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Friday, 02 December 2011

December 2, 2011

National: House votes to end election commission | Democrats push back against voter ID laws | Dems push back on state voting restrictions | Democrats pursuing protections to voting rights in aftermath of new voter ID laws

California: Lutz files civil rights suit against building manager over voter registration arrest | Analysis finds incorrect use of ranked-choice voting

Colorado: Sec. State Gessler eyeing cost savings

Connecticut: State audit includes New Canaan voting machines

Florida: Longtime Hernando elections supervisor retiring | Post office defends moving mail processing out of Gainesville

Illinois: Higher price for state elections office still better deal, officials say

Indiana: Vote centers rejected for 2012 Monroe County elections

Kentucky: Some county clerks upset about AG ruling

Louisiana: Judge to decide if St. Bernard should hold new election

Maryland: Schedule for remap hearing puts election in doubt | 'No excuse' policy debated in Ocean City

Massachusetts: Polling place temporarily moved to GRAIS | Date switch for primary quandary for Democrats | Clerk cites community support for combining '12 primaries

Michigan: Tyler bill to simplify elections passes House

Mississippi: Judge's race heads to court

New York: Putnam Valley vote recount changes nothing | Assembly reviews voting process | Judge denies recount, McCarthy to become Schenectady mayor

North Carolina: Election protest continues

Ohio: Ashland commissioners give elections board extra money | Discipline for elections workers hits roadblock

Pennsylvania: Smith files petition for recount

South Dakota: City elections could get instant runoffs

Tennessee: Nashville homeless man says he got voter ID runaround

Texas: Challengers aruge against emergency stay of maps

Washington: Vote recount will test new machines | Recount today to decide West Richland race

West Virginia: Three judges appointed to federal redistricting case

Wisconsin: Both Dems and GOP send poll worker lists in locally