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Friday, 28 February 2014

February 28, 2014

Arizona: Brewer signs bill to repeal 2013 election reform laws, kills referendum

Arkansas: County clerk reminds voters of new law

California: Push continues to invalidate L.A. County voting districts | Special election measure goes to June ballot | City Hall asks how to get more Angelenos to vote

Colorado: Judge upholds Broomfield election | Controversial municipal elections bill signed | Ortiz disputes GOP election contention

Illinois: After law change, Wiliamson County clerk complete youth voter registration drive

Indiana: Elkhart County to use vote centers in May primary elections

Iowa: Senate considers ex-felon voting rights bill

Kansas: Lawrence Republican considering run for secretary of state

Kentucky: Elections board passes pair of motions for equipment | Charges dropped against Bell County clerk; won't seek re-election

Louisiana: Early voting in New Orleans starts Saturday

Maryland: State board gives local election officials 12 percent pay raise

Michigan: Bentley officials mull recount after reports of voting problems

Mississippi: Black lawmakers seek to block voter ID law | Caucus chairman asks US AG to block voter ID law

Missouri: Voter ID moves closer to the ballot

New Jersey: Gloucester County tests tablet app for elections

New York: Falls school board votes not to vote on polling site increase | Senator calls adding voter registration to hunting license forms

North Carolina: Counties reduce early voting hours for primary

Ohio: NACCP: Proposed BOE move intolerable | Cuyahoga County, Fitzgerald prepare for early-voting fight | Gubernatorial candidate critical of new elections rules | State rep.: Language on provisional ballot envelopes deceptive

Oregon: Satellite voting sites appeal in court

Rhode Island: Rhode Island Artscape: Designing better ballots

South Carolina: Chairman of Richland's election board gives up seat | Lawsuit filed to dissolve Richland County board of elections | Rep. McEachern: There is no confidence in this board

Tennessee: Polling sites to be consolidated in Sebastian County

Texas: Advocates fear voter ID could deter transgender voters | Secretary of state urges more people to vote in primaries | Election administrator controversy flares again

Virginia: Elmo for President? Mock elections to test new voting equipment | Former state delegate appointed to electoral board

Wisconsin: Power outage causes a few hiccups