Important Election Dates

Election Day
May 21st

Excused In-Person Absentee Voting (must have valid excuse to be able to vote)

May 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th. 13th, 14th (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Early Voting
May 16th, 17th, 18th

Locations of Early Voting:
Whitley County Courthouse-Williamsburg
Corbin City Hall-Corbin

Last Day to Register to Vote:
April 22nd

Absentee Ballot Request:
Starts April 6th.
Ends May 5th.

Absentee Ballots can be requested by:
Calling the clerk’s office
Going online to

December 31st, 2023, is the last day to change Political parties and be able to
vote in the May Primary election.

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Become a Registered Voter

Absentee Voting

Absentee Ballot Request

Become a Poll Worker
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KY Needs Poll Workers!

KY State Website
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Become A Candidate

Military Voters
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Military and overseas voters

All active-duty military or overseas voters are eligible for absentee ballots by using the electronic system. Please visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program

Polling Places
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Find My Precinct and District

County Board of Elections Meetings are held on:
Last Tuesday of every month
At 9:00am at the Whitley County Courthouse


Where Can I vote?

County Board of Elections Members

  • Carolyn Willis, Chair
    Phone: 606-549-6002
    Email: [email protected]
  • William “Bill” Elliotte, Sheriff
    Phone: 606-620-7470
    Email: [email protected]
  • Herman Moore, Democratic Member
    Phone: 606-344-5018
    Email: [email protected]
  • Nancy Jones, Republican Member
    Phone: 606-549-2669

Whitley County Clerk

Carolyn Willis

Office Hours


Monday:  7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Tue-Fri:   7:30 AM to 4:30 PM


Monday:  8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Tue-Fri:   8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Holiday Closures

Contact Details

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 8
Williamsburg, KY 40769


200 Main St #2
Williamsburg, KY 40769


(606) 549-6002
(606) 549-6003
Fax: (606) 549-2790
Email: [email protected]

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