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Friday, 16 November 2012

November 16, 2012

National: Vote-count stumbles leave West, Barber hanging | Chris Coons offers election reform bill to fix problems at polls | Real talk from Michael Steele on voter ID laws | Zero votes, 'dozens of black' voters prompt cries of voter fraud | Sen. Coons offers election overhaul bill

Alabama: Elections cost Jefferson County $1.7M

Arizona: Just a fraction of voters meet ID deadline | Pima election workers count, prep for deadline | Old Bisbee ballots now part of final count | Ballot count resumes Friday | Picketers want assurance all ballots will be counted

Arkansas: Elections board urged to step up on fraud

California: Supervisor Benoit praises Riverside County's handling of election | City plans election outreach in 10 languages | Elections office reports no problems

Colorado: Election workers spar over open meetings

Connecticut: Weston election was busy but organized | Newly elected Litchfield registrar steps down, cites time issues

Florida: Voters encounter delays on Election Day | Lenny Curry: Recount all the early votes | Tied Pomona Park mayor's race decided by drawing lots | Florida CIO takes election to the Cloud | Audit team examines St. Lucie County's election | Broward officials want answers for prolonged ballot count | Judge to hear West's case today for full recount of all early votes | Clelland: Voters should be proud of Seminole elections staff | Holland, other elections supervisors discuss improving voting | Human error and call company's hands-off approach led to faulty Election Day robocalls | Katelyn Wahl designs pin for poll workers | Election expert says Florida's early voting law kept minorities from voting

Georgia: Fulton County, secretary of state spar over Election Day issues

Guam: GEC: Facts not sufficient for quite a few of the complaints

Hawaii: Honolulu city council wants governor to investigate general election | League of Women Voters of Hawaii urges legislative action to protect citizens' right to vote

Idaho: Officials run tests on ballot tabulators

Indiana: Election recanvass results find four more votes | Board accepts responsibility for Election Day problems | Board apologizes for election snafu | Lake officials will tally final ballots

Kansas: Mah criticizes voter ID law, Kobach as counting continues | Lawmaker alleges attempt to shield Kansas ID law | Sedgwick County disqualified dozens of ballots over lack of ID

Maine: Voting machines made counting 'pretty slick' | Outgoing GOP chair apologizes for comments on black voters

Maryland: Republican candidate questions election results

Missouri: Election Day runs smoothly at county clerk's office

Montana: Recount would cost Welch about $115K | Cost of recount could top $100K | Provisional ballot tally gives Juneau small boost | Absentee ballots hit records

Nebraska: Judge blocks recall election

New Jersey: Montgomery committee race still a 4-way dead heat | General election results still being tallied

New Hampshire: Merrimack council addresses single polling site congestion | Officials pleased overall with election, still taking suggestions

New Mexico: Angry voters lash out at Sandoval Co. meeting | Charges dismissed against ex-secretary of state | State officials probe Sandoval Co. Election day woes | Judge: Impound Sandoval ballots

New York: Voting machine audits ahead for 46th Senate race | Board counts paper ballots in Legislature race | Storm causes some Election Day problems | Absentee ballot voting still taking place in Genesee County | Opening statements set in vote fraud case

North Carolina: Linda Coleman will file lawsuit today in lieutenant governor race | Elections board: Two residents voted twice | NC counties canvass last week's election results

North Dakota: Lee asks for recount

Ohio: Election Day went smoothly in Clermont | Ohio elections chief appeals judge's ballot order | Ohio voter registration and 2012 turnout by county | Poll workers muddle election | Buncombe elections board to canvass votes | Elections board seeks fixes to voting process | Kasich and early voting | Voters creative with write-ins

Oklahoma: Recount begins in Norman House race

Oregon: Emergency meeting called for alleged ballot tampering

South Carolina: After the Richland County count, more ballots are found | Richland County candidate declines to concede

Tennessee: The oddest polling place edition

Texas: The election isn't exactly over, after all | Mistake could change outcome of Hidaldo ISD race | Commissioners canvass election results

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Thomas Senate race tight | St. Croix finishes paper ballot count

Virginia: Long lines revisited | Warner proposes bill to spark voting reforms | Connolly Introduces FAST Voting Act to improve election process

Washington: Seeking 'cure' for close election contests | Slow ballot count prompts calls for reform | More on Washington ballot deadline: Sam Reed debates legislator

West Virginia: Lincoln commissioner sentenced to 21 months for vote fraud

Wisconsin: 'Ridiculous:' Late night of vote counting has mayor asking for better solution