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Monday, 08 December 2014

December 6-8, 2014

National News: New voting laws played role in reduced turnout in four states, report says | The 2014 elections that ended in a tie

Alabama: Report says 119 Jefferson Co. absentee ballots not counted because of photo ID law

Arizona: 2nd District recount of 220K votes starting

Arkansas: Poll watchers present during special election | Special election requested| UA shuts down student voting shuttle in Tuesday election

California: Activist to deliver voting rights talk in Aptos | District election case set for April trial | Ex-councilman convicted of voter fraud | Marin registrar thanks 600+ who helped on Election Day | Supervisors to certify final election results

Colorado: Boulder Co. clerk: 'I followed the law' in election procedures

Connecticut: Fairfield board of selectmen charge committee for election investigation | 11 could be called to testify about Hartford Election Day mess | Town Council to discuss voting districts, number of polling places

Florida: PBC Dems push mail ballots to boost turnout

Illinois: Lawmakers sidestep several issues during veto session | Investigation sought on election judge confusion over robocalls

Indiana: Porter Co. election board still split on issue of voting centers

Kansas: Young poll workers learn the electoral ropes

Kentucky: Lawsuit filed in connection with election in Magoffin Co.

Louisiana: Voting issues reported at Galilee Baptist Church | Election Day arrives in Louisiana

Michigan: Recount begins Monday

Minnesota: Midterm turnout varied widely

Missouri: Bill would set deadline to finish ballots

Montana: Missoula recount continues

Nebraska: Nebraska students rewarded for election work

New Jersey: Bogota poll workers accused of casting residents' votes

New York: Recently axed Suffolk elections commissioner lands new county job

Ohio: Recount finished in Summit Co.

Oklahoma: Oklahoma colleges earn praise for civic engagement | Sequoyah Co. to close precincts

Pennsylvania: Clerks work to finalize boundaries | Experts challenge voter apathy in midterm election as they pose reforms to boost turnout | Montgomery Co. exploring new voting machines

South Carolina: State election commission denies Trapp appeal | Concealed weapon permits as voter IDs?

Texas: Early voting turnout lagging for runoffs | Wilco continues elections administrator search

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Croix elections board bars public from recount | St. Croix elections continues to bar public from recount | Daily News asks Superior Court to intervene in recount

Vermont: Condos to work for military voters

Virginia: Dems in 34th District race push for easier absentee voting | Prince William converting to paper ballots for elections

Wisconsin: Man who caused disturbance on election day ruled sane