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Kentucky Polls 2012: Closing Time, Opening Time, And Where To Vote

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 25:  U.S. President Barack Obama addresses a campaign rally at the Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport
CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 25: U.S. President Barack Obama addresses a campaign rally at the Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport October 25, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, Obama and his GOP opponent, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney are crisscrossing the country attempting to sway voters in the all-important swing states. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

If you live in Kentucky, here's what you need to know about voting on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

The closing time for Kentucky polls is 6 p.m. local time; part of the state is located in the Central Time zone and part is in the Eastern Time zone, but regardless, the polls close at 6 p.m. your time.

Opening time for polls in Kentucky is 6 a.m.

Not sure where to vote? Utilize this tool to see where your polling place is located.

In the presidential race, the winner of Kentucky will receive eight electoral votes. The state has voted for the Republican presidential candidate for three consecutive elections.

Still have questions? Stop by the Kentucky Board of Elections website.

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