military voting http://wfpl.org en Deal Reached on Kentucky Military Voting Legislation, Passes in Final Minutes of Session http://wfpl.org/post/deal-reached-kentucky-military-voting-legislation-passes-final-minutes-session <p></p><p>Kentucky military personnel serving overseas will be able to get ballots electronically under legislation approved late Tuesday in the Kentucky General Assembly. How they send them back is still to be determined.</p><p>Working until the last minute of the 2013 session, legislators went back to the<a href="/term/military-voting"> original Senate version</a> of the military voting bill that allowed for electronic sending of ballots to overseas military, but snail mail return of the ballot.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 05:06:02 +0000 Kenny Colston & Rae Hodge 4692 at http://wfpl.org Deal Reached on Kentucky Military Voting Legislation, Passes in Final Minutes of Session Kentucky Legislators to Keep Working on Military Voting, Pension Reform After Adjourning Tuesday http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-legislators-keep-working-military-voting-pension-reform-after-adjourning-tuesday <p></p><p>FRANKFORT —&nbsp;Two priorities of Kentucky lawmakers will spill over to the so-called veto period of the 2013 legislative sessions after the issues could not be resolved by the end of Tuesday.</p><p>Legislators were unable to compromise on<a href="/term/kentucky-state-pensions"> pension reform </a>and the <a href="/term/military-voting">military electronic voting bill </a>before both legislative chambers adjourned until March 25.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 03:16:40 +0000 Kenny Colston 4458 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Legislators to Keep Working on Military Voting, Pension Reform After Adjourning Tuesday House Passes Military Voting Bill, With Electronic Return Included http://wfpl.org/post/house-passes-military-voting-bill-electronic-return-included <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bill designed&nbsp; to allow </span>Kentuckians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the military deployed overseas vote electronically has cleared the House, after amendments returned Senate Bill 1 to a full electronic system.</span></p><p>Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is the main promoter of the bill and urged House lawmakers to return to full electronic provisions after the Senate did not include the electronic return of a ballot.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:31:39 +0000 Kenny Colston 4437 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Senate Approves Electronic Voting Bill That Requires Snail Mail Returns http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-senate-approves-electronic-voting-bill-requires-snail-mail-returns <p>The state Senate has passed a bill that allows Kentucky military personnel to register to vote and receive&nbsp;ballots electronically—but they'll have to use snail mail to send the ballots back.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senate President Robert Stivers would allow deployed citizens to register to vote and receive their ballots electronically.</span></p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 23:26:15 +0000 Rae Hodge 4215 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Senate Approves Electronic Voting Bill That Requires Snail Mail Returns Under Amended Electronic Voting Bill, Kentucky Military Voters Would Have to Snail Mail Ballots http://wfpl.org/post/under-amended-electronic-voting-bill-kentucky-military-voters-would-have-snail-mail-ballots <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky military personnel could get their election ballots electronically—but the ballots would have to be printed and returned to county clerks via snail mail, under changes made to a bill Thursday in a state Senate committee meeting.</span></p><p>The bill—a priority for Secretary of State Alison Lundergan&nbsp;Grimes—originally called for military personnel to be able to get and return ballots electronically.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:42:49 +0000 Kenny Colston 4124 at http://wfpl.org Under Amended Electronic Voting Bill, Kentucky Military Voters Would Have to Snail Mail Ballots Kentucky Senate Designates Electronic Military Voting as Chief Priority http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-senate-designates-electronic-military-voting-chief-priority <p>Giving Kentucky service members and their spouses the ability to cast absentee ballots electronically is the priority of the Kentucky State Senate heading into the 2013 legislative session, Senate President-elect Robert Stivers said on Monday.</p><p>Stivers says he’s taking recommendations from Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes to allow electronic voting for overseas military personnel.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:53:58 +0000 Kenny Colston 3295 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Senate Designates Electronic Military Voting as Chief Priority More Than 2,000 Kentuckians To Cast Votes From Overseas http://wfpl.org/post/more-2000-kentuckians-cast-votes-overseas <P>Absentee ballots are on their way to more than two-thousand Kentuckians overseas.<p> Many of the ballots are going to men and women in the military.<p> Kentucky <A href="http://www.sos.ky.gov/">Secretary of State</A> Alison Lundergan Grimes is proposing some changes in election laws to help military men and women. One of them would allow military personnel to vote by e-mail. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:52:29 +0000 Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio 1802 at http://wfpl.org More Than 2,000 Kentuckians To Cast Votes From Overseas