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Tuesday, 15 November 2011

November 15, 2011

National News: Voter ID legislation faces opposition in Congress | Democrats see election laws as revival of poll tax and threat to democratic process

Alabama: Commission finalizes voting precincts

Arizona: Yavapai County supervisors try new vote centers

California: NC's to the City: 'We'll do our own elections, thank you'

Colorado: Boulder County jail to inform inmates of voting rights before elections | Aspen asks Supreme Court to make voted ballots secret | Pitkin County clerk look to boost staff for 2012 elections

Connecticut: Recount gives four vote margin to Democratic challenger | Recount reveals tie in Fairfield

Florida: Grant will help Okaloosa's overseas vets vote

Georgia: Rockdale GOP names replacement for elections board | Recount request denied in Thomson mayor race

Illinois: DuPage will print election materials in two languages

Louisiana: Some in St. Bernard Parish linked to illegal voting

Maine: How hard will Maine GOP push voter ID? | Maine Republicans revive push to require photo ID to vote

Maryland: OC will consider changing election date

Minnesota: Four Hastings residents charged with voter fraud | Ranked choice voting tested as St. Paul awaits winner in council race | After three counts, it's Thune

New Jersey: Jersey City special election certification expected to come today | Provisional vote count changes election result in Elk Township

New York: Westchester elections board can count machine ballots | Schenectady mayor candidate requests recount | Voter accessibility remains an issue | Primary date lawsuit pushed back, again

North Carolina: NC's contested districts may delay primaries | Commissioners will defend elections board, director in lawsuit

Ohio: Opponents of Ohio voting limits need more signatures | Ohio Democrats need 10,000 more valid signatures for elections bill repeal vote | State officials creating confusion for 2012 elections | Students learn about election process first-hand at polls

Pennsylvania: County election workers counting write-ins, double-checking results | Lawsuit against Fayette settled | Elections board sorts through write-in votes | DA to investigate ballot write-in hinting violence against candidates | Ping pong balls to decide two Monroe races

South Carolina: Who should pay for S.C. GOP primary? | Georgetown election results stand | Counties argue primary case against state GOP at Supreme Court

Tennessee: Murfeesboro couple testify in D.C. about voter ID experience | Janesville information session set about state's voter ID law

Texas: Interim lines to be set for commissioner precincts

Virginia: Council defers action on plan to reduce number of wards

Washington: Olympia's Kathleen Drew running for secretary of state

West Virginia: Tennant responds to redistricting suits

Wisconsin: Walker recall effort kicks off