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Monday, 26 September 2011

September 24-26, 2011

National News: Voters may face slower lines in 2012 elections | Voter ID laws target rarely occurring voter fraud

Overseas News: Proposals would strengthen troops’ legal rights

Alabama: US Rep. Terri Sewell opposes photo voter ID law | Shelby County appeals ruling on Voting Rights Act | Local election landscape will change in 2012

Arizona: Yuma could be first to add vote centers

Arkansas: Election commission gears up for vote

California: Institute to train visually impaired to vote

Colorado: Boulder County clerk to test ballots, equipment | County clerks oppose efforts to make ballots public | Clerks prepared to fight effort to make voted ballots available to public

Connecticut: Campaign mails incorrect voting locations to some voters | Candidates' observers barred from polling places | Bridgeport absentee ballots becoming focus of election complaints

District of Columbia: Gray pulls nominee for elections board

Florida: Palm Beach County preps for 2012 elections | Candidate loses lawsuit, quest for recount | Still no primary date

Georgia: Fairfield wants to keep precinct | Secretary of state weighs primary dates

Indiana: The vote is in: County relents on election spending | Landske: Keeping uncontested races on ballot up to counties | GOP leaders say fix coming for ballot law

Maine: Advocates: People with disabilities hampered by Maine voter rules

New Mexico: Learning curve: Students get help from election pros

New York: Robert. L. Rosengren, Sr.

Ohio: Voting precincts in Hamilton County consolidated | New voting bill under scrutiny | Cuyahoga County GOP chairman gives 'no' vote to voting task force | Early voting date havoc

Pennsylvania: Old polling house will feature 21st Century technology

South Carolina: Dispute over presidential primaries escalates | County says 'no' to paying for GOP primary

South Dakota: Helping veterans vote

Tennessee: Elections position could see change

Texas: Justice Dept. seeks more details on Texas' voter ID law | New voting laws may lessen voting participation at Rice

U.S. Virgin Islands: Joint board leaves antics behind and gets down to work on elections reform

West Virginia: State shoulders Berkley County with election machine maintenance | Morgan County confident of smooth election-day process