March 17, 2020 10:31am
Kentucky 2020 primary election rescheduled
Kentucky’s 2020 primary election will now take place on June 23 instead of May 19 in light of growing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The general election date is still November 3, 2020.
In 2020, numerous positions in Kentucky are up for election, including:
- All 100 seats of the Kentucky House of Representatives
- Half of the Kentucky State Senate
- Kentucky’s six congressional districts for the U.S. House of Representatives
- One U.S. Senate seat
The June 23 primary will also include elections for the Democratic nominee for President of the United States. For a full list of elected offices up in 2020, see the Kentucky Secretary of State’s website.
State law allows for a primary election to be delayed by up to five weeks. According to Secretary of State Michael Adams, this is the first time the law has been utilized.