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Wednesday, 15 August 2012

August 15, 2012

National News: Secretaries of state fashion new, activist roles | Virgin America airline offers in-flight voter registration

Arizona: Prison may dominate Buckeye voting district

Colorado: Teller County gets elections shake-up

Connecticut: Malloy wins Democratic registrar | A first for Killingworth as registrar's nomination determined by primary | Deans Mill polling station open for voting but closed to kids | Precicnt changes may be causing some confusion

Delaware: Wayne Steele: Rehoboth's election master general

Florida: Stress-free experience for the few who voted in PBC | Minor issues bedevil Leon officials | Voters keep Swan as Indian River supervisor of elections | Tallahassee-area voting precinct break-in was ordered | Glitches delay Volusia county; Flagler's runs smoothly | Detzner says voter purge to resume soon | Voter record error draws resident's concern | Hillsborough elections supervisor candidate finds victory in first race | DOJ keeping watchful eye on Polk Co. election process to ensure Spanish-speaking voters are served | Miami-Dade canvassing board examines ballot gathered by boleteros | Dent thrashes Thraxton in supervisor of elections race | Edwards remains elections supervisor in Polk | Andersen re-elected as supervisor of elections | Manatee election supervisor's race goes to Bennett | Bucher re-elected as PBC elections supervisor | Incumbent supervisor of elections Ann McFall winning big in four-way race | Shirley Anderson takes Republican race for Hernando elections supervisor | Voting by mail encouraged by Duval supervisor of elections | Eaton wins primary to take on long-time supervisor of elections | Conflict of signs draws police to polls | Different polling locations for some in primary | Wilcox cruises in elex race | Pinellas election workers hand-deliver ballots after computer glitch

Georgia: Former HCC candidate files suit against elections board

Hawaii: Hawaii elections officials try to get to the bottom of election day 'chaos' | Number of Big Island poll delays still not clear | Cause of Hawaii voting fiasco proves elusive for elections chief | Big Island elections staff conduct meetings

Ilinois: Tempest in a typo

Iowa: Top Dem to secretary of state: Abandon scheme | Scott County approves voter inquiry | Scott Co. board will help investigate vote fraud claim

Kansas: New ID law has little effect on provisional ballots

Massachusetts: East Longmeadow police looking for info in voting fraud case | Early voting on the rise nationally, proposals on ice locally

Michigan: Election fraud case shut down while it still was being investigated

Minnesota: Ritchie: Primary election going smoothly

Missouri: Ballot snafu puts one vote margin state House race in question | County clerk says election officials did a 'good job'

New York: Staten Island lawmakers push organ donation sign-up on voter registration forms

Ohio: Limit on early voting sparks campaign dispute with military voters at center | Mayor Mallory calls for uniform and fair election process | Early voting hours extended in some counties, but not Cuyahoga

Pennsylvania: Need an ID to vote? There's an app for that | Voter ID bill leaves out seniors, AFL-CIO finds

Tennessee: Roane County seeks to move early voting from courthouse | Tennessee Dems question issues with primary ballots, voter IDs | Democrats press for answers on election problems statewide

Texas: Judge denies stay of voter registration order | Judge refuses to lift ban on Texas voter laws | Republicans maintain hold as election judges

Utah: County poll workers still waiting for their paychecks

Vermont: Secretary of state talks about transparency

Wisconsin: Early turnout low at Green Bay polling place | Disabled woman forced to vote at bottom of stairs