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Friday, 16 September 2011

September 16, 2011

National News: Republicans rewriting state election laws in ways that could hurt Democrats

Connecticut: Foster wants judge to appoint moderators for primary

Florida: Supervisor of elections gets new address

Illinois: Overcoming election apathy

Indiana: Ballots to include unopposed candidates | Early satellite voting bites the dust | Steuben to consider voting centers | Ballot law dissent grows

Louisiana: Secretary of state candidates trade jabs in forum

Maine: Ranked-choice voting, a primer | Election-day registration campaign officially launches | Oxford selectmen oppose same-day registration | Portland to deploy ranked-choice voting for mayoral election

Massachusetts: Fall River gets much less money than New Bedford for extra election costs | State aid will help towns keep polls open longer | Auditor says Mass. owes $2.5M for 2012 elections

Michigan: City clerk seeks joint polling sites | Judge dismisses state election law charges against clerks

Missouri: Noren speaks on photo ID issue

New York: Oneida County election results are now updated | Oneida County botches yet another election | Suffolk legislator wants primary recount | Picente: Investigate election result issues | Hofstra eyes democracy, election reform center | Dutchess County to review write-in ballots from primary

Ohio: Secretary of state on military ready-to-vote intiative | Husted: Political fights make running elections more difficult

Oregon: Kate Brown draws a challenger for 2012

Pennsylvania: No day off for Election Day at four schools

Tennessee: County election officials to get new digs | Trial in election official's slaying delayed

Texas: Young voters challenge voter ID law | New county elections administrator introduced

West Virginia: Kanawha County opts out of state contract for voting machine maintenance

Wisconsin: Not all student IDs allowed in voter ID law