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Tuesday, 02 July 2013

July 2, 2013

National News: Klobuchar, Ellison demand action on VRA

Alabama: New law requires photo ID at the polls | VRA ruling won't change upcoming Birmingham elections | Ala. officials award grant to voting rights center | Chapman to resign as secretary of state

Arizona: Opponents try to force vote on election changes

Colorado: Gessler flags 155 possible non-citizens for voter fraud | Gessler alerts Colo. DAs of suspected noncitizens | No change in election method for now

Georgia: Bibb Democrats remove Allen from county elections board

Guam: GECA finalizing election comparative analysis

Kentucky: Alison Lundergan Grimes to run against Sen. McConnell

Indiana: Voting center options narrowed | Vote centers pre-plan released for Clark County | Monroe County election board looking to improve accessibility at voting sites

New Jersey: State Senate passes special election bills

North Carolina: Senate delaying voter ID bill for another week | Columbus County commissioner agree to pay overtime to elections director

Ohio: Cleveland state senator will challenge Husted for secretary of state

South Carolina: Over a year after election, Evans sworn in as Atlantic Beach mayor

Texas: Fraser unfazed by suit to block voter ID law | Houston NAACP speaks out against VRA decision | Civil rights groups say they will step in to prevent voting rights abuses | County moves voting boxes from schools

Virginia: Mandatory training for Va. third-party voter registration groups to begin this week| Justice inspectors look at county voting places | Federal inspectors arrive in Augusta County to review polling places