March 17, 2020 •
Kentucky Delays Primary Until June 23
Gov. Andy Beshear announced the Kentucky primary election scheduled for May 19 will be delayed until June 23.
The election is being delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Beshear made the announcement Monday evening at a press conference at the Capitol.
Secretary of State Michael Adams hand-delivered a letter to Beshear in the afternoon recommending all Kentucky elections scheduled for May 19, including primaries, special elections, and local option elections, be delayed 35 days.
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