military voting bill http://wkms.org en Kentucky Senate Approves Electronic Voting Bill That Requires Snail Mail Returns http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-senate-approves-electronic-voting-bill-requires-snail-mail-returns <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">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>The bill's authors wanted to let deployed Kentuckians vote electronically, but State Senate President Robert Stivers doesn't believe that would be safe.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px"><em>"If somebody does something to my bank book by electronic means I'll know it," he said."If I &nbsp;happen to get a lesser tax bill or greater tax bill I will know it.&nbsp;Once you cast your ballot, there's no way to know what happened to that ballot."</em> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:24:14 +0000 Rae Hodge 28601 at http://wkms.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://wkms.org/post/under-amended-electronic-voting-bill-kentucky-military-voters-would-have-snail-mail-ballots <p></p><p><span style="color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;font-size:15px;line-height:22px">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> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:07:24 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28368 at http://wkms.org Under Amended Electronic Voting Bill, Kentucky Military Voters Would Have to Snail Mail Ballots Stivers Pledges to Get Military Voting Bill Filed http://wkms.org/post/stivers-pledges-get-military-voting-bill-filed <p></p><p>Senate President Robert Stivers says he intends to file legislation to ensure that Kentucky soldiers deployed overseas can cast ballots back home. The designation "Senate Bill 1" has been reserved for the proposal, signifying it is the Senate's top priority, but the legislation wasn’t filed as of Thursday, and the deadline is today. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:54:59 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 28112 at http://wkms.org Stivers Pledges to Get Military Voting Bill Filed