Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 117 – Regulation of Elections
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- Audit log: means a detailed record of all actions and events that have occurred on the voting system, including:
(a) Log-in attempts with username and time stamp. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Automatic tabulating equipment: means apparatus necessary to automatically examine and count votes as designated on ballots and data processing machines which can be used for counting ballots and tabulating results. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Ballot box: means any box, bag, or other container that can be locked, sealed, or otherwise rendered tamper-resistant, for receiving ballots. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- ballot completion area: means an area in which a voter casts his or her vote or completes his or her ballot which is designed to ensure the secrecy of the vote. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Ballot marking device: means any approved device for marking a ballot which will enable the ballot to be tabulated manually or by means of automatic tabulating equipment. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- E-poll book: means an electronic device capable of holding a file of voter data and related information for use in identifying registered voters prior to a voter's receiving or casting a ballot, and allowing a voter to electronically sign in on an electronic registered voter roster in lieu of signing a paper registered voter roster. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- elections: means any primary, regular election, or special election. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- federal provisional absentee ballot: means ballots which have been authorized by the Secretary of State or the county clerk to be used by federal provisional voters in any federal primary or election. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Federal provisional voter: means a person:
(a) Who does not appear to be registered to vote. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
- Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
- Proof of identification: means a document that was issued by:
(a) The United States or the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and the document contains:
1. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Regular election: means the election in even-numbered years at which members of Congress are elected and the election in odd-numbered years at which state officers are elected. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Risk-limiting audit: means an audit protocol that makes use of statistical principles and methods and is designed to limit to acceptable levels the risk of certifying a preliminary election outcome that constitutes an incorrect outcome. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- secrecy envelope: means the envelope provided to the voter
with a ballot into which the voter shall place his or her voted ballot. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
- Vacancy in office: or any equivalent phrase, means such as exists when there is an unexpired part of a term of office without a lawful incumbent therein, or when the person elected or appointed to an office fails to qualify according to law, or when there has been no election to fill the office at the time appointed by law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Vote center: means a consolidated precinct of the county. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Voter-verified paper audit trail: means a contemporaneous paper record of a ballot printed for the voter to confirm his or her votes before the voter casts his or her ballot that:
(a) Allows the voter to verify the voter's ballot choices before the casting of the voter's ballot. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Voting equipment: means any physical component of a voting system and includes voting machines where voting machines are in operation. See Kentucky Statutes 117.001
- Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.