31 KAR 4:150. Tracking registration of voters identifying with political organizations and groups, and voters of independent status.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 117.015(1), 118.015 (8), (9), 116.045 (8)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 116.045(8), 117.015 (1)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 117.015(1) authorizes the State Board of Elections to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to properly carry out its duties. KRS 116.045 (8) requires the State Board of Elections to promulgate administrative regulations to provide for tracking of the registration of voters identifying with political organizations and political groups as defined in KRS 118.015, and voters of independent status. This administrative regulation establishes those requirements.

 

      Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Board" means the State Board of Elections or their designee as defined in KRS 117.015 and 117.025.

      (2) "Political group" is defined by KRS 118.015(9).

      (3) "Political organization" is defined by KRS 118.015(8).

      (4) "Political party" is defined by KRS 118.015(1).

      (5) "Track" means compiling information from the statewide voter registration system for the purposes of KRS 116.045(8).

 

      Section 2. Tracking Process. (1) The board shall track the registration of voters identifying with political organizations and political groups known as:

      (a) Constitution Party;

      (b) Green Party;

      (c) Libertarian Party;

      (d) Reform Party; and

      (e) Socialist Workers Party.

      (2) The board shall track the registration of voters of independent status.

      (3) Information tracked under KRS 116.045(8) shall be retained by the board as a permanent record and in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Libraries and Archives, KRS 171.410 to 171.740 and 725 KAR Chapter 1. (32 Ky.R. 430; 866; eff. 11-15-2005.)