Sen. Reggie Thomas pre-files bill to allow in-person early voting three Saturdays preceding any election

Senator Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington, has pre-filed legislation that, if approved in the 2018 Regular Session, would allow in-person early voting three Saturdays preceding any primary, general, or special election. Reggie Thomas Bill Request 49 (BR 49) would allow qualified Kentucky voters in their county of residence to cast their ballot in-person any time between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.,...

Legislative Briefs: Early voting bill clears House; elective Bible literacy class wins approval

A bill that would allow early voting across the Commonwealth has passed the state House. House Bill 290, sponsored by House Standing Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments, and Intergovernmental Affairs Chair Rep. Reginald Meeks, D-Louisville, would allow no-excuse in-person voting least 12 working days, including two Saturdays, before Election Day. Kentucky currently only allows voting...