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Thursday, 06 December 2012

December 6, 2012

National News: Boxer bill would combat long voting lines | Preventing long lines in future elections | Report: Senator proposing national standards to end election lines | States consider election-day registration for higher voter turnout

Arizona: The parrot ate my ballot! Report includes unusual replacement ballot requests | Early voters who showed up at polls upped provisional count, officials say

Arkansas: Questions arise over secretary of state's Santa role

California: Mayoral ballots to get recount in Riverbank | Rancor over ranked-choice voting

Colorado: Davidson issues election report | Boulder County activists vent elections concerns to secretary of state | Jamison's staff draws praise; clerk doesn't | County election official

Florida: Polk County supervisor of elections sticks with 'old fashion' voting system | Ethics commission clears former elections supervisor | Councilman to propose SOE consolidation, new facility | Top elections officials tackle voting issues in Orlando

Michigan: Kalamazoo County board of canvassers conducting recount in clerk race | Clerks endrose 'no-reason' absentee voting

Minnesota: Voting in churches raise church-state separation issue

Nebraska: 'Furious' Lautenbaugh objects to tyranny talk about Phipps

New Hampshire: State will reach out to voters who didn't use photo ID | Update on New Hampshire Voting Rights Act case

New Jersey: After final tally, a switch in the outcome | Rodriguez wants a recount on Saddle Brook council election

New Mexico: Recount focuses on 3 Rio Rancho precincts noted for long lines | Vote re-tally begins

New York: Quinn: Problems with NYC voting must be fixed immediately | Lawmakers call for reforms to voting system | NYC's BOE broke state rules by allowing voters to wait in long lines on Election Day | Old ballot forgeries revealed

Ohio: Move to Morse Road depends on commissioners

Pennsylvania: Nearly 20K eligible provisional ballots cast in Philadelphia | Some answers on provisional ballots, more questions | About those provisional ballots

South Carolina: Rise of Richland County's elections chief marked by powerful sponsors | New election group will appeal to state election commission | Gadsden poll worker nominated to Richland County election commission | Decision on McBride coming today?

Virginia: Proposal to switch voting precinct raising ruckus | Moran proposes bill to reduce voting wait times | Howell launches new bid for no-excuses early voting

West Virginia: Dunbar voting precincts will be unchanged

Wisconsin: Walker: Same-day voter registration absurd issue | Referendum proposed on same-day voter registration | Dane County referendum on same-day registration in works | Walker says overhauling GAB not on his agenda