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Secretary of State’s Ronald Reagan Award

​​​​​"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction."

– Ronald Reagan

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael G. Adams has ​announced the Ronald Reagan Award. The award recognizes businesses in Kentucky ​that go above and beyond to encourage civic participation among employees.​


  1. Must be a Kentucky business in good standing
  2. Must promote poll worker recruitment in one of the following ways:
    • Provide paid time off to volunteer as a poll worker
    • Provide other incentive for employees to volunteer including:
      • Extra vacation or comp day for poll workers
      • Bonuses (monetary or otherwise)
      • Election Day off (paid)

Businesses of various sizes will be honored: small (1-25 employees), medium (26-100 employees), and large (100+ employees)

Nominating Process​

Busineses  nominate themselves or be nominated by​​ others.

To be considered, each nomination should include:

Nomination forms may be submitted through email or by ​mail to:
ATTN: Ronald Reagan Award​​
Office of the Secretary of State
Suite 152, State Capitol
700 Capital Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601

If you have any questions about the contest, please contact the Office at (502) 564-3490 or via email​.