103 Kentucky Counties Will Use E-Poll Books for Primary

May 21, 2019

Credit Associated Press

 Poll workers in 103 of Kentucky’s 120 counties will use electronic poll books to check in voters for Tuesday's primary.

Daviess County Clerk Leslie McCarty said last year the county used an electronic poll book in just one precinct.

She said that worked out well, so in Tuesday's primary all of Daviess County’s 85 precincts will be using E-poll books.

“It’s a huge change, but it’ll make life at the polling place so much easier, because it’s all on computer. When they scan their driver’s license if they use that to check in, they can easily check their residence. It will tell them if they have voter assistance. It will them if they’re in the wrong precinct and it will direct them where to go,” said McCarty.

The polls are open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time.