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Friday, 21 October 2011

October 21, 2011

National News: Democrats fret about stricter voter ID laws | Three counties must provide voting help to Asian Indians | Dem strategy aims to boost mail-ins

California: Polling places merged | Instant runoff faces test

Colorado: 140 Boulder County voters mailed city ballots by mistake

District of Columbia: Clifford Tatum is new D.C. elections administrator

Florida: Senator's call to check citizenship of Hispanic voters draws fire | New technology to help voters check status | 29 interveners join Fla. election law challenge | Florida election fight becomes battle royale | St. Lucie elections supervisor wants to use Fenn Center for polling places

Illionois: Berwyn residents named top elections judges

Indiana: No special prosecutor will be appointed in Bayh voter-fraud case

Louisiana: Officials prepare for election | Jim Tucker cites endorsements in TV commercial

Maine: ACLU asks DOJ to investigate potential Voting Rights Act violations | Question 1 to decide polling day signup ban

Maryland: Frederick board of elections gets $30K to defend appeal | City primary process questioned

Massachusetts: Sharon voters moving from arrows to ovals | Luna asks DOJ to oversee Springfield election

Michigan: No-reason absentee voting proposal comes with a catch

Mississippi: Forrest Co. closer to nixing printers

Nevada: GOP may move caucus to Feb. 4

New Hampshire: Early primary would cause wealth of problems in Dover

New York: Haight: Absentee ballot address data tampered with

North Carolina: Elections are on, and so is voter fraud

Ohio: Ohio may split primary amid map spat | Double primary to cost $35K extra

Pennsylvania: Officials concerned about voter ID bill

Tennessee: Election commission gets OK for more space

Virginia: Fairfax required to provide election info in Spanish

Washington: More drive-up ballot drop boxes will be available

Wisconsin: Group files suit to block Wisconsin voter ID | League of Women voters files suit agains voter ID law