The upcoming elections for statewide officers in Kentucky will have only two candidates who aren’t affiliated with the major political parties this year.
The deadline for independents to file for candidacy for public office is Friday, April 1. Secretary of State Elaine Walker is also concerned there may be a low voter turnout for the May primaries. The deadline to register to vote is April 18. Secretary Walker says it is important for all citizens to be aware of this deadline.