Election 2014: Where to Vote in Lexington

Election 2014: Where to Vote in Lexington

Polls will be open 6 am to 6 pm,  Election Day, Tuesday November 4, 2014.

If you want to know where to vote in the state of Kentucky, registered voters in Kentucky now can obtain information about their precinct location and legislative districts by using the State Board of Elections Voter Information Center.

In Lexington (Fayette County), click on the Fayette County Clerk‘s site and enter your street number to find your Lexington voting location.

But first, a Toast!

For the first time, alcohol sales will  be allowed in Lexington while the polls are open because of an ordinance change approved last month by the Urban County Council.

Lexington’s Urban County Council voted to repeal the ordinance banning Election Day alcohol sales in Fayette county.

Vice Mayor Linda Gorton said, “It was an outdated law, and it’s costly to the alcohol industry. Now our businesses can function just like any other day.”

The ban was a holdover from the Prohibition era when saloons sometimes served as polling places.

democracywhiskeysexyAce-288x300(In the 2013 legislative session the state passed a statute allowing local communities to decide whether they want to allow the sale of liquor on Election Day. To make the change the local governing body — in this case, Lexington, the Urban County Council — was able to vote to repeal the ordinance banning sales.)

To vote in the general election on November 4, citizens must have been registered by October 6, 2014.


Lexington Fayette Urban County Council races are:

2nd District
Shevawn Akers
Michael Stuart

3rd District
Chuck Ellinger II
Jake Gibbs

4th District
Julian Beard
Susan Lamb

6th District
Angela Evans
Thomas J. Hern

7th District
Michael Moynahan
Jennifer Scutchfield

8th District
Fred Brown
Letonia Jones

9th District
Victoria Fath
Jennifer Mossotti

Council at Large
Bill Cegelka
Richard P. Moloney
Steve Kay
Chris Logan
Jon Larson
Kevin Stinnett

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