Secretary of State
Chief Elections Officer, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Announces Notice of State Board of Elections Special Meeting

Press Release Date:  Thursday, January 05, 2012  
Revision Date:  Thursday, January 05, 2012 
Contact Information:  Lindsay Hughes Thurston, Assistant Secretary of State
Office of the Secretary of State

The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Chief Elections officer, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, announced today that the State Board of Elections will conduct a special board meeting on January 10, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. 
Pursuant to KRS 118.581, the Board is required to convene in Frankfort, Kentucky, on the second Tuesday in January preceding a presidential preference primary.  At the meeting the Board will nominate the political parties’ presidential primary candidates for the office of the President of the United States, who have qualified for matching federal campaign funds. Upon nomination of qualified candidates, the Board will tender to the Secretary of State a list of all the nominees selected and release their selections to the news media. 
As required by KRS 61.823, the agenda for the special meeting is attached. The Board will convene at the State Board of Elections located at 140 Walnut Street, Frankfort, Kentucky.