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Thursday, 02 February 2012

February 2, 2012

National News: Why millions of Americans have no government ID

California: Rainey will try to stop expensive election

Colorado: Breckenridge backs away from mail-in voting for now

Connecticut: Norwich registrars to change polling places again

District of Columbia: Recall effort postponed after organizer misses meeting

Florida: No signs of voter fraud in Tuesday's primary, officials say | More than 40 percent of primary vote was in before polls opened | Moore Center makes debut as polling place

Georgia: Elections board has open house to prepare for a busy year | Early voting option available | Hall Co. in need of poll workers for upcoming elections

Illinois: New city ward boundaries to take effect in 2015

Indiana: Cellphone records to be called in White's trial

Kansas: New Kansas voter ID regs hitting voters in nursing homes | Free birth certificate guidelines published | House panel to review proof-of-citizenship

Massachusetts: Changed precincts, voting locations to affect some households

Minnesota: Opponents of voter ID amendment pack Senate hearing | Voter ID amendment gets first debate | Voter ID issue sparks big draw in Woodbury | Voting rights for released felons debated in Minn.

Missouri: First of four elections approaches

New Jersey: Gloucester County received $87K for water damage at BOE building

New York: Voters testify in Troy ballot fraud trial

Ohio: Early voting underway; poll workers needed | Absentee ballot investigation continues | Richland County GOP select elections board member | Senate leader expects bill to repeal state's election law within weeks | Postcards remind voters of procedures to vote by mail | Bill proposes repeal of election law | Mediation collapses in disputed judge election | Niles mayor voted to fill seat on Trumbull BOE

Oklahoma: Washington County election requires voters to bring ID

Oregon: Oregon escapes notice in voter photo ID battle

Pennsylvania: Counties raise cost, implementation concerns over holding dual primaries

South Carolina: Spartanburg County may face $18K in costs for primary

Texas: State looks at possibility of two primaries | Voter registration cards await court ruling | Primary election plan still in limbo | Court says redistricting decision is a month away | Democrats newly skeptical over April primary

Virginia: House approves voter ID bill | Voter ID bill moving through General Assembly | A scorecard on voter ID bills | Republican bills ratcheting up requirements for in-person voting pass House

West Virginia: Lawmakers considering fix to close election loopholes

Wisconsin: Elections chief says searchable database expensive, impractical