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Kentucky Secretary of State Race

The information below was compiled by official actions, candidate websites, and a candidate questionnaire distributed by the Commonwealth Policy Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan Kentucky organization.

Buddy Wheatley (D)

Michael Adams (R)

1 “We need more poll locations, more poll workers, and more access to the polls so our elections truly reflect the voters of Kentucky.” Campaign Website.

2 “He said he wants to secure Kentucky’s elections and expand access to the ballot box.” NKy Tribune, December 21, 2022.

3 Voted for SB 216 (2022), which prohibits voting machines connecting to the internet and requires independent post-election audits. However, he failed to vote to override Gov. Beshear’s veto on 04/13/22.

4 Voted against SB 2 (2020), which implemented the requirement to show one’s ID at the polls.

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