Beshear executive order calls in Ky. Nat'l Guard to assist with elections
Governor Andy Beshear has called on the Kentucky National Guard to help with the state's upcoming primary and general elections.
With a new emphasis on absentee voting, several county clerks have asked for help.
A new executive order will direct guard members to help election officials while limiting the spread of COVID-19.
The order lasts all the way through the November general election.
Kentucky’s primary is June 23. The general election is November 3.