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Wednesday, 28 November 2012

November 28, 2012

Arizona: Bennett's proposed voting changes would be welcome, and expensive | Yavapai officials offers ways to improve election process

California: Recount in Redding race resumes today | Recount requested

Connecticut: Should Madison schools remain open on Election Day?

Florida: Random audit finds 9-ballot discrepancy | Poll workers receive a bonus | Homestead officials shut out of voting fiasco task force | Early voting takes center stage in Florida | Florida Dems call for federal probe into voting law

Georgia: Will Section 5 of the VRA remain in effect for Athens, Ga.? | Ga. elections officials scold Fulton County for absentee voting problems in 2010 | Fulton voting problems not an issue | State sanctions Fulton for 2010 election mishaps

Guam: GEC to pay precinct officials Thursday

Hawaii: After Election Day confusion, Hawaii pushes for mail-in voting | Hawaii commission panel to probe ballot shortage; elections chief under fire | Elections chief gets grilled | Senator calls for new elections chief | Elections commish goes into executive session | State elections panel plans to study ballot-shortage 'fiasco' | Ballot shortage spurs panel to form new subcommittee

Illinois: Partial recount in local Kane race | Will County clerk wants special election date moved

Iowa: Delayed victory | Woodbury County auditor named to state election advisory panel | Auditors prepare for special election

Kansas: State's photo ID law deemed a success in first trial | Cass County clerk can keep her job

Maryland: Alderman unsure about spending $80K on office space | Md lawmakers seek to expand early voting

Michigan: Dems raise election concerns | Village elections move to November | State pressures Troy to hold February mayoral election

Minnesota: Ritchie would support early voting legislation

Montana: Loney alleges 'irregularities' at ExpoPark polling place

Nebraska: Group files complaint alleging Omaha voters told to provide voter ID number to get ballots | Election watchdog group says Phipps violated law

Nevada: Miller calls for voter photo ID law in Nevada | Liberal activists suspicious, conservatives applaud Miller's voter ID proposal

New Jersey: Morris closes out election after getting bombarded with mail, email, fax, provisional ballots | Passaic County certifies election results | Rutgers-Newark law clinic examines e-voting in wake of Sandy | Group requests information on how fax, email voters were processed | Group seeks data on NJ voting | Provisional ballots not enough to overturn any election results i Gloucester County

New York: GOP accused of playing politician with appointment of election commissioner | Election reform in NYC focuses on wait times | Court battle to follow vote count in Senate races | Stavisky picked for board of elections commissioner

North Carolina: McIntyre could face second recount | NC elections board meets to certify most results

Ohio: Fears of voter fraud unfounded | Elections board wants to move to former Kohl's | Ohio Senate leader rules out changes to voter ID | Lorain County elections board dismisses fraud probes, certifies election results

South Carolina: SC AG backs Richland Co. board's firing authority | Some lawmakers not satisfied with election hearing

Tennessee: Election certified amid continued complaints | Big Bird, Han Solo, Clint Eastwood, some Knox voters had their own picks for president | Sevier County election workers review liquor votes

Texas: Gov. Perry appoints new secretary of state

Vermont: Secretary of state conducts random audit of voting equipment in four towns

Virginia: Spotsy voting issues explained | McDonnell willing to consider early voting | Cuccinelli seems to agree voter fraud helped Obama | Searching for a polling place

Washington: Recount will be coming to county

Wisconsin: Local clerks split on election-day voter registration