Today is the last day to request your mail in ballots for the August Primary.

You can stop by your county clerk’s office or you can go to the Secretary of State’s website and print the application from there.

In either case, officials say you should avoid using a third-party websites to fill out those applications because it’s actually against the law.

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Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft.

He tells KY 3 TV the reason for the deadline two weeks prior to the election, is so those ballots can be mailed to the voter and then mailed back in time.

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If you have concerns about absentee voting or voting in person due to COVID, Ashcroft says you can vote at the county clerk’s office until the day before the election.