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Friday, 11 February 2011

Feb 11, 2011

Overseas Voting: Report: One-third of overseas voters couldn't cast a ballot last fall  |  Justice Department pushes states on voting rights

Alabama: Montgomery elections director resigns

California: Brown considers voting by mail for potential special election  |  Election survey raises red flags

Colorado: Mesa County wants voters to mail it in  |  Mail-in only bill withdrawn  |  New bill would compel secretary of state to check voter rolls for non-citizens  |  City considering mail ballots for April election  |  Not this session: Three voter bills die early death

Connecticut: Students may register to vote  |  Special election cost to top $100K

Delaware: Dewey Beach considering e-voter registration

District of Columbia: Instant-runoff voting: Does it make sense?

Florida: FBI: Buddy Johnson committed no federal crime  |  Broward elections supervisor is running for re-election

Illinois: Voting assistance available at the polls

Indiana: No voting centers for Vigo until at least 2012, clerk says  |  Vote center concept getting a closer look  |  Duke Bennett aims to reduce election costs

Iowa: Voter photo ID requirement may prove costly

Kansas: Seward County clerk testifies for new voter registration  |  Critics say election fraud bill too drastic

Kentucky: Legislation allowing felons to vote clears House  |  Carroll wants spare paper ballot reader

Minnesota: Bill requiring voters to show ID advances

New York: Alfred town officials against any BOE polling changes

Ohio: Precinct change delayed

Oregon: West Linn mayor, others ordered to pay fine for breaking state elections law

South Carolina: Timmonsville turns over elections to Florence County

Tennessee: County seeking private option to allow for special election option

Texas: Committee votes on polling locations

West Virginia: Voting site alternatives examined  |  Charleston to offer free parking for early voting  |  Commission moves around $1M to prepare for special election