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Tuesday, 18 November 2014

November 18, 2014

National News: Voter ID Laws: A microcosm of a divided America

California: Review of Santa Clara Co. registrar of voters' office to be considered

Connecticut: Segarra calls for Hartford registrar to resign

District of Columbia: Election over, D.C. workers keep counting ballots--thousands of them

Florida: Residents seek injunction to prevent drawing of lots in tied race

Georgia: Atkinson BOE sued

Illinois: Kirk wants voting investigation

Indiana: GOP chair calls for recount

Kansas: Voting machine mistake could lead to Ellis Co. recount | Recount sends incumbent back to Legislature

Louisiana: Runoff early voting begins Saturday | Judge dismisses Turkey Creek election lawsuit

Maine: Recount confirms victors

Maryland: Elections board seeks probe into noncitizens voting

Massachusetts: Mass. close to settling voting rights lawsuit |

Mississippi: Hinds election commissioner admits she broke law before | Hinds election snafu could bring sanctions | Hinds Co. board requests AG, SoS to investigate ballot issues

Missouri: Election Day 2014 finally in the books | Cost of Nov. 4 elections was $26,530

Montana: County commission accepts election results

Nevada: Washoe Co. registrar's office receives request for recount | Elections office nears end of unofficial tally

New Jersey: Clerk amends vote stats, no contests affected

New York: NYS assemblyman urges lawmakers to pass early voting

North Carolina: Candidate calls for recount, files protest | Two recounts requested, election board calls emergency meeting | It's Official: Elections board tallies results | McFadyen remains elections director despite arrest | Jones files election protest | No major shifts following canvass

North Dakota: Almost half of eligible voters cast a ballot in midterm election

Ohio: 1,175 ballots to be counted to decide Stark races

Oregon: 94 percent of people haven't fixed their ballots

South Carolina: Black withdraws election protest

South Dakota: Krebs 'forward-thinking' in new role as secretary of state

TexasCommittee to start hand recount Wednesday | Hobbs voter ID advocates aim to combat fraud | State: Harrison Co. voters rights' impeded | County votes to remove Denton, effective Nov. 30 | Collin Co. reports success with polling place application

U.S. Virgin Islands: How to ensure your vote is scanned | Counting comes to an end in time for runoff | Hansen demands recount after write-in effort fails

Vermont: Condos' office to conduct random audit of election results

Virginia: Roanoke voter precinct plan still ensnared by district lines

West Virginia: Wood Co. clerk candidate withdraws request for recount

Wisconsin: A week later, referendum passes