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Thursday, 29 December 2011

December 29, 2011

Holiday Schedule: ElectionlineToday will resume publication on Tuesday, Janunary 3, 2012.

National News: Battle over voter ID laws heats up in the states | The new wave of U.S. voter suppresion | Court supports Voting Rights Act amendment

Alabama: Justice Dept. not ready to sign off on Huntsville redistricting plan

California: Poll inspector fired on election day

Colorado: Bipartisan concerns shaping voter redistricting

Florida: First wave of absentee ballots mailed out | Poll workers honored for their service | Recount doesn't change results

Georgia: Justice Dept. approves new Georgia maps on first try

Indiana: Judge moves hearing on secretary of state | Hearing put on hold again | Lake County elections board corrects misplaced precincts

Kentucky: Election expert fired as head of board of elections

Maine: Bangor council considers poll changes

Michigan: Readers unhappy with loss of privacy in Michigan primary elections

Missouri: Absentee voting begins in Missouri presidential primary

New York: Third Ward seat still undecided | Greenfield to federal judge: Moving elections to summer will harm Jewish community

Tennessee: Voter ID law could face court challenge

Texas: New Year holds changes for Titus County voters | New mapping of districts may send some elections to court | Redistricting fracas delays voter cards

Virginia: Effort made to get more GOP hopefuls on ballot

Washington: Redistricting panel at odds over legislative maps

West Virginia: Kanawha County to tackle precinct changes

Wisconsin: Voter ID Law: What to do if you don't have one | Judge weighs in on GOP lawsuit against GAB