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Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Feb 22, 2011

Alabama: Shelby County's lawsuit over VRA could turn on 2006 renewal

Arizona: Supervisors set to consolidate polling places

California: County clerk-recorder backs online voter registration  |  Some activists want Harman to pay for special election  | Redondo Beach launches first vote-by-mail election

Colorado: Ranked voting will be on the ballot in Fort Collins  |  House OKs voter ID bill

Connecticut: Peggy Reeves appointed to secretary of state's executive team  |  Registrar takes step to prepare for the first election since ballot recount  |  Is it time to allow voting by mail?

Florida: Felon charged with voter fraud  |  Florida looking to move primary ahead of New Hampshire's

Georgia: Jackson commissioners considering consolidating election duties

Illinois: Voting options for Will County election  |  Alvarez says office on lookout for election fraud  |  County unveils booth for voters with special needs  |  Counts could take an extra day

Iowa: Auditor: Voters in motels are no reason for voter ID law

Kansas: House panel backs voter ID  |  Committee forms to make election polling more efficient  |  Election office extends hours  |  Head elections official has reports missing for FEC

Maryland: Nearly 25 precent of MVA voter registrations fail  |  Legislation to allow voting by mail withdrawn  |  County board of elections may stay the same

Massachusetts: Election commission addresses complaints of voter fraud

Michigan: Outages force move to two polling locations

Mississippi: Critics say Mississippi House voter ID bill too weak

Missouri: Blizzard cancels holiday for some workers

New York: Bill would let villages use lever-voting machines through 2012  |  Dutchess comptroller says 2010 election season managed 'quite well'

North Carolina: Forsyth voter probe was limited

Ohio: Debate over date of Ohio's 2012 primary

Pennsylvania: Andrews, Eaton appointed to Bradford County BOE

Tennessee: Election commission turns page on past  |  New chairman next for revamped board

Texas: State bypasses DA in Dallas County vote probe  |  County may take over elections

Utah: Students get hands-on experience with democracy

Vermont: Burlington ballot question draws picketers

West Virginia: Kanawha leaders want early voting throughout county

Wisconsin: GOP may bring voter ID to vote in Dems' absence  |  Election officials: Don't get Daffy with write-in votes