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Monday, 10 November 2014

November 8-10, 2014

National News: Federal form for voting is ruled valid | Obama chooses NY prosecutor as AG

Alabama: Ballot confusion troubles Madison Co. voters | Doing what he always wanted to do...Secretary of State-elect John Merrill | Work is ongoing: Registrars are following through process to verify provisional ballots | Justices to hear redistricting case

Alaska: Number of uncounted votes grows in Alaska race

Arizona: Proof-of-citizenship rule for voters is voided | Goddard concedes race to Reagan | Two races still hinge on 125K uncounted ballots | Campaign moves to toss out Pima Co. ballots | McSally threatens suit over provisional ballot count

Arkansas: Greene Co. election commission explains delayed results

California: Officials work on election canvass; absentee provisional vote counts continuing | Glitches delay county's election night vote count | Thousands of ballots contested in Bera-Ose race | Santa Clara Co. seeks state review of election results after ID manager abruptly resigns | Alameda Co. still counting 100K unreported ballots | Recount is possible in tight Costa Mesa race | OC Korean-American voter turnout increased twofold since June | Ballot controversy in too close to call Congressional race | Police asked to investigate theft of election documents | Californians election first Latino SoS | LA city council will place ballot timing measure on March ballot | One county, many tongues | Ballot counting resumes in Sacramento | 14K provisional ballots remain uncounted in Santa Clara Co.

Colorado: Larimer clerk looks to move past election dust-ups | Broomfield election changes earning positive early reviews

Connecticut: Connecticut's Election Day snarls may prompt legislative action | Elections official irate over Hartford voting troubles | Officials say election workers face greater burdens despite electronic tabulators | Conn. voting snarls may spark action | Anatomy of a flawed election | Merrill: Election Day snarls 'gross dereliction of duty' | Voting system to get revamp | Early voting amendment fails

Florida: Cause of Broward voter ID machine problems still unknown | Supervisor of Elections: Junior voters', adults' decisions similar | Neptune Beach candidates tied after re-count | Ping pong ball could decide Neptune Beach race | Veterans staff polling station | Elections officials prepare for vote recounts

Georgia: George Soros a major underwriter of Ga. voter registration drive

Guam: Gutierrez/Gumataotao ask for hand count audit of election results | GEC counting 900+ write-in votes

Illinois: Area teens help voters at polling places Tuesday | Election judge robocaller IDed; but case still full of mystery | GOP denies role in Chicago election robocalls | Going behind the scenes of the election

Indiana: Carroll Co. investigates election problems |

Iowa: ACLU files lawsuit against state over felon voting rights | Iowa felon sues governor

Kansas: Appeals court overturns proof-of-citizenship | County talks election snafu | On 100th birthday, voter exercises her special right | Shawnee Co. canvass convenes Monday for 1300 provisional ballots | Court: Voters can register without proof of citizenship

Louisiana: Clerk: Early votes missed | Calcasieu registrar of voters open voting machines; find no mistakes | No 'I Voted' stickers: What would you change about the Election Day process in Louisiana | Mixed results in suit over La. voter registration suit

Maine: Close vote and recount in Sanford

Massachusetts: Antique voting format draws new Rockport questions

Michigan: Old technology blamed for drip-drip election results | Board of Canvassers double-checks

Minnesota: New SoS ready to begin job | Teen election judges help fill St. Peter poll schedule

Mississippi: With 18 ballots yet to count, Harris and Yancey just 18 votes apart

Missouri: Lower voter turnout not a surprise to Noren

Montana: Missoula sheriff candidate submitted 200 name variations in write-in election bid | Write-in bid for Powell Co. sheriff foiled by first name | Great Falls early backer of women's suffrage | Recounts possible in some Montana races

Nebraska: Some ponder all mail-in elections for Nebraska | Voter turnout increased slightly due to early voting

Nevada: Glover retiring after a record 20 years as Carson City clerk/recorder

New Hampshire: Nineteen recounts requested, process to begin next week | Poll worker fired for reportedly talking politics | Few problems at the new polls | Secretary of state's office to begin recounting ballots

New Jersey: Recount sought in Dennis Township| Voters mangle write-in candidate's complicated name | Morris Twp. vote still up in the air | After 20 years, Cumberland Co.'s Noto prepares to exit clerk's office | Riley readies for clerk job by leaving two others

New Mexico: Long-stalled ID legislation gets new life

New York: Vote glitch latest issue for Westchester BOE | Stewart out as Oneida Co. election commissioner | Ballot challenges could delay final vote count

North Carolina: Testing seeks to ensure voting machine integrity | Elections staff laboring to verify provisional ballots | Determination needed by some to vote | Details emerge from election scuffle

North Dakota: Burleigh auditor frustrated voters were turned away | Students encounter problems at the polls

Ohio: 11-year-old rocks the vote in Athens Co. | Elections board touts its accuracy

Oklahoma: Oklahoma Dems debating call for special election

Oregon: Oregon probably has highest turnout nationwide

Rhode Island: Providence police set to launch internal probe into mail ballot actions

South Carolina: Despite 'squeamish-ness,' Richland's election board discounts about half of challenged ballots | Florence Co. election results certified | Nearly 200 votes disallowed | Dillon Co. sheriff's office asked to investigate allegations of voter fraud

South Dakota: Human error, not new high-tech ballot machines to blame for late election results | Election canvass gets heated over voting problems | Sensitive scanners slow election results

Texas: Countywide voting, machine malfunctions account for Election Day confusion, clerk says | Votes recounted in Nolan Co. | Voter missed election chance | Voting goes off with few glitches | Dallas Co. finds way around hand-count delays | Turnout down in Texas, and Dems claim a reason | Elections: Thinking outside the box

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Thomas board finishes counting early ballots | Close races won't have clear winners for a week | Flooding mires St. Croix vote count

Utah: 40 percent: Utah's voter turnout sets historic low

Virginia: Fairfax city votes | Registrar's report no major problems with new voter ID law | Elections database crash worries registrars | Charlottesville general registrar resigns after embezzlement accusations | Relatively few voters showed no ID November 4th

Washington: Rules for election recounts detailed by state

West Virginia: Special election to cost thousands

Wisconsin: GOP leader considers changes to GAB

Wyoming: When do election workers vote?