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Wednesday, 16 November 2011

November 16, 2011

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National News: Adovcates urge Congress to fight state voting changes | Lawmakers and activists pledge to fight stricter voting rights laws

Alabama: JeffCo talks cutting funds from election budget | Jefferson County can't run primary elections with current staff

California: Critics aim to end ranked-choice voting after SF mayoral race

Colorado: State Supreme Court rejects newly drawn state legislative districts

Connecticut: Preston recount | Local precincts to be chosen randomly for post-election audit | One of 2 men charged in murder of poll worker has case dropped

Florida: Escambia County receives electronic voting system grant | Florida launches new absentee voting system | Small business owner files for St. Lucie supervisor of elections race

Georgia: Rockdale Dems select new elections board member | Savannah City councilman requests recount

Guam: GEC looks to increase voter registration for decolonization registry election

Illinois: Rock Island County residents receive new voter registration cards | Making it easier to vote makes elections cost more

Indiana: Clerk explains absentee ballots in Lawrenceburg

Kentucky: Conway announces counties selected for post-election audit

Maryland: Proposed Montgomery legislation would allow voting by mail

Massachusetts: Prepping for March primary

Mississippi: Mississippi House District 11 race to be examined today

Missouri: Boone County clerk urges students to participate in election

Montana: Stage set for Missoula election recount

New Mexico: Voter rolls can't be updated

New York: Port ballots still await counting | Update: Paper ballots still on lockdown

North Carolina: Election protest, calls for recount stalls Pamlico election

Ohio: 33 provisional ballots in Ward 1 could change council race

Pennsylvania: Mercer County counts ballots, declares unofficial results

Tennessee: Help with voter ID law available

Texas: Testimony complete in Harris County redistricting lawsuit | Ballot shortage human error

Virginia: Council defers taking action on plan to consolidate voting districts

Washington: County elections office calls on voters to resolve ballot signature problems | Computer 'hiccup' caused late ballots for local voters

Wisconsin: Council consolidates polling places | Election panel told to write rule on technical college ID use | Mock election shows voting law's impact