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Monday, 25 October 2010

Oct 23-25, 2010

National News: Black Panther case reveals schism

Alabama: Secretary of state candidates focus on eliminating voter fraud

Alaska: State responds to Democrats lawsuit threat

Arkansas: Overlooked candidate caused ballot delays

California: Popularity of mail-in ballots increases as election nears  |  2500 Up Valley voters still without ballot pamphlets  |  Riverside County hires bilingual poll workers  |  Solano County prepping for Election Day  |  Community group calls for mobile voting sites  |  Elections chief vows smooth tally

Colorado: State's variety of voting methods come at a cost  |  Mail-in ballots will be delivered despite postage confusion  |  Larimer County clerk reveals ballot processing center's inner workings

Connecticut: Secretary of state warns against WWE garb at polling places

District of Columbia: Voters can stamp 'Fenty' on ballots

Georgia: 1900 plus serving in military file for absentee ballots

Illinois: Oddities provide diversion in election season  |  Justice Department agreement extends time to count overseas ballots in six counties  |  'Vote naked' campaign pushes vote-by-mail  |  Deteriorating roof forces change in polling place

Indiana: Federal funds will help with voting machine costs  |  Secretary of state race all about voting  |  Two of three secretary of state candidates debate  |  Rokita ends probe of White voter fraud allegations  |  Vote centers opening  |  Party leaders scuffle outside of polling place

Iowa: Veeder debunks election rumors  |  False rumors circling in Iowa about ballots

Kansas: Voter ID becomes an issue in secretary of state race  |  ID crackdown mulled  |  Hot-button issues becoming focus of secretary of state race

Kentucky: Voter fraud investigation

Louisiana: Concerns over Bossier Parrish schools opening on Election Day

Maine: Portland weighs allowing noncitizens to vote  |  Work necessitates change of polling place

Maryland: Early voting busy on Eastern Shore

Massachusetts: Galvin challenges opponents voting record

Michigan: Wayne to reprint ballots after Green candidates omitted

Minnesota: 2008 Senate race looms over secretary of state race  |  Dan Severson battles Mark Ritchie for secretary spot

Nebraska: Two days remain for satellite voting

Nevada: Tea party ballot mistake could throw small wrench in election

New York: Elections board trying to avoid any glitches with new voting process  |  Elex boss faces ax

North Carolina: Voter reports problem with voting machine  |  Voting irregularities discovered in Craven  |  An electoral experiment in North Carolina  |  Campbell says don't run from instant runoff  |  Elections board declines action request to remove early voting site  |  Badge causes voter confusion  |  State election official looking for ways to make voting more convenient

North Dakota: Judge orders reservation polling sites to open  |  Judge orders Benson County reservation polling sites open  |  Jaeger, Mock face off in contentious secretary of state race

Ohio: Husted says he's confident in existing voting system  |  Three vying for secretary of state

Oregon: Many Oregon voters say they need more time, details before they mail back ballots

Tennessee: Justice Dept. announces plans to combat voter fraud  |  State task force to watch for election trouble

Texas: E-voting suit reveals frailties of the ballot box  |  Twitchy touchscreens?  |  Ector County election officials addressing voting problems  |  Voting snafus can be avoided  |  Parties question election clerk appointments

Virginia: Virginia working hard to improve military voting

Washington: Ballots go missing in Franklin County  |  Watch in real time as King County election officials open ballots