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Thursday, 12 January 2012

January 12, 2012

National News: Partisan feud escalates over voter ID laws in South Carolina, other states

Alabama: Voter guide gest a makeover

Arkansas: Polling places set for election in Arkansas county

California: Fresno County seeking replacement for county clerk's office | Ballots on the way for all-mail election | Trio of supes propose changes to city's election laws

District of Columbia: Activists begin recall effort | Anonymous Senate hold plays into extra cost for D.C. election

Florida: Collier County voting machiens pass the test | Secretary of state resigning following primary | Duval County supervisor of elections will visit Jacksonville for interview | Incumbent Polk elections supervisor files for re-election

Georgia: Precinct, early voting changes ahead for county elections

Indiana: Elkhart County voters to see changing district and polling places

Kansas: Voter ID: Tale of two states | House panel to sponsor Kobach elections bill

Massachusetts: Worcester council in favor of special election

Michigan: Lansing medical marijuana clinic owner found not guilty of trying to influence voters

Mississippi: Study: 75 percent of non-white voters against voter ID | Judge rules for another election in Southern District

Nebraska: Supporters and opponents debate effectiveness of voter ID law proposal | Opponents say voter ID bill unneeded, costly | Voter ID: Tale of two states

New Hampshire: Voters, redeclarers keep poll workers busy | Hidden video said to show voter fraud | City clerk explains late primary results

New Jersey: Borough moves ahead with November elections

New York: Forum to be held in Brighton on increasing voter turnout | Another indicted in Troy voter fraud scandal

North Carolina: Elections chief quits over marriage measure

Ohio: Despite state rebuke, Betras to seek elections board seat again | Steve Moore joins county board of elections

South Carolina: Seized voting machines won't be used in upcoming primary | Ex-DOJ voting section chief now representing South Carolina in voter ID fight | DMV leader: 900 recorded voters were actually dead | Students step up to volunteer for primaries

Tennessee: Election board stands firm on library choice | Nashville MTA buses carry photo ID campaign | Tennessee redistricting may run afoul of the Voting Rights Act | Hamilton County election commission turns heated

Texas: County opts for electronic ballots at polls | Voter registration cards late due to uncertainty with primary elections | Election officials jittery over redistricting squabble

Virginia: Virginia Legislative Black Caucus targets voter ID bill | Judge to rule on Virginia primary ballot on Friday

Washington: Greg Nickels considers run for secretary of state

Wisconsin: Voter ID law causes concern for seniors | 'Bring It': State launches media campaign to promote voter ID law | County clerks work furiously to fix redistricting errors | Glitch puts soem Wisconsin voters in Africa