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🗳️ 2020 General Election

Kentucky General Election - November 3rd, 2020

🗳️ Sample Ballot
🗳️ KY Voter Information Portal


🗽President of the United States (vote for one)

The President is both the head of state and head of government of the United States of America, and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces. Under Article II of the Constitution, the President is responsible for the execution and enforcement of the laws created by Congress.

🐘Republican Party

🐴Democratic Party

🦔 Libertarian Party

🦅 Independent Party

🏛️United States Senator (vote for one)

The Senate is composed of 100 Senators, 2 for each state, with each senator having a six-year term.

🐘Republican Party

  • ✔️Mitch McConnell (incumbent)

🐴Democratic Party

  • Amy McGrath

🦔 Libertarian Party

  • Brad Barron

🏛️ United States Representative in Congress - 1st Congressional District (vote for one)

The United States House of Representatives, commonly referred to as the House, is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. All KY representatives are up for reelection this year.

🐘Republican Party

  • ✔️James R. Comer (R) (Incumbent)

🐴Democratic Party

  • James Rhodes (D)

📝 State Senator - 1st Senatorial District (vote for one)

The Kentucky State Senate is the upper chamber of the Kentucky General Assembly. Alongside the Kentucky House of Representatives, it forms the legislative branch of the Kentucky state government and works alongside the governor of Kentucky to create laws and establish a state budget.

🐘Republican Party

  • ✔️Jason G. Howell (R)

📝 State Representative - 5th Representative District (vote for one)

The Kentucky House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Kentucky General Assembly. Alongside the Kentucky State Senate, it forms the legislative branch of the Kentucky state government and works alongside the governor of Kentucky to create laws and establish a state budget.

🐘Republican Party

  • ✔️Mary Beth Imes (R)

🐴Democratic Party

  • Shannon Davis-Roberts (D)

👩‍⚖️Judge of the Court of Appeals (vote for one)

Judge of the Court of Appeals, 1st Appellate District, 1st Division. This position is for an unexpired term for a judge of the appellate court, which has the power to review the judgment of a lower court or tribunal.

  • ✔️Chris McNeill
  • Jenny Hines

⚖️ Circuit Judge "Family Court" (vote for one)

Circuit Judge of Family Court, 42nd Judicial Circuit, 2nd Division. This position is for an unexpired term for a judge of family court.

  • Ryan R. Yates
  • ✔️Stephanie Perlow

📜Constitutional Amendments (vote yes or no)

✔️ Consitutional Amendment 1 - Marsy's Law

Marsy's Law was passed in 2018 but later ruled invalid due to unconstitutional ballot language. The language on the 2020 ballot has been amended. Read more on Ballotpedia.

Marsy's Law would provide victims of crime specific constitutional rights including:

  • The right to be notified about and present at proceedings.
  • The right to be heard at proceedings involving release, plea, sentencing, * disposition, or parole of the accused.
  • The right to be protected from the accused.
  • The right to be notified about release or escape of the accused.
  • The right to refuse an interview or deposition at the request of the accused.
  • The right to receive restitution from the individual who committed the criminal offense.

❌ Constitutional Amendment 2 - changing term limits for Commonweath Attorney

"The other proposed amendment asks voters if they are in favor of changing the term of Commonwealth’s Attorneys from six-year terms to eight-year terms beginning in 2030; changing the terms of district court judges from four-year terms to eight-year terms beginning in 2022; and requiring district judges to have been licensed attorneys for at least eight years beginning in 2022."

🏫 Member Board of Education - 2nd Educational District (vote for one)

The purpose of the school board is to provide oversight and governance for a school district and its schools. Its responsibilities include developing a system of accountability and setting the district's direction; ensuring the district's central administration staff pursues its stated goals; controlling the district's funds; and soliciting the support of the community.

  • ✔️Mitch Ryan

🏫 Member Board of Education - 4th Educational District (vote for one)

The purpose of the school board is to provide oversight and governance for a school district and its schools. Its responsibilities include developing a system of accountability and setting the district's direction; ensuring the district's central administration staff pursues its stated goals; controlling the district's funds; and soliciting the support of the community.

  • ✔️Shannon Bobo (Write-In)

🏫 Member Board of Education - 5th Educational District (vote for one)

The purpose of the school board is to provide oversight and governance for a school district and its schools. Its responsibilities include developing a system of accountability and setting the district's direction; ensuring the district's central administration staff pursues its stated goals; controlling the district's funds; and soliciting the support of the community.

  • ✔️Danny "Van" Pittman, Jr.

🏫 Member Board of Education - Murray Independent School District (vote for two)

The purpose of the school board is to provide oversight and governance for a school district and its schools. Its responsibilities include developing a system of accountability and setting the district's direction; ensuring the district's central administration staff pursues its stated goals; controlling the district's funds; and soliciting the support of the community.

  • ✔️Gayle Rogers
  • ✔️Richard H. Crouch

🏙️ City of Hazel City Council (vote for up to six)

The Mayor and City Council comprise the City of Hazel Park's legislative body. They are elected at-large for staggered terms of four years.

  • ✔️Lisa Kell
  • ✔️Gail Jones
  • ✔️Lori Charlton
  • ✔️Alli Hillard Robertson
  • Jodi Hanneman
  • ✔️Joe Thompson
  • ✔️Dale Taylor

🏙️ City of Murray City Council (vote for up to twelve)

The City of Murray is governed by the Mayor and twelve publicly-elected city council members who serve four and two-year terms respectively.

Candidates Not Currently Serving

  • Adam Wade
  • Orville Herndon
  • ✔️Johnny Bohannon
  • Mark Mallory

Candidates Running for Reelection

  • ✔️Dan M. Miller
  • ✔️John Mark Roberts
  • ✔️Linda Cherry
  • ✔️Rose Ross Elder
  • ✔️Jeremy Bell
  • ✔️Alice Rouse
  • ✔️Patricia Seiber
  • ✔️Burton Young
  • Terry Strieter
  • ✔️Monty McCuiston
  • ✔️Danny O. Huspeth
  • ✔️Wesley S. Bolin