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Monday, 13 April 2015

April 11-13, 2015

National News: Dems push voting-rights constitutional amendment

Arkansas: Benton Co. adds voter precincts

California: Callaway Co. commission mulls purchase of voting machines | Residents adjusting to new Santa Barbara voting districts | Hiring of registrar gets scrutiny | Suspicious object turns out to be 8-track tape | Lawsuit filed against City of Fullerton alleges voting rights violations

Colorado: Denver election: What to know about voting as ballots go out Monday

Connecticut: Merrill launches effort to protect voter registry

Florida: Online voter rolls don't register with Scott | Elections supervisor visits Braden River HS to talk voting | Snipes remains undecided about seeking re-election | Early voting ends, down slightly for runoff

Illinois: More counties looking to send Schock bill for special | Coin toss, other game of chance to decide races

Iowa: SoS outlines Safe at Home program

Kansas: Some election results hinge on provisional ballots | County prepares for canvassing

Maryland: Bill to restore ex-felon voting rights goes to governor

Michigan: Ann Arbor voters could see city election reform proposal on November ballot | Allegan Co. struggles to fix election glitches

Minnesota: Hampton's first election was a learning process

Mississippi: Senate elections committee: Where bills go to die

Nebraska: Voting by mail changing turnouts, campaign strategies

Nevada: Bills changing early voting, registration rules move forward

New Mexico: Court ruling allows suit by former workers in SoS office to proceed

New York: Proposed law would close schools on election day

North Carolina: Elections director: Discrepancy in Forsyth numbers was 'the norm' | More funding needed for BOE | Elections official explains wait times highlighted in report | Elections office cleans up voter rolls | Lumbee election staff needs home | Voters urged to prepare for 2016

Ohio: Wayne Co. elections officials consider switching to e-pollbooks | Field trip to county elections office upsets levy opponents

Pennsylvania: State lawmakers introduce bills aimed at turning up the turnout

Texas: Lubbock Co. and water control district at odds over election fees

Utah: Judge could block law overhauling elections changes | Federal judge rules there won't be an injunction against SB54

Virginia: Faced with voting machine concerns, Botetourt plans to count votes by hand | Lynchburg-area election officials 'very concerned' over report critical of touchscreen system | Arlington to re-introduce paper ballot voting | State report issues with voting machines including ones in Spotsylvania, Orange | Student pushes for on-campus voting site

Wisconsin: Election auditing equipment tested | Pocan pushes to amend Constitution