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Friday, 14 September 2012

September 14, 2012

Overseas Voting News: 10K Americans in Israel may get ballots too late to vote, says official

Alabama: Anniston election recount, contest stall on lack of money | Alabama sells voter information for one penny

Arizona: Early voting rose in Mohave County for primary | County points to total ballots as 'most important' to vote count

Arkansas: Beebe's office says no special election seat

California: Scotts Valley poll worker honored for decades of service | Registrar's office seeking bilingual poll workers

Florida: McFall under fire from state for misinformation to resident | Court approves schedule for Florida early voting | Collier County gets OK for shorter early voting period, longer hours each day | Florida primary saw early voting surge across state | Trey Corbett running for elections supervisor, trips over several election rules | Fla. slow to register new voters | Feds give final OK to 8 early voting days, state says

Indiana: Agreement could come too late for early voting

Kansas: LWV launches high school voter registration drive

Kentucky: Former County Clerk Frances Cotterill dies | Two men accused of voter fraud in New Albany mayoral election

Louisiana: Middle East unrest cuts Schedler mission short

Maryland: Election voting on Internet 'inevitable,' expert says

Massachusetts: Candidates petition for recount | Worcester voter complaints could spell November problems

Michigan: Voter registration made easy | Secretary of state visits Middle East to talk to troops about voting | Macomb County won't ask voters about their citizenship | Clerks defy ballot citizenship rule

Minnesota: Voter ID supporter wants Ramsey County official to step down | Coalition of church leaders oppose proposed amendment

Mississippi: Write-in voting to determine election commissioner's post

New Hampshire: Voter ID law gets trial run at local polls | UNH students challenge state's voter registration law | Smooth sailing for voters at Hooksett polls | Changes in polling places, new voter ID law taken in stride in Salem

New Mexico: Cancelled recall racked up expenses

New York: Town sues county elections board over justice term | Voter confusion drives poll workers to tears | Many voters in today's primaries confused by shift in polling places | Polling place consolidation causes confusion in Rockland | Voters decry chaos, misinformation at polls

North Carolina: Campaigns push early voting

Ohio: Early voting brings new issues to the polls | County joins fight against voting hours restriction | Elections board on hold | Early voting gets support

Pennsylvania: Luzerene County worried voting machines' batteries running low | Voter ID law case hearing in Pa. | Justicies hear arguments on fate of voter ID law | At voter ID hearing, Pa. justices have tough questions and a surprise | Election offices address voter ID concerns | Chester County elections officials prepare for voter ID changes | County voting officials prepare for change

Tennessee: Electronic poll books won't be used in November

Texas: Two years after massive fire, Harris county opens new warehouse for voting equipment | Second big Texas county in standoff over voter purge | Dallas County will not purge voter names | Should Austin move elections to November?

West Virginia: McCann says 'Get 'er done' after suitcases are found

Wisconsin: Election chief hopes for post-Nov. voter ID ruling