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Monday, 12 November 2012

November 10-12, 2012

National News: Supreme Court to weigh constitutionality of Voting Rights Act | Voting rights groups call for election reforms | High court to take a fresh look at voting rights law | Long lines at the polls stir calls in Congress for election reform

Alabama: Recount in tight Madison County race set for Nov. 19

Arizona: Uncounted ballots frustrating voting groups | Dems, Latinos protest provisional-ballot use

Arkansas: Benton County election officials still counting Tuesday's ballots | Long lines at polling places prompting officials to make changes

California: Some DMV voter registrations fall through cracks, registrars say | Registrar of voters criticized for slow results | More ballots still to be counted in Solano County | SF race still too close to call | Votes still being tallied in SB County | Every vote will be counted, elections office vows

Colorado: Boulder County ballots: Thousands could still be added to final election tallies | Saguache County judges ran smooth count

Connecticut: Voters without ID turned away

Florida: Palm Beach County still counting votes in Florida | Florida governor orders voting process review | Recount headed to manual count today | PBC finishes vote count | Judge denies request to impound voting machines, count ballots | Lee supervisor of elections pushes for change | Supervisor of elections takes blame for robocall mishap | Days past election, board processes ballots by hand with barely time for breathing | Pasco county's voting website buckled under traffic, officials say | Fla. elections chief: More early voting sites are needed

Georgia: Some Richmond County voter registrations, residences don't match | Carr to retire; Bibb elections board taps Watson as new elections supervisor | Charles Darwin gets 4K write-in votes in Athens | Election troubles traced to the top

Guam: Respicio will push for override of election reform veto

Hawaii: No English ballots? Try Japanese | Hawaii office of elections apologizes for Election Day glitches

Illinois: Clerk's office models election methods for Nigerian

Indiana: Authorities listen, plan to experiment, fix problem | Election night delays unavoidable, says clerk | What delayed Monroe County election results? | Bartholomew County eyes vote centers after delays

Iowa: Ballot discrepancies force recount in three state races

Kansas: Kansas election official releases voter names | Kobach seeks to expand power to prosecute election crimes

Louisiana: Voting machines reveal accurate results

Maryland: Poll watchers head out to find problems, but did they?

Michigan: Tuesday night was a long haul in Brownstown Township for election workers | Shortage of translators, mechanical problems plague local polls | Stanley enrolls bills to allow early voting | Election night runs later than usual for some workers | Irons used to flatten absentee ballots in Riverview

Minnesota: Voter ID backer says fundraising disadvantage sunk amendment | County plans to replace its voting equipment | Officials 'happy' with election process | Voting va-va-voom: Craigslist 'Missed Connections' at polling places

Mississippi: Voter rolls issue probed

Missouri: Behind the scenes: A loot at Adair County's election process | Local election process goes relatively smoothly | Custodian saves poll worker after heart attack on Election Day

Montana: Ballot counting pushes on | DMV voter registration had some problems | Veteran poll worker has seen big changes

New Hampshire: Voter ID law causes no problems for election officials

New Jersey: In Hoboken, vote will hinge on absentee, provisional, and late ballots

New Mexico: Election draws criticism

New York: Impound stalls vote tally in Ball/Wagner race | Dems eye unscanned ballots in Nassau 7th SD | Thousands of absentee ballots still to be counted | Security a big issue for voting by phone | Pols push for BOE overhaul

North Carolina: Thousands of NC ballots still to be counted

Ohio: Stark voters had some interesting write-in choices for president | Ohio polls need short answer to long lines | Ohio governor name ex-elections chief to board | Summit County board aims to learn from voters' complaints | County hopes to correct Election Day problems

Oklahoma: Uncounted absentee ballots discovered in already narrow House race in Norman

Oregon: Ballot fraud allegations in Clackamas County could lead to changes in election procedures

Pennsylvania: A voting machine malfunction caused a ruckus in 1962 | More Philadelphia voters needed provisional ballots in 2012 than in 2008 | Fill-in and ex-chief seeking voter spot | Voter ID law gets mixed reviews on Election Day | Provisional ballots in Monroe present problems | County rules on provisional ballots | Council woman claims city voters mishandled | Singer 'screwed up' on ballots, Brady says

South Carolina: Vote-counting expert, former voting machines' tech detail possible missteps in Richland | SC Supreme Court steps in, halts state recount in Richland County | Election errors could spur evaluations for poll workers | Republicans, Democrats agree: SC elections a mess | Dillon vote certification takes hours

Tennessee: Loosening of voter ID rules in Memphis a source of puzzlement | Library photo ID cards prove popular | Davidson election commission to review Tuesday's lines | Forge voting complaints filed

Texas: Nueces County elections workers show dedication | Texas also challenges Voting Rights Act | Dozens of provisional ballots missing | Early voting a trend, but does it diminish Election Day? | Ortiz' resignation official, Cameron Co. searches for replacement

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board to resume St. Croix vote count today | Attorney General orders probe of elections

Virginia: Officials: Long election lines in Prince William not due to county meddling | Election board likely to discourage large-text ballots | Small number of Lynchburg votes went uncounted in election

Washington: Drew concedes, Wyman wins Wash. secretary of state

Wyoming: Long lines, registrations keep election staff busy