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Tuesday, 09 October 2012

October 9, 2012

National News: All mail elections beneficial in some states | Four controversial changes to 2012 election rules

Alabama: Alabaster, Chelsea, Pelham, Helena among Shelby County runoff elections

Arizona: Pima County readies its aged counting devices for election | Some Mesa voters to be sent to Tempe polls on Election Day | Prop 121 would end partisan primaries

California: Few early voters seen at Tulare County elections office | California makes it easier to vote, unlike other states

Colorado: County clerks blast Gessler for 'errors and oversights' | Voter signature investigations | Election activists, Boulder County clerk spar over absentee ballots

Florida: In voter registration fraud case, it's not Mickey Mouse you have to worry about | As voter registration deadline looms, PBC elections supervisor helps hundreds | Pinellas extends elections office hours | Printing error on Collier absentee ballots

Guam: In-office voting begins at Guam election commission

Illinois: Illinois law requires offices to be open until 5pm Christmas Eve for election filings

Iowa: There's a new app for voting in Iowa

Kansas: Voters' ID rules clarified

Kentucky: Ky. county moving polling places, sites or sale

Maryland: Maryland officials not concerned about voter-registration fraud | Mayor says community center safe for voters

Michigan: Johnson drops citizenship checkbox from ballot | Clinton Township renews efforts to dump clerk | Absentee ballots could account for nearly one-third of Genesee County voters

Minnesota: Voter ID: Arne Carlson, Mary Kiffmeyer to debate amendment Tuesday

Missouri: As registration deadline looms, officials announce Saturday ballot times

Montana: Elections coming to a close for some in Montana

Nevada: Online system registered 34,867 new voters

New Hampshire: Voter ID voucher offered by NH secretary of state | Photo ID vouchers available for voters

New Mexico: RR voters herded to five voting sites

North Carolina: NC governor says she's proud of voter ID veto | Republicans lead in absentee ballot requests

Ohio: Early voting limits impact black voters disproportionately study says | Absentee ballots could make a big difference in Ohio | Cuyahoga County BOE prepares for a busy Tuesday

Oregon: Suspicious robocalls warn of voter registration problems

Pennsylvania: ID aside, one task remains for would-be voters: Registering

South Carolina: Online voter registration is a hit, but fewer register this year in SC

Texas: Voter ID push likely will be renewed | Hays County considers effects on proposed ID law | Travis County preparing for more choices, longer ballots in November | County, Clear Channel partner to inform voters that early voting starts Oct. 22 | Officials make final push to register voters before Tuesday's deadline

Utah: State poll workers prepare for early voting | Utah purges tens of thousands from voter rolls

Virginia: Election edict tests Fairfax County | Some absentee ballot applications don't go directly to state board of elections

Washington: Elections officials urge Washington voters not to procrastinate

Wisconsin: Wisconsin elections board warns about confusing mailers | Absentee ballots get numbered to smooth election night