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Friday, 02 August 2013

August 2, 2013

National: How far will DOJ go over voting rights?

Arizona: Horne to panel: OK voter proof | Election officials stick to guns on demanding proof-of-citizenship

California: Humboldt County embraces new system for election transparency

Georgia: Voters turn out to oppose closing of one of the county's smallest precincts

Illinois: Kane County judge to hear elections lawsuit

Indiana: Floyd County clerk accepts new position

Maryland: Vote fraud indictments underscore need for tougher laws, Republicans say | Bohanan urges Lexington Park early voting place

Michigan: Washtenaw County clerk says portions of Michigan's recall law is unconstitutional | Final tally in Detroit could take up to two weeks, clerk's office says | Detroit elections officials prepare poll workers for write-ins

Mississippi: Ware v. DuPree juror says intimidation led to mistrial

New Jersey: Paperwork filed to continue sheriff's race recount | County to receive $1.2M-plus for special elections | Testimony will expose illegal Parsippany primary votes, lawyers say | West Deptford changes polling station for special election | Absentee ballots in Parsippany council race challenged

New York: County executive calls for BOE's Knapp to step down

North Carolina: Bill expected to impact county voters

Oregon: Oregon state elections director Stephen Trout resigns | Elections director resigns as Brown remakes her staff

Pennsylvania: Voter ID's fate now in judge's hands | Closing arguments mark conclusion of Pa. voter ID case | Pa. officials willing to extend temporary block on voter ID

Rhode Island: Registrar appointment sparks cronyism debate

South Carolina: Panel cites experience in choice for Smalls for elections position | More space sought for voter registrar's office

South Dakota: Gant defers to empty election panel

Texas: New photo ID voter law in effect | Wilco vote centers approved for Nov. 5 election

Utah: Early voting not exactly taking off in Weber, Davis counties