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Monday, 23 January 2012

January 21-23, 2012

National News: U.S. finds flaws in ES&S DS200 voting machine | As SC goes to polls, why isn't all voting on Saturday?

Overseas News: Time for troops to think about absentee ballots

Alabama: Federal judges considering whether part of the Voting Rights Act is outdated

Arizona: Technology makes voting precincts obsolete in 2012 | Giffords to resign, forcing 2 elections almost at once

California: Solano County registrar of voters' office requesting money for building improvements

Connecticut: Officals OK with Rowayton polling place change | New polling site awaits voters

Florida: Supervisor of elections warehouse undergoes scrutiny | Two more file to run for supervisor of elections | Steady start to early voting | Early voting wait-times now online | Broward elections office: Someone called to get their ballot back to vote again | Conveniece brings crowd to Lee County polls early | Contentious voting law to face hearing in Tampa

Georgia: Lawmaker wants student IDs OK for voting | City officials, others train as deputy registrars | State probing Tyrone church's 'no' sign on election day

Hawaii: Election workers to file claims over wrongful termination

Illinois: Voters will decide fate of ESL elections board, judge rules

Indiana: New polling places secured for two precincts

Iowa: Are Woodbury County voting machines outdated after 7 years? | Error sent FD couple to wrong polling place

Maine: Secretary of state says noncitizens may have voted in Maine, urges election reform

Maryland: Election officials scrutinizing Laurel voting process

Michigan: Secretary of state gathers six tons of food for Michigan's hungry

Mississippi: Voter ID meeting switches its focus as forum to educate public turns into planning session

New Hampshire: Voter fraud concerns prompt checklist guidelines | City clerk explains Dover's delayed official primary results

New York: Still waiting on date for New York primaries

Ohio: Ruvolo steps down from elections board | Board of elections hustles to get ballots done after redistricting | Primary likely to be fraught with confusion | Lake County board of elections unaffected by redistricting

Oregon: Cuts to U.S. Postal Service could cause big problems

South Carolina: Election Director: Horry County is ready for primary | Voters rise early for primary day voting | Workers report problems with voting machines at Florence precinct | Clemson students work on software designed to protect votes, voting process | SC votes without new voter ID law | SC AG informs DOJ of dead voters | South Carolina voters stuck with smaller stickers | Voters defy weather, doubters | Passing the time with an Horry County election worker | Poll worker says she loves election day | Paying for the primary

Tennessee: Getting started young: Working the polls a valuable experience

Texas: Primary voting is up in the air--again | High court's redistricting maps ruling mixed victory for Texas | Item requests city ballots, other records for spot check | Elections still held up by redistricting | Texas primary confusion continues

U.S. Virgin Islands: Efforts to recall elections board members progressing

Virginia: New voter registrar on the job in Wythe | McDonnell leads way in restoring ex-cons' rights

West Virginia: Harrison County uses efficient system to tally votes | Several precincts violate state law

Wisconsin: Disabled residents educating others on voting rights | UW campuses to start issuing photo IDs for voting | Prepare for voter ID requirements | Elections board says all Senate recall petitions have been scanned | School district wants Madison to do background checks on poll workers | Partisan poll workers new here, but not elsewhere