b'Commonwealth Unveils New UofL Plate By: Jordan Kelch,Public Relations2019 offered an end-of- When you purchase a UofL year treat for all UofL Cardinalplate at any county clerk locations, supporters! Thats right: Cards fans$10 of the registration fee will can now take the notion of thego directly to the University of blackout game even further! TheLouisville student scholarship Commonwealth has unveiled afunds. The initial cost is $56.00 with new University of Louisville licensean annual renewal fee of $31.00 plate available with a stark blackWith an additional $25.00 fee, this background and the famous redplate can be personalized (though cardinal logo.limited to 5 characters). Eligible purchasers are any owner of a non-A UofL plate has been available todecided to follow suit. Past Universitycommercial motor vehicle registered for fans and alums for some time now,of Louisville license plates featured ause on a Kentucky highway. Requests but this update comes after calls for ared L against a white background. Infor a UofL plate are first come, first makeover. Because fans love to dress infact, around 23,000 of those plates areserve. Valid characters include 1 through black for certain games, the designersstill on the road today.9, and A through Z, spaces and dashes. Our Contested ElectionsBy: Frank FridayGovt Affairs ExecutiveThe general election of 2019Florida. It turned out, another personpaper-marked ballot, so any kind of brought out a lot of anguish by thewith the same name, voting at theelectronic hacking (even if it were losing candidate, Gov. Bevin and hissame place but in another precinct,possible) is futile. Most places in the team, who initially thought they mighthad gotten in the wrong line to vote.United States are now putting in the like to contest the results. If thats our worst mistake during ansame type of paper-trail protection election, we are doing well. we have in Jefferson County, and that Its no fun for anyone to lose anshould be accomplished within the election, and one can hardly blameIn Kentucky, we start with somenext two election cycles.a candidate who loses aexcellent safeguards on close one, to entertainwho runs our elections.Even so, perpetuators of black thoughts of fraud orCounty Boards of Electionsbox voting scares will never be misconduct, no matterhave the Clerk, the Sherifffully satisfied, but its worth noting, how baseless. We atand a member from each ofno one has ever been prosecuted in the JCCO, though,the two political parties. Thethe United States for electronically understand better thanState Board of Elections, therigging a voting machine, which is anyone just how fairJefferson County Electionsquite difficult. Of course, there are our system is and howstaff, as well as everydocumented cases of hackers, some unlikely any kind ofElection Officer inoverseas, attempting to breach the vote fraud is, especiallyevery precinct isvoter data, the various Secretaries of in Jefferson County. bipartisan as well. State maintain. Ironically, the worst There is no chancecase of hacking a Secretary of State One of the big storiesfor one side to act orvoter roll came in 2016, when our own in the election was theinterfere without theUS Department of Homeland Security supposed fraudulentother side knowing. breached the Georgia voter rolls. vote where a motherApparently, a DHS contractor was who went to vote sawWe also have the mostlooking to scoop up personal data for someone had signedmodern and securea project they had and didnt bother the roster for her son,voting machines available.to ask Georgia for permission.who was on vacation inEach vote is a permanent, 3'