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Monday, 02 February 2015

January 31-February 2, 2015

National News: Soldiers can still have their voices heard in off-year elections

Arkansas: Logan takes Democratic seat on election commission

California: SoCal city voter wants to stop online election | Supervisor special election certified | California court: Top-two primary protects individual voters and third-party rights

Hawaii: Lawmaker from Big Island to hold election officer accountable for problems | Lawmaker wants to hold state elections officer accountable

Illinois: Kane clerk on sprint to Feb. 24 primary | Election judges reduced to 3

Indiana: Bill would lead to fewer polling places

Kansas: Bill would impose fine, help prevent voter fraud | Kobach seeks authority to prosecute election crimes

Maryland: MD voters react to return of paper ballots

Massachusetts: Voting task force recommends moving two precincts

Minnesota: Convicted felons voting rights

Mississippi: McDaniel says Lt. Gov. is bottling up his elections bills

Missouri: Kander pondering Senate run in Missouri | SPS proposes closing on Election Day

Montana: Lawmakers look at elections

Nevada: Secretary of state aims for voter ID

New York: County rejects school's use of voting machines

North Carolina: Opponents ask judge to throw out voter ID requirement | Voter ID requirement weighed in court | Plan: Save $9,200 on elections | Judge to take several weeks to rule on NC voter ID challenge

Pennsylvania: Proposed voter registration bill could make registering easier for students

South Dakota: Dems question GOP bill on ballot initiative

Texas: Pressley files election contest | Early voting for May election to include two 12-hour voting days | Commissioners retain consolidated polling places | State office finds no wrongdoing in election

Utah: Legislature looking at new voting system | State GOP chairman wants caucus, not primary

Virginia: House panel backs photo ID for absentee voting

Vermont: Vermont considering voter registration at the polls | Condos backs same-day voter registration

Washington: Bills would allow voters to vote through email, fax and without postage

West Virginia: GOP wants election changes in possible Manchin governor bid