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Thursday, 25 July 2013

July 25, 2013

Alaska: Rock the vote recap

Arizona: Who controls local elections at issue in suit against state

Connecticut: West Haven parent fights for no polling places at schools

Florida: Fed court dismisses Fla. voter purge lawsuit | More fallout from VRA ruling: Court dismisses challenge to Fla.'s voter purge | Split decision on site for Duval elections warehouse leaves city council seeking answers

Illinois: Longest-serving county clerk to retire from Grundy

Massachusetts: Handicapped access problems outlined at Worcester polling places | Cambridge launches online voter registration search page

Mississippi: Bad ballots? Testimony focuses on absentee ballots

New Hampshire: Hassan signs voter bill; allows NH student IDs | GOP seeks voter fraud investigation | Hassan vetoes bill giving election workers flexibility on processing absentee ballots

North Carolina: Leaders: Voter ID would suppress the vote | Meck lawmakers at center of voter ID debate | Youth speakers join NAACP, call voter ID a return to racist policy | Voter bill passes second Senate vote | Opponents plan legal challenge to voting changes | Senate gives preliminary OK to election law clamp-down | WSSU early voting point of contention for new BOE | Voter ID proposal gets mixed reviews from Cumberland County

North Dakota: Petition aims to protect citizen-initiated measures

Ohio: Plans to relocate Stark BOE move forward

Pennsylvania: State aides testify in voter ID lawsuit | Pa. AFL-CIO analysis finds state's voter ID law disenfranchised thousands | Voter ID card issues slow trial | Holder to speak in Philly about VRA | Re-do election turnout low in Schuylkill and Carbon 

Rhode Island: Crowded field shaping up for secretary of state race 

South Dakota: Gant named treasurer of National Assoc. of Secretaries of State 

Texas: Countywide polling place program eliminates precinct restrictions 

Washington: Election rule change yields single name primary ballot | Help improve voting access 

Wisconsin: Man gets 30 days for voter registration fraud