Nice Social Bookmark

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

February 18-21, 2012

National News: Voter ID | Voter ID laws are growing; so are challenges | Voting Rights Act under siege | For state election officials, a slow move online

Alabama: iPads to aid poll workers for primaries

California: Mail-in ballots in jeopardy, secretary of state says

Colorado: Voters' rights group sues Gessler, clerks in U.S. District Court | Bill making it easier for troops to vote advances

Florida: Illegal voting story sparks criminal investigation | Mall housing elections office served foreclosure papers | Lawsuits flying over redistricting

Georgia: Clarke Co. voting office to be open on Saturday | Officials say steps in place to prevent voter fraud

Illinois: Students help fill shortage of poll workers for primary | Lake County election materials include Spanish translations

Indiana: White cries foul on residency, cites other cases | New prosecutor in Austin vote fraud case eyes finish in 3 months

Kansas: Document fees for ID to vote in Kansas raise concerns | Kansas group considers lawsuit against voter ID law

Maryland: Emotions high as lawmakers consider voter ID bill | Three bills to affect Carroll County BOE

Massachusetts: Some Chicopee voters will cast ballots in a new place for March primary

Minnesota: Pro-voter ID group under pressure for racial images | Race clouds battle over photo IDs for voters | Ritchie offers voter ID alternative: Electronic poll books

Missouri: State says its voter rosters in good shape | Clerk says voters study not representative of the area | Primary election filing date chagnes advances in House committee

New Jersey: Mount Olive's Roman granted citizenship after vote

New York: Potential for extra primary election has counties scrambling | Key witness expected to testify in vote fraud trial | Legislator urges state to change primary date | Done deal: Alfred keeps two voting sites | Counties scramble to fund potential extra primary

North Carolina: Local elections critic files for governor | County want better deal from voting machine company

Ohio: Longer lines, longer drives to polling places likely for Summit County voters | Elections board director resigns | Appeal in elections case could be costly | Ballot error affects about 300 early voters in Medina County | Board of elections encourages early voting | Medina County mistake prompts voters to cast wrong ballot | Clyde says new election law doesn't solve 'wrong precinct' problem

Oklahoma: New precincts, districts prompt new voter IDs

Pennsylvania: Dems push for election to fill vacant House seats | Towanda Borough's polling place relocated | Packard will chair new election board

Rhode Island: Elections board to consider voter ID and campaign paraphernalia regulations

South Carolina: Groups oppose voter registration bill

South Dakota: Voting rights for felons draws barbs | House to weigh bill regulating absentee voting

Tennessee: Early voting slow in bi-county | Early voters adjusting to ID law

Texas: Titus County election office sweats election date stalemates | Citizens can still register to vote since primary dates remain in limbo | County officials announce primary polling locations | Election planning for 2012 requires flexibility

Virginia: Localities could go on hook for May elections

Wisconsin: Voter ID required for Tuesday primaries | Local officials say they're ready for voter ID | Alert: Many voters have new locations | Dane County leaders propose waiving birth certificate fee for voters seeking IDs | Pastors tell congregants to bring IDs to polls | Voters focus on new process | New voter ID law kicks in at polls today | Today's primary election features new polling sites, voter ID | Officials ready for voter ID | Polling place moving amid virus worries | Today's primary will be a test of new boundaries, polling places, voter ID law