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Thursday, 01 May 2014

May 1, 2014

National News: Opponents of voter ID laws see time to fight running out 

AlabamaState has issued 1K free voter ID cards | Horwitz appeals election loss to Alabama Supreme Court

Arizona: Trial for Bullhead City woman charged with illegal voting begins

Arkansas: ACLU: Rulings in other states support case against voter ID law

California: California's new primary elections system fails to boost turnout| Next secretary of state to play major role in future of voting

Colorado: 200 Metro West voters get duplicate ballots

District of Columbia: Fixing election night delays could cost millions

Florida: Registering high schoolers to vote at Gainesville HS

Georgia: Early election preps and costs | Augusta files motion to dismiss suit meant to move May 20 elections

Hawaii: State lawmakers pass same day voter registration

Indiana: Lawson checks in on Clay Co. voter center progress

Kansas: County to return to paper ballots | Kobach says Wisconsin voter ID ruling will have no impact on Kansas

Louisiana: Local group encouraging veterans to vote

Minnesota: Ritchie commends Legislature, governor for enacting OVR

Mississippi: State law weak on city elections

New Jersey: Belleville hires council in ballot case

New York: Dutchess Co. BOE alters several policies after grand jury probe

North Carolina: Voters cast ballots during shortened early voting time

Ohio: New BOE member cleared after ethics charge | Disabilities Act leads to dozens of Ohio voting location changes

Oregon: Website breach cost taxpayers $177K

South Carolina: Richland Co. elections office hosts open house to boost voter confidence

South Dakota: Nelson endorses Krebs for secretary of state

Tennessee: Early election preps and costs | Early voting numbers leave much to be desired, officials say

Texas: Secretary of state: Leave contested JP race off runoff ballot | County runoff plan revised | Questions raised about designated voting areas

West Virginia: Early voting slow in most counties

Wisconsin: Voter ID ruling could cost state more than $1M | Little chance to fix voter ID law under court decision, Walker says | No special session set for voter ID