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Thursday, 06 September 2012

September 6, 2012

National News: NAACP joins with African American churches for voter registration

Military & Overseas Voting News: Report: Half of military bases lack voting facility | Official: Access to absentee ballots 'never better' despite IG report claims

Alabama: Baldwin County cities ready for reset elections

Arkansas: Arkansas legislator guilty of election fraud

California: DA drops SF Chinatown voter fraud case

Colorado: Gessler says voter registration drive not a response to critics

Florida: Florida, Colorado voter purges new few noncitizens, so far | Voting rights groups encouraged by court rulings against restrictions | Feds OK Florida early voting plan for 5 counties | Court records in Hileah voter-fraud case show more voters get help with absentee ballots | Feds OK early voting plan for Hillsborough, four other counties | Pasco elections officials urge vote-by-mail ballots | Keys will hold 8 early voting days, not 12, if court orders it

Georgia: After retiring at 85, voter registrar plans to go deep-sea fishing

Illinois: Clerk seeing voter registration problems with students

Kansas: Special election cost $904.93

Massachusetts: Coalition asks DOJ for election investigation report

Michigan: Most voters ignore special primary election

Minnesota: Campaigns over voter ID admendment ramp up | Mayor, city council take stand against voter ID registration | Local election officials see added duties, costs in proposed voter ID amendment

Mississippi: Hosemann says Miss. voter ID law could survive

Missouri: St. Louis County BOE is 1K poll workers short for November

Montana: McCulloch making push for voter registration

Nevada: Nevada's 'none of the above' voting option not dead yet

New Hampshire: Voter ID law approved by Justice Dept.

New York: De Blasio, Queens pols want BOE to clear up poll site confusion | GOP committee outs Mandryck as elections commissioner

North Carolina: Gearing up for elections | Moore County man charged with voter registration fraud | Changes for early voting approved | Iredell County BOE trims voter rolls

Ohio: Husted ordered to appear at hearing | Husted must appear in federal court to explain delay in restoring early voting

Oklahoma: Group asks courts to stop printing of Oklahoma ballots

Oregon: Candidates compete to be Oregon's next secretary of state

Pennsylvania: Democrats picture bright side of Pa. voter ID dispute

South Dakota: SD officials seek to increase voter registration | Another SD county selects Hart InterCivic's ePollBooks

Tennessee: Election commission votes to delay EPB rollout | Rep. Cooper calls ballot debacle 'unbelievable'

U.S. Virgin Islands: Feds, VI sign consent decree to fix absentee ballot procedures

Vermont: Condos says 'human errors' were made in count of Smith write-in ballots

Virginia: Virginia to send new voter IDs in the mail | Southwest Virginia voter registration offices see big increase | Many felons waiting on McDonnell for restoration of voting rights

West Virginia: Marion County to add new early voting precinct | State to use Scytl technology for overseas voters