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Thursday, 23 February 2012

February 23, 2012

Alabama: Getting ready

Arizona: Polling places consolidated for presidential preference primary

California: Redistricting has created many new voting precincts in Merced | Postal center closure threatens integrity of upcoming election

Colorado: Photo ID bill advances in House | Bill against lying to voters sparks debate in Colorado | Lawmakers consider eliminating 'inactive voter' status | Senate panel passes mail-ballot bill

Connecticut: Secretary of state talks election improvements in Ridgefield

District of Columbia: Elections board continuing tests on voting machines

Florida: College students the focus of new 'Netflix-like' voter-assistance website

Georgia: Fayette elections board member defends support for candidate

Indiana: Outburst could hurt White at his sentencing | White to give statement at sentencing hearing | Students petition for early voting

Kansas: Voter citizenship rule advances in Kansas

Minnesota: Senate committee passes photo ID for voting

Missouri: Primary election cost more than $150K

Nebraska: Opponents assail Janssen's voter ID bill | Sponsor of voter photo ID bill fires back at critics

New Mexico: Court says state violated voter act

New York: Good gov. group blasts BOE over new transparency requirements

North Carolina: Decision on early voting site for Cherokee lands in Swain commissioner's laps | Havelock pushing for central voting site

North Dakota: Auditors get update on election laws

Ohio: BOE decides how to handle coroner voting | Summit County releases elections analysis | Betras to stay despite text war | Stop using elementary schools as polling places | Buses take students to polls

Pennsylvania: City's top election official catches her own ethics slip

Rhode Island: State to offer voter IDs at Town Hall | Elections board decides against banning campaign t-shirts, buttons at polls

South Carolina: House postpones debate on voter registration bill

South Dakota: Reaction to felon voting bill

Tennessee: Activists hand in 6K signatures opposing voter photo ID bill

Texas: Emails spread false information about voter registration | Lack of voter registration cards have residents fuming | Election day date poses issues locally

Virginia: Voters won't have write-in option on Super Tuesday

Wisconsin: Voter ID had soft opening Tuesday | Redistricting causes majority of problems in first election since changes | Madison voters turned away at the polls for lacking photo ID | Vet's poll protest leads to proposed legislation | Senate passes voter registration bill | Changes in absentee voting may delay final election results

Wyoming: Court denies county's voting rights appeal