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Wednesday, 23 November 2011

November 23, 2011

National News: Navy names new ship in honor of voting rights activist Medgar Evers

California: Merced County official stripped of duties | Open primaries: Third-party backers sue over law

Colorado: Colorado group files complaint against Mesa County clerk | Secretary of state seeks deputy

Georgia: Georgians urged to weigh in on redistricting plan | 12 former officials indicted for voter fraud | Rockdale elections board moves forward on at-large appointment

Indiana: Marksberry petitions for recount | New Castle mayoral election contested | Judge to decide whether Charlie White's candidacy stands

Louisiana: Close votes certified in Cameron Parish

Maryland: Judge says Md. redistricting lawsuit can go forward

New Jersey: County proposes fewer voting machines for school elections | Democrats celebrate swearing-in of Bergen clerk

New York: Mayoral vote case continues | New York gets $2.5M for techonology upgrades for absentee voting | McInerney's day on the stand

North Carolina: Columbus Co.commission votes down ID bill

Ohio: Election reform petition continues to gain signatures | Ohio ballot in '12 likely to include election law | Board of elections to count 715 provisional ballots | Board of elections needs new director and deputy

Pennsylvania: League aims to improve voter participation | Election to extend into next week

South Carolina: State Supreme Court sides with GOP, requires counties to hold 2012 primary | Top court rejects counties' primary plea

Tennessee: Election officials ready for voters without photo ID

Texas: Harlingen city election date changed | State asks for December court date on redistricting

U.S. Virgin Islands: V.I. attorney waging battle to gain federal vote for USVI

Utah: Elections recount reveals ballot scanner malfunctions | Provo, Alta elections remain up in the air

Washington: County elections office calls on voters to resolve ballot problems

West Virginia: Greenbrier clerk to retire next month