Voting Information for Nelson County 2020

Election Day is coming up on Nov 3rd 2020. Due to COVID-19,  the County Clerk's office has offered three different ways that you can cast your ballot for the upcoming elections. The information on this page is for reference use only and is subject to change at any time without notice. If you have questions about the election or voting in Nelson County, please contact the Nelson County Clerk's office, located at 113 E Stephen Foster Ave in Bardstown, by calling:  (502) 348-1829

How Will Voting Work This Year?
This year, you can cast your ballot in one of three ways:

  1. In-person early voting
    Anyone who is registered to vote can cast their ballot in-person between Oct 13th - Nov 2nd, 2020. Please bring along a government-issued ID. 

    Where: Bardstown Branch of Nelson County Public Library (201 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown KY 40004)
    When:  Mon: 8am - 4pm
                     Tues: 8am - 4pm
                      Wed: 8am - 4pm
                      Thur: 8am - 5:30pm
                      Fri: 8am - 4pm
                      Sat 8am - 12pm

    Anyone who is registered to vote can vote by mail-in ballot. To request a mail-in ballot, call the Nelson County Clerk’s office at (502) 348-1829. They will verify your identity and then mail a ballot to you. You can also request a mail-in ballot online. The deadline to request a mail-in ballot is Oct 9th. Your completed ballot must be postmarked by Nov 3rd, 2020. 

    Anyone who is registered to vote can vote in-person on Nov 3rd, 2020. There are four polling locations, and anyone, regardless of what part of the County they live in, can vote at any of the following locations. 

    November 3rd Polling Locations:
  • New Haven Public School
    389 High Street
    New Haven, KY 40051

  • Nelson County Fairgrounds
    2391 New Haven Road
    Bardstown, KY 40004

  • Nelson County Library
    201 Cathedral Manor
    Bardstown, KY 40004

  • Bloomfield Middle School
    96 Arnold Lane
    Bloomfield, KY 40008


Voter Registration
You must be registered to vote in this election. The deadline to register to vote is Oct 5th. You can register online here or you can register by completing a voter registration card and submitting it to the Nelson County Clerk's office. 

What Local Elections are being Held?

  • City School Board

  • City Council for Bardstown, Bloomfield, New Haven, and Fairfield

  • County School Board: District 2 (Woodlawn area), District 3 (Boston area), District 5 (North East Nelson - Bloomfield, Chaplin, Fairfield areas)

  • State Representative, 50th District

Please contact the Nelson County Clerk's office with any questions about elections or voting in Nelson County. (502) 348-1829.