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Monday, 19 May 2014

May 17-19, 2014

National News: Poll: 70 percent support voter ID laws

Alabama: Poll workers training on new voting machines | Voter ID law will have exception for nursing homes | Marijuana possession doesn't stop voting in Alabama

Arizona: Michele Reagan files papers for secretary of state

Arkansas: Ads for Pryor, Cotton matchup worry poll workers

California: Paradise resident challenges long-time Butte clerk-recorder | 3 new voter pamphlets mailed after language mix-up | Vote-by-mail drop box makes it easy to vote | Long Beach voters get two ballots for June 3 | Open race for SOS | SOS race draws crowded field | Leland Yee's name still on ballot

Florida: Lake Alfred commission to determine how to settle tied elections

Georgia: Officials see light early voting turnout | Mother, son trying to raise local awareness of voters with disabilities | Fulton Co. tries to move past election problems with state review ongoing

Indiana: Behind the numbers: Busy lives kept Fishers voters home | Election board OKs 3 of 17 provisional ballots from primary | Provisional ballots rejected by election board | Precinct shuffle spurs 2nd notice

Iowa: Woodbury Co. going high-tech for 2014 elections | Pushing for the vote | Absentee ballot requests steady for June primary | Johnson Co. tests out votemobile for early voting

Kansas: Un-elect Kobach movement goes door-to-door

Kentucky: Slim majority of Kentuckians supports proposal to restore voting rights for most felons | AG: Be on the look out for voter fraud | Voters head to new sites Tuesday

Maryland: With primary elections in June, many other dates are moving up

Massachusetts: Shift to voting machines | Early voting could be coming to state | Longtime Yarmouth town clerk retiring

Michigan: St. Clair hires new city clerk

Montana: Poll workers needed in Gallatin Co.

New Mexico: Dona Ana upgrades voting machines in time for primary

New York: Ruling demands better access to voting booths

North Dakota: Election staff shortage in Cass County|

Ohio: Commissioner accused of voter fraud

Oregon: Jackson Co. already has 30 percent turnout

Pennsylvania: MoCo officials say everything is ready for primary | County prison plays key role in election | Voters won't be asked for IDs at the polls | Montco adds 2 tabulation sites for election night returns | Chesco adds voting into mobile app

South Carolina: Petits precinct voters won't have to relocate

South Dakota: Primary won't use Sioux Falls vote centers

Tennessee: Dems want records to do own recount of commission race

Texas: Burnam appeals election loss to Texas Supreme Court | Private election tabulating firm missed some votes at Ore City and New Diana | 92-year-old Bellmead woman struggles to get voter ID |

Virginia: City polling places getting a look

Wisconsin: Voting bills get little lobby support

Wyoming: Another candidate files for secretary of state