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Wednesday, 07 August 2013

August 7, 2013

Alabama: Gadsden council deadlocks on Voting Rights Act resolution | Voting rights plaintiffs ask court to treat Evergreen like Boston, keep restrictions in place

Arizona: Cardon running for secretary of state | Phoenix City Clerk named 2013 clerk of the year

California: Lancaster weighs voting options at town hall

Connecticut: Same day voter registration makes its debut in this years November elections

Florida: Lee County elections supervisor tapped for presidential task force on voting practices | Majority of Jax City council backs moving elections center | Supervisor of elections office debate costing thousands | Elections supervisor outlines proposed voting changes in Brooksville | 9 Investigates Florida's voter purge | Brooksville to have a single polling place for residents

Iowa: Moritz: A year later, still no names in alleged voter fraud | Voting program gets $200K payback

Louisiana: Orleans board of supervisors of elections moves to temporary space in courthouse basement

Massachusetts: Worcester tells voters when, where, but not who to vote for

Michigan: Jammed voting machine, entrance confusion leads to frustration at Detroit polling location | High auto insurance rates have surprising effect on Detroit voter population | Detroit elections director speaks about primary | City exploring future election options | Voter turnout low, poll workers playing Sudoku

Minnesota: Group that pushed for voter ID pleads for cash | Rep. Steve Simon running for secretary of state

Mississippi: Hinds supervisors' decision on paying election costs in limbo | Hinds election impasse remains

New Jersey: Gloucester County budget braces for $900K hit for special election tab

New York: Elections to be easier for voters with an app | Staten Islander Mike Ryan to take helm of NYC BOE

North Carolina: McCrory to sign or not sign controversial elections bill?

Ohio: Portage County elections board goes Twittering

Pennsylvania: Voter ID law likely won't be enforced in Nov. 5 general election | Casey knock Supreme Court and voter ID laws on voting rights anniversary

South Carolina: Public hearing set about Franklin County voting precinct consolidation proposal

South Dakota: Organization files complaint with civil rights division over satellite voting | Shannon County voting rights case dismissed | State cited in federal election complaint

Texas: Election volunteers begin training on new voter ID requirements