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Wednesday, 22 February 2012

February 22, 2012

National News: Senators seek study on voter laws

Alabama: Montgomery voters urged to take note of polling location changes

California: New system may increase voter participation | Recount requested

Colorado: Voter ID requirement again before Colo. lawmakers | Open house is slated to explain mail ballots

Iowa: IDs for cupcakes: College Republicans peddle baked goods to support voter ID bill

Kansas: Groups consider lawsuit against state voter ID law | House to debate Kobach's bill to impose citizenship rule for potential voters in June

Michigan: Rep. Byrum to focus on voter rights | Election workers train for logistics | Grand Rapids to cut six voting precincts prior to August, November elections

Minnesota: Pro voter ID group changes web images | Secretary of state offers alternative to voter ID | Ritchie announces federal grant recipients for elections

Nebraska: Opponents assail voter ID bill | Lawmakers debate voter ID requirement | Final effort to kill voter ID bill

New Hampshire: Voter ID bill gets OK from Senate committee

New Mexico: State police seize Sunland Park records

New York: Family & Friends at the Erie County BOE | Push to pair up primaries | Death causes trial recess

North Carolina: Voting shift: Shelby's 8 polling places consolidated to 4 | State elections board office flooded

North Dakota: New absentee ballot system eases voting for service members

Ohio: Ohio elections chief breaks tie over ballot count | Summit County elections board deadlocks on cost-cutting steps | Election law changes are 'in really uncharted territory' | Juvenile judge race goes back to court | Electronic poll books are expected to save money and time | Packard joins county BOE | Ohio election law opponents: Referendum cannot be pulled from Nov. ballot | New poll shows majority of Ohio voters would repeal controversial elections law

Oregon: Lane County warns about voter scam

Pennsylvania: Lawsuit wants Pa. House speaker to set elections

South Carolina: Beaufort County League of Women Voters fights voter-registration bill

Tennessee: Tre Hargett talks voter ID at APSU

Texas: Counties caught in redistricting squeeze | Along with redistricting mess, voter ID also brings uncertainty to election planning | Costs soaring for delayed primary elections | Elections office says email warning a hoax | Nacogdoches County election workers hoping for the best after voting glitch

Vermont: New constitutional amendment allows 17-year olds to vote in 2012 primaries

Virginia: Protestors against proposed voter bills | Law students offer help restoring voter rights

Wisconsin: New election law, few problems so far | Voter ID off to smooth start in Wisconsin | Poll workers: Few voters confused by changes | First test of photo voter ID goes smoothly | Primaries ease voters into ID law | Voters flash photo ID at the polls; no issues reported | Rock. Co. officials see few election-day problems | Mount Pleasant man refuses to vote after finding veteran's ID no good at polls | Clerks, GAB say few problems, light turnout | Senate passes voter registration bill | Voter ID law causes no issues in local primary election | Minimal voter ID problems reported in southeast Wisconsin | New district lines create voter confusion