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Tuesday, 12 February 2013

February 12, 2013

National News: Fixing long lines at the polls may be harder than you think | State of the Union guest Desiline Victor, 102, will be face of voting delays at address

Arizona: Lawmaker seeks pilot program to test online voting in Arizona

California: State needs election disaster plan, says legislator

Colorado: Mail ballot elections yield bigger turnout | Arapahoe commissioner also serving as county clerk

Florida: Elections office: Apply $900K in savings to debt | Elections office mails 26,903 ballots | Dolphins under pressure over cost of stadium election

Georgia: Eligibility of some Richmond County voters to be challenged | Two dozen voters struck from rolls by board of elections

Idaho: Bill mandates satellite voting centers

Indiana: New Elkhart County vote center concept outlined| Prosecutors want White to do sentence

Iowa: County auditor suggests limiting council election to 4 locations

Kentucky: Former Secretary of State Bremer Ehrler dies

Maine: Sponsors agree on 1 bill for ranked-choice voting in Maine

Massachusetts: Dual election to be held in Topsfield | Shirley moves up town election

Michigan: Election laws take another turn

Missouri: House to take up photo ID requirement | Shootings bring school polling places to forefront | Early voting in Missouri? Panel will look into it

New Jersey: Democrats' bill would have NJ offer early voting option

New York: Early voting concerns officials | Tupper Lake voting stations moved | NYC board of elections shakeup

North Carolina: North Carolina voter ID legislation could hinder Duke voters

Ohio: Mahoning County elections board talks of reducing voting precincts | Elections board awards one-time payment to employees

Pennsylvania: Voter registration director puts voters where they belong | Assistant director to take-up position

South Carolina: Hamm: 'We have a constitutional right to vote' | Election attorney stands by Nov. 6th results | Greenville County holding seminars on new voter ID law

Texas: Opinions split on voting center issues | Victoria commissioners reject countywide poll centers

Utah: Utah's decision to give women the vote was later rescinded by the feds

Vermont: Mobility-impaired get new poll site in Montpelier

Virginia: Electoral board recommends moving one Lynchburg precinct | McDonnell disappointed at death of restoration of rights legislation

West Virginia: Early voting in Elkins shortened