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Tuesday, 01 November 2011

November 1, 2011

National News: Congressional hearing sought over voter ID laws sweeping states | Election law becomes partisan battlefield

Technology News: E-voting remains insecure, despite paper trail

Colorado: Brisk traffic at Loveland vote centers

Connecticut: Trip to the polls will be longer for some in Torrington

Florida: Teacher says no way to comply with Fla. voting law | Another teacher may be in trouble with Florida election law | Court sets Florida election hearing for Wednesday

Georgia: Judge to decide legality of Rockdale election board

Indiana: Voter: 'It was very easy' | Public comment favors vote center use in Monroe County | Indiana BMV will extend hours for Election Day needs

Kansas: Rep. Davis says Kobach should focus on job, not 'personal crusade' agains illegal immigration

Maine: Voter fraud rare in Maine, elsewhere with same-day registration | Same-day voting proponents outspending rivals 3 to 1 | Deadline changes for absentee voting

Massachusetts: Despite storm, Marlborough city elections will be held today

Missouri: Boone County clerk to make speech emphasizing importance of voting

Nebraska: New voting booths purchased by county | Polling locations to be altered

New York: More accusations uncovered in Troy voter fraud case | State defends its ballot system | Sources: Arrest in ballot tampering probe may not happen | On primary date, AG asks judge for time

North Carolina: Orange County poll volunteers help wtih early voting | Off-year elections cost Mecklenburg County $450K | State investigating voting in Lincolnton

Ohio: Probe targets email at board of elections | Cuyahoga County absentee ballot applications down nearly a third

Pennsylvania: Two more polling places are moved in Bradford County | Northeast Philly mailer gives voters wrong polling place hours

South Carolina: Justice Dept. approves Congressional lines

South Dakota: ACLU, SD disagree on lawsuit settlement compliance

Tennessee: Dems criticize state's voter ID education effort | Sullivan election office to explain photo requirement for voting | Election commission to hold town hall meeting on photo ID law

Texas: Election manual includes voter ID law before it's the law | Nacogdoches County uses new system to reduce amendment election costs | Voting centers could increase turnout | Rice researcher casts ballot for vote centers, not polling places, to improve turnout

Utah: Is early voting period worth the money?

Virginia: Registrars report some Election Day confusion | Next city registrar is in training | Redistricting changes could cause Election Day confusion

Washington: Watch live ballot-counting on the web

West Virginia: Tennant remains mum on redistricting lawsuits

Wisconsin: Wisconsin's primary date to change to August