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2010

Monday, 09 August 2010

Aug 07-09, 2010

Alaska: Voting options: Elections division has lots of ways for you to participate

Arkansas: County changing vote tally

Colorado: DA: No Aspen election violations

Florida: Voting machines checked in Brevard  |  Popularit of early voting changes campaign strategies  |  Sticky absentee ballot issue fixed in Brevard  |  Some early voters find ballots confusing

Georgia: Secretary of state candidates accuse each other of lying  |  Georgia voter registration rules called too difficults

Indiana: Hunt for election panel chief heats up

Iowa: Secretary of state race wide open

Kentucky: Event highlights voting rights for the disabled

Maine: Lawmaker wants voters to show ID at the polls

Maryland: New system lets Marylanders print out absentee ballots  |  Ehrlich chastises state on military voting request

Michigan: Glitches keep clerk, staff at office till 3am

Minnesota: Ritchie addresses change in primary elections  |  Absentee voting changes ease burden on election officials

New York: New York's decades old voting machines dead  |  A new threshold for election values  |  County changes polling places

North Carolina: North Carolina election leaders denounced  |  Many calling for BOE chair, director to step down

Tennessee: Dems may ask to throw out election  |  One long night  |  First votes won't be last  |  Election results in lost votes  |  Spoiled ballots can't be counted  |  State vows website will be fixed by November election

Texas: SOS: County elections showed no signs of irregularities

Vermont: Jim Condos tours his background in run for secretary  |  Democratic secretary candidates view role differently

Virginia: Secure voting?  |  Roanoke seeks 'bailout' from Voting Rights Act

Washington: Machine to help those who find ballots hard to read

Wyoming: Unopposed candidates aim for secretary of state

Friday, 06 August 2010

Aug 06, 2010

Alabama: Voting rally a no-go

California: Voters in Bell tell of possible fraud

Connecticut: Bysiewicz launches new Web feature to ease voting process

District of Columbia: Fall voting process marked by change

Florida: Voting machines tested  |  New voting booths to be used this election season  |  PBC ready for early voting  |  Broward elections boss wants more early voting sites

Maine: Bill would require photo ID for voting

Maryland: Rarely used campaign funds redirected for voting machines  |  Ehrlich criticizes waiver to military voting act

Michigan: New election process delays some results

Minnesota: It's been a long run for election judge

New York: New voting machines ready for their close up  |  Maltese bids to be city elections chief  |  Rocky Point BOE votes to hold special election

North Carolina: Vendors ballost costly to county  |  Taxpayers over-charged for ballots

Ohio: Poor people in Ohio registering in record numbers  |  Voter registration surge reported

Tennessee: Electronic glitch jeopardizes completion of countywide voting  |  Computer glitch prevents thousands from voting  |  Dem chief: Party may sue over irregularities  |  Rockford voters given wrong ballots  |  Rockford mayor requests state investigation into election problems  |  Voters brave triple digit heat to vote  |  Storm causes damage, knocks out power to polling places  |  Davidson County election commission seeks new chief  |  Monroe County election official remembered on election day  |  Poll worker mistake leads to mishap in state house race

West Virginia: Public testing of voting machines combined due to lack of time

Thursday, 05 August 2010

Aug 05, 2010

Alabama: Event to mark signing of Voting Rights Act  |  Suspicious absentee ballots raise concern

Arizona: Maricopa County recorder honored

California: LA city councilman indicted on voter fraud

Delaware: Officials resolved election dispute

Florida: Dade to keep all sies for early voting  |  Voting equipment tested in Sarasota  |  Miami-Dade elections department preps for election  |  Ocala considers switching election dates

Georgia: Poll workers don't get no respect

Illinois: Voters may be asked to dissolve Aurora election commission  |  Former election workers sentenced for vote fraud

Indiana: Hoosiers can register to vote online

Kansas: Poll workers enjoy duty

Michigan: Genesee County elections office says it issued wrong election results  |  Jackson clerk says polls operated smoothly on Tuesday

Minnesota: Thousands of sample ballots have wrong polling place information  |  GOP candidate wants 'voter ID' system

Oklahoma: Recount doesn't change election outcome

Pennsylvania: Polling place relocated

South Carolina: County one step closer to conducting city elections

Tennessee: Shelby County poll workers prepare for election  |  Could the heat keep voters from the polls?  |  Election office preps for busy day  |  The complications of Tennessee's primary voting system  |  Dept. of state to provide election night updates on Web  |  Live video streaming of election results available

Utah: San Juan County clerk elected to national position

Vermont: Cooper seeks secretary of state position

Virginia: Two polling place names changed

West Virginia: Harrison County prepares for special election  |  Commission approves election workers

Wednesday, 04 August 2010

Aug 4, 2010

National News: Trick-or-Treat: Rock the vote launches registration drive

Alabama: Celebration planned for Voting Rights anniversary

California: Fresno woman arraigned on voter fraud

Colorado: Buescher: GOP criticism on MOVE Act ignores reality  |  Tipton criticizes state move on overseas military voting

District of Columbia: Council rejects GOP nominee to BOEE

Florida: Early voting locations slashed, Sunday hours eliminated  |  Residents love early voting, but Florida counties cut locations  |  Poll workers sworn in

Georgia: Floyd County election officials will count absentee votes earlier

Idaho: New voter ID law in effect

Kansas: Biggs, Kobach secure easy wins  |  Kobach and Biggs will face each other in November  |  Voters brave hot weather to cast ballots  |  Precinct 10 workers enjoy election day despite single-digit turnout  |  Unaffiliated voters run into problems at polls

Michigan: Scenes from the polls on Michigan primary day  |  Modem problems in voting machines delay results  |  Electronic poll books computerize voter verification  |  Learning curve with new e-poll books causes some delays  |  More Michigan polling places use electronic pollbooks  |  Naturalized citizens show value of voting

Minnesota: Absentee voting changes

Missouri: Area voters mark their ballots  |  Voting and the costs of democracy  |  Yard signs urges voters to use paper ballot

New York: New voting machines get trial run in Southport

Ohio: Absentee voting is growing

Oklahoma: Hearing set for today over voting problems in Tulsa-area primary election

Vermont: GOP candidates for secretary of state have different priorities

Virginia: Virginia registrars study mobile voter unit

Washington: Ballots return a bit faster from county than city

Wyoming: Ballot test success

Aug 04, 2010

National News: Trick-or-Treat: Rock the vote launches registration drive

Alabama: Celebration planned for Voting Rights anniversary

California: Fresno woman arraigned on voter fraud

Colorado: Buescher: GOP criticism on MOVE Act ignores reality  |  Tipton criticizes state move on overseas military voting

District of Columbia: Council rejects GOP nominee to BOEE

Florida: Early voting locations slashed, Sunday hours eliminated  |  Residents love early voting, but Florida counties cut locations  |  Poll workers sworn in

Georgia: Floyd County election officials will count absentee votes earlier

Idaho: New voter ID law in effect

Kansas: Biggs, Kobach secure easy wins  |  Kobach and Biggs will face each other in November  |  Voters brave hot weather to cast ballots  |  Precinct 10 workers enjoy election day despite single-digit turnout  |  Unaffiliated voters run into problems at polls

Michigan: Scenes from the polls on Michigan primary day  |  Modem problems in voting machines delay results  |  Electronic poll books computerize voter verification  |  Learning curve with new e-poll books causes some delays  |  More Michigan polling places use electronic pollbooks  |  Naturalized citizens show value of voting

Minnesota: Absentee voting changes

Missouri: Area voters mark their ballots  |  Voting and the costs of democracy  |  Yard signs urges voters to use paper ballot

New York: New voting machines get trial run in Southport

Ohio: Absentee voting is growing

Oklahoma: Hearing set for today over voting problems in Tulsa-area primary election

Vermont: GOP candidates for secretary of state have different priorities

Virginia: Virginia registrars study mobile voter unit

Washington: Ballots return a bit faster from county than city

Wyoming: Ballot test success

Tuesday, 03 August 2010

Aug 3, 2010

Overseas News: Concerns voiced over protection of soldiers' voting rights

Arizona: Election change could save money for Avondale

Colorado: Boulder adds voter service centers  |  Election service centers open  |  Waiver for sending milistary overseas ballots sought  |  Colorado is the latest state to seek ballot waivers

Connecticut: Tennage voters eagerly look ahead to making first trip to polls

District of Columbia: How early voting stands to affect the mayoral race

Florida: Voters love early voting, but counties cut locations  |  Voters getting revamped sample ballots

Georgia: White County election officials stll waiting for paper ballots

Illinois: Special election could cause headaches

Kansas: Preparations underway as primary approaches  |  Heat could affect polling locations for Tuesday

Maine: Council votes to keep polling locations

Michigan: Detroit election official predicts smooth primary  |  New technology should speed up voting in Saginaw  |  West Michigan election coordinators hope e-poll books speed up Tuesday's voting  |  Electronic poll books to speed voting time

Minnesota: Secretary of state provides online services for voters

Missouri: Some counties have tight budgets for elections  |  Roundup may disrupt voting

New Jersey: Second suspect pleads guilty to Atlantic City voter fraud

New York: New voting machines coming to New York  |  New voting machines coming to Syosset

Ohio: Secretary of state candidate meets with local press  |  Election board approves offering comp time to avoid costs of OT

Tennessee: Familiar faces  |  Judge named chair of state election commission

Vermont: Attorney eyes secretary seat

Monday, 02 August 2010

Jul 31-Aug 2, 2010

Arkansas: County election commission hosts open forum

California: Registrar rejects pressure to regiter more Latinos  |  Suit over Prop. 14 abolishing party primaries  |  November ballot hinges on city council meeting

Connecticut: Polling place moved for primary  |  Two contend for Democratic nod for secretary of state

District of Columbia: Some concern over scope of cutting-edge changes in District voting process

Florida: Election audit not needed, judge tells Sarasota County  |  Election office struggles to slice budget  |  Sebastian Inlet district voters want answers on election

Georgia: Rodents force voter office to move

Indiana: Locations announced for special election

Kansas: Toplikar raises concerns about voting machines

Maine: Non-citizen voting proposal still alive in Portland

Minnesota: Voting absentee? Better have witness address

Missouri: Dead? Your vote won't count in Missouri  |  Missouri sees surge in voter registration at welfare offices  |  County clerk begins process to prepare for primary

Nevada: Secretary of state candidate faces misdemeanor battery charges

New York: New voting machines getting a dress rehearsal  |  Brooklyn Heights voters give thumbs up to new voting machines |  New way to cast ballots  |  Voting machines find temporary shelter  |  Another year, another crises at the board of elections

North Dakota: Mock pitted against Jaeger for secretary of state  |  Grand Forks does not plan to hold early voting this fall

Ohio: Voting machines ready for special election  |  Ballot bloopers  |  Board of elections hires Jones

Pennsylvania: Disabilities can be overcome when it comes to casting a ballot

South Carolina: Officials move several Pickens County voting precincts

Tennessee: Record day at polls cut short by storm  |  Election snafu trips up Columbia voter  |  Two Memphis men indicted in 2006 voter fraud case  |  Early voting record set for August  |  Three polling places consoidated

West Virginia: Lincoln officials want election charge thrown out

Wisconsin: Marathon County DA selected for state election task force

Friday, 30 July 2010

Thursday, 29 July 2010

Wednesday, 28 July 2010