December 8, 1999
MEMBERS PRESENT: Dudley Cruea, Chairman of the Indiana Election Commission [IEC]; Butch Morgan, Joseph M. Perkins, Jr.
MEMBERS ABSENT: S. Anthony Long
STAFF ATTENDING: Spencer Valentine, Co-Director, Election Division, Office of the Indiana Secretary of State ("Election Division"); Kristi Robertson, Co-General Counsel, IEC and Election Division.
1. CALL TO ORDER
The chair called the December 8, 1999 meeting of the Indiana Election Commission to order at the Hyatt Regency, Grand Ballroom I, One South Capitol, Indianapolis, Indiana. He noted that proper notice of the meeting had been given, as required by state law, and that three of the Commission members were present.
Copies of the meeting notice and agenda are incorporated by reference in these minutes. [Copies of all documents incorporated by reference are available for public inspection and copying at the Election Division office.]
2. APPROVAL OF ELECTION AND REGISTRATION FORMS
The chair recognized Ms. Robertson, who stated that the Commission had previously received a copy of proposed Order 1999-88, which approved revised county election board forms, Order 1999-89, which approved revised Indiana Election Commission forms, Order 1999-90, which approved revised precinct forms, Order 1999-91, which approved revised voter registration forms and Order 1999-92, which approved revised campaign finance forms.
Ms. Robertson noted that, in general, these forms had been revised to update the forms to reflect dates changes, to reflect the current name of the Lake County Board of Election and Registration and its Director and to reflect other legislative changes made by the Indiana General Assembly.
There being no further discussion, Mr. Morgan moved, seconded by Mr. Perkins, that Orders 1999-88 through 1999-92 be approved and issued by the Commission as presented. There being no further discussion, the chair called the question, and declared that with three members voting "aye" (Mr. Cruea, Mr. Morgan and Mr. Perkins), and no member voting "nay", the motion was adopted.
3. OTHER BUSINESS AND ADJOURNMENT
The chair asked if there was further business to come before the Commission. There being no response, Mr. Perkins moved, seconded by Mr. Morgan, that the Commission adjourn. There being no further discussion, the chair called the question, and declared that with three members voting "aye" (Mr. Cruea, Mr. Morgan and Mr. Perkins), and no member voting "nay", the motion was adopted. The Commission then adjourned at 8:35 am.
Dudley R. Cruea, Chair