Simpson County Offers 3 'Super Centers' for Election Day Voting
Kentucky voters who choose to cast their ballots in person in the Nov. 3 general election will have the option of going to a designated "super center" in their county, designed to make the process more convenient and efficient during the pandemic.
One of the main goals of the Election Day super centers is to minimize confusion that sometimes occurs when voters arrive at the wrong precinct.
In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the super center is one of the ways Kentucky officials are making an effort to minimize crowds and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Simpson County Clerk Jolene Thurman said the county previously had voting at 13 precincts, but voters don’t need to be concerned about those if they choose to cast their ballots in person on Nov. 3.
“You won’t have to go to your precinct. We’re going to have three places open on Election Day," said Thurman. "That will be the Historic Courthouse. That will be Simpson Elementary. And then the third one will be the Franklin Simpson Ag Building the Franklin Simpson Park.”
Early in-person voting statewide begins Oct. 13 and goes through Nov. 2.
Early in-person voting for Simpson County residents will held at the Historic Courthouse in Franklin.
The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 5.
The deadline to request an absentee ballotso you can vote by mail, or deposit in a designated drop box, is Oct. 12.