Secretary of State

Kentucky to remain with voter data system for a year while considering alternatives

BY: - June 21, 2023

Kentucky will remain with the Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC, for a year while reviewing possible alternatives to support voter rolls maintenance, Secretary of State Michael Adams said Wednesday.  Recently, seven Republican-led states have left ERIC, an interstate compact for sharing voter registration data. Some former members like Virginia and Texas plan to create […]

Ethics commission fines former SOS Alison Grimes $10,000 for improper use of voter data

BY: - May 19, 2023

The state ethics commission for Kentucky’s executive branch has fined former Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes $10,000 for ethics violations over the improper use of voter data that the commission states gave a benefit to herself and others. The Kentucky Executive Branch Ethics Commission in its order Friday said the former chief election […]