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Wednesday, 03 July 2013

July 3, 2013

National News: Voting rights advocates face uphill battle | Voting 2.0

Alabama: Who will be Alabama's new secretary of state? Two names to watch

California: How administering elections California varies by county | Group aims to change city council election procedures | Californians may get Saturday voting

Florida: Leaky roof threatens to damage expensive elections equipment

Georgia: Allen ousted from Bibb County BOE

Idaho: Supreme Court ruling has Idaho officials talking about election process

Kentucky: Va. restores voting rights to ex-felons; Ken. still waiting

Louisiana: Voting rights case has local impact

Michigan: Genesee County clerk-register says he may file lawsuit over staffing levels

Nebraska: Gale eying fourth term

New Jersey: Special Senate election could cost Monmouth County over $1.2M | Judge sets hearing for election challenge

New York: County BOE receives high marks from state | Bill allowing NYC to use lever voting machines delivered to governor | Demanding action over promises, advocates sue elections board to get Bengali on NYC ballots | South Asians in Queens to get ballots in Bengali

North Carolina: GOP eyes changes to state voter ID law

Ohio: Woman charged in voting fraud case

Pennsylvania: McDonald continues challenge of sheriff's primary | School board hopefuls restart campaigns as re-vote nears | Special election will be held July 23

South Carolina: Richland Co. agrees to pay $100K in election-related lawyers' fees | Eight months later, Richland County election mess explained--kind of

South Dakota: Rounds, Weiland differ on voting rights ruling | Man accused of voting twice set for August trial

Tennessee: County approves $8K comp time payout for former election head

Texas: Hensarling comments on Voting Rights Act

U.S. Virgin Islands: Ballot review halted after group calls police to report 'tampering'

Vermont: Sen. Leahy to seek answers to VRA

Virginia: Va. restores voting rights to ex-felons; Ken. still waiting | Election officials visit Churchville polling place | DOJ finishes visit to Augusta precincts| Officials, local citizens divided over change to VRA | Hanover cleared from VRA provisions