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Early voting in Kentucky

In Kentucky, registered voters can request a mail-in ballot or vote early in-person.

Mail-in ballots requested615,310

64%
29%
7%7%
DEMGOPOther

Mail-in and early in-person ballots returned1,541,831

38%
62%
Mail-inIn-person
Last updated Dec. 3. Party registration is publicly available in the state.Data provided by TargetSmart

Kentucky Primary election results

Democratic Primary/ 54 Del.54 Delegates

Full Kentucky Primary Results
  • DEM

    Joe BidenWinner

    67.7%

    365,284

    + 54 Delegates

  • DEM

    Bernie Sanders

    12.1%

    65,055

  • DEM

    Uncommitted

    10.8%

    58,364

Republican Primary/ 46 Del.46 Delegates

Full Kentucky Primary Results
  • REP

    Donald TrumpWinner

    86.6%

    371,723

    + 46 Delegates

  • REP

    Uncommitted

    13.4%

    57,283

How Kentucky voted

In 2016, Donald Trump won Kentucky with 63 percent of the vote, according to N BC News results, while Hillary Clinton received 33 percent. Though Kentucky is reliably red in presidential elections and Republicans enjoy a supermajority in both state legislative chambers, a Democrat, Andy Beshear, was elected governor in 2019.

  • Republican

    Donald TrumpTrumpWinner

    62.5%

    1,202,971

  • Democrat

    Hillary ClintonClinton

    32.7%

    628,854

2016 Exit Polls

Summary of 2016 Exit Poll data that shows the proportion of how different groups voted.

Men
Men: Democrats26%Men: republicans71%
Women
Women: Democrats40%Women: republicans54%
White
White: Democrats27%White: republicans68%
Black
Not enough data
Hispanic /Latino
Not enough data
Asian
Not enough data
College Graduate
College Graduate: Democrats28%College Graduate: republicans67%
No College degree
No College Degree: Democrats31%No College Degree: republicans65%