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Thursday, 29 October 2015

October 29, 2015

National News: SCLC calls for fully restoring the 1965 Voting Rights Act

Arizona: Elections office admits break in protocol in preparation of November election

California: Authorities investigate voter fraud allegations in Chinatown | Council to meet again over botched election

Colorado: Adams Co. gives new voting machines a try | Boulder Co. ballots can be taken to drop-off sites | Elections officials recommend dropping ballots off in person

Florida: Tempers flare when Senate approves redistricting plan | County pays tribute to Ida Cooper Elliott | Bill would expand acceptable ID to register to vote

Georgia: Floyd Co. names new elections supervisor

Idaho: Several dry runs before Election Day | Ada Co. absentee ballots delayed

Indiana: Early voting busier than expected | Debate on St. Joseph Co. voting precincts was tinged with politics, emails show

Kansas: Agency spokeswoman's Facebook posting draws criticism | Former Olathe couple among those charged with voter fraud | Couple in midst of move charged with voter fraud |

Kentucky: Grimes reminds voters of Election Day dos and don'ts | Poll: Grimes pulls ahead in re-election bid

Michigan: Adrian officials prep the polls

Minnesota: Reinert, Simonson voice support for ranked choice voting | Some politicians approve ranked choice voting | Campaign on ranked choice voting heats up

Mississippi: How voter ID and voter turnout could affect elections

Montana: Missoula elections office aims for more satellite registration in 2016

New Hampshire: Secretary of state brings together ballot boxes, desk, descendants to mark primary history

New Jersey: County clerk candidates seek technology, public outreach improvement | Appellate judge sides with super PAC, allows ballot applications to be accepted

New York: Veterans to provide rides to polling places on Election Day | AG to monitor Deerpark elections after complaint

Ohio: Commissioners oppose online voter registration proposal | Covey again claims she was robbed of victory in 2013 primary | Two Portage Co. poll workers honored by secretary of state | Local woman questions BOE outreach

Pennsylvania: Expect detours at Warrington polling place

South Carolina: Election director explains absentee voting process after voter suppression claim | Bluffton polling location change

Tennessee: Election nullified by procedural error

Texas: After ballot mix-up, Martindale voting for mayor again | Voters without photo ID may qualify for exemption or free ID | Voters make strong showing throughout early voting in Harris Co.| DeWitt Co. consolidates polling places for constitutional election

Utah: Does vote-by-mail help or hurt the election process? | Santa Clara city election cancelled | Judge set to rule soon on Utah law overhauling elections

Virginia: Voters to use paper ballots in upcoming election | It's in the Isle of Wright's budget: $25,020 for voter registration | A challenge, getting young voters to the polls

Wisconsin: State Senate leader hoping to vote on elections board next week