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Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Jan 25, 2011

U.S. Virgin Islands: Joint board of elections in disarray after second failure at quorum

California: County clerk-recorder asks supervisors to support vote-by-mail plan

Connecticut: Registrars bid adieu to Democratic duty

Florida: Ballot fraud case shut on former Daytona commissioner  |  City now votes in November

Illinois: Emanuel has two issues looming large for Supreme Court  |  Ballot upheaval could shape early and absentee voting

Kentucky: Hilda Legg files for secretary of state

Minnesota: GOP-backed bill seeks voter ID

Mississippi: Election contest dismissed

Missouri: Voter ID becomes big topic in legislatures  |  Missouri House pushes ahead with voter ID proposal  |  Missouri Senators debate voter ID  |  Board of elections moves to Union Station

Montana: Vote-by-mail clear first hurdle

Nebraska: Senator introduces legislation for online voter registration  |  Officials spend 40 days preparing for recall election

North Carolina: Guilford begins update of voter rolls

Ohio: Allen County elections director to take job with state  |  Voters go to court to decide auditor's race

Oregon: Unused Multnomah ballots raise a fuss

South Carolina: Legislature takes up voter ID

Texas: County elections administrator acknowledges problems, progress with vote centers  |  House slams brakes on voter ID  |  Collin County official defends elections process

Virginia: Non-standard voting in Montgomery County  |  Senate approves absentee voting changes  |  Absentee voting bills clear Senate  |  Montgomery County electoral board defends state BOE

West Virginia: Special election spurs questions  |  Special election to be different  |  County gears up for coming elections  | Vote-by-mail could cost county $15K