Sec. of State, Ky Commission on Human Rights to talk inclusive voting

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Source: Sec. of State Michael Adams/Twitter

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has reached out to Secretary of State Michael Adams to open a dialogue about inclusive voting practices.

The commission tweeted out Monday, “Today we reached out to @KYSecState about the importance of intentional inclusivity in voting plans. He responded immediately! We look forward to our discussion and appreciate his willingness to discuss.”

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Terrance A. Sullivan, J.D. is the Executive Director of the commission. Sullivan said on Twitter he was looking forward to what he called an “important conversation.”
Source: Terrance A. Sullivan, J.D./Twitter

Sec. Adams tweeted a reply Monday saying, “Pleased to meet with you and looking forward to what I learn from our conversation.”

Source: Kentucky Commission on Human Rights/Twitter

No word yet on a date for that dialogue.

Last week, Sec. Adams spoke with lawmakers about the upcoming November election.

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