††††† 31 KAR 3:010. Current address of Kentucky registered voters and distribution of voter registration lists.

 

††††† RELATES TO: KRS 116.085, 116.155, 117.025, 117.225

††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 117.015

††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 117.015 authorizes the Kentucky State Board of Elections to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to properly carry out its duties. This administrative regulation establishes the procedures for election officials and voters to follow to correct and maintain voter registration records and establishes standards for the State Board of Elections to follow when reviewing a request for a voter registration list.

 

††††† Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Advertisement" means any attempt by publication, dissemination, solicitation, or circulation to induce any person to enter into any obligation, or acquire any title or interest in any good or service.

††††† (2) "Alphabetical labels" means labels of registered voters within the precinct with one (1) name per label and sorted in alphabetical order.

††††† (3) "Alphabetical lists" means lists of registered voters generated from the statewide voter registration database and sorted in alphabetical order by last name within a precinct that have the name, address, age code, party, gender, zip code, and five (5) year voting history of every voter in the precinct.

††††† (4) "CD-R" means a compact computer disc with read-only memory containing the voterís name and address, county code, precinct code, gender, party, zip code, date of birth, date of registration, and five (5) year voting history generated from the statewide voter registration database.

††††† (5) "Household labels by street order" means labels that are generated from the statewide voter registration database and sorted by street address within the precinct with as many as four (4) names per label of the voters whose last name and address are an identical match.

††††† (6) "Household labels by zip code order" means labels that are generated from the statewide voter registration database and sorted by zip code within the county with as many as four (4) names per label of the voters whose last name and address are an identical match.

††††† (7) "Sale" means any sale, rental, distribution, offer for sale, rental, or distribution, or attempt to sell, rent, or distribute any good or service to another.

††††† (8) "Statewide voter registration database" means a complete roster of all qualified voters within the state by county and precinct that the State Board of Elections is required to maintain pursuant to KRS 117.025(3)(a).

††††† (9) "Street order lists" means lists of registered voters generated from the statewide voter registration database sorted in street order within a precinct and contain the name, address, age code, party, gender, zip code, and a five (5) year voting history of every registered voter in the precinct.

††††† (10) "Voter registration list" means a list of registered voters generated from the statewide voter registration database in any format in any given election precinct in the Commonwealth of Kentucky that the State Board of Elections is required to furnish pursuant to KRS 117.025(3)(h).

 

††††† Section 2. Correction of Voter Registration Records. (1) Each county clerk shall instruct the precinct election officers of the necessity for informing each voter that he or she shall correct any error existing in his or her address as it appears upon the precinct signature roster.

††††† (2) Each precinct election officer shall instruct each voter to correct any error existing in his or her address as it appears upon the precinct signature roster.

††††† (3) Each voter shall, when he or she signs the precinct signature roster, correct any error existing in his or her address as it appears upon the precinct signature roster.

††††† (4) Each county clerk shall take all steps necessary to correct and update each voter's address upon the statewide voter registration database.

 

††††† Section 3. Interpretation of Commercial Use. Commercial use, as that term is used in KRS 117.025(3)(h), shall be interpreted by the Board of Elections to mean:

††††† (1) The use by the requester of the voter registration list, or any part thereof, in any form, for profit, the solicitation of donations, or for the sale or advertisement of any good or service; or

††††† (2) The transfer of a voter registration list by the requester for a profit to any other person whom the requester knew or should have known intended to use the voter registration list, or any part thereof, in any form, for profit, the solicitation of donations, or for the sale or advertisement of a good or service.

 

††††† Section 4. Exceptions to Commercial Use Interpretation. Commercial use shall not include use of a voter registration list, or any part thereof, for the following purposes:

††††† (1) Use for scholarly, journalistic, political (including political fund raising), or governmental purposes;

††††† (2) Use for publication, broadcast, or related use by a newspaper, magazine, radio station, television station, or other news medium in its news or other publications or broadcasts; or

††††† (3) Use in a publication provided or sold to duly qualified candidates; political party committees, or officials thereof; or any committee that advocates or opposes an amendment or public question.

 

††††† Section 5. Requests for Voter Registration Lists. A request for voter registration lists shall be made by submitting a completed Request for Voter Registration Data, form SBE-84, to the State Board of Elections with payment of costs as follows:

††††† (1) The minimum charge for lists and label orders shall be ten (10) dollars.

††††† (2) The charge for alphabetical lists shall be four (4) dollars per precinct.

††††† (3) The charge for street order lists shall be four (4) dollars per precinct.

††††† (4) The charge for alphabetical labels shall be ten (10) dollars per thousand labels.

††††† (5) The charge for household labels by street order shall be ten (10) dollars per thousand labels.

††††† (6) The charge for household labels by zip code order shall be ten (10) dollars per thousand labels.

††††† (7) The minimum charge for CD-R shall be twenty-five (25) dollars.

††††† (8) The charge for CD-R shall be one (1) dollar per 1,000 records up to 100,000 records; fifty (50) cents per thousand records over 100,000 records; $450 statewide.

 

††††† Section 6. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Request for Voter Registration Data", SBE 84, October 2009, is incorporated by reference.

††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the State Board of Elections, 140 West Walnut Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (13 Ky.R. 559; eff. 10-2-1986; 30 Ky.R. 2171; 2455; 7-2-2004; 33 Ky.R. 3235; 3595; eff. 7-6-2007; 1095; 1434; eff. 2-5-2009.)