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Monday, 30 January 2012

January 28-30, 2012

National News: Why new photo ID laws mean some won't vote

Overseas Voting News: Absentee voting upgrades put to test this year | Overseas voters in Fla. and Va. get ballots online | The Army wants you...to vote | Absentee voting should be easier for servicemembers in 2012 | Report: States make progress on absentee voting | Americans abroad to get bigger say in 2012 elections

Alabama: One-man Washington nonprofit helps steer Shelby County voting case

Arizona: Special election on redistricting proposed | Special election on redistricting could cost $8M

California: Court rejects bid to hold up new voting districts | Bill to eliminate write-in space on general election ballots

Colorado: Broomfield holding mail-in only primary election

Florida: Florida's election law draws scrutiny | Election-law changes suppress voters, activists say | Early voting is a hot ticket | Protestors at voter suppression hearing say it's about fraud, not suppression | Changes for city elections explored | No sight of an absentee ballot | Iowa miscount no comfort for Florida election supervisors | Confusion feared since ballots bear names of candidates no longer in race | Closed primary system coming under fire | Gingrich appearance forces poll workers to move training

Georgia: Showdown for superdistricts? The $64K question

Idaho: Confusion clouds bill on military absentee voting

Illinois: Study: Illinois good with overseas military ballots

Indiana: Getting caught up on the case against the secetary of state | Charlie White's freedom, political future on the line | Political stakes are high as secretary of state goes on trial

Iowa: Some protest voter ID bill | Schultz hopes to blunt voter ID plan criticism | Kline: Photo ID provides false sense of security

Kansas: Analysis: Signs of doubt about Kobach's plan for voters to prove citizenship | County clerk announces retirement

Kentucky: Redistricting maps raise costs, confusion | Proposed legislation could decrease costs in special elections

Minnesota: Duluth panel pushes for ranked-choice voting | Mike Freeman: Voter fraud is no an issue

New Jersey: Parsipanny among six districts moving schools elections to November

New York: Reducing number of voting districts would save money | Katz touts bill targeting voter fraud | Katz wants voters to have photo ID at polls | 'Absentee Queen' takes stand in ballot fraud trial | Credibility key in Troy ballot case | Federal judge sets June date for primary

North Carolina: Teens work together for new voters

North Dakota: Secretary of state warns against lax handling of ballot petitions

Ohio: Tusc Dems to pick election board member | Husted, lawmakers tangle over possible repeal of elections reforms | House Dems propose election reforms

Oklahoma: Changes made to voter precincts, polling places

South Carolina: State's lawsuit could cost more than $1million | Lawmakers eye 2 more strict voting rules

Tennessee: Inspections aim for vote fairness | Extra poll workers to aid precincts on voter ID law | Bill seeks changes to voter ID law | Election officers prepare for March primary | Election officials looking into consolidating voting precincts

Texas: Voter cards delayed due to redistricting | High school students register to vote | Settlement talks underway in redistricting

Vermont: Condos joins other secretaries of state for national meeting

Virginia: Voter ID bills decried by Democrats advance

Washington: Whatcom auditor honored at retirement dinner | Election day registration plan worries auditors

West Virginia: A look back: Voter fraud allegations in Lincoln County | Voters will see new districts, polling places

Wisconsin: The new voter ID law: New law under fire from some | Local colleges handling voter ID changes with extra IDs, stickers | After initial refusal, clerk certifies registration deputies | Recall petitions inadvertently posted online briefly | Municipal clerks confront recall costs | Municipal clerks across Wisconsin crunch numbers for possible recall elections

Friday, 27 January 2012

January 27, 2012

National News: AG: Record number of voting rights inquiries

Overseas Voting News: Soldiers, family members urged to use absentee ballots | Military, overseas voting easier report shows

Alaska: Municipality puts out a call for hundreds of election workers

Florida: Senate panel holds Tampa hearing on Florida election law | Early voting has altered elections | UF professor to testify on Fla. election law | Moving up primary date was right call, Cannon says

Idaho: Court won't hear redistricting appeal

Illinois: Election officials want to avoid wasted ballots | College students encouraged to vote-by-mail | Study: Illinois doing well at ensuring military ballots are counted

Indiana: Some voters assigned to new polls

Iowa: Support thin for voter ID bill | Marshall County could see new voting technology

Kansas: Kobach blames Kultala in free ID flap | Judge denies Basehor mayor's request to put recall on hold

Kentucky: Bill intended to reduce costs of uncontested elections

Maine: Voter ID bill shelved by committee

Maryland: 'Rapping' up the city elections | State ranks high for online-voting system

Michigan: Absentee voter applications without party marked generate clarification calls, letters | County clerk makes PSA about Feb. 28 primary procedures

Minnesota: GOP wants voter ID on the ballot in November | Willmar senator backs ID issue

Missouri: Elmer residents up in arms over loss of polling place | Cape Girardeau County to test electronic poll books

New Hampshire: Nashua poll workers upset about being secretly recorded in voter ID video

New York: Damn! 'Rent' party's McMillian sues election board | Defense attacks ballot probe roots

North Carolina: AG's office: Elections officials have no power to address redistricting problems

Ohio: Ohio elections chief wants repeal of election bill | About 95K ballots printed if you want paper | GOP falling out over voter elections law overhaul

Pennsylvania: High court scramble primary election

South Carolina: Franklin County preparing for election season | Legislators discuss new voter ID requirement | New voters may have to prove citizenship | State tries to track down dead voters | Greenville facing $40K bill for primary | Elections official finds money to pay for primary | Hart County elections office allocated extra money for election season

Texas: Expired voter registration cards still valid in primary election | High school students get registered to vote | Nueces County waiting for redistricting | Without maps, planning election is a challenge | Testimony concludes in Texas redistricting trial | Voting centers won't be district-specific for May 12 election

West Virginia: Four satellite early vote sites approved | Clerk aims for more convenient early voting

Wisconsin: Voter ID experts speak at NCAAP meeting | Faculty, staff encouraged to promote new voter ID card | Rules for voter registration deputies cause stir, confusion in Caledonia | GAB hopes voters not surprised by new photo ID law

 

Thursday, 26 January 2012

January 26, 2012

National News: Three states roll out electronic ballots

Alabama: District lines cause voting issues

Arizona: 'Vote centers' will take place of precincts in Yavapai County

California: Lindsay recall may cost city triple | Public asked to submit new election process ideas online | How should San Franciscans vote?

Colorado: Saguache County clerk recalled by voters following bungled 2010 election | Battle rages over tracing voted ballots in Colorado | Frisco town council authorizes mail-in ballot

Florida: Florida University students tackle voting rights and voting access issues | Elections supervisor discusses new voting laws, election changes

Georgia: Milton, Fulton partner to boost voter registration

Idaho: Secretary of state sued over redistricting appointees

Illinois: Bill would let entire county decide fate of ESL board of elections

Indiana: St. Joseph County pushing for vote centers in time for primary | Voter registration cards to list new precincts | Election law bill passes Senate by unanimous vote

Iowa: Schultz to unveil voter ID bill

Kansas: Senator says state not ready for voter ID laws | Kobach: Voter ID law working; education campaign to start in Wichita

Maine: Lawmakers poised to gut Maine voter ID bill

Maryland: Laurel board of elections supervisors to consider changes for city elections

Massachusetts: Westport voting precinct reassignments will affect more than 160 households

Missouri: Voter ID bill heavily criticized as 'modern day poll tax'

Montana: Federal grant aims to help soldiers vote

Nevada: Government-approved voters?

New Hampshire: State Senate eyes voter ID bill

New Jersey: Belleville BOE mulls election change

New York: Cayuga County BOE moving into old post office | Ballot witness: I was paid to register to vote | Court drama at vote trial

North Carolina: City elections top councils' agenda

Ohio: Election chief wants repeal of elections bill | Eastman to stay on elections board | Reece wants election monitors | County GOP forgo advertising for board of elections seat, Knight reappointed

Pennsylvania: City commissioners end patronage process for election workers

South Carolina: Charge of 'dead voters' disputed

Tennessee: New location needed for Prospect voting precinct | Who will fill a spot on the county election commission

Texas: Federal judge in redistricting case skeptical of aide's testimony | El Paso recall date stil not set; Reps concerned by cost | Texas primaries moved back, again

Virginia: McDonnell signs redistricting bill into law

West Virginia: Tolliver seeks redistricting costs funds

Wisconsin: New poll shows most people support new voter ID law | Voter IDs given to students for free | Meeting focuses on state's new voting law | Changes to voting procedures may slow election day down | Complaints over voter registration filed against Caledonia clerk | State elections board gets 30 more days to verify recall signatures

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

January 25, 2012

National News: LiveBallot gets overseas votes to the polls on time

Alabama: Probate office to build elections website | Voting center for precinct 44 changed

Arizona: State starts process of allowing voters to sign petitions online | County sets presidential preference primary for Feb. 28

California: New Fresno Co. elections clerk sworn in | Citizens to help design new voting system

Colorado: Recall election brings new Saguache clerk

Connecticut: Welcoming the secretary of state to Westport | County approves 12 polling sites

Florida: Absentee votes at an all-time high in Brevard | Many Central Floridians turn out for early voting

Hawaii: Committee stalls online voter registration

Illinois: Colleagues remember Kane County's Jay Bennett, Jr., as go-to elections expert | Everyone Counts' software to facilitate overseas voting

Indiana: County works to have mega sites ready by primary | Voting centers to be ready for May election | Bill calls for voter data in absentee process | Senate backs uncontested candidate law change

Iowa: Secretary of state: Fix county redistricting problems | November election will cost quarter million in Woodbury county

Kansas: Confusion over free birth certificates

Maryland: Cheerleaders forced to adjust as county prepares for election season

Massachusetts: Exeter officials commend outgoing town clerk

Michigan: US approves redistricting plans for Michigan

Minnesota: Ethics officer recommends exempting election judges from mandatory seminars

Missouri: Voter ID bill clears Missouri House panel | Voter ID bill clears House committee | Schoeller optimistic about chances of voter ID bill passage this year

New Hampshire: Proposal would phase in voter ID | New voter ID bill has more support

New Mexico: Election reform still on session agenda

New York: Troy voter fraud trial underway

Ohio: Latina named to Lucas Co. board of elections | Elections board saves on ballots | Eastman to stay on Licking County BOE

Tennessee: Bill requires senior citizens to have driver's license photos

Texas: Judge moves up redistricting arguments | Uncertainty reigns in local primary elections

Utah: Bill would drop nonvoters from registration rolls

West Virginia: Tennant visits Glenville State College

Wisconsin: Be prepared for voter ID, official says | School district requests background checks for poll workers

 

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

January 24, 2012

National News: ID bills target college-aged voters | Black Caucus charges voter ID laws aimed at Obama supporters | Science of elections: The problem with turnout

Overseas Voting News: With Microsoft backing, Democracy Live brings ballot box to G.I.s overseas

Alabama: Shelby Commission approves change in Riverchase voting site

Arkansas: Senator, others sue over redistricting plan

Colorado: Legislators won't push 'proof of citizenship' bill this session | Gessler cites voter fraud in 2010 election | Six voters cast ballots in both Colo., Kan. | Comments sought on mail-in ballot only primary election

Florida: Absentee voting costs more in Broward, Palm Beach than Miami-Dade | Florida trims early voting hours | Unraveling the mystery of absentee ballot postage | NAACP president to run for Manatee elections supervisor | Bus service offers rides to voting polls | Talk of changing August primary date draws static

Georgia: Changes to voter ID law? | Bill expands student ID voting

Hawaii: Terminated elections employees seek damages

Indiana: Some Hamilton County voters assigned new precincts | Bill would change absentee ballot process

Iowa: Des Moines man accused of secretary of state ID theft

Kansas: Kobach touts voter ID law | Mah, Kobach spar over voter ID law | Six voters cast ballots in both Colo., Kan.

Kentucky: Redistricting plan could cost Boone

Louisiana: Secretary of state: DOJ abusing Motor Voter law for 'political agenda'

Maryland: When should Baltimoreans vote?

Massachusetts: Town Hall voting petition planned

Michigan: Cutting polling precinct means savings for township

Missouri: Senate panel backs voter registration changes

Montana: Missoula Co. seeing response to election workers calls

New Hampshire: Senate consdering new voting photo ID measure

New Mexico: Senator says voter ID forum too one-sided | Republicans boycott voter ID forum | Forum presents downsides of voter ID laws | Farmington to offer convenience centers for voting

New York: Opening arguments in Troy voter fraud trial today

North Carolina: Possibility of voter ID law still looms | County to look at voter ID issues

Ohio: Infante, O'Brien seek elections seat | Elections board in need of poll workers

Oklahoma: Redistricting changes 15 precincts in Lincoln County | Boundaries change for 24 county voting precincts

Oregon: Elections workers will make house calls for special needs voters

Pennsylvania: Precinct presents challenges for department of elections

South Carolina: Campaigns move on, upstate pays-up | Voter ID foes cite S.C. governor's heritage | Attorney general still investigating voter fraud case

Tennessee: New voting center nearly ready

Texas: Texas AG files suit to clear path for voter ID | Abbott sues DOJ over voter ID law | West Texans upset Abbott asks court to clear way for voter ID law | San Antonio court considers splitting party primaries | Redistricting delay gets mixed reaction from local officials | Redistricting map debacle creating chaos locally

Utah: Committee clears proposal to 'clean up' voter rolls | Democrats, GOP spar over voter registration bill

Wisconsin: Software used to review petitions in recall has its limits

Monday, 23 January 2012

January 21-23, 2012

National News: U.S. finds flaws in ES&S DS200 voting machine | As SC goes to polls, why isn't all voting on Saturday?

Overseas News: Time for troops to think about absentee ballots

Alabama: Federal judges considering whether part of the Voting Rights Act is outdated

Arizona: Technology makes voting precincts obsolete in 2012 | Giffords to resign, forcing 2 elections almost at once

California: Solano County registrar of voters' office requesting money for building improvements

Connecticut: Officals OK with Rowayton polling place change | New polling site awaits voters

Florida: Supervisor of elections warehouse undergoes scrutiny | Two more file to run for supervisor of elections | Steady start to early voting | Early voting wait-times now online | Broward elections office: Someone called to get their ballot back to vote again | Conveniece brings crowd to Lee County polls early | Contentious voting law to face hearing in Tampa

Georgia: Lawmaker wants student IDs OK for voting | City officials, others train as deputy registrars | State probing Tyrone church's 'no' sign on election day

Hawaii: Election workers to file claims over wrongful termination

Illinois: Voters will decide fate of ESL elections board, judge rules

Indiana: New polling places secured for two precincts

Iowa: Are Woodbury County voting machines outdated after 7 years? | Error sent FD couple to wrong polling place

Maine: Secretary of state says noncitizens may have voted in Maine, urges election reform

Maryland: Election officials scrutinizing Laurel voting process

Michigan: Secretary of state gathers six tons of food for Michigan's hungry

Mississippi: Voter ID meeting switches its focus as forum to educate public turns into planning session

New Hampshire: Voter fraud concerns prompt checklist guidelines | City clerk explains Dover's delayed official primary results

New York: Still waiting on date for New York primaries

Ohio: Ruvolo steps down from elections board | Board of elections hustles to get ballots done after redistricting | Primary likely to be fraught with confusion | Lake County board of elections unaffected by redistricting

Oregon: Cuts to U.S. Postal Service could cause big problems

South Carolina: Election Director: Horry County is ready for primary | Voters rise early for primary day voting | Workers report problems with voting machines at Florence precinct | Clemson students work on software designed to protect votes, voting process | SC votes without new voter ID law | SC AG informs DOJ of dead voters | South Carolina voters stuck with smaller stickers | Voters defy weather, doubters | Passing the time with an Horry County election worker | Poll worker says she loves election day | Paying for the primary

Tennessee: Getting started young: Working the polls a valuable experience

Texas: Primary voting is up in the air--again | High court's redistricting maps ruling mixed victory for Texas | Item requests city ballots, other records for spot check | Elections still held up by redistricting | Texas primary confusion continues

U.S. Virgin Islands: Efforts to recall elections board members progressing

Virginia: New voter registrar on the job in Wythe | McDonnell leads way in restoring ex-cons' rights

West Virginia: Harrison County uses efficient system to tally votes | Several precincts violate state law

Wisconsin: Disabled residents educating others on voting rights | UW campuses to start issuing photo IDs for voting | Prepare for voter ID requirements | Elections board says all Senate recall petitions have been scanned | School district wants Madison to do background checks on poll workers | Partisan poll workers new here, but not elsewhere

Friday, 20 January 2012

January 20, 2012

Alabama: Appellate court in D.C. debates Shelby County Voting Rights Act case

Arizona: House committee to hear Arizona elections bill | Secretary of state addresses voter apathy at Yuma forum

Arkansas: County polling sites moved and consoidated

California: Merced County's new registrar of voters settling into job | Moorpark council may reverse course on special elections

Connecticut: Merrill visits Norwalk to pitch election reforms | Officials look to prevent confusion at the polls after redistricting | Norwalk voters hurriedly adapt to district shifts

Florida: Bill reversing controversial elections measures earns Senate sponsor | Bill may affect student voters' eligibility | Landlord addresses elections center issue | After Iowa flub, local elections officials aim to avoid same fate | Early voting will 8 days--not 14 | City will ponder election reforms | More than 143K GOP voters have cast ballots

Georgia: Absentee voting begins today for primary | Hiram to foot bill for special election

Guam: GEC approves draft election policies

Idaho: State Supreme Court throws out redistricting plan

Massachusetts: Precinct names change on redrawn map, some residents more affected

Michigan: Pick-a-party requirement riles some seeking absentee ballots

Missouri: Election board seeks e-pollbook judges | Election board opens absentee voting facility to alleviate crowding | St. Charles County approves bid for election supplies

New Hampshire: Bill renews bid for voter ID law

New Jersey: Hoboken officials file voting rights lawsuit

New York: Jury selection hits halfway in Troy ballot | Ballot fraud trial starts Tuesday | Primary date still up in the air

North Carolina: Millions in federal funds sit untouched

Ohio: Board of elections hustles to get ballots done after redistricting

Pennsylvania: Youths fire questions at state official

South Carolina: Pee Dee preps for primaries | Rep. wants voter ID repealed | Some voters will cast ballots in new locations

South Dakota: Election board meets; role unclear

Virginia: Redistricting plan expected to pass, but additional hurdles await

Washington: Ninth Circuit upholds top-two primary system

Wisconsin: Possible recalls plus local and presidential election means busy ballot printing year | Judge delays decision on voter ID lawsuit | Why are Greenfield's recall election estimates so high? | Beloit plans to help citizens find new districts for voting

 

 

Thursday, 19 January 2012

January 19, 2012

National News: Poll: Should felons be allowed to vote after serving their sentences | Should felons be allowed to vote | Polling location may influence vote, study finds

Alabama: Jefferson County will not help with municipal elections because of cuts

Alaska: Alaska redistricting trial comes to a close

Arizona: County polling places consolidated | Polling consolidated to nine precincts | Arizona has complex law for felons to restore voting rights

California: Council votes to keep elections in March

Colorado: Summit County nixes all mail-in elections for 2012

Connecticut: Malloy seeks to expand voter registration | Nathaniel Ely School would become polling place under new plan | No action on new Conn. elections chief

Delaware: Electoral voting effort stalls

Florida: Officials testing machines ahead of Jan. 31 primary | Gov. picks former state lobbyist as next elections chief | Supervisor of elections to retire after 28 years | Jax elections center of problems | Bradenton council ponders changes to election schedule | Detzner anticipates 'fun' job

Georgia: Voting for Georgians overseas

Idaho: Bill would push primary to August

Illinois: Judge's decision on East. St. Louis elections board measure expected this week | Cook County announces plans to improve military, absentee voting | DuPage faces unpredictable election costs

Indiana: Tempers flare at White hearing

Iowa: Iowa caucus count unresolved

Kansas: Louisburg pollworkers needed | Kobach defends appeal on elections law

Kentucky: Change could be coming for Hopkins Co. voters

Maryland: Mount Airy makes election changes

Massachusetts: Clerk validates uncounted vote | Quincy works on changes to three polling places | Dartmouth changes polling places, precincts

Michigan: Voters making crucial mistakes on absentee ballot applications

Missouri: Foul-up in election office spurs special county council session

Nevada: Voting Rights Act in play over potential ballot issue

New York: Staten Islanders planning to vote should plan for longer lines | Ballot case jury forming

North Carolina: In Catawba County voter fraud case, attorney says voter ID law could help | No apologies, no action on 43K disenfranchised Guilford voters | Tallied absentee ballots confirm Schlink as winner

Ohio: Longtime election volunteers organized

Oregon: U.S. Postal Service cuts could slow Oregon's mail voting in November

South Carolina: Florence election officials prepare precincts for Saturday primary | Voter ID law causes confusion for primary

South Dakota: Tribal members sue for early voting

Tennessee: Election laborers: Help sought in staffing the polls | Charjean Elementary holds student elections

Texas: La Joya moves election dates | Redistricting uncertainty results in late voter card mailouts | Voter cards wait for DOJ OK

Virginia: Bill advaces to add party affiliation to voter registration | Case against Botetourt County election worker moved foward | Bill would ease overseas Virginian's access to voting

Wisconsin: Judge to hold hearing on voter ID Thursday | Alderman back measure to track residents turned away from the polls | Bilingual poll workers still needed

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

January 18, 2012

National News: Holder warns voting rights still at risk | Wisconsin is latest state in court over photo ID requirement | Secretaries of state at center of election battles

Alaska: Redistricting trial comes to a close

Arizona: Yavapai County workers face much more than November's general election

Arkansas: Wood announces candidacy for Arkansas County clerk

California: US Justice Dept. upholds Senate maps | Fresno Co. supervisors name 18-year employee Brandi Orth as new elections chief

Colorado: County considers long-term lease for election work

Connecticut: Republican registrar retires | Malloy, Merrill roll out election reforms | Redistricting changes Wilton's polling places | Complaint filed against election agency's proposed new director

District of Columbia: Special election set for May 15

Florida: Voting equipment tested ahead of elections | Madison residents arrested in vote-fraud case sue FDLE | Former Fla. Rep. Ron Reagan may run for Manatee supervisor of elections | If Reagan doesn't, Bennett says he could run for elections post | Detert in running for secretary of state post

Georgia: Election officials set early voting hours | Secretary of state announces primary absentee voting options | Five Bluffton precincts get new location for primary | State seeks overseas voters

Illinois: Chicago BOE now involved in state senate race | County judge recesses hearing on fate of East St. Louis election board

Kansas: Concerns over voter ID highlights town hall | Kansas official to argue elections appeal himself

Kentucky: Hopkins County election precinct changing

Massachusetts: Many Haverhill voters get new polling places

Michigan: Johnson offers voter registration at naturalization ceremony

Minnesota: Voter photo ID legislation introduced as constitutional amendment

Missouri: County council to meet in emergency session for vote on election devices

New Hampshire: NHGOP turns up voter ID heat | NH Republicans, Democrats at odds over need for photo ID law

New York: Jury selection begins

North Carolina: Wake election officials to look at Morrisville ballot dispute

Ohio: Dems put leader on BOE, Republicans stick with Reid | Couple are first to get award for election work | Voting machine battery replacement adds costs

Oklahoma: Mock election: Voters like Will Rogers, ice cream | Method under scrutiny

South Carolina: Benedict students urged to vote | Johnsonville high looks to register students to vote

South Dakota: Pine Ridge voters sue Fall River

Tennessee: Switching election date would save Church Hill $7,500 | An oversight in the voter ID law | Students learn importance of voting | Election commission picks new spot for February voting

Texas: Ellis: Texas unable to prove ID law won't discriminate | Voter registration cards not yet mailed in Upshur County

Virginia: Voter ID bill begins moving forward in Virginia House | Senate panel approves redistricting proposal | State GOP asks elections board to delete loyalty oath | Appeals court denies GOP primary ballot challenge

Washington: Now 16-year-olds considered for voting rights? | County to expand elections office

Wisconsin: Minor glitches at some polling places | How much will your community pay for the recall? | Elections board head unsure how long review of signatures will take

Wyoming: Judge holds hearing on Wyoming term limits case

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

January 14-17, 2012

National News: Voter ID laws denounced at King Day ceremonies | Holder decries states' efforts to restrict ease of voting | Santorum hammers Romney over felon voting rights | Holder speaks at voting rights rally | Early voting benefits campaigns with money, manpower

Alabama: Justice Dept. OKs redistricting plan for Montgomery

Arizona: Judge slaps Arizona's voting act challenge | Presidential primary coming to Vayapai elections

Califorina: Special election to cost Shasta Lake $40K | Berkeley city clerk dies at 37 | Supervisors to meet on new election chief

Colorado: Facts, not personal attacks, tell election story | Former SOS to head Colorado County Clerks Association

Connecticut: Malloy supports changes to voter registration

Florida: Polls to open soon for early voting in Palm Beach County | Supervisor of elections office conducts pre-election test | Durbin asks Scott to testify at voting law hearing | Senate releases details on Florida election hearing | Election law oddity will leave Monroe County operating under different rules | Betty F. Carter, former Orange chief strove to modernize voting process | Election law oddity will leave Hillsborough, Pinellas operating under different rules | von Hahmann announces bid for supervisor of elections | David Stafford seeks third term as elections supervisor | Voters request 12K absentee ballots

Georgia: Cobb Democrats take aim at voter identification law | Marchers in Macon reminded of King's emphasis on voting rights | NASS names Kemp as Southern Region vice president

Kansas: Kobach to address committee on voter ID changes | Fate of Kansas elections bill tied to computer issue

Kentucky: Local board of elections to propose precinct plan

Massachusetts: Worcester reps consider whether to press for special election

Minnesota: Amendment proposals include voter ID

Missouri: Kander raises most money in race for secretary of state

Montana: Republican candidate Turiano switches to secretary of state race

New Hampshire: Voter ID: Gone but not forgotten | Voting rules seen needing some tweaks | Small percentage of new NH voters didn't show right ID

New Mexico: South state rep carries on fight for voter ID

New York: Judge agrees council seat should remain vacant | Troy voter fraud trial starts Tuesday

North Carolina: New district maps prompt caution from election officials | Map defects may delay county elections

Ohio: Board of elections raises employee health premiums | Lydia Reid chosen to serve on board of elections

Oklahoma: Mock election goes well in Oklahoma | New voting machines for Oklahoma

Oregon: Brown touts iPad voting options | Douglas County voting precincts consolidated

Pennsylvania: Voter ID legislation could come up next week

South Carolina: King Day at the Dome: Voter ID on minds at rally

Tennessee: Lawmakers rush to fix voter ID law before March primary

Texas: Texas voter ID law still languishing at the U.S. Dept. of Justice | Redistricting slows voter registration cards | Voting headache

Utah: Utah's caucus system: Repair or replace?

Virginia: Battle brewing over GOP push to require photo IDs | Virginia GOP reconsidering loyalty oath requirement | AG responds to Perry's appeal of judge's refusal to add him, others to primary ballot

Washington: Voter registration for 16 year olds

West Virginia: County considers expansion of early voting sites

Wisconsin: Judge to hear challenge to voter ID law | Dane County judge to hear voter ID arguments | Voter ID not needed for mayoral recall primary | State voter ID bill could face DOJ review | Dems want federal review of voter ID law | GAB explains voter ID | GAB: Recall of Walker would cost taxpayers more than $9 million | Elections board to validate recall petitions | Elections officials ask judge to schedule all recalls on the same day | Officials sued over inaccuracies with election maps | Officials fear election problems