- Electoral reform in Kentucky
Electoral reform in
Kentuckyrefers to efforts to change the voting laws in the Bluegrass State. In Kentucky, the state legislature is in charge of drawing both congressional and state legislative districts [ [http://www.fairvote.org/?page=307 Kentucky Redistricting 2000] , FairVote.] . The 1991 state legislative district plan was determined by the Supreme Court of Kentuckyto be in violation of Section 33 of the Kentucky Constitutionbecause it split an excessive number of counties in violation of the state constitutional requirement that the fewest number of counties possible be divided [ [http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/departments/scr/redist/redsum/kysum.htm Fischer v. State Board of Elections, 879 S.W.2d 475 (Ky. 1994)] , Kentucky Redistricting Cases: the 1990s, Legislative Research Commission, Kentucky.] . Kentucky is one of only three states the others are Florida and Virginia) that permanently disenfranchise all persons with felony convictions even after they have completed their full sentence. One out of every 17 Kentucky residents is disenfranchised [ [http://www.lwvky.org/Felony_Dis_Report.pdf Felony Disenfranchisement in Kentucky] , League of Women Voters, Kentucky, Oct. 2006.] . In 2007, HB 550 was introduced to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact[ [http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/07RS/HB550.htm HB 550 AN ACT relating to presidential elections] , Feb. 2007.] , but it died in committee. In October 2007, Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumboreleased to the State Board of Elections and Kentucky Secretary of Statea report finding serious deficiencies in Kentucky's electronic voting machines [ [http://www.votetrustusa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2600&Itemid=113 Kentucky Attorney General Releases Expert's Report to Improve Electronic Voting System Certification] , Kentucky Attorney General Press Release, Oct. 2, 2007.] . election-stub
* [http://www.fairvote.org/?page=917 Fairvote Kentucky] .
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Kentucky — (Details) (Details) … Deutsch Wikipedia
Kentucky — This article is about the Commonwealth of Kentucky. For other uses, see Kentucky (disambiguation). Commonwealth of Kentucky … Wikipedia
Electoral College (United States) — Electoral votes by state/federal district, for the elections of 2012, 2016 and 2020, with apportionment changes between the 2000 and 2010 Censuses … Wikipedia
Kentucky Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights — Infobox Organization name = Kentucky Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights image border = caption = KCIRR logo headquarters = Lexington, KY formation = 2006 website = http://www.kcirr.org The Kentucky Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee… … Wikipedia
Kentucky — Mancomunidad de Kentucky Commonwealth of Kentucky Estado de los Estados Unidos … Wikipedia Español
Outline of Kentucky — The flag of th … Wikipedia
Campaign finance reform — is the common term for the political effort in the United States to change the involvement of money in politics, primarily in political campaigns.Although attempts to regulate campaign finance by legislation date back to 1867, the first… … Wikipedia
Colegio electoral de Estados Unidos — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Colegios electorales por estado y sistema de conteo de votos … Wikipedia Español
Colegio Electoral de los Estados Unidos — Colegios electorales por estado y sistema de conteo de votos … Wikipedia Español
United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… … Universalium