Election Law Violations Hotline Updates

​​​​​​​​​​​​2023 Primary Election – Tuesday, May 16, 2023

The Office of the Attorney General has fielded 14 pre-election day complaints, 33 election day complaints, and 4 post-poll poll closing complaints.

The complaints below have been divided into three columns to indicate complaints received prior to May 16, Election Day, and complaints received after the polls closed. The complaints not reflected in the columns below are from out-of-state or were not specific to a county.​ 

Last updated Wednesday, May 17, 4 p.m. ET.

*Complaints listed by county​

County​Pre-May 16​ Complaints
Election Day ComplaintsPost-Poll-Closing Complaints








1 Procedural Question​​







1 Electioneering​









​4 Electioneering






​1 Procedural Question​​


2 Electioneering​
1 Procedural Question​
1 Election Official​


1 Procedural Question​






​1 Procedural Question

1 Legal Question


1 Procedural Question​



1 Procedural Question​




​Hickman ​
1 Procedural Question​​


​Jefferson ​
2 Procedural Question​

9 Procedural Question​

1 Procedural Question​​


1 Procedural Question​



1 Procedural Question​
1 Procedural Question​​

1 Electioneering


1 Procedural Question​​


1 Procedural Question​​


​1 Procedural Question​​​


2 Electioneering​





1 Electioneering



1 Procedural Question​​​



1 Procedural Question​​




​1 Procedural Question​​​​



1 Procedural Question​​​







1 Electioneering
1 Procedural Question
​2 Electioneering​












​Election Law Violations Hotline

Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations are encouraged to call 800-328-VOTE (800-328-8683).

The hotline is open during regular business hours and from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Eastern time) on Election Day.

Enforcement of Election Laws

KRS 15.243 gives the Attorney General jurisdiction to investigate and enforce election law violations by civil and criminal means. Reports made to the Election Law Violation Hotline are listed in the table on this page and will be updated throughout the day of the election.

In addition to the hotline, investigators from the Attorney General’s office may patrol precincts and polling places across the Commonwealth on Election Day in order to respond immediately to complaints. Attorney General Daniel Cameron is committed to upholding election laws and holding those who break them accountable.

* ​The Office of the Attorney General, by law, cannot provide details regarding specific complaints or pending investigations.