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Tuesday, 13 November 2012

November 13, 2012

Alabama: Supreme Court decision to review Shelby County voting rights challenge draws national attention

Arizona: Election workers still counting early ballots | Confusion clouds uncounted ballot totals | Pima County finalizes 3,421 ballots Monday; no further count today | County, state election officials chip away at ballot tabulations | Who's responsible for thousands of uncounted Arizona ballots?

California: Riverside tally continues, long wait ahead | Plenty of ballots still to count | Votes still being tallied | Thousands of Tulare County ballots still to be counted | Inside absentee, provisional ballot counting | Asian language voters get insufficient help at polls, group says | California's new primary system boosted competition

Connecticut: Changing her mind, Romano wants recount

District of Columbia: Turnout up, creates long lines at polls

Florida: West challenges results as Fla. declares vote-tally over amid recounts and irregularities | Orange race heads to hand recount | Voters call for reform after Election Day experiences | St. Lucie elections supervisor mum on problems | Groups seek overhaul of the state's voting laws | Lee supervisor of elections vows to avoid repeat of Election Day debacle | Recount delayed until Tuesday | More ballots turn up in Broward | Ideas for election fixes fly in

Georgia: Voting rights review could impact Georgia | Cobb elections board touts earlier returns | Elections official vows 'swift action' if staff downplayed mistakes

Guam: Respicio renews push for election reform

Indiana: Long delays at polls spark calls for change

Kansas: Vendor must fix electronic poll books, election officials say

Louisiana: Shreveport special election would have added expense

Maine: Vote is in: New ballot-counting machines (mostly) a hit

Maryland: Petitions, driver's license changes can cause problems at polls | First wave of absentee ballots counted in Howard County

Massachusetts: Reviews mixed on Lowell election operations

Michigan: Kent County commissioner keeps seat, a week after miscounted votes handed him a loss | Dems want to revamp voting procedures, make secretary of state an appointed position | Election Day mistake means some Lennon residents might get to vote twice

Minnesota: Voter ID axed, reformers live on

Montana: Fergus election results slowed by size, printing issues, voter mistakes

New Hampshire: Next up with voter ID law: Photos | Recounts slated to start in state races

New Jersey: New batch of votes could change election tally again

New Mexico: AG looks into 'near meltdown' of voting in Rio Rancho | NM attorney general to investigate voting problems

New York: Absentee ballot count begins today | McDonough voter fraud retrial to get underway Tuesday | Election Day as seen by New Yorker photographers

North Carolina: Republicans will take control of boards of election in North Carolina in 2013

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia voting glitches counted: 27K provisional ballots

Rhode Island: RI to examine why voters endured long waits | Elections staff to review what worked, what didn't

South Carolina: Losing candidate calls for new election over voting machine shortage | Group wants Richland County election results thrown out | Richland election chief promised smooth vote | Waiting times at polls focus of legislative delegation meeting | Legislators postpone hearing on election mess

Tennessee: Poll watching coalition wants audit of election | Voter group says election process broke down in Davidson County | DeSoto election officials expect to finish counting votes by Thursday

Texas: Hart InterCivics social media service helps election officials gain real-time insight to voters' experiences | County races hinge on provisional ballots

U.S. Virgin Islands: Paper ballots leave St. Croix race largely unchanged

Virginia: Monies would've not gone for new voter machines | Long lines reignite push for early voting in Va.

West Virginia: Tennant eyes Marshall County | Kanawha County to begin vote canvass

Wyoming: Voting Rights Act brings new representation outside the reservation