Nice Social Bookmark

Thursday, 07 June 2012

June 7, 2012

Overseas Voting News: U.S. Embassy hosts session for American citizens voting in 2012

California: Shift in voting rules shakes up primary election | More details gleaned in voter card investigation | Registrar looks to cut voter confusion come November election | Still more than 6,600 votes to count | Election night goes smoothly for Riverside County registrar | County registrar saw 'tremendous' amount of fake write-in votes | Officials: Sonoma County's vote tallying only seemed slow | About 85,000 ballots still uncounted in Santa Clara County | More in Sacramento area choose to vote-by-mail, the drop off ballots at last minute | Election workers counting 14K outstanding ballots | Run-off elections could cost tens of thousands of dollars | As Californians embrace vote-by-mail, number of unprocessed ballots swamp election offices | Taxpayers paying for polls that were barely used | Cerritos resident takes down voting booths, for good

Colorado: Mail ballots in Teller County have a mistake | Chaffee clerk defends election process

Connecticut: Town going to four polling places

Florida: Women's voter groups to resume registering voters | Florida, DOJ clash over voter removal efforts | US judge's ruling means voter registration effors will resume, ramp up | Orange voters react angrily to request for new signatures | Indian River elections chief takes voter registration drive to GoLine buses | PBC elections office warns of fradulent calls asking registered voters to re-register | Report: Voter fraud rare in Florida | Duval supervisor of elections says no non-citizens purged | Elections boss closes case on alleged racial slur

Georgia: Gwinnett voters issued new ID cards | Judge rebuffs NAACP on Fayette district vote lawsuit

Iowa: New equipment slows election results | Investigation into possible violation of election rules

Massachusetts: Election reform package passes State House | Amesbury voting polls may move to high school

Michigan: New voter box on absentee application going overlooked | Kalamazoo's East side gets new polling place

Minnesota: Minn. Supreme Court drawn into newest chapter of 'voting wars'

Mississppi: Emotional testimony in Jackson election trial

Montana: 3 western Montana counties plagued by vote-counting machine troubles | Ravalli County finds glitch in election statistics | Montana, Gallatin County absentee voting numbers break records

Nebraska: Data analysis backs poll closure complaints | Phipps reverses himself, will attend voting site forums

New Hampshire: Voter ID passes as session closes | House passes compromise version of photo ID bill

New Mexico: Voter registration? There's an app for that | New voting gets mixed review

New York: Voting can be accessible to all | Voter registration bill seeks to end NY's dismal voter turnout

Ohio: Elections board to replace bags used for 58 years

Oklahoma: Jet man charged for voting twice

Pennsylvania: Voter ID materials coming to libraries | Voter education partnership announced | Puerto Rico official helps Reading voters comply with new law | DA: Charges unlikely in voter fraud case

South Carolina: More candidates removed from SC ballots | Counties scramble, cull candidates for primary

South Dakota: State aids McPherson County in election | Election results slow in Minnehaha County

Texas: State, county eye voter list | Secretary of state says nothing can be done despite voting issues | Recounts ahead for Jim Wells County elections

Utah: June primary could bring big voter turnout

Wisconsin: No manual vote count needed in West Allis | Eagle Point voters cast the last ballot | Thousands of forms printed to keep up with heavy city turnout | Absentee voting particularly popular this election | Voter, 72, mugged heading to polling place