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Wednesday, 01 February 2012

February 1, 2012

Overseas Voting News: Contests in battleground states could hinge on 'invisible' overseas voters

California: City considers switching election year, again

Florida: Longtime Lithia poll worker refelects on changes to the election process | Orange County voters cast ballots on car hoods | New voting equipment brings smooth day for Palm Beach County | Poll workers strive to make a difference | 2000 election still haunts Floridians, eleciton officials | Supervisor of elections: No major problems in PBC | Eleciton Day: No problems reported at polls | Collier voters report little confusion after precinct consolidation | No major glitches at the polls, Treasure Coast election chief says | Voting smooth early, election chief says | Browning emotions mixed over final Fla. election

Indiana: Prosecutors in Charlie White's trial say documents show voter fraud | Jurors hear testimony, view records in White trial

Kansas: New voting restrictions enacted | House panel to review Kobach bill to move up proof-of-citizenship rule

Massachusetts: Former candidate charged in vote fraud | State opinion on special election riles Worcester City council | Panel works to election law overhaul

Michigan: Johnson paid $1,325 for failing to file campaign finance reports

Minnesota: Voting rights for released felons debated | Task force studies North Dakota felon-voting system

Missouri: Scott County gets new voting machines | Upcoming primary to cost the state $8M

New Mexico: Dona Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins seeks re-election | Secretary of state checks Sunland Park complaint

New York: Voter says he didn't read the paper work

North Dakota: Minn. task force studies North Dakota felon-voting system

Ohio: Infante recommended for Trumbull elections board | Former elections director voted onto elections board | Still time for election reforms before November

Pennsylvania: Town mulls moving BOE elections to November

South Carolina: Signing up others to vote could require registration itself

Tennessee: Group seeks to repeal voter ID law | American Assoc. of People with Disabilities say ID law unfair | Putnam clerk's office now offering photo ID services | Election officials in Sullivan wary of backlash over photo ID law

Texas: Local elections offices sit in limbo waiting for state primary to be set | Judge skeptical of Texas' 'partisan gerrymandering' argument as redistricting case closes | County prepares possible election

Utah: Changes remove empty precincts

Virginia: Voter ID bills advance following protest at Capitol | Some say bills are a threat to minority voters | Va. Supreme Court denies Cuccinelli petition in redistricting case

Washington: Ballots get a makeover

Wisconsin: Rules to help military members vote overseas | Elections are good business for Fond du Lac printer | City clerk wards off election trouble