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Monday, 06 February 2012

February 4-6, 2012

Overseas Voting News: Voting tool gets thumbs up from DOD

Alabama: Justice Dept. move might propel Shelby Co. voting case to U.S. Supreme Court

Arkansas: Election commission discovers 17 unpopulated precincts

California: County registrar of voters launches online 'voter profile' feature | Five new Asian languages, three spoken in India, added for LA County voters

Colorado: Printing error forces votesr to find caucus sites on their own

Florida: Judge says Fla. lawmakers don't have to testify | Bennett to run for supervisor of elections | Progress being made on elections building issues | Recount to be held in Destin election

Georgia: Plan to cut precincts delayed

Indiana: Jury finds White guilty of six of seven felony charges | White says he'll seek to regain office | After White's vote-fraud conviction, fight remains over secretary of state's office | Clark, Floyd counties consider vote centers

Maine: Lawmakers reject voter ID bill but authorize study of election system

Maryland: Wicomico board of elections requests legislation

Michigan: Bill would make it easier for military, overseas voters to vote in state, local elections

Missouri: Christian County gets new ballot tabulators | Voter ID bill back before House this week | Ballot 'color' confusion in St. Charles County | E-verify debate heats up in Springfield as vote approaches

Nebraska: Changes in pollign places good for voters, county finances

New Hampshire: Bill requires NH voters to be full-time residents

New Jersey: Mercer election officials calls it a day after 18 years on county board | Districts quick to move elections

New Mexico: Uncontested election to cost town $10K

New York: Election date deadlock could cost Steuben County taxpayers at least $80K | Voters testify in Troy voter fraud trial | Warrensburg officials struggle with presidential primary accommodations | NY unlikely to meet election deadlines | State investigating election absentee ballots in Rathbone | Defense calls for dismissal of all charges in Troy ballot fraud trial

Ohio: Ohio Senate GOP take another crack at election reform

Tennessee: Election commission prepares for March election | Sullivan County election chief changes locks at ballot boxes and doors | Churches helping seniors with voter IDs | Volunteers sought to help staff precincts

Texas: Voter registration cards on hold | Texas primary election schedule nowhere in sight | Prolonged redistricting fight keeps Texas in limbo | Rusk County court considers new election software | Rice study: Hand countin votes leads to errors

Utah: Voter registration rolls get cleaned up with bill | Bill to clean up voter registration rolls passes House

Virginia: Roanoke wants to pare its voting precincts | Virginia lawmakers split bitterly over voter ID rules | House panel backs primary date change, photo ID bill | Bill to expand absentee voting falls in Senate | Taxpayers pay thousands for local election

Wisconsin: Groups hope to stop Wisconsin voter ID law | State voter ID law goes into effect with the Feb. 21 election | Tauchen assembly bill tweaks election timelines | Appeals court reverses ruling on recall signatures