2022 Primary Election Information: Sample Ballot, Polling Locations, Important Dates, Mail-In Ballots, More

2022 primary election

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.

Important appointments

  • 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.

Sample Ballot

Absentee Voting

  • 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

  • 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

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