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Thursday, 15 December 2011

December 15, 2011

National News: Cardin seeks new federal law against election tricks

California: State finds no evidence of fraud in November 2008 election | Campos proposes all-inclusive ranking | Supporters seek 'tweaks' in ranked-choice voting

Connecticut: Governor doesn't support immigrant-voting plan

Florida: GOP, Dems take sides on AG Holder voting remarks | Election law changes draw scrutiny by U.S. Attorney General | Election Supervisor Brown won't seek new term

Georgia: Augusta processing center closing could cause problems

Idaho: Polling places in Ada County could be changing

Illinois: Couple denies vote fraud charges

Louisiana: Officials hit with lawsuit

Michigan: Absentee ballots will have changes for February elections

Missouri: Organizations helping college students become more active in elections

New Jersey: Bergen County clerk says his office is preparing budget

New York: Lawmakers sponsor resolution to limit primary elections to two | Cumo says no way to possibility of three separate primaries | Ballot fraud probe may be near an end

Ohio: Stark County board of election meeting | Ohio House OKs March primary | Husted encourages local students to vote | Linda Marcial to retire from election post

Oklahoma: Officials upgrade machines for February votes | Mock elections prepare volunteers to handle new voting machines

Oregon: Secretary of State Kate Brown to seek re-election

Pennsylvania: Voter ID bill put off until 2012 | Voter ID bill advances, with changes in Senate

South Carolina: Film targest voter law | Federal judge won't hear redistricting case | Primary will go on as scheduled

Tennessee: Panel holds off on second Kingston Springs precinct

Texas: Texas counties in voting chaos over redistricting case | GOP wrangles over number of primaries | Confusion reigns as political deadline is delayed | Changes made to precincts | Dems protest plans to split primaries

Wisconsin: Elections chief discusses full plate | New law changes the rules on voting | County clerks plan for costly governor recall election | Recall election could be six months away, state's top election official says | Spring election will be first test of redistricting