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Friday, 21 December 2012

December 21, 2012

National News: Democrats set stage for Supreme Court defense of Voting Rights Act

Alabama: Names of inactive voters set to be purged from voter registration list

Arizona: County gathers task force to discuss 2012 elections

California: Dead voter ballots investigated

Colorado: Pueblo Republicans voice election complaints

District of Columbia: DC, Maryland and Va. among states with longest wait times on Election Day

Florida: Fla. Gov. Rick Scott admits voting errors | Bennett, saying he got it wrong, changes stance on early voting | Voting purges routine and usually not controversial, officials say | Miami-Dade Grand Jury cites 'gaping holes' in Florida's absentee voting system | Miami-Dade grand jury: Absentee voting fraud clouds confidence in tight election results | Fla. election changes already being considered | PBC state lawmakers call for elections changes

Georgia: Voting flaws | Secretary of state calls special election

Indiana: Lawsuit seeking to force state to clean up voter rolls is allowed to proceed

Iowa: Felon reaches plea for improper registration

Kentucky: Grimes seeks feedback on early voting

Maine: Election panel to begin drafting report

Maryland: DC, Maryland and Va. among states with longest wait times on Election Day

Massachusetts: Everett Rep. to plead guilty to voter fraud, resign

Michigan: Snyder signs bills to overhaul recall rules despite opposition

Missouri: Community activist asks for recount | Kander announces hires in secretary of state's office

New Jersey: Man charged in Essex County voter fraud case sentenced

New York: Jury deliberations continue in voter fraud retrial | Steuben Democratic elections commissioner slot up in air | Jury sends two notes to judge

Oklahoma: Payne County clerk looks forward to some time off

Pennsylvania: Singer releases provisional ballot report

South Carolina: Election 2012: Candidates aren't the only ones spending more

Tennessee: Pigeon Forge liquor referendum headed to court | Election commission to consider whether to add 4th early voting site

Texas: Travis Co. purges voter rolls | Elections administrator warned Wilco about Gordon | Cities part ways on election dates

Virginia: DC, Maryland and Va. among states with longest wait times on Election Day | New Market polling place moved

West Virginia: Tennant cites Lincoln County at national voting conference