31 KAR 4:010. Voter identification cards.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 117.227

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 117.015

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: To define the forms of identification that are acceptable in confirming the identity of voters on election day, and to provide uniformity of identification standards throughout the state. This administrative regulation is required to establish a procedure for documenting the confirmation of identity on precinct voter rosters.

 

      Section 1. In addition to the forms of identification specifically provided for by KRS 117.227, any identification card that bears both the picture and signature of the voter, or any identification card that has been issued by the county, and which has been approved in writing by the State Board of Elections, shall be acceptable for confirmation of the voter's identity.

 

      Section 2. The method of identification used shall be recorded on the precinct voter roster by use of the following codes:

      (1) Personal acquaintance - "PA"

      (2) Motor vehicle operator's license - "DL"

      (3) Social Security card - "SS"

      (4) Credit card - "CC"

      (5) Identification card with picture and signature (other identification) - "OI"

 

      Section 3. The election officer confirming the identity shall enter his initials on the precinct voter roster in lieu of a signature. (17 Ky.R. 1229; eff. 12-7-90.)