Election Day Liquor Sales

Senate OKs Bill Allowing Election Day Liquor Sales

Feb 12, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A Prohibition-era ban on the sale of alcohol at restaurants, bars and retail stores on Election Day would be lifted under legislation approved by the Senate on Tuesday.

The measure would allow alcohol sales during hours that polls are open. It passed 29-8.

The measure, sponsored by Republican Sen. John Schickel of Union, now goes to the House for consideration.