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Friday, 01 February 2013

February 1, 2013

Arizona: Lawmaker: Require notarized signatures for early voters | Legislature ponies up $500K for map panel

California: Santa Clara County registrar of voters resigns under cloud of 'misunderstanding'

Colorado: Gessler touts uniform voting system | Officials respond to Jamison's resignation

Florida: Panel of both major parties propose voting fixes for upcoming legislative session | Candidate plans to collect absentee ballots despite warnings

Georgia: State investigators: Fulton election documents were altered | Fulton officials defend election performance

Indiana: Scrapping electronic voting machines proposed | Election board promises faster count next time

Iowa: County buys new voting machines | Mills County upgrades election equipment

Massachusetts: Town Clerk: Watertown will be ready for special election

Michigan: Clerk: No-reason absentee voting to become reality with governor's support

Minnesota: Lawmakers consider small step toward early voting | ‘No-excuse’ absentee voting bill gets a hearing

Missouri: Proposed bill aims to prevent voter fraud

Montana: Bill to end election-day registration gets initial OK in Montana House | House supports ending same-day voter registration

Nebraska: Lawmakers weigh appointment of election commissioners

New Mexico: Voter ID, tougher penalties sought | Voter rolls to be purged | State consultants convicted of stealing $2.5M in federal voter-education funds

New York: Early voting slammed as costly and impractical | City primary runoffs could be axed, BOE suggests | Village of Lancaster election concerns revisited

North Carolina: Groups gear up for fight against voter ID bill | Guilford elections chief sues for raise

Ohio: Husted gives board time | Election board tweaks precincts

Pennsylvania: Film inspires action on hard-to-access polling places | Shippensburg Township polling place moves to firehouse | Pa. lawmakers hear stories of Election Day chaos caused by voter ID law | Take polls out of schools? | Opponents cry partisanship in polling place move

Rhode Island: Oversight panel to focus on election problems | Oversight panel finally meets again

South Carolina: House panel advances early voting

Texas: WilCo elections admin to keep post

Vermont: Condos attends conference

Virginia: Patrick Moran won't face charges in vote fraud investigation

West Virginia: Jefferson County looking to avoid special election | Elkins addresses early voting issues