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Monday, 07 February 2011

Feb 05-07, 2011

U.S. Virgin Islands: Joint elections meeting draws only one member

Arkansas: Poll worker joins commissioners in election complaints

California: Brown's budget cuts could jeopardize vote-by-mail  |  Bill would return primary to June

Florida: Florida citizens ask court to enforce voting rights laws  |  Absentee ballot requests in Tampa are double the total from 07 election

Georgia: Lawmakers split on shortening early voting

Illinois: Polls reopen for early voting

Iowa: Auditor's office gets new look, more security

Kansas: Kobach, Mah square off again at delayed hearing on voter ID  |  Voters speak, lawmakers listen

Maryland: Pocomoke elections guided by new written, unwritten codes

Massachusetts: Durant to forgo appeal, gears up for new election  |  Bolton polling location moved

Minnesota: County receives grant for new voting equipment  |  Voter ID could disenfranchise voters, group tells committee  | Rochester Republican pushes for voter  |  Supreme Court to hear absentee ballot case March 1

Mississippi: Circuit clerk working to crack down on absentee ballots

Missouri: Appeals court opts for delay instead of cancelation  |  Judges postpone election two weeks rather than cancel it

Montana: House OKs bill putting end to same-day registration  |  Commissioners consolidate polling places

New Hampshire: Taking aim at the student vote  |  Bill may limit voting

New York: March election in LP will be first with new voting machines  |  Using lever voting machines in village elections still possible  |  New voting machines come at hefty price for villages  |  County election commissioners urge state to move primary |  Wayne County election commissioners retire

North Carolina: 1M registered voters don't have ID  |  Forsyth elections board continues probe

North Dakota: Bill would require polling sites

Ohio: State plans to probe Lucas County board of elections  |  Early voting on the rise

South Dakota: State to use social media

Virginia: House allows counting of deceased absentee vote  |  Montgomery County's electoral ways being examined  |  Janis discusses bill to create a state elections director

Washington: Bill allows e-ballots for overseas voters

West Virginia: Clerks weigh in on election date  |  City begins voter education campaign

Wisconsin: Moore addresses voter ID on anniversary of 15th Amendment