whitesville Elementary School (Gym) – 9656 Highway 54
- Masonville Baptist Church – 6601 US Highway 231
- Utica Fire Station — 146 Route 140 E
- Saint Martin Parish Hall — 5856 Route 81
- West Louisville Elementary School (Lobby) – 8400 Hwy 56
- St. Peter’s Parish Hall — 81 Church Street
- Highland Elementary (Cafeteria) — 2909 Highway 54
- Audubon Elementary School (gym) – 300 Worthington Road
- Apollo High School (new addition off Gemini Dr.) – 2280 Tamarack Rd
- Owensboro Sports Center (lobby) – 1215 Hickman Avenue
- Owensboro Christian Church (mall area) – 2818 New Hartford Rd
- Community Church of Life (Gym) – 1101 Breckenridge Street