31 KAR 4:100. Evaluation of precinct election officers.


      RELATES TO: KRS 117.045


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 117.045(1) requires the State Board of Elections to promulgate an administrative regulation establishing evaluation procedures which county boards of elections may use to qualify persons nominated to serve as precinct elections officers. This administrative regulation establishes those evaluation procedures.


      Section 1. In evaluating if a person nominated to serve as a precinct election officer is qualified to serve in that capacity, a county board of elections may use the following evaluation procedures:

      (1) Determine if the person submitted a signed statement in accordance with KRS 117.045(2);

      (2) Determine if the person meets the qualifications set forth in KRS 117.045(9); and

      (3) Determine if the person has a history of refusing to follow election procedures or has demonstrated a complete lack of understanding of proper election procedures while serving as a precinct election officer in the past.


      Section 2. A county board of elections shall refuse to appoint a person nominated to serve as a precinct election officer if it determines that the person is not qualified based on the evaluation procedures set forth in Section 1 of this administrative regulation.


      Section 3. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "List for Appointment of Precinct Election Officers", SBE 22, (February 2007 edition), 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 Walnut Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (21 Ky.R. 3086; Am. 22 Ky.R. 274; eff. 7-26-1995; 33 Ky.R. 3237; 3596; eff. 7-6-2007.)