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Monday, 04 August 2014

August 1-4, 2014

National News: Kansas, Arizona require proof-of-citizenship for voting

Alabama: Strange steps back from guns at polls comment

Arizona: Voting machines certified, questioned | Voters attracted to ease of early voting

California: Marin poll workers receive $25 raise | Report shows Glendale election costs

Florida: Primary on hold, candidate ruled ineligible | Bay Co. elections officials prepare for primary| Absentee voting in Flagler, Volusia counties reaches record levels | Dent reminds voters about online absentee ballot tacking | Broward Co. sample ballots contain errors | Feds to monitor election-law changes | Official: Redistricting order could delay November election | Holland says special election could cost $1M

Hawaii: Mail-in ballot mistakes could cost people their votes | Elections officials test ballot counters |

Illinois: Campaigns working to get people to vote early, by mail

Indiana: Lawsuit stops Lake precinct purge for now

Kansas: Election commissioner predicts turnout will slightly lower than normal | Organizers educate about new voter ID regulations | Church leaders question Kobach comment on voter ID | Kobach challenges church leaders on voter ID law| Kanas will employ dual voting system in Tuesday primary

Michigan: Advocacy groups to monitor polls in Dearborn Heights | Dearborn Heights absentee ballots draw state probe | Arab-American groups call for federal monitors in Dearborn Heights | Godfrey Dillard announces bid for SOS | Ann Arbor ballot issue not expected to impact primary |

Minnesota: SOS candidate praises election process

Missouri: Couple fears absentee voting is compromising their safety | St. Louis Co. election board packed with absentee voters | County clerk not making a turnout prediction

Montana: Satellite elections office coming to Blackfeet reservation | Native polling centers may boost Dem turnout

New Hampshire: Election officials prepare for upcoming primary

New Mexico: Candidates disagree over voter IDs in NM | Another candidate eyes possible Sunland Park voter fraud

Ohio: Move by election board put on hold | Plan to reduce Mahoning Co. voting precincts on hold till 2015

Pennsylvania: Probate judge details polling place changes

South Carolina: Elections board gets new authority over Aiken Co. office | Absentee voting by mail could cost as much as $2.50

Tennessee: 14 percent have voted early in Aug. 7 race | Early voting wraps up with record numbers

U.S. Virgin Islands: Voting machines pass test as they are prepped for primary | Rain and wind won't stop today's VI primary

Virginia: Cantor's early departure poses elections dilemma | Lynchburg City strives to maintain handicap accessibility for polling places

Washington: Whatcom ballot boxes more secure

West Virginia: Counties sending out cards to verify voter address info

Wisconsin: Court ruling raises questions about voter ID procedure | State court's voter ID ruling has experts confused | Voter ID law upheld by state Supreme Court | Fox Valley churches serve as polling sites