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Wednesday, 19 March 2014

March 19, 2014

National: Long lines, disputed counts: Why U.S. elections stumble

Alabama: Mobile voter photo ID site to visit Scottsboro and Pisgah on March 26

California: Judge denies motion to halt Whittier City council elections | Vote Long Beach mobile app puts election info into voter's hands | County counsel says typo won't affect ballot measure

District of Columbia: Elections board acknowledges error in Spanish-language electronic ballots

Florida: St. Lucie County approves money for new voting machines | Nelson to visit Tallahassee to discuss election reform | Orange's Hispanic voting-rights fight moves to court | Tampa civil rights advocates criticize state's policy on restoring voting rights to non-violent offenders

Georgia: 2012 election complaints investigated

Illinois: Voters, candidates report problems at polling locations | Chicago debuts electronic poll books for primary election | Low turnout for primary; scattered problems at polling places | Voting steady, no major problems reported | Electronic or paper ballots? | Court orders 5 polling sites to stay open late | New voting law lets 4K 17-year olds have their say for first time | Early voting declines from previous elections | Election judge waits out polling spot's slog | Judge praises use of new technology | Chicago says electronic poll directories a success | 17-year olds vote in primary | Election day sees historic low voter turnout, polling site glitches | Law enforcement investigate complaints from election day in St. Clair County | Teen voters among those at polls

Indiana: Certification of county's voting system reveals, solves 2 glitches | Candidates clerk plans to set up voting in her office | Vote center revs up April 8 for absentee voting

Iowa: Trial to show state's tough stance on felon voting

Louisiana: Sulphur voting districts redrawn leaving some voters confused

Maryland: Future of Rockville election cycle still uncertain | Dead voters would be removed from voter rolls faster

Massachusetts: Coalition criticizes state polling place report

Mississippi: Changes made to military, overseas voting | Mississippians overseas will get unusual ballot choice

North Carolina: Rockingham elections board restores school as polling place

Pennsylvania: Consolidation of 5 Connellsville, Dunbar Township voting locations OK'd | Confusion at the polls during special election

South Carolina: Elections office legal bills concern some on Richland Co. council | Richland Co. council votes to make elections commission pay its own legal fees

Tennessee: Former councilwoman found guilty of voter fraud again

Texas: Hidalgo Co. commissioners call special meeting to probe voting irregularities in primary

Wisconsin: County approves purchase of equipment | Chad Vader reveals Madison's new voting system is fully operational | Early voting popular in both Republican and Democratic strongholds