Kentucky Hits Record Number of Registered Voters

Frankfort, KY (February 18, 2020) – Secretary of State Michael G. Adams today announced a record total of 3,462,152 Kentuckians are registered to vote as of January 31.

Democratic registrants represent just more than 48 percent of the electorate with 1,678,538 registered voters. Republican registrants total 1,477,985, or almost 43 percent of voters, and almost 9 percent of voters are listed under other affiliations.

“I encourage every eligible person who is not registered to vote to do so by April 20, the last day to register to vote in the May 19 primary,” Adams said. “We have many easy ways to register to vote, including at We had relatively high voter turnout in 2019, and I hope this year as we pick a President, Senator and other important officials, Kentuckians will show up strong at the polls."

Complete registration statistics are available on the State Board of Elections website,


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