is considered progressive in its election laws, as well as
in its acquisition of electronic voting equipment. The Commonwealth
has been recognized as a leader in the conduct of elections.
Kentuckians go to the polls to vote for a new governor on
November 4. Voter
turnout for the May 2003 Primary was 17 percent. The last
time Kentucky had a gubernatorial election was in November
of 1999. Of the 2,600,113 citizens registered to vote at that
time, 22.2 percent actually voted. In the race for Governor,
60.6 percent voted Democrat, 22.2 voted Republican.
more about Kentucky and the Help America Vote Act of 2002:
Visit the Kentucky State Board of Elections