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Friday, 22 October 2010

Oct 22, 2010

Alaska: Democrats threaten to sue over write-in list

Arizona: Deal lets Arizona woman wear tea party t-shirt to polls

Arkansas: Poll: Races for lieutenant governor, secretary of state virtual dead heats

California: RivCo registrar of voters' office to start 24-hour operations on Friday  |  Voters to cast ranked-choice ballots for first time  |  Poll workers will nudge voters about write-ins

Colorado: Ballots disqualified after voting system glitch  |  Secretary of state candidates debate policy differences  |  Voters with double ballots should tear one up  |  Postage cost for mail-in ballots sparks confusion

Florida: Ex-cons still handcuffed during this year's election  |  UCF students learning how to be poll workers in virtual world  |  Some pastors ending services early for 'Souls to the Polls'

Georgia: New technology being used for general election  |  State successfully increasing voting opportunities for military/overseas voters

Idaho: County votes absentee--in-person

Illinois: Groups flub absentee voting applications in Chicago  |  State preprinted absentee ballot forms innaccurate

Indiana: Elections board members say their side of the satellite voting story

Iowa: ACLU leery of satellite voting at Ames churches

Maryland: Early primary voting shows no turnout rise  |  Maryland looks for improvement when early voting starts Friday

Michigan: Approaches and backgrounds differ in secretary of state candidates  |  Secretary of state race goes negative as ads hit airwaves

Minnesota: County staff ready for 2010 election  |  GOP secretary of state candidate disputes church-state split  |  Six felons charged with illegally registering, voting in '08 election  |  43K absentee ballots accepted  |  State Supreme Court to hear absentee ballot case

Montana: Butte gets new voting machines

New York: Voting machines unaffected by voter turnout  |  Elections board bungles ballot  |  Election workers not paid

North Carolina: New Hanover elections experienced early voting technical issues

South Carolina: Elections director responds to comments

South Dakota: Three running for secretary of state  |  State candidates offer differing views

Tennessee: Elections to look different under new charter

Texas: Early voting surges in Harris County, across the state  |  Harris County attorney investigates allegations of voter intimidation  |  Early voting has some East Siders in an uproar  |  New voter complaint surfaces

Virginia: U.S. Attorney appoints special prosecutor for election fraud complaints

Washington: Machine helps disabled voters

West Virginia: Cell phone calls banned in county polling places

Wisconsin: Early ballots are overwhelming for some clerks