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Monday, 10 March 2014

March 8-10, 2014

National: Voting rights advocates push for federal oversight

Alabama: Voting rights for ex-felons: Difficult and rare to get a second chance in Alabama

Alaska: New voter ID cards to be mailed this month

California: Dems don't make endorsement in secretary of state race | Vote-by-mail trend grows in California, but fewer Latinos and youth

Colorado: El Paso Co. plan would add polling places within minutes from every resident

Connecticut: Westport students 'test drive' online voter registration | Wilton High students become registered voters

Florida: Volusia Co. gearing up for busy election season

Georgia: Single elections and registration board proposed for Chatham County

Idaho: Secretary of state election brings up past conflict

Indiana: Missed votes prompt new system | Warrick officials look at 'archaic' methods to count every vote this year | Vigo voters test new touch-screen voting machines | Porter Co. clerk proposes big elections savings | Porter Co. debates moving early voting sites | Monroe Co. outsourcing tech support for 2014 elections | County Clerk: Election ideas would save thousands

Iowa: Poll: Access to voting trumps eligibility | Iowans put priority on ensuring opportunity to vote

Massachusetts: Blame the Bay State for voter registration | Natick considers using electronic voting for Town Meeting

Minnesota: It's time for township elections, at least for now

Mississippi: Elections should run smoothly with ID law, Dionne says | Kelly stresses importance of ID cards

Missouri: Secretary of state pushing for OK of early voting

New York: Villages begin to move elections to November

North Carolina: Duncan named director of elections | Getting a 'Jumpstart' on NC elections

Ohio: Early voting changes draw protests from minority voters | Elections board members reappointed to positions

Pennsylvania: Butler election bureau struggles to fill polls with workers

South Carolina: Voter ID card a 'ticket' to making one's voice heard | New election laws present potential snags

Texas: Assistant elections administrator finds 'second career' | Thousands took advantage of Travis Co. vote extension | Killeen mulling increasing election worker pay

Wisconsin: Another effort to end same-day voter registration | Shilling to introduce voters' rights bill | Controversial elections bills find little support | Her job: To make sure you can vote | Milwaukee mayor fears Wisconsin voting rights under attack | Opponents blast bill that would limit early voting hours