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Friday, 30 October 2015

October 30, 2015

National News: Group wants federal health exchange to register voters too | State laws vary on felons' rights to vote

Alabama: Merrill to host voter registration drives across the state

Alaska: Blind man files rights complaint

Arkansas: Benton Co. officials favor vote center plan

California: Ventura man convicted of fraud after voting twice in election | City offers numerous languages, methods of voting | All-mail election expected to boost turnout

Colorado: State, county officials encourage hand delivering ballots | County's voter turnout slightly ahead of last 'off-year' election | Jefferson Co. corrects 77 erroneous ballots

Georgia: Fayette, NAACP resume voting rights mediation Friday| State investigating possible election violations in McIntosh Co.

Indiana: Were St. Joseph Co. commissioners cutting costs or playing politics? | Portage leads county in early voting | Police investigating ballot mishap | BMV branches giving voters more time to get ID cards

Kentucky: Grimes enters final days of re-election campaign in strong position against GOP challenger

Maryland: Voting problems in Rockville | Board of elections caves on early voting locations

Massachusetts: Election marks debut of new voting machines | Randolph poll workers to make your vote count Nov. 3 | Former elections employee claims she was improperly fired | Voters get ready to cast their ballots at museum

Mississippi: Counties prep voting machines for upcoming elections

Missouri: County tests new voting machines

New Hampshire: New Hampshire shows off desk of man who proposed first primary

New Jersey: Atlantic Democratic chairman asks for list of contested ballots

New Mexico: Bernalillo Co. clerk applies for secretary of state job

New York: Concerns raised over county board's handling of new voter challenges | Orange Co. BOE to ensure equal access to ballot box | Jefferson Co. BOE extends hours

North Carolina: Slow year reported for early voting | Early voting mostly lackluster across mid-state | Belhaven's mayor files complaint against precinct officials

Ohio: Gallia Co. prepares for Election Day| Ohio BCI investigating potential voter fraud in two counties | State elections officer warns of 'irregular' voter registrations | Tuesday election first with e-poll books

Oregon: Dennis Richardson announces run for secretary of state | Election turnout at 27 percent

Pennsylvania: Philly Election Day experiment wants to make voting fun | 200 high schools students prepare for Election Day as part of Ambassador Corps

South Carolina: Election controversy arises over viewing of results | Last minute Saturday course to train poll workers

South Dakota: Audit finds more problems for former secretary of state

Texas: Liberty Co. looks at new voting machines | Is Houston headed for a big jump in voter turnout? | Early voting in Texas tops records

U.S. Virgin Islands: New machines will reduce errors, save money

Virginia: New way of voting introduced in upcoming election | Virginia Beach gets new voting system in time for Election Day| After ballot error found, Albemarle spot-checks data | Virginia moves back to paper ballots

Wisconsin: County board committee approves amendment to arrange free bus rides for voter registration, ID