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Thursday, 12 February 2015

February 12, 2015

National News: Lawmakers push longshot bid to rewrite VRA | House approves gold medal for voting rights marchers | Paul, Reid join on offender voting rights bill

Alaska: House Dems talk Native voting, languages

Arkansas: Proposal would reinstate Arkansas' voter ID requirement | Proposed constitutional amendments to require voter ID filed

California: Supervisors, registrar seek solutions for 2014 election glitches | City of West Hollywood cues-up lyric-filled voter registration effort

Colorado: Boulder DA's office investigating mail-ballot signature discrepancies

Connecticut: Hartford drafts resolution to remove registrars

Florida: Student summit focuses on passing OVR | Students get lesson voting | Fort Meyers to consider early voting at meeting

Georgia: Lowndes Co. BOE in need of poll workers | Bill to cut early voting advances

Guam: Voting bills held back for more testimony

Indiana: Bill to end straight-ticket voting goes forward

Iowa: Lawmakers seek to broaden OVR

Kansas: Hearing on bill to move local elections to November draws big crowd

Kentucky: Supporters hopeful for bill granting voting rights for felons in Kentucky

Maryland: MoCo BOE: Clogged phone lines, other problems lead to delay in reporting results | Commissioners request change in election board

Massachusetts: Somerset considers going from five voting precincts to one to save money

Missouri: Dugger's photo ID legislation debated

Nebraska: Legislation would expand elections by mail

New Jersey: Emerson officials consider moving elections out of schools

North Carolina: Election board still in dark after district meeting | Details on stopping non-citizens from voting released | New Hanover elections board member details opposition to director nominee |

North Dakota: House passes voter ID bill

Ohio: Franklin Co. official: Not voting won't cost poll worker jobs

Oregon: Brown cutting D.C. trip short

South Carolina: Richland Co. elections board hires full-time director | Selph officially hired as Richland director

Texas: Hunt County supports online voter registration

Utah: Bills to boost eligible ballots advance through House committee | Election day registration may expand to early voting

Virginia: Morrissey election cost Henrico nearly $54K | Favola bill would let seniors go to the front of the voting line (sometimes) | Augusta officials move voting precinct

West Virginia: Charleston seeks poll workers for city election