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Secretary Alison Lundergan Grimes welcomes 197 new nationalized citizens at ceremony in Louisville

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on Friday welcomed and congratulated new United States citizens at a naturalization ceremony at the Muhammad Ali Center. Grimes welcomed 197 new citizens from 47 countries and spoke to the new citizens and their families about the duties of civic engagement, voter participation, and commitment to improving Kentucky. “I am as honored and humbled to be...

Monday — April 22 — is last chance to register to vote in the May 21 primary election

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes reminds eligible Kentuckians to register to vote by the deadline, April 22, ahead of the Commonwealth’s Primary Election on May 21.   “We’ve made it easy to register to vote in Kentucky with GoVoteKY.com, and we’ve had over 1 million people visit the online portal,” said Grimes, Kentucky’s Chief Election Official. “I...

GoVoteKy’s online voter registration system sets record; more than 10,000 new voters have signed up

More than 36,000 Kentuckians have used the Commonwealth’s online voter registration system to register or update their registration, setting a new record today, five months since its launch. The portal at GoVoteKY.com, which Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes launched in March, can be used to register to vote, or update or check voter registration. “The energy surrounding our...