2022 County Election Center
KACo’s County Election Center is the place for the most up-to-date information about county elections including 2022 county primary candidates, unofficial election results on election night, statistics and analysis of state and county races.
Check back here often for the latest news and analysis.
View 2022 primary candidates and election results for county races, including County Judge/Executives, Magistrates/Commissioners, Jailers, Sheriffs, Coroners, County Attorneys, County Clerks and Property Valuation Administrators.
2022 primary election analysis: county candidates on the ballot
There are a total of 2,058 county candidates on the primary ballot this year. The office of Magistrate/Commissioner has the most candidates on the primary ballot with a total of 1,143 candidates followed by Sheriff with 228 candidates and Judge/Executive 227 candidates.
2022 primary election analysis: House and Senate races
This election season, many county elected officials are up for re-election, but they aren’t alone on the ballot. With Kentucky’s 2022 primary election approaching quickly on May 17, the ballot will also include the entire state House, re-elected every two years, and half of the Senate with staggered terms between odd and even-numbered districts.
Voter Registration Stats
The Kentucky State Board of Elections updates voter registration statistics monthly. The most recent report for April 2022 shows that there are 3,560,353 registered voters in the Commonwealth - 45.4 percent are registered with the Democratic Party, 44.9 percent with the Republican Party and 9.6 percent registered as "other".