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Monday, 19 November 2012

November 17-19, 2012

National: Looking back on 2012 election technology | Don't pass it on: Voting booth hoax spreads on Facebook | Groups eager to provide solutions to voting problems | EAC under scrutiny | Justice official: Register voters automatically

Arizona: Two Arizona counties may have found the future of Election Day | Ballot counting proceeds securely despite complexity | Arizona seeks Supreme Court relief on Voting Rights Act | Bennett seeks overhaul of vote-counting system | Arizona election chief seeks overhaul | Two counties still working through ballots

California: Final election count shows no change in Berkeley tallies | San Luis Obispo elections officials put accuracy before speed | Registrar offers explanation on slow Riverside County vote count | Online voter registration clearly a hit with young Californians | Votes still left to count in Solano County | Federal bill would require short lines for voters, early voting in states

Colorado: Routt County's Election Day votes checked for accuracy | Colorado first to provide mobile-optimized voter registration site | Votes still being counted, wrapup expected by Thanksgiving | Changes to Boulder polling contracts considered

Connecticut: Counting quirk lead to delays | Merrill to randomly select Conn. voting precincts for post-election audit

Delaware: Coons proposal may make for better voting

Florida: Lee residents continue emailing Scott to complain about handling of election | Fla. election officials miss tally deadline in House race | In Fla. not every precinct is created equally | Why you spent hours in line at the polls | St. Lucie voting system noted for errors | New law sparks increase in provisional ballots | Citizen wants changes to ensure accuracy of elections | Judge refuses to halt early vote recount in St. Lucie County | Bennett preps for new post | West court battle for recount could drag into 2013 | Lieberman: No plans to run for elections supervisor | Snipes agrees to explore election reforms | Broward elections dept. under fire | Absentee ballots can be helpful, and at times confusing | Local officials to state: More early voting sites needed | Miami-Dade put off plan to draw new precincts before Election Day

Guam: Override of election reform bill on rules committee agenda

Hawaii: Maeda nominated to be county's next clerk

Indiana: Do vote centers really save money?

Kansas: Mah loses by 21 votes | Voting-rights group demands Kobach resignation | Analysis: Voter name dispute underscores how Kobach spurs indignation from critics | Kobach at center of Kansas post-election fight

Louisiana: Separate special elections could cost Shreveport double

Massachusetts: St. Mary's students learn election process in Brookline

Minnesota: Legislature might consider an 'early voting' system for Minnesota | Voting complaint filed with Mower County attorney | Mapleview leader welcomes investigation of Election Day allegations

Missouri: International poll watchers see no evidence of voter fraud in Missouri | Obama wants better election process? St. Louis company has an app for that

Montana: Vote canvass wraps-up election--almost

Nebraska: Election officials suggest cutting early voting times

Nevada: Provisional ballots don't affect races

New Hampshire: Voter ID remains hot-button political issue | Rye resident files complaint alleging voting fraud

New Jersey: NJ e-ballot count a challenge for local election officials | Unresolved election results in Somerset County will soon be resolved

New Mexico: Sandoval reluctantly certifies vote | Man accused of voting twice is arrested | Democrats blame Gov. for Rio Rancho vote problems

North Carolina: Boswell won't ask for recount | Election protest filed for worker intimidation

Ohio: Ohio appeals court backs Husted in voter ID dispute | County's registration oddity fires up conspiracy theorists | 366 provisional ballots may be rejected | Voter fraud in Wood County? | Ohio elections chief appeals judge's ballot order | Fired Dems drop suit against Ohio elections chief | Elections board member confident | Elections board: Two Iredell residents voted twice | Cuyahoga County elections officials working to verify provisional ballots | Ohio begins counting provisional ballots

Oklahoma: Counting ballots: Human vs. machine

Pennsylvania: 90 percent turnout was 100 percent wrong | Online voting is a long way off in the Delaware Valley

South Carolina: Voting machines still being collected in Richland County | Several voting machines left at polling places | Lawmaker apologizes for Richland County election mess | Richland's election mess: 5 key unanswered questions | Election debacle not officially over yet

Texas: Stephens County voting complaints not being probed at state level | Commissioners Court looks at handling of Election Day | Nueces commissioners address voter ID issues | Reports raise questions about voting rights of nursing home residents

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Croix board to decide on provisional votes | St. Thomas-St. John board hopes to finish today

Virginia: Preliminary figures indicate most Virginia voters came to the polls with proper ID

Washington: Uncounted ballots won't be tallied until Tuesday | Sam Reed reiterates need for election reforms | Clark County election workers find uncounted votes

West Virginia: Marshall County canvasses election; possibility for contention

Wyoming: Natrona County Clerk: No significant problems during election