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Wednesday, 19 November 2014

November 19, 2014

National News: Voter ID laws scrutinized for impact on Midterms

Arizona: Supervisors deny Barber request to delay vote certification

Arkansas: Ready for early voting

California: Santa Clara Co. slowest to count votes in Bay Area; Supervisors want answers | Election certified, but Garden Grove mayor asks for recount | Job frustration lead to abrupt resignation of SC Co. IT chief | Final Sonoma Co. tallies expected next week

Connecticut: State rejects Hartford request for more time on election results | State begins investigation into Hartford voting problems | Changing vote count prompts call for audit

Delaware: Dover will not hold special election

Florida: Drive to restore voting rights for ex-felons coming to Florida? | Judge grants injunction to halt action in tied Mount Dora race

Georgia: Hall Dems tap two veterans for elections board | Macon Co. wraps up final ballots; 99 new votes found

Illinois: Danville election official, criticized over absentee ballots, opts for retirement | Nurse, pharmacist angry they couldn't vote

Indiana: Monroe Co. election board validates 12 provisional ballots | Madison Co. prosecutor asked to investigate voter fraud

Iowa: Upgrades for Iowa voting system sought

Kansas: Ellis Co. experiences issue with voting machine

Maryland: County BOE certifies results

Massachusetts: Worcester looking for good deal on new voting machines

Mississippi: Unused Hinds ballot money paid for counting machine

Missouri: County officials explain why they ran out of paper ballots Election Day | St. Louis Co. sees record number of write-in vote | County to pay for reprinting election ballots

Nevada: Krasner files for assembly election recount

New Jersey: Eatontown mayor seeks recount after 2-vote loss | Parents don't want schools used for voting

New York: Voter suppression in Essex Co.? Unlikely says BOE | Highway race ends in tie | Election commissioners to poll workers: Avert your gaze

North Carolina: Election protest dismissed | Elections board to hold recount | Vote recount stall investigation on former councilman | Recounts underway in 14 NC contests

OhioLorain Co. elections board chairman dies | Turner pushes election reforms

South Dakota: Committee to review county's vote counting delays

Texas: El Paso Co. election results finalized | Voting problems cause concern for some East Texas residents | Rockwall commissioners uphold recommendation to terminate elections administrator

Utah: Cache Co. clerk: Mail-in ballots increase voting numbers

Wisconsin: Rock Co. prepares to use new vote counters