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Thursday, 20 January 2011

Jan 20, 2011

Arkansas: Man indicted in connection with bomb found at polling place

California: Brown likely to call special election  |  Secretary of state's office evacuated  |  Gaines moves on Senate bill to cut special election costs

Colorado: Voter registration bill is a solution in search of a problem, critics say

Delaware: Delaware look sto restore felon's voting rights

District of Columbia: Cheh battling to open all precincts for special election

Florida: Voting in city elections by absentee? Better ask for another ballot

Indiana: Voter center option passes Senate, heads to House  |  Giving voters options

Iowa: Showing a photo ID to vote  |  NAACP: Branstad's voting order is 'poll tax' on black Iowans

Kansas: Kansas NAACP leader worries about elections bill  |  Opposition to Kobach's voter fraud bill

Massachusetts: Man testifies he was denied right to vote

Minnesota: Ritchie discusses improving elections  |  New voting rules near approval in St. Paul  |  All sides support new St. Paul voting standards

Nebraska: Bribing not a felony

New York: Legislators told that confustion about new voting machines still reigns  |  For next election, villages must decide between computer or paper ballots  |  Ashford Board decides to keep voting machines  |  Supervisors object to OT for county employees to work elections

North Carolina: Elections board to discuss complaints about Coffman on Friday

Ohio: Hancock County will get new voting machines  |  105K provisional ballots cast last fall  |  Democrats' bill clarifies counting of provisional ballots

Oklahoma: State awards contract for new voting system

Oregon: Man jailed for voting in name of dead relatives

Tennessee: Elections administrator says firing was political  |  Pair criticize Walker, Jones

Texas: Senate GOP advances voter ID plan, dismisses Democrats

Virginia: Count absentee ballot even if voter has died, bill says

West Virginia: Concerns over cost of special election  |  County clerks not surprised by decision  |  Morgantown prepares for new vote-by-mail system  |  Legislature weighs in on special election  |  House bill says election days in May and August