Alcohol Sales Banned During Polling Hours

While the polls are open in Kentucky Tuesday, you won’t be able to buy alcohol.

Kentucky is one of the few states still banning liquor sales in bars and retail stores while voting is going on.

Once the polls close tonight at 6pm, alcohol sales can resume.


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  • by Anonymous Location: Pike on May 20, 2008 at 01:10 PM
    Hey they can buy my vote with gas a tank full instead of alcohol. With the prices as they are a person cant afford nuttin but gas!!!!
  • by Jethro Location: Bell County on May 20, 2008 at 11:56 AM
    What the tarnation am I a gonna do today then?!
  • by tasha Location: ball creek on May 20, 2008 at 11:40 AM
    They just get drunk the day before and stay that way until the 6;00 hour,why bother with such a law? it's useless.
  • by Clyde Location: Knott County on May 20, 2008 at 09:52 AM
    They buy votes with elk meat (steaks) now. They go for 12.00 a pound.
  • by aaron Location: irvine on May 20, 2008 at 09:48 AM
    some ppl may want to be under the influence of alcohol while voting for these canidates
  • by mykeez Location: Ca on May 20, 2008 at 09:15 AM
    Well that is not fair for the Republican party. I mean I'd have to be a little lit if I even considered voting for another Republican. Now the voters will have no excuse as they did for Fletcher and Bush. What a shame.
  • by Dan'l Booner Location: Dark and Bloody Ground on May 20, 2008 at 09:11 AM
    You kaint karry your flintlock rifels either. Kaint park your horse within 50 feet of the polling place. Them dang hillbillies still sell they votes for a can of beer I hear. That there law does not affect Franklin County. Wunder why?
  • by ralph Location: hazard on May 20, 2008 at 09:01 AM
    Just how outdated is this law? It is such a joke.

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