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Thursday, 30 August 2012

August 30, 2012

National News: Amid lawsuits and controversy, states prepare for voter ID

Overseas Voting News: Voting assistance officers here to help Marines | Military absentee voting looks weak this year

Alabama: Uniontown voting raises questions | 130 percent of Uniontown was registered to vote

Arizona: Polling places may be phased out | Early voting rules the day in Ariz. as results come early | Voting glitch repaired quickly, official says

Colorado: Database: 88% of questioned people on voter rolls are U.S. citizens

Florida: A battle over voter rights in Florida | Federal judge to finalize decision on enforcing new election laws | Judge to finalize Fla. voter registration ruling | Bernard plans challenge to his 17-vote loss

Guam: GEC prepares for test election Friday

Hawaii: Kawachi issues statement, says 'public is priority' | Kawauchi explains absence from Monday elections meeting

Indiana: Clerk spells out election deadlines

Kansas: Canvassers approve five provisional ballots | Officials don't see legal fight resulting from special election

Maine: Election study commission to hold hearing in Portland

Massachusetts: Westborough's voting scanners go through a check | Bellingham to consider voter ID requirement | Braintree preps wholeheartedly for primary despite anticipated low turnout

Minnesota: More lawsuits likely if photo ID amendment passes | Stacy's new voting booths not needed at primary

Mississippi: Where voter ID stands in Mississippi

Ohio: Dems to move forward with Ohio board replacements | Board of elections moving forward with electronic poll books

Oklahoma: Tuesday's runoff election ran smoothly in Tulsa County

Pennsylvania: Critics see a wrinkle in new voter ID card process for Pa.-born voters | Brief from Asian groups opposes Pa. voter ID law | 105-year old woman waits 90 minutes to get voter ID card | Some voters raise concerns over voter ID law

Rhode Island: Gemma says voter fraud investigation cost $40K | Fewer polling places for Smithfield voters

South Carolina: Stephens County considering changes to election process | Some SC county election officials unhappy with voter ID law

South Dakota: Gant appoints panel to review ballot-counting error

Tennessee: Democrats call for investigation of ballot issue | Ketron responds to Memphis dropping voter photo ID suit | State will check Davidson County voter histories

Texas: Abbott to issue Supreme Court challenge in redistricting case

West Virginia: 2 ex-W.Va. officials sentenced in vote fraud case

Wisconsin: Top GOP lawmaker criticizes GAB over computer records use in voter registration


Wednesday, 29 August 2012

August 29, 2012

National News: Google makes voter registration easy with TurboVote partnership | Foreclosures leave holes in voter outreach

Overseas Voting News: Voting program launches website for smartphones

Alabama: Poll workers say turnout low through midday | Ragland looks into alleged fraud | Polls ready for Alabama municipal elections today | Jasper voters confused by polling place changes | Voters out in Isaac's drenching rains | Satsuma polls open despite Isaac

Alaska: Election logistics highlight city diversity | Today's primary election is the first in new districts | Alaska sues feds over Voting Rights Act

Arizona: Voters face glitches to cast ballots in primary | Polling places will be replaced by voting centers | Official busts glass door to get things going on time | Open-primary suit headed for hearing

California: Voter registration goes high-tech | UC Davis study outlines voting disparity for Asian and Latino populations

Colorado: U.S. citizens among those who got letters questioning right to vote

Connecticut: McGee files complaint over primary results

Florida: St. Lucie elections office will move, but where won't be hashed out until after Nov. 6 | Elections office explains primary glitch

Georgia: Rock the Vote coming to Geogia State | Third Phenix City voting fraud suspect identified | Police find 10 forged absentee ballot applications | Heard calls elections office 'flawed' | Woman alleges she was promised car for votes

Guam: Assistive technology to help disabled voters at all 58 precincts

Hawaii: State, county agree on workshops for elections | Missed meeting prompts council measure

Indiana: Voting space at Curry building to expand

Iowa: Auditor: Satellite voting station will cost county taxpayers

Kansas: Gandhi tops Jones in special House primary

Kentucky: Soliders win victory in Kentucky election case | Ruling allows overseas voters to cast ballots in November special elections

Maryland: Maryland officials to hold voter education conference

Michigan: Absent member of elections board in Tampa for GOP convention | Oakland County commissioners call for reimbursement of special election costs

Minnesota: Validity of tribal IDs in question if Minnesota voter ID amendment passes

Missouri: Recount set for Sept. 6 | New election ordered in St. Louis County House race

Nebraska: Grand Island special election comes with a hefty price tag

New Jersey: Cranford teens learn about vote-by-mail process

New Mexico: Ex-Secretary of state finalist for Taos County manager post

New York: Village of Wellsville shifts election burden to county

North Carolina: Tillis promises NC delegates voter ID will become law if GOP wins | Voter registration warning out in Pender | Hearing prompts removal of hundreds of dead voters | College site likely for early voting

Ohio: 'Easier' voting in state, showing little impact | Voting hours dispute ends with firings | Ohio elections chief fires two officials from board | Miami County elections board looking at more security for November | Summit to follow statewide rules, will host early voting in Akron | Cuyahoga County won't fight early voting schedule

Pennsylvania: Some colleges to assist students with valid voter ID | Right-to-know group opposes Pa. poll-access limit

South Carolina: 'Reasonable impediment' clause becomes focus of SC voter ID law hearing | Lawmaker admits positive response to racist email on voter ID bill

Tennessee: Senate Democrats call for inquiry into voting irregularities | Memphis drops challenge to state's voter ID law

Texas: Federal court strikes down Texas' redistricting plans

Wisconsin: Wis. board OKs e-docs for voter registration | Voter registration will accept smartphone data, GAB says

Wyoming: Mail ballot elections begin in two Wyoming counties

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

August 28, 2012

Alabama: Elections delayed due to Isaac | Federal officials to monitor voting in three Alabama towns | Coastal Alabama counties delay Tuesday election

Alaska: Primary election could see low voter turnout

Arizona: Poll workers readying for Tuesday primary | Justice Dept. to monitor Maricopa County primary | Arizona election chief in Florida on election day | New voting rules could make it harder than ever to get Latinos to the polls | Court hearings set for lawsuits on 'Top-2' primary measure

California: Election-day registration bill passes Assembly, goes to Brown | The ability to register to vote, coming to a computer near you

Colorado: Lawsuit seeks to void Colorado primary, raising concerns for November | Republicans get 12.45% of Colorado letters questioning citizenship

Connecticut: Merrill to audit Conn. primary

Florida: Defeated candidates challenge election results based on suspected absentee ballot fraud | Polls will be open for today's election | City leaders offer ballot-fraud remedies

Georgia: Another long election night expected in Cobb | State seeks dismissal of suit over overseas ballots

Guam: GEC preps tabulation machines

Hawaii: Office of elections and Hawaii County agree to workshops | Hawaii elections clerk accepts help from elections colleagues | State Supreme Court tosses candidate's election complaint

Maryland: Online ballot marking for absentee voters approved

Michigan: Michigan voter registration drive kicking off

Minnesota: Minn. Supreme Court rejects challenge to voter ID | Legislature wins photo ID case

New Hampshire: Northampton needs extra poll workers to staff special election

New York: Nearly 3,500 use new DMV voter registration site | Judge reverses decision on suspended Lewis election commissioner

Ohio: Federal judge says Ohio must count disputed votes | Elections chief to rule on Dems removal | Removal of Ohio Dem election officials recommended | Provisional ballots must be counted in Ohio regardless of poll worker error

Pennsylvania: New state voter ID cards roll out today | New 'voter-only' photo ID cards unveiled | Forecasting a scrum over provisional ballots

South Carolina: South Carolina voter ID on trial | South Carolina lawmakers: No racial intent behind voter ID law

Tennessee: Nashville voters defaulted into GOP primary by new machines | Group says voting machines default to Republican ballot | Davidson sheriff, other received wrong primary ballots group says

Wyoming: Park County clerk aims to earlier start on absentees

Monday, 27 August 2012

August 25-27, 2012

National News: 12 years after Bush v. Gore, election controversies still exist in absence of reform

Overseas Voting News: Resistance to reforms seen dampening military votes

Alabama: Foley prepares for election day | Cities preparing for elections Tuesday | Special election has many worried | Clerk denies absentee ballot complaints | Election officials get organized ahead of Tuesday

Alaska: Polling places changing for many Anchorage voters

Arizona: Open-primary supporters sue to restore dropped signatures

California: New law puts online registration in place, but Alameda County not yet ready | Lack of election will save $15K

Colorado: Secretary of state under fire over 'inactive' voters | Colorado to use immigration database to verify voters | Gessler, Homeland Security finalize deal to check voter citizenship | Clerk: No order needed | Algorithm developed to trace ballots

Connecticut: Merrill to audit primary results

Florida: Fights over early voting intensify in Ohio, Florida | Keys election chief now national voice for voting rights | Hialeah vote-fraud probe mirrors 2004 case | Hialeah absentee-ballot tampering suspect was Miami-Dade poll worker

Georgia: Former candidate won't face charges for Facebook photo of ballot

Hawaii: Kawauchi, Nago agree to meet on election solutions | State to monitor Big Island election preparations

Kansas: Shawnee Co. election commissioner preparing for Tuesday's special election

Kentucky: Precinct officers prepare for November election

Louisiana: State offering voting workshops for senior citizens

Maine: Photo ID concerns dominate Maine elections hearing

Massachusetts: Voter fraud scandal up-ends East Longmeadow politics | Secretary of state fails to produce records on Northampton ballot question | Panel to recommend single polling location

Minnesota: Activists in Minneapolis rally against voter ID amendment

Mississippi: NAACP: No voter ID expected for November elections

Missouri: St. Louis County GOP elections director quietly ousted from office

Nebraska: Precincts in 4 counties switch to all-mail voting

New Hampshire: Officials looking to September primary as practice run for new voter ID law

New York: Looking to November, disability advocates call for accessible polling places

Ohio: Voting machines worry officials | Fights over early voting intensify in Ohio, Florida | Elections board defies long trend of collaboration | Group to sue for purge of the rolls | Backers of sidelined ballot issue sues chief over weekend voting hours | Summit County plans to follow statewide early voting regulations | Lawsuit seeks to kill early-voting directive | Board of elections members waited on Husted's ruling

Oklahoma: Voters turning out early

Oregon: Oregon gets honor for military vote

Pennsylvania: Verifying provisional ballots may be key to election | Pa. court to expedite challenge over voter ID law

Rhode Island: Requirements eased; applications increase for absentee ballots

South Carolina: Court to hear challenge to SC voter ID law | SC voter ID law sparks federal trial, puts state's racial past on stand | Court ruling could lead to more election turmoil

Tennessee: Knox commissioners to discuss Belle Morris precinct closure

Texas: Secretary of state confirms health election violations

Virginia: Hanover wants exemption to Voting Rights Act

Friday, 24 August 2012

August 24, 2012

National News: Counting votes is tricky business | Pre-election legal battles target voting rules | Activist officials lead voter ID charge

Alabama: Seven states backing Shelby Couty in appeal of voting rights to the U.S. Supreme Court | Elections officials monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac | Some confused by sites for Northport polls

California: For first time, Californians will be able to register to vote online | Senate OKs Calif. election-day voter sign up | Los Altos Hills cancels election | Dems push to allow Election Day postmark | Last-minute Calif. bill would allow later mail-in ballots

Colorado: Gessler asks noncitizen voters to withdraw

Florida: Elections office wraps up primary | Election night delays explained | Rock the Vote brings voter registration to Tampa Bay youth | Over objection, Fla. asks court to approve early voting plan | Holland's plan to move elections office from Gateway could be a winner | Manual audit published by elections supervisor | Florida to face stiffer RNC penalties if it moves up primary date again

Georgia: With Sumbry out, Phenix City election officials to mark through 5K ballots

Hawaii: Tributes follow death of fired election worker

Indiana: Election board fails to agree on early voting sites | Lawsuit claims man was barred from polling place in violation of Indiana gun law

Iowa: Secretary of state defends change in eletction rules | Secretary of state says rules provide more due process

Maine: Speakers at Augusta forum unite against voter ID requirements

Maryland: Online ballot marking for absentee voters approved but potential for fraud questioned

Michigan: Local governments ask to be reimbursed for special election costs

Minnesota: Former Minn. secretary of state advocates for voter ID amendment | Hopkins expects $2400 more in election costs if voter photo ID passes

Nevada: Enthusiasim lacking despite Tagalog ballots

New Mexico: Voter registration cards now abundant | Secretary of state to serve as acting NM governor

North Carolina: Cumberland County board of elections not conducting door-to-door registration drive

Ohio: Ohio's early voting hours get mixed review | Election officials reinstated amid early-voting hours battle | Poll workers followed the rules, elections board says | Criminal inquiry sought for ballot signatures

Pennsylvania: Voter ID standoff | Pa. Supreme Court moves voter ID appeal up on its schedule | Colleague slaps voter ID sponsor | Government and community leaders urge voters to prepare for new voter ID law

Rhode Island: Secretary of state says voter fraud claims are 'concerning' | Gemma sets up 'tip hotline' in voter fraud probe | Mail ballot voting increases after law eases restrictions

South Dakota: Secretary of state publishes 2012 ballot questions online

Texas: Constable files suit over election results

Wisconsin: Ald. Coggs unhappy with Van Hollen effort on voter ID

Wyoming: Ballot error throws election results in to question

Thursday, 23 August 2012

August 23, 2012

Overseas Voting News: Every vote counts? For military members, only if they plan ahead

Arizona: Open primary effort apparently fails | Misprint on yellow postcard does not invalidate its use

Colorado: Gessler sends 44 letters to suspect county voters | Chaffe clerk fights activist group

Florida: Indian River County aces manual audit of primary election | Lee County voter questions why primary vote was rejected | Early voting lawsuit could stray from intent | Fla. swamped with voting-rights disputes | Joyner, Gelber tell Scott to end early-voting confusion | 5 questions with Annie D. Williams, Hernando County supervisor of elections | Dems blast Scott for pressuring Monroe supervisor | Scott says no to more days for early voting in Florida | Carpenter o revisit voting precinct changes | Orange election chief hopeful backtracks on killing petition drive | Primary election glitch due to converter

Georgia: Recount could delay official results until next month

Hawaii: Elections officials grapple with uncoopoerative Hawaii County clerk

Idaho: Election office to test counters

Indiana: Monroe County election board to decide on early voting options

Iowa: Linn auditor, attorney disagree over double-voters

Maine: Maine election practices hearing set

Massachusetts: Soon you might be able to register to vote in Boston using Facebook

Nevada: 'None of the above' ruled unconstitutional in Nevada

New Jersey: Warren County freeholders want answers from board of elections | New Jersey division of elections will not act on Warren County complaint | Agencies help elderly navigate voting-by-mail

New York: Ulster to aid Spanish-speaking voters

North Carolina: Group alleges massive vote fraud in Wake County | Early voting plan approved 'unanimously' | UNCW will not have early voting

Ohio: Racial comment by Repbulican official in Ohio rekindles battle over early voting | Dems argue over early voting equality

Pennsylvania: State agencies agree to help low-income voters register | Kane says Corbett impeding review of voter ID law | Pa. settles suit over US voter registration law

Rhode Island: Gemma says FBI investigating massive voter fraud tied to Cicilline | Redistricting eliminates polling places in Lincoln

Tennessee: Whalum challenges election in court | Bergmann claims voting irregularities in election

Virginia: Electoral board uses jury questionnaires for finding ineligible voters | ACLU to keep close watch on new Va. voter ID law | Albemarle investigates possible voter fraud

Wisconsin: Voter ID issue may not end with state Supreme Court

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

August 22, 2012

Overseas Voting News: New Report: Military voters will be disenfranchised on Election Day without immediate action

Alabama: Justice Dept. opens civil rights unit in Alabama | Trial set for former secretary of state | Montgomery poll workers get techy at iPad training session

Alaska: Alaska sues over provisions of Voting Rights Act | Alaka sues feds to block provisions of voting rights law

Arkansas: Election laws driving wedge in Faulkner County 

California: Ballot petitions could come in multiple languages | Sonoma County selects next elections chief

Colorado: Traceable ballot rules won't affect Larimer County | Colo. election issues prompt worry as November nears | Gessler withholding names of suspected non-citizen voters

Connecticut: Canty declared winner by one vote

Florida: Scott appears to threaten Monroe Co. supervisor of elections | Scott hints he will remove Monroe supervisor if he doesn't follow voting law | Election day a breeze in Collier, Lee | TCC announces partnership with TurboVote

Georgia: Store-owner charged with election fraud | Dead woman walks into voting precinct

Hawaii: Council accepts clerk's report detailing primary election | Election results challenged

Idaho: Twin Falls County to test new ballot counter

Illinois: Board of elections seeks to save historic records

Kansas: Budget breakdown: Elections | Further details emerge about election mix-up

Massachusetts: Bridgewater Town council sets Nov. 6 as recall election date

Michigan: Deceased man receiving voter registration card every year in mail | Election group challenges citizenship question box | Wages increased for Tecumseh poll workers

Minnesota: Federal judge shoots down election lawsuit

Missouri: Electon officials warned about suit

Nevada: Voters warned about giving personal information when registering

New York: Dutchess, Ulster election chiefs will comply with Spanish-language materials

North Carolina: County reaches agreement with voting machine vendor | Wake elections board dismisses most voter challenges | Valdese polling location moves | NCSU to be early voting site

Ohio: Portage commissioners end health coverage perk for elections board members | Lack of Saturday early voting not seen as a problem in Belmont County | Suspended Ohio election leaders meet for hearing

Pennsylvania: Pa. wants later date for voter ID appeal | Help is plentiful for obtaining voter ID | York County election officials to educate community about voter ID | Blake says voter ID ruling flawed, hopeful for successful appeal

Rhode Island: More than 3,600 voters seek absentee ballots for primaries

South Carolina: Lawsuit could lead to another wave of 2012 primaries in SC

Tennessee: Knox county election commission shoots down petition drive to reinstate Belle Morris polling place

Texas: State demands more voting sites in Hays County

Vermont: Condos urges people to vote in primary

Virginia: Virginia voter ID law tame by national standards | Virginia voters will soon have more flexibility at the polls

Washington: ACLU to announce voting rights lawsuit in Yakima

West Virginia: WV election officials update voter rolls and train for upcoming election

Wisconsin: Wisconsin Supreme Court asked to hear state's voter ID appeal

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

August 21, 2012

National News: Nonprofit elections group hires Patton Boggs to lobby for paper ballots | State voter ID laws hang in the balance | Transgender Americans: Are your voting rights in jeopardy?

Arizona: Phoenix Mayor Stanton helps teens register to vote

Colorado: Colorado election glitches raise concerns heading into November

Connecticut: Search for 'missing' Windsor ballot fruitless

District of Columbia: Initiative effort headed to court

Florida: Tampa group says voter rolls rife with felons | Monroe County won't agree to fewer early voting days | Voting battle continues after court ruling | Keeping track of early voting challenges | Early voting fight escalates: Democrats demand more days | Boynton stalemate could cost taxpayers $30K | Fla. Gov. Scott, Democrats clash over early voting plans | Crespo wants investigation into absentee ballots

Georgia: Only few problems for voters

Guam: Palau to partner with Guam election commission

Hawaii: County clerk to meet with Hawaii council | Schatz rejects clerk's request to take over election | Hawaii County clerk issues her own report on 2012 primary election | Big Island elections chief short on experience, long on problems | Governor suggests review of elections | Big Island to retain embattled election official

Kansas: Election commissioner expects seamless transition

Kentucky: Special election for Congress leaves question over ballots

Maine: Portland mayor to be chosen by ranked choice voting

Massachusetts: Mansfield selectman helps build new voter ID ballot question

Minnesota: Coleman, Rybak, Mansky call voter ID price too high to bear | Twin Cities mayors say voter ID requirement expensive, restrictive

Mississippi: DeSoto County supervisors vote out old machines | Handicapped voting machines issue

New Jersey: No change in vote totals after recount of primary

New Mexico: Former secretary of state lost federal funds, kept no voting machine inventory

New York: 10 counties told to accommodate bilingual voters | Ulster, Dutchess counties warned to take steps to accommodate Puerto Rican voters | Erie, Chautauqua advised to assist Puerto Rican voters | Sullivan, Ulster must make voting bilingual state says

Ohio: Two Dayton-area Dems try to block action by Husted | Fight over poll hours isn't just political | Weekend voting hours battle not expected here | Montgomery County at center of 'early voting' debate

Oklahoma: Incapacitated residents can still vote on an emergency basis

Pennsylvania: Corbett aide rebukes Justice Dept. over voter ID | Official issues plea for aid on voter ID | Philadelphia election officials layout plan to make sure voters have proper ID come November | Residents back call for repeal of new voter ID law | Pennsylvania balks at federal voter ID request | Voter buddy system suggested for help obtraining ID

Rhode Island: RI to hand out voter IDs at ballgame

Tennessee: Election commission nixes proposal to reopen Belle Morris precinct | Woman convicted in 2010 death of election official

Virginia: DOJ signs off on Virginia's voter ID law | Earn $110 helping ensure fair elections

West Virginia: Ten years sought for Lincoln vote-fraud assault

Wyoming: Wyoming law requires an hour for workers to vote | Natrona County cerk notes recent influx of absentee ballots

Monday, 20 August 2012

August 18-20, 2012

National News: New election laws show partisan wrangling for voters--by both parties | People frustrated by the demands of voter ID | Voter empowerment that fits in your pocket | State laws vary widely on voting rights for felons

Alaska: Absentee, early voting open in Alaska

Arizona: US judge rebuffs Horne on vote forms | Court OKs vote on Arizona open-primary initiative

Arkansas: Pulaski clerk asks secretary of state for apology

California: E-ballots to be sent to deployed SJ military

Colorado: Did your ballot get counted? Clerk making it easier to find out

Connecticut: Canty leads in recount; ballot search to take place | State used primary to pilot new election results reporting system

Florida: Port St. Lucie race goes to recount again Monday | Election headed to manual recount | Florida law could sharply reduce minority votes, federal court says | Federal court decision puts kink in early voting system | As always, Florida in the middle of voting wars | Hialeah activist: I hired ballot-broker private eye

Georgia: Despite high-tech system, old methods slow election reporting | The student ID may not get you into the voting booth | Herding voters to the polls, again, challenges runoff candidates

Hawaii: Hawaii County clerk responds to report | Hawaii County Clerk: State election office being 'overly critical' | County clerk blasted in post primary report | Kawauchi, Yagong disagree with critical report on election | Elections: State cites 'poor planning, implementation and leadership'

Iowa: State wants to dismiss voter list lawsuit | Scott County to receive flagged voter list | Secretary of state clarifies ineligible voter rules

Kansas: Preliminary plans for special election in place

Maine: Maine election practices hearing set | Election officials review claims of improprieties

Maryland: Maryland online voting registration begins | She's the 'strong right arm' of county elections board

Michigan: Johnson working on plan so clerks see reminders to send military ballots

Minnesota: Judge interrupts voter ID spin | Judge dismisses suit aimed at ending same-day registration

Nevada: Secretary of state wins his MMA debut, retires

New York: Poll workers prep for September primary and November elections | Schneiderman likes online voter registration

North Carolina: OC Board of elections confirms early voting sites

Ohio: Ohio's elections chief suspends 2 officials Friday | Ohio's election chief says voting should be easy | Montgomery County elections board members suspended | Early voting decision leaves everyone unhappy | Extra voting hours? That'll be $406 an hour, please

Pennsylvania: New technology aids voting, but familiar hurdles remain | Now the real work on voter ID | Local man's voter ID efforts highlight law requirements

Rhode Island: Secretary of state to register voters before PawSox game

Tennessee: Democrats seek to reopen Belle Morris precinct | Davidson County election commission is asked about wrong ballot | Closing arguments set in murder trial

Texas: Texas AG is positioned to become point man on historic challenge to voting law

Utah: Weber County kids and teens exposed to the voting process

Virginia: 'All of a sudden, my world started rocking'

Wisconsin: State election officials road tripped to Racine

Friday, 17 August 2012

August 17, 2012

Arizona: Judge: Arizona must accept federal voter registration forms

Arkansas: Fight between clerks and secretary of state heats up

Colorado: Secretary of state asks 4,000 to prove voter eligibility

Connecticut: Two recounts taking place following close primary election

Florida: State of Fla., feds reach deal to screen voters | Pinellas officials investigating glitch in electronic voting system | Federal court gives 5 Florida counties extra early voting days | Federal court rejects Florida early voting changes | With changing face of elections, Walton elections supervisor holds on to traditions | Volusia ready for 2 recounts

Georgia: 15 extra votes found in Fulton sheriff's election | Dekalb election director earns top certification

Hawaii: Office of elections blasts Hawaii County clerk for election snafus | 13 of 40 Hawaii County precincts opened late on election day | Concerns of voter intimidation raised in Cachola victory

Indiana: Former Dyer councilman joins Lake County elections board | Monroe County election board prepares for November

Kansas: Ballot rejected for using foreign ID | Seeking student involvement in fall elections | Objections filed against Shawnee County vote | Hutchinson election outcome hinges on provisional ballots | Cherokee County commissioner wants answers about last week's election

Massachusetts: State police search clerk's office as part of voter fraud investigation

Michigan: High number of voting machine paper jams, errors

Minnesota: An expensive proposition: Voter ID passage could increase county's election-related costs

Missouri: Candidate says no to recount as election results finalized | City of St. Louis now has 50K voters on 'inactive voter' list

New Jersey: A push in N.J. against voter ID

New Mexico: Former state elections chief remembered for nonpartisan work ethic

New York: Poll workers prep for September primary and November elections | Kew voters protest new polling place | Online voter registration set | Voters confused over changing polling sites in Queens | 300 voters in Saratoga County disenfranchised because of redistricting delays

Ohio: Voting hours order doesn't end debate | Local Dems slam Husted's voting edict | Early voting mandate extends hours, removes weekends in Lorain County | Some voters unhappy with early voting changes | Protestors fill board of elections over voting hours

Pennsylania: Pa. Dems' voter ID outreach goes into full swing | Lead plaintiff in Pennsylvania voter ID case gets her photo ID | Seniors group well-fixed for voter ID | Pa. drops plans for 2 online initiatives to boost voting | Reactions mixed on voter ID ruling | Berks County launches election probe | MontCo: Absentee ballot not an option for photo ID | Warnings voiced over election-day traffic

South Dakota: Grant seeks turnaround in secretary of state's office

Tennessee: Outsiders to sort through Shelby County election snafus | Hamilton County to get new election equipment next year | Ex-boyfriend says Kennedy admitted killing Monroe County official

Texas: Ups and downs of runoffs discussed | Texas GOP vows to defend voter ID law | Polling place distance may cost votes for small towns

Wisconsin: Unregistered ungulates lead to voting delay

Wyoming: Some voters in Natrona County have to go to new voting location