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Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Feb 16, 2010

National News: The online voter registration debate

California: Voting rights lawsuit settled in Riverside County  |  Redding may skip special election

Colorado: Colorado secretary of state explores mail-in ballots  |  Trial set in suit over Aspen's election results  |  Buescher wants to reduce cost of elections

Connecticut: House majority leader to announce run for secretary of state

Florida: Taxpayers pay large tab for special primary

Illinois: Legislators offer ideas to improve election process

Kansas: Biggs to run for secretary of state  |  Topeka woman running for secretary of state

Louisiana: Dardenne to pursue upcoming vacancy

Massachusetts: Town clerks seek reimbursement for special election

Michigan: Local professor candidate for secretary of state

Minnesota: Senate approves bill to move primary

Missouri: Carnahan awards grant to improve election efficiencies

Montana: Secretary of state McCulloch discusses records management, e-voting  |  Gallatin County may close 10 polling places

Nevada: Washoe voting easier with earlier results this year

New Mexico: Bill would let youths work at polls

New York: Local assemblymen vote down changes to absentee ballots  |  Racial roots underlie debate on felons' voting rights

Ohio: Cuyahoga County taxpayers on the hook for voting machines sent back  |  Elections board wants court ruling  |  Summit deputy elections chief leaving

South Carolina: Officials hope to move election day

South Dakota: ACLU expands lawsuit from 2008 election

Texas: District court decides on voting machines  |  County gears up for start of early voting  |  Lawsuit against Webb County elections department  |  House candidate focuses on voter ID  |  Elections office says pay attention to unique ballot layout

Vermont: Burlington's IRV on the ballot again  |  Late-August Vermont primary approved

Virginia: Measure would require voters to show ID  |  Anderson's absentee voting bill OK'd

Washington: Washington House says all elections should be by mail

Wisconsin: Election officials work despite furlough day  |  Low expected turnout won't cut election costs