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Tuesday, 07 February 2012

February 7, 2012

National News: Messy contests in Nevada, Iowa raise questions as several states prepare to caucus

Alabama: DA to investigate possible voter fraud

Arizona: Maricopa County adjusts voting lines | Secretary of state awards election officer certificates to 23 county employees

California: Local elections department has new bilingual manager

Connecticut: First Dems, now GOP question Conn. elections board as it seeks executive director

Florida: Jury excusals may reveal non-citizen voters | Duval elections supervisor to host foreigh dignitaries

Georgia: Elections panel report urges easier ballot access

Illinois: New voter registration cards in the mail

Indiana: Porter County voter board will not pursue complaint against former police chief | Daniels appoints interim to replace White | Dems want candidate as elections chief | Elections chief faces more court action | Floyd, Clark counties mull centralized vote centers

Kansas: Opponents criticize effort to move up start date of citizenship requirement for voter registration | Kansas voting rights advocates oppose accelerating proof of citizenship requirements

Kentucky: Judge pledges quick decision on delay of election filing deadline

Massachusetts: Petition to move voting to Town Hall debated | Recalled selectman wants election ballots recounted

Michigan: Lansing woman stumped by address change

Minnesota: Voter ID amendment draws opposition to state Capitol | Rep. Ellison speaks against voter ID amendment | Mendota Heights legislators remain cool to voter ID as debate heats up

Missouri: Carnahan encourages Missourians to participate in primary | Officials to vote on voter ID

Nevada: After beleaguered caucus, political leaders considering switching to primary

New Jersey: No Super Tuesday primary means big cost savings for New Jersey

North Carolina: New deal sought on voting machines | Election officials urge funds release | Judges don't dismiss maps lawsuit entirely | Elections board handles touchy WSSU early-voting issue | Granite Quarry wants polling spot to stay at Town Hall | Even-year elections could cloud local issues, officials fear

Ohio: Elections board: Little interest in primary

Oregon: State GOP to try more open primary

Pennsylvania: Judge says he'll rule 'with dispatch' on 2012 voting map

Rhode Island: Secretary of state's office goes on voter ID tour | Mollis to help RI residents get voter IDs

South Carolina: Some Anderson County voters shifted under redistricting plan

Tennessee: Are electronic voting machines honest? | Washington County election administrator fires 1, demotes another

Texas: Fed court tells sides in redistricting battle to keep talking | Abbott hopes voting is on track for April

Virginia: Voter ID bill clears Va. Senate | Voter ID bill pases Senate with Bolling tiebreaker | House panel rejects registration by party

Wisconsin: Elections board wants to do its own review of recall petitions

Wyoming: Bill would alter how Wyoming handles primary elections