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Wednesday, 15 February 2012

February 15, 2012

National News: Behold, the mighty voting machine | Republicans rethink the caucus format | Wireless voting still has a long way to go

Alabama: Voting process gets high tech | City gets DOJ approval on polling spots

California: Voting technology to help disabled during city elections | Supes kill both proposals to change SF's voting system | Ranked-choice voting proposal fails to make June ballot

Colorado: Gessler, Ortiz defend proposed rules | Commissioners approve use of mail-in balltos for primary elections | Secretary of state could provide election night results

Connecticut: 17-year olds eligible to vote in primaries | Meriden voting precincts to be slashed

Florida: Post election audit for preference primary is flawless | Walker files to run for 9th term as elections chief in St. Lucie County | Browning certifies final election | Early voting not an option for PCB or Callaway

Georgia: Early, in-person voting begins for primary | Election mishap could change state law

Indiana: County election supervisor keeps voting on track | Voting site added to Wayne County primary

Iowa: Voter ID supporters offer cupcakes to lawmakers, with a catch | Poll by GOP consulting firm says Iowans support voter ID

Kansas: Roeland Park vote makes Kansas history | Wichita group going after Kobach records

Massachsuetts: Election location changes

Michigan: Senate passes ill to strengthen voter ID laws | Senate OKs bills requiring photo ID to register to vote

Minnesota: Voter ID amendment | Opponents to photo ID see threat to same-day registration | Court considers politicking near polling places

Montana: Missoula County issues call for more election judges

Nevada: New mobile voter registration technology could bridge online-offline gap | Washoe Co. online voter registration coming soon | Washoe reigstrar on lookout for inactive voters

New York: Witness in ballot fraud trial admits he received favorable treatment | Coucilman: I had concerns over ballots

Ohio: Republicans fail to appoint BOE director | County elections board split | Voter registration errors: 'Not a local problem'

Oklahoma: Voters meet change at polls Tuesday

Oregon: Oregon gets special look in Pew voter registration study

Pennsylvania: Tracking voters often tricky

Tennessee: Voting machines ready for election day | Poll workers reflect current job market | Henry County budget committee OKs election equipment

Texas: While federal judges hear testimony, election administrators wait in limbo | Federal judges await compromise on Texas voting maps | Panel insists redistricting deal get done | Medrano vote fraud trial gets underway | Chairmen say April 3 primaries possible | Redistricting experts struggle to fix maps, elections | Wait for maps creates obstacles

Utah: Bill to clean up Utah voter rolls advances

Virginia: Another Senate tie on proposed changes to election law

Wisconsin: State rules forbid candidat from work at polls | Game of chance breaks tie in trustee race