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Thursday, 02 October 2014

October 2, 2014

National News: Three years later, Pentagon unit still hides Internet voting test results | New online tool helps troops overseas vote

Arkansas: Republican AG hopeful says voter registration canceled for political reasons | Supreme Court takes up voter ID

California: Brown vetoes bill to expand California Voting Rights Act | Sacramento Co. taxpayers on hook for elections office mistake | Nevada Co. modernized polling place voter check-in

Connecticut: Lumaj calls for Bridgeport registrar to resign | Merrill launches push for online voter registration

Florida: Vote-by-mail scam in Pasco Co. | Manatee, Sarasota see surge in absentee ballots

Georgia: Democrats, Republicans view Sunday voting differently | Fayette elections board: No Sunday voting here

Hawaii: Drive-through voter registration offered | Big Island officials question handling of election | Committee revisits primary election woes

Idaho: County prepares for election with new tabulators | Race for secretary of state

Kansas: Court rules Democrat can staff off Senate ballot | Court rules Kansas Dems don't have to put candidate on ballot

Maine: Clerks prepare for onslaught of absentee ballots

Montana: Four more counties sign on to open primary lawsuit

Nevada: Miller faces ethics complaint in AG's race

New York: Ramapo referendums stymied by big turnout, confusion | Ramapo special election ballots ordered impounded

North Carolina: NC voting law partially blocked | 2 new limits on voting in NC are rejected by US Court | Appeals court puts some voting law changes on hold | Reduction in polling locations considered

Ohio: Husted again urges GOP to pass online voter registration

Pennsylvania: Eight Lancaster polling locations likely to change

Rhode Island: New voter ID requirements spur complaints of disenfranchisement

South Carolina: Interim Richland Co. elections director says election should be successful | Horry, Georgetown elections offices open late for voter registration| New Richland elections board gets to work

Tennessee: Nearly two dozen colleges participate in statewide voter registration push | Democratic party sues elections commission, administrator

Texas: More thank 5K Galveston Co. ballots no good after snafu uncovered | Election official exonerated in dispute with Democrats

Washington: Yakima voting rights plan goes to federal judge

West Virginia: WV Supreme Court rules election commission must allow GOP to add candidate | Kanawha Co. must reprint 55K ballots

Wisconsin: Low voter ID awareness in La Crosse Co.| Lawmakers to consider request for voter ID ad campaign