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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

February 29, 2012

National: AG Holder: Justice Dept. opposition warranted against some state voter ID requirements | Is the Voting Rights Act endangered? A legal primer

Alabama: Federal judge issues temporary restraining order against Alabama over military voting | Commission hopes to clear up confusion with polling sites

Arizona: County consolidates polling places in Flagstaff | GOP primary cost taxpayers $2.6 million

Arkansas: Complaint: Secretary of state lacks required Spanish voting forms

California: Hanna wins clerk recount

Colorado: Primary election will not be mail-in

District of Columbia: House to vote on bill that would give DC more flexibility in scheduling special elections

Florida: Senate and Supervisor salute poll workers

Georgia: About 2K cast votes ahead of Super Tuesday

Idaho: Canyon County polling places to change for May 15 primary

Illinois: How Niles got early voting for first time

Indiana: Touch-screen voting machines to be demonstrated | Court to decide successor to Ind. elections chief | Osili speaks out for first time since White indictment

Kansas: Wichita special election, first large-scale test of new voter ID law | Secretary of state Kobach pleased with Wichita test of voter ID law

Michigan: Voter dispute errupts at Fenton Township poll | Voting citizenship rule called 'redundant' waste of tax dollars | Question added to Michigan ballot: Are you a citizen? | Man takes gun to Grand Rapids polling place

Minnesota: Voters alliance lawsuit critical of voter eligibility monitoring | Conservative group sues over voter eligibility | Voter ID compromise could avert admendment fight | Rep. Sondra Erickson joins elections lawsuit

Mississippi: Smith Co. among voting discrepencies

Missouri: Council approves voting machine purchase despite objections | Plan to replace St. Charles County voting machines draws criticisms

Nebraska: Bluffs voters can sign with a swipe | Debate begins on voter ID bill

Nevada: Registrar of voters gearing up for election season

New Hampshire: State reconsiders voter ID bill

New Mexico: State investigates voter fraud in Sunland Park | Secretary of state digging into Sunland Park situation

North Carolina: Judge orders temporary fix to county election problems

Ohio: Husted says statewide ballot issues each cost Ohio $1 million | Cline, Ferruccio named to elections board

Pennyslvania: Fayette County election board targets problems

Rhode Island: Polling hours extended for local elections

Tennessee: Late surge drives up early voting in Knox | Most countians say 'no' to early voting | Final weekend for voters' photo IDs before primary | Seniors vote from home

Texas: With redistricting controversy, voter registration cards still delayed | Texas voter website address changes | New maps for voting are released | Commissioners approve 10-year contract for annual elections

Virginia: Va. voter ID bill passes | Group faces election violation investigation | Virginia registrars doubt need for tightened voter ID requirements

West Virginia: Voter ID bill draws support, opposition in House committee

Wisconsin: Group files complaint over adlerwoman's doughnut delivery to poll workers