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Monday, 06 October 2014

October 4-6, 2014

National News: Voter ID rules' impact on turnout is hard to determine | Analysis: Justices signal skepticism on voter ID | Voter ID laws in vogue in the US | Google Now has your back for voter registration too | A month before Election Day, election rules still in flux | Voting rights on docket as new Supreme Court term opens

Arizona: Dual track voting system to affect some first-time voters

Arkansas: AG candidate files voter registration| Justices signal skepticism on voter ID law  

California: Candidate info missing from 100K sample ballots | Another error found in sample ballot for Rancho Cordova voters | County elections office to provide drop-off boxes | Similar ideas mark race for elections chief | Election officials prepare to send out mail ballots for November

Connecticut: Ballot question could help change the way state votes

Florida: Voting hits the new millennium | Flagler Co. supervisor of elections accused of illegally recording conversation | FDLE searches Flagler supervisor of elections' office | Majority of voters choosing to cast ballots by mail | FIU early voting site to debut

Georgia: Floyd Co. to get 1 day of Sunday voting

Hawaii: Staff tests voting machines to prepare for general election | Puna primary fiasco detailed at county council | Election preparations for Puna lava threat | Chief election officer focuses on mistake-free general election | Internal inquiry clears elections officer | Big Island senator wants all mail voting for Puna precincts

Illinois: Adams Co. voters up in arms over mail-in ballot applications | GOP eyes voter rolls in close campaign | Changing times take toll on schools as polling places

Indiana: Elections board tests ballot machines | Porter Co. clerk candidates differ on satellite voting expansion

Iowa: SoS candidates talk voter ID

Kentucky: Hundreds of Kentuckians re-registering to vote | Why can't Kentuckians vote early?

Maine: Campus program engages students in voting process

Massachusetts: Historic Marblehead polling place won't be ready for November | Inside the little-known board of election commissioners

Michigan: Customer service an issue in SoS race

Minnesota: Simon proud of vote-by-mail law | Elections director: Early voting popular | New website makes voting easier than ever | Simon: Secretary of state must be nonpartisan

Montana: 211K Montana ballots in mail Monday, down from 2012 | Western Native Voice aims to get out American Indian vote

Nevada: Secretary of state candidates argue election reform, voter ID issues

New Mexico: Voting machine certification a success

North Carolina: NC asks Supreme Court to intervene in voting rights case | NC asks court to let it carry out election law changes | Officials working to enact court's decision | Amid uncertainty, election boards urge voters to register | Fayetteville resident challenging voter status of his neighbors | Some of NC's absentee voters hit a signature snag | A holding pattern | Conservatives push purge of 132 voters from county rolls

Ohio: Early voting changing election campaigns in Ohio | Black churches add early votes to Sunday traditions

Oklahoma: AG: Electronic voter registrations signatures improper

Oregon: Tope two a primary topic for debaters | Oregon voters get 2nd shot at top-two primaries

Pennsylvania: 3 York Co. polling places to be changed for November

Rhode Island: Rhode Island's voting list doesn't add up

Tennessee: Dems sue elections commission, administrator

Texas: Rusk Co. voters can cast ballots at any of its locations | Criminal appeals court judge files suit over voter ID | Officials make last-ditch registration push

Utah: Campaign launches ads for Utah voting website

Wisconsin: Clerks: Voter ID smooth so far | Chad Vader confronts the force that is voter ID | Legislature panel approves funds for voter ID education | Local elections officials prepare for ID requirement | AG refuses to defend GAB | State agencies focus on public education of voter ID law