Voter registration and election changes due to COVID-19
Voter Registration and changes
With the date for the Primary Election being moved forward to June 23, 2020, this also moved the deadline to register to vote, or make voter changes to Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. CST.
You can do this by the following:
Call the Clerk’s Office 270-384-2801 and request a form to be mailed to you, form has to be mailed back into the Clerk’s Office by Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. CST
Reminder: If you change your party after December 31, 2019 you will not be eligible to vote in the June Primary.
If you have a question about voting absentee in the June Primary please contact the Adair County Clerk’s Office, 270-384-2801
November 2020 General Election
The filing deadline for the 2020 general election has seen some changes as well.
To avoid any delays in the filing of candidate documents to attain ballot access required to file with the County Clerk, candidates should directly contact the county clerk in their county of residence for filing procedures and requirements.
Local races include City Council, School Board District (SD2,SD4,SD5), and Soil Conservation District Commission.
The candidate filing deadline is Tuesday, June 2, 2020 (please note this date has been changed from August to June) at 4:00 p.m. CST in the Office of Adair County Clerk, 424 Public Square, Columbia KY 42728.
Candidates filing for City Council must complete the following documents; SBE 60A, KREF-001, and submit the filing fee of $50.
Candidates filing for School Board must complete the following documents; SBE 60A, KREF-001, provide transcript evidence of completion of the twelfth grade or a twelfth grade equivalency examination, SBE/SOS/06, and a submit filing fee of $20.
Candidates filing for Soil and Water Conservation District Commission must complete the SBE 60A, KREF-001, and submit the filing fee of $20.
Forms can be obtain by visiting SOS.KY.GOV > elections> becoming a candidate > filing forms.
You may also contact County Clerk Lisa Greer’s Office at 270-384-2801.
Questions relating to campaign finance procedures and requirements should be directed to KREF at 502-573-2226, or their website, http://www.kref.ky.gov.