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Wednesday, 02 November 2011

November 2, 2011

National News: Dems, GOP spar over voter ID laws | Obama aims at election laws

Overseas News: Website helps troops vote

Arizona: Bennett awaits Brewer word on redistricting

Colorado: Inactive voters playing a major role in Pueblo County election | Smooth sailing for Boulder County vote count

Connecticut: Voter registration deadline extended

Florida: Nelson calls for inquiry into voter law changes | Madison County officials arrested for voter fraud | Madison County supervisor of elections, school board member arrested | Lake Worth special election, runoff cost taxpayers more than $40K

Illinois: Suburban Cook County to shed 264 precincts, save $1M

Indiana: Early voting a big hit | Voters facing no problems, no lines

Kentucky: Conway, Walker work to monitor upcoming election for fraud

Louisiana: Schedler sworn in as secretary of state

Maine: Group backing same-day registration ban fined for late reporting of ad buy | Explaining ranked voting in Portland | Portland voters using ranked choice for mayor

Maryland: Conaway alleges fraud over absentee ballots in city election | Mount Airy polling place changed

Massachusetts: Taunton city council seeks money for additional poll workers

Michigan: 10 funny experiences working elections at a polling precinct

Minnesota: Local official on elections taks force

New Hampshire: State ready to set primary date

New York: State, federal government battle over New York election date | Primary elections could be held on three separate dates

Ohio: Lucas County BOE is ready for the primary | Flooding closes some Bradford County polling places | Voters express concern about the board of elections | Board warns voters: Your polling place may have changed

Pennsylvania: Voting machine quirk easily rectified

South Carolina: Myrtle Beach poll workers: Job is serious and so is voting

Tennessee: Election office clears up concerns over photo IDs | Officials continue push on new voter ID law | Elderly could run afoul of ID requirements | Partisans debate state voter ID law | Student IDs deemed unacceptable as voter ID under new law

Texas: County agrees to buy additional voting machines | Court to decide if Texas voting maps discriminate

Utah: Washington County officials educate how to vote, urge students to do so

Vermont: Putney receives money to improve voting access | Condos awards $23K in grants to Vermont towns

Virginia: Fairfax County's newly hired elections chief meets challenges of Nov. 8 election

Washington: Glitch delays ballots for more than 900 local voters

Wisconsin: Eau Claire budgets more money for 2012 elections | Latino group sues GAB over redistricting law