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Friday, 17 August 2012

August 17, 2012

Arizona: Judge: Arizona must accept federal voter registration forms

Arkansas: Fight between clerks and secretary of state heats up

Colorado: Secretary of state asks 4,000 to prove voter eligibility

Connecticut: Two recounts taking place following close primary election

Florida: State of Fla., feds reach deal to screen voters | Pinellas officials investigating glitch in electronic voting system | Federal court gives 5 Florida counties extra early voting days | Federal court rejects Florida early voting changes | With changing face of elections, Walton elections supervisor holds on to traditions | Volusia ready for 2 recounts

Georgia: 15 extra votes found in Fulton sheriff's election | Dekalb election director earns top certification

Hawaii: Office of elections blasts Hawaii County clerk for election snafus | 13 of 40 Hawaii County precincts opened late on election day | Concerns of voter intimidation raised in Cachola victory

Indiana: Former Dyer councilman joins Lake County elections board | Monroe County election board prepares for November

Kansas: Ballot rejected for using foreign ID | Seeking student involvement in fall elections | Objections filed against Shawnee County vote | Hutchinson election outcome hinges on provisional ballots | Cherokee County commissioner wants answers about last week's election

Massachusetts: State police search clerk's office as part of voter fraud investigation

Michigan: High number of voting machine paper jams, errors

Minnesota: An expensive proposition: Voter ID passage could increase county's election-related costs

Missouri: Candidate says no to recount as election results finalized | City of St. Louis now has 50K voters on 'inactive voter' list

New Jersey: A push in N.J. against voter ID

New Mexico: Former state elections chief remembered for nonpartisan work ethic

New York: Poll workers prep for September primary and November elections | Kew voters protest new polling place | Online voter registration set | Voters confused over changing polling sites in Queens | 300 voters in Saratoga County disenfranchised because of redistricting delays

Ohio: Voting hours order doesn't end debate | Local Dems slam Husted's voting edict | Early voting mandate extends hours, removes weekends in Lorain County | Some voters unhappy with early voting changes | Protestors fill board of elections over voting hours

Pennsylania: Pa. Dems' voter ID outreach goes into full swing | Lead plaintiff in Pennsylvania voter ID case gets her photo ID | Seniors group well-fixed for voter ID | Pa. drops plans for 2 online initiatives to boost voting | Reactions mixed on voter ID ruling | Berks County launches election probe | MontCo: Absentee ballot not an option for photo ID | Warnings voiced over election-day traffic

South Dakota: Grant seeks turnaround in secretary of state's office

Tennessee: Outsiders to sort through Shelby County election snafus | Hamilton County to get new election equipment next year | Ex-boyfriend says Kennedy admitted killing Monroe County official

Texas: Ups and downs of runoffs discussed | Texas GOP vows to defend voter ID law | Polling place distance may cost votes for small towns

Wisconsin: Unregistered ungulates lead to voting delay

Wyoming: Some voters in Natrona County have to go to new voting location