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Thursday, 26 January 2012

January 26, 2012

National News: Three states roll out electronic ballots

Alabama: District lines cause voting issues

Arizona: 'Vote centers' will take place of precincts in Yavapai County

California: Lindsay recall may cost city triple | Public asked to submit new election process ideas online | How should San Franciscans vote?

Colorado: Saguache County clerk recalled by voters following bungled 2010 election | Battle rages over tracing voted ballots in Colorado | Frisco town council authorizes mail-in ballot

Florida: Florida University students tackle voting rights and voting access issues | Elections supervisor discusses new voting laws, election changes

Georgia: Milton, Fulton partner to boost voter registration

Idaho: Secretary of state sued over redistricting appointees

Illinois: Bill would let entire county decide fate of ESL board of elections

Indiana: St. Joseph County pushing for vote centers in time for primary | Voter registration cards to list new precincts | Election law bill passes Senate by unanimous vote

Iowa: Schultz to unveil voter ID bill

Kansas: Senator says state not ready for voter ID laws | Kobach: Voter ID law working; education campaign to start in Wichita

Maine: Lawmakers poised to gut Maine voter ID bill

Maryland: Laurel board of elections supervisors to consider changes for city elections

Massachusetts: Westport voting precinct reassignments will affect more than 160 households

Missouri: Voter ID bill heavily criticized as 'modern day poll tax'

Montana: Federal grant aims to help soldiers vote

Nevada: Government-approved voters?

New Hampshire: State Senate eyes voter ID bill

New Jersey: Belleville BOE mulls election change

New York: Cayuga County BOE moving into old post office | Ballot witness: I was paid to register to vote | Court drama at vote trial

North Carolina: City elections top councils' agenda

Ohio: Election chief wants repeal of elections bill | Eastman to stay on elections board | Reece wants election monitors | County GOP forgo advertising for board of elections seat, Knight reappointed

Pennsylvania: City commissioners end patronage process for election workers

South Carolina: Charge of 'dead voters' disputed

Tennessee: New location needed for Prospect voting precinct | Who will fill a spot on the county election commission

Texas: Federal judge in redistricting case skeptical of aide's testimony | El Paso recall date stil not set; Reps concerned by cost | Texas primaries moved back, again

Virginia: McDonnell signs redistricting bill into law

West Virginia: Tolliver seeks redistricting costs funds

Wisconsin: New poll shows most people support new voter ID law | Voter IDs given to students for free | Meeting focuses on state's new voting law | Changes to voting procedures may slow election day down | Complaints over voter registration filed against Caledonia clerk | State elections board gets 30 more days to verify recall signatures