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Tuesday, 25 September 2012

September 25, 2012

National News: Could new voter ID laws really disenfranchise 10M Latinos? | GOP search for voter fraud turns up little

California: Brown signs election-day registration bill into law | Gordon bill modernizing vote-by-mail ballot drop-off signed by governor

Colorado: County denies employing woman conducting partisan voter registration

Connecticut: Conn. to mark National Voter Registration Day | Darien GOP seeks candidate fro Republican registrar of voters

District of Columbia: Board of elections plans citywide registration drive-in

Florida: Civil rights groups fight Florida voting restrictions | Florida early voting cuts survive | Town hall discusses city elections date | County election supervisors pushing vote-by-mail

Georgia: Unique billboard voter registration campaign in Ga. | Fulton elections office in flux as election looms

Hawaii: Kawauchi names another temporary elections administrator

IndianaTippecanoe County BOE pushes early voting

Iowa: Election officials in Iowa, other states finding little evidence of voter fraud | Requests for absentee ballots soar

Kansas: Envision to sponsor clininc on using audio ballots

Maryland: Online voting could emerge, university center has studied options

Massachusetts: Millbury honors two poll workers for 93 years of combined service

Michigan: States start early voting, but not Michigan | Ballot citizenship checkbox irks some Farmington Hills officials

Minnesota: Voter ID amendment foes frustrated with DFL | Kittson County officials express concern over voter ID amendment

Missouri: Election do-over for some St. Louis county residents

Nevada: Nevada elections chief hosting voter registration drive at health clinics | Washoe County clerk's office moving | Millers says all ballots to overseas voters are in the mail

New Hampshire: Strafford County judge orders NH to revise voter registration form | Licensed voter forms rejected

New York: In reversal, BOE has Reslter down by 31 votes | Elections board recount ballots in state primary

North Carolina: Popularity of early voting growing in NC

Ohio: Early voting for presidential election | Voter-roll challenges dismissed | Group gives Husted failing grades | More than 723K absentee ballot applications received

Oklahoma: Oklahoma law shakes up ID requirements for voters — especially out-of-state students

Pennsylvania: A drive to help nursing home residents vote | Report: Voter ID could stop nearly 1 in 6 Pa. Latinos from voting | Pa. voter ID law heads back into court today | City decides against issuing voter IDs from homes, colleges | Voter ID opponents, state file final briefs | Commissioner's authorize senior care center to issue voter ID cards | Should Bucks County issue its own voter IDs? | County refuses to release Pizano emails

South Carolina: Closing arguments for SC voter ID law | Voter ID laws in court: Now it's South Carolina's turn | Judges tough on both sides in voter ID case

Tennessee: Rally encourages citizens to learn voting requirements, get equipped

Texas: Ballots in the mail for Nov. 6 'Super Bowl of elections'

Utah: Group seeks to bolster turnout with National Voter Registration Day

Vermont: With six weeks until Election Day, in-person voting picks up in Vermont | A modest proposal: Abandon Vermont primaries?

Virginia: Homeless discuss difficulty of getting a voter ID card

West Virginia: Vote fraud gun pulling man gets 8-yr sentence

Wisconsin: Wis. election head to encourage voter registration | Wis. at center of national voting rights storm | Voter fraud convictions in state don't match claims