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2011

Thursday, 01 September 2011

August 1, 2011

National News: The GOP war on voting | 2012 primary calendar: Arizona starts the party

Florida: Election chief may join federal voting-rights suit

Georgia: New county districts may cause issues

Illinois: Marion County gets $51K grant to improve elections

Indiana: Citizens pack election board meeting about satellite voting sites | Democrats demand resumption of early satellite voting | Secretary of state to be his own lawyer

Iowa: County looks at combining precincts

Louisiana: Registrar sees little interest in fall elections

Maine: GOP chairman says if students want to vote, they should pay taxes

Maryland: Early voting dates announced for 2012 elections

Montana: Volunteers get UM students registered to vote

Nevada: Special election funding approved | Early voting totals surprise election officials | Lawmakers complain, but approve funding for special election anyway

New Hampshire: Senate urged to oppose bill requiring photo ID to vote

New Jersey: Computer file deleted in Fairfield election case

New York: Picente demands report on avoiding election problems

North Carolina: Tillis on voter ID

Ohio: State lawmakers as DOJ to be aware of Cuyahoga ballot dispute | Husted challenges mailing of absentee ballots to voters by county | Early voting date unclear

South Carolina: Haley's voter ID plan will offer free rides to DMVClement to represent South Carolina in tussle with DOJ over voter ID

Tennessee: Voters to get ID lessonsSullivan County voter fraud probe fizzlesFowlkes selected as new election administrator trainee

Texas: When's the city's next electionPrecinct polling places limited to one per precinct

U.S. Virgin Islands: Protestors urge election reformElections chief says proposed budget lacking

West Virginia: 14 precincts planned for Lincoln

Wisconsin: Feds asked to monitor Wisconsin's voter ID law | Recall cost to Winnebago County tops $100K

 

 

 

Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Monday, 29 August 2011

Friday, 26 August 2011

Aug 26, 2011

Arizona: Phoenix to use vote centers for city election  |  Ariz. challenges U.S. law on making election changes  |  Campaigns remind public about voting centers  |  Arizona sues over Voting Rights Act

Colorado: Silverthorne residents must change box numbers  |  State to lead public review of ballots in Saguache

Florida: ACLU, Project Vote join Florida election law suit  |  Indian River County elections supervisor earns certification  |  Martin County elections campaign receives national recognition

Indiana: State settles voter registration lawsuit  |  Satellite voting dispute poised to erupt again

Louisiana: Redistricting has registrar editing 147K voter cards

Maine: Voter database came from Millinocket, no information compromised

Maryland: Takoma Park absentee ballot format nearly finalized

Massachusetts: Mansfield selectman wants voter ID question on state ballot

Michigan: Officials mixed on bill to move school elections to November

Mississippi: No election glitches in District 4 race  |  Winston among counties with high absentee ballot numbers

New Jersey: County voting machines get chip upgrade  |  Hearing looks at three issues in elections case

Ohio: Cuyahoga to send absentee ballots despite election official's ban  |  Warren County redraws precinct boundaries, reduces polling locations  |  League backs election law referendum

Oregon: Bend surgeon explores secretary of state race

Texas: Grant voter fraud trial snuffed again

Washington: Clerk reveals registration volunteers

West Virginia: Counties await reimbursement for May election

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Aug 25, 2010

Alabama: County considers change to New Waverly polling place

Arizona: Election official: Every vote counted  |  Problems at the polls  |  Deschene wins Democratic nod for secretary of state

Colorado: Voting on how to vote, again  |  Aspen narrows in on how voters will vote

Connecticut: Hearing finds registrar fired with no evidence

District of Columbia: Council committee already knocked down idea of unaffiliated voters

Florida: Audit to help decide two very close races  |  Elections chief rolls to victory in primary  |  Glitches were few during primary  |  Three polling places report minor problems, voting not affected  |  Only a few glitches for area primary  |  Suspicious package closes Brevard precinct  |  Early voters outnumber election day ballots for first time  |  Snipes neglects to tell voters about polling place change  |  'Elections happen by magic'  |  Rain keeps voter turnout low, secretary of state says no problem with elections  |  Four Palm Beach voters given wrong ballots  |  A few glitches reported as Floridians vote

Iowa: Electronic election book touted in Scott County  |  Kline, Mauro kick off promotion of electronic poll book

Kansas: Jackson County voter fraud lawsuit filed

Maine: Portland authorizes immigrant voting vote

Maryland: Early voting comes to Maryland

Michigan: Costs mount as recall moves ahead

Minnesota: Olmstead attorney finds six felons voted illegally in 2008

Missouri: After losing by three votes, candidate sues

New Hampshire: Clerks extend hours for primary deadline

New York: Election watch: Voting on a new machine  |  Village makes voting changes

North Carolina: Ex-candidate accused of voting twice  |  Sunday early voting approved for Pitt

Ohio: No agreement reached on bilingual ballots

Pennsylvania: Country Place changes mind on hosting polling place

Rhode Island: Cranston canvassers question voting applications

Tennessee: Penuel fired for error  |  Shelby County Democrats file new lawsuit challenging election

Texas: Allegations of voter fraud in Harris County

Vermont: Democratic governor's race becomes a three-way contest  |  Gibbs wins GOP primary for secretary of state

West Virginia: 1863 law, special election halt W.Va. liquor sales

Wisconsin: Former ACORN worker convicted of election fraud

Aug 25, 2011

National News: Republicans make drive to tighten state voting rules before 2012

California: Tight-lipped ballot thief to be set free 50 days later than expected  |  Dems target mail vote to boost turnout

Colorado: Combining clerks and elections

Florida: Clay elections staffer gets top professional designation  |  Wellington decides to keep village elections in March

Georgia: Students team up for elections  |  Ellis calls for election official's resignation

Kansas: Sedgwick County removes 141 dead voters from rolls

Louisiana: Vitter endorses Tucker in secretary of state race  |  City council divided over special election

Maine: Maine voter registration system breached  |  Officials investigating voter registration breach

Massachusetts: Middleboro votes added to primary night totals  |  Concerns raised about poll activity

Michigan: Judge to rule later on motions in alleged voter fraud case

Minnesota: Wright County concludes voter fraud investigation

Mississippi: Ocean Springs election woes

New Jersey: Possible voter fraud discussed in hearing

Ohio: Board of elections hires two staffers  |  Butler County latest to trim back polling locations

Oregon: Clackamas County elections office faces scrutiny

Texas: County to offer election services in May  |  Voter ID law means changes at Texas polls

Virginia: No decision in Orange elections  |  Fairfax election officials recounting close vote

Washington: County rescinds resolution to avoid cost of special election

West Virginia: Council task force recommends non-partisan elections  |  Charleston task force urges council to consider non-partisan elections

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Aug 24, 2011

Florida: Anderson graduates from The Elections Center  |  Officials, elections chief spar over budget request  |  Glorioso eyeing race for Hillsborough election supervisor

Georgia: Politics enters debate at elections board

Indiana: Clark County must be ADA compliant for next election

Kansas: Sedwick County removes deceased voters from rolls

Michigan: Secretary of state: Michigan needs help to make sure non-citizens, dead don't vote  |  Voting rights activists threaten state with lawsuit

Mississippi: Voter turnout light in Metro area  |  Guildelines slim on 'voter helpers'  |  Polling problems resolved for run-off election

Nevada: Clark County clerk happy state plans to fund election

New York: Former Troy clerk set to plead guilty

Ohio: Elections chief reveals military voting plan  |  Program focuses on soldier's right to vote  |  Dems push referedum to end Republican voter law  |  County reduces polling sites by nearly a third

Pennsylvania: Pushing for Pa. bill to require voter ID

Tennessee: Election commission picks four to interview for administrator position

Texas: Commissioners nix elections administrator  |  Gregg County creates regional polling centers

Virginia: Photos at the polls: The rights of voters and the media in Virginia  |  Despite quake, Stafford vote rumbles on  |  County polls remain open despite quake  |  Polls open until 7pm despite quake  |  Earthquake disrupts, doesn't derail primary

West Virginia: State's special election bill unpaid

Tuesday, 23 August 2011