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Monday, 24 September 2012

September 22-24, 2012

National News: In voting, the early bird skips the line | Study: Voter roll purges, citizenship proof demands, photo ID may affect 10M Hispanics | Activists use education to overcome new voting laws | States' voter ID laws are underlying issue in 2012 presidential race

California: Online registration could increase young voter turnout | Postal Service clarifies rule, allows voter registration materials in offices | New voting system may impact November mayoral election

Colorado: Touch screens making voting easier | YouTube video spurs voter registration flap | Judge tosses ballot privacy lawsuit

Florida: Elections hopefuls square off | Ballot brokers also target Haitian vote | Elections officials hope to avoid logjam | Amid fraud concerns, absentee voting shrouded in secrecy | Veterans call for elections supervisor's resignation over survey | After 24 years, elections supervisor seat up for grabs | Susan Bucher target of race discrimination suit

Georgia: NGCSU joins initiative to ease voter registration

Hawaii: County council to meet over lawsuit

Indiana: Voters warned of scam calls

Iowa: Schultz to discuss voter ID rules | Iowa voter fraud cases may hit roadblock of intent

Kansas: County clerk sheds light on voter laws

Maryland: Voting online is the future | Cleaning up voter rolls won't happen till after election

Massachusetts: No investigation yet on election-day shenanigans

Michigan: West Wing cast draws attention to non-partisan elections

Minnesota: More than half of those polled back voter ID, but support is down

Missouri: Neeley explains ballot sticker concerns | Schoeller banking on area in his bid fro secretary of state

New Hampshire: No settlement in voter registration suit

New Mexico: Group plans voter registration drives across Indian Country | NM residents curious about voter centers

New York: Ballot counting continues | Mock presidential elections coming to 11 school districts | New service aims to make voting easier | Albany inaction means two wave of ballots to overseas voters

North Carolina: Voter ID battles churn in key states | Tribe must find election dollars | Pre-registered teen voters now eligible to make a difference

Ohio: Official: Voter lists as accurate as possible | Two counties move ahead with early voting | Election officials try to clean up voter rolls | Board of elections confident in voter lists | Elections officials ready for Nov. 6 | Some voters in Medina face new polling places

Pennsylvania: Under voter ID, provisional ballots could loom large | Other counties may join in using Pa. voter ID law loophole | Lazy people can't get voter ID Pa. lawmaker says | Emails sent among Luzerne County officials shed light on firing of director of elections

South Carolina: Voter ID gets judges' scrutiny | SC online voter registration awaiting federal OK | SC's voter ID case could close with legal fireworks

South Dakota: League gives nudge to potential voters | Early voting gets underway | Changes in voting to be reviewed at meeting

Tennessee: Memo reveals for disciplinary action against election official | Impact of election woes may linger

Texas: Abbott moves to lift 'dead voter' injunction | Purge of voter rolls in Texas hits snag

Vermont: Secretary of state urges Vermonters to register

Virginia: Voters confused over valid IDs

Washington: State misfires on some voter registration mailings

West Virginia: Sentencing today in voter fraud case | Savilla brings security to secretary of state office | Secretary of state to critics: 'I did my job'

Wisconsin: Wisconsin among 10 states battling over voters' photo ID | Election officials launch online ballots for overseas, military voters

Wyoming: Wyoming is one of the toughest states for ex-felon voting rights | Voting baffles Fremont County residents