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Wednesday, 03 November 2010

Nov 03, 2010

National News: Widespread reports of problems at the polls  |  Thousands of complaints on Election Day trickery  |  A round-up of voter problems  |  Scattered snags reported in midterm balloting  |  Some complaints surface amid stepped-up efforts to monitor vote fraud  |  Researchers use technology to improve voting  |  Election 2010: A few dozen races remain undecided  |  Alaska, Washington, Colorado Senate races: When will we know who won?

Alabama: Machines rejecting ballots because of 'angry voters' judge says  |  Chapman wins second term as secretary of state

Alaska: 'Voter intent' will be crucial question in write-in tally that awaits

Arizona: 35K-plus ballots may still need counting  |  Voters elect Bennett to secretary of state  |  Voter say no to eliminating secretary of state seat

Arkansas: Glitches, big turnout slow Marion County election results  |  Election Day offers learning experience  |  O'Brien concedes secretary race to Martin

California: Midday ballot collection pilot program canceled  |  Eight fascinating California polling places  |  Student gets hands-on experience in elections  |  Glitch shuts down Coto de Caza voting machines for two hours  |  Long voting lines delay posting of results  |  Repeat of slow ballot count raises ire  |  Ballot shortage causes frustration at EPA polls  |  Voting extended in Fresno County for long lines  |  Debra Bowen re-elected secretary of state

Colorado: Counties run out of paperwork related to provisional ballots  |  Few problems at Colorado polls amid less-than-overwhelming turnout  |  Routt County vote tallying finishes at 2:30 a.m.  |  Gessler beats incumbent Buescher for secretary of state

Connecticut: Republicans allege voter fraud in Bridgeport  |  Bridgeport voting extended to 10pm because of ballot shortage  |  Merrill wins secretary of state race

District of Columbia: Scuffle at Shaw voting precinct  |  Spanish-speaker faced voting obstacles  |  Voting problems at Columbia Heighs polling station?  |  141: The little precinct that could

Florida: Long lines keep polls open late  |  Hillsborough vote count cold be delayed 10 hours by snag with early vote ballots  |  Hillsborough officials finish counting early voting ballots  |  Governor's race waits: Palm Beach County late over worker error

Georgia: Kemp wins secretary of state

Hawaii: Only minor problems reported in early voting at Hawaii polls  |  Hawaii voting running relatively smoothly, elections official says  |  Maui County polling goes smoothly

Idaho: Ben Ysursa re-elected to third term

Illinois: Election Day fairly 'uneventful,' voter complaints common  |  Computer glitch delays voting  |  Complaints rare despite higher voter turnout

Indiana: Inquiry looms as Charlie White wins secretary of state job

Iowa: Snags, complaints mar some voting  |  Mauro ousted in re-election bid

Kansas: Kobach unseats incumbent for Kansas secretary of state

Kentucky: Vote-buying alleged in seven Kentucky counties

Louisiana: Mix-up allows tax votes  |  Jay Dardenne elected to Lieutenant Governor's seat

Maryland: Election judge told to remove personal ballot

Massachusetts: Galvin wins 5th term as secretary of state

Michigan: Council explores election date, place switch  |  Johnson is new secretary of state

Minnesota: GOP complains about jammed machines and overflowing side compartments  |  Bipartisan search for election fraud turns up little  |  Dayton's slim lead likely trigger recount  |  Local voting goes smoothly  |  Hennepin County glitch was main polling issue  |  Mark Ritchie takes another four-year term as secretary of state

Mississippi: Minor reporting problems reported across Mississippi  |  Voting smooth with just a few glitches

Missouri: Problems with secretary of state voting site fixed  |  No widespread voter intimidation or fraud reported

Nebraska: Gale bests Stewart for secretary of state

Nevada: No problems reported at Nevada polling places  |  Couple of glitches delay state's election results  |  Results delayed at polling place in Nevada  |  Miller wins secretary of state race

New Jersey: Voting machine glitch postpones tally in Buena

New Mexico: Duran defeats Herrera in secretary of state race

New York: Few issues reported with new voting machines  |  New voting systems earn passing grade  |  Vote machine woes rampant in Lower Hudson Valley  |  Ballot issues, privacy concerns hamper NYC polling places  |  Few hiccups for new voting machines  |  At the polls: New machines made for late night  |  Voters satisfied with new machines

North Carolina: Computer glitches cause minor delays in Forsyth

North Dakota: Mandatory recounts likely for 2 N.D. House races

Ohio: Voting machine, website problems on election night  |  GOP's Husted to become Ohio's next secretary of state

Oklahoma: Add another state to voter ID rules  |  State question 746 approved

Pennsylvania: Arguing poll workers top Election Day squabbles  |  GOP may challenge 1,675 ballots

Rhode Island: Board of elections moves quickly to fix glitches  |  Mollis slips past Taylor by 1.2 percent

Texas: No major voting issues reported in Houston  |  Voter irregularity fears subside  |  Precinct judge calls authorities to remove poll watchers

Vermont: Democrat Condos wins vacant secretary of state seat

Virginia: Northern Virginians take to the polls  |  Computer glitch bugs Montgomery County voting

Washington: Long lines at three King County voting sites

West Virginia: 'No ID required' rule concerns some WV voters  |  Voting going smoothly, Six says  |  Two-page ballot holds up results in Harrison County  |  Minor issues delay tallies for counties  |  Paper ballots cause slow results in Fayette County

Wisconsin: Ballot mix-up in Brookfield biggest problem at polls

Wyoming: Park County voting smooth after fixing minor glitch  |  2 Wyoming counties report voting problems  |  Maxfield wins 2nd term