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Friday, 15 June 2012

June 15, 2012

National News: Rock the Vote gets hip to smartphones

Alaska: Redistricting plan back in court

Arizona: High court considering appeal over Arizona voter ID law | Justice: AZ voter-registration law OK for now | 'Dead voters' is an urban legend

Arkansas: Voting rights group faults state on registering poor, minorities

California: Ballot count near finish | About a quarter of Butte County ballots still to be counted | 10,750 ballots still to count in Napa County | SF revives push to ditch ranked-choice voting

Colorado: Staiert speaks with citizens, discusses count

Florida: Governor mistakenly removed from voter rolls in 2006 | Miami mayor bucks party line on voting | Voter registration application errors | Duval supervisor of elections did not remove voters based on state voter purge | Lee elections supervisor not zealous, just prepared

Georgia: Two poll workers removed from post

Hawaii: Voter registration, education programs slated | Voting might be harder with fewer polling sites

Illinois: New ethics policy for DuPage election commission

Indiana: Indianapolis conference reviews voting machine specs

Iowa: Secretary of state touts vet-voting program

Kansas: Post-redistricting scramble spawns Kansas ballot challenges

Minnesota: Minnesota legislature to hire outside firm to intervene in lawsuit

Mississippi: Possible changes at voting polls

Nebraska: 27 Douglas County polling places to reopen

Nevada: Nevada high court justices hear appeal in ACORN case

New York: Law could simplify voter registration | Bills would boost Asian voter help | No mailing to remind voters about June 26 primary election

North Carolina: Group says state violated separation of church and state by using churches as polling places

Ohio: Husted speaks of absentee balloting

Pennsylvania: Ministers sponsor voter ID clinic

South Carolina: Lawsuit seeks runoffs in House 7 | Primary results upheld in Florence County

Texas: County preps for primary runoffs

Utah: Many Davis voters already mailing in ballots

Washington: State, Yakima County cancel primary voter's guide

Wisconsin: 2 lawmakers mum on who is paying for voter ID legal work | Racine Co. investigating 'suspicious voter registration' and other irregularities