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Monday, 02 November 2015

October 31-November 2, 2015

National News:U.S. Election Assistance Commission names new director, general counsel | So, who really won? What the Bush v. Gore studies showed

Alabama: Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to reopen 30 driver's license offices next week

Arizona: GOP postcard results in voter confusion

Arkansas: Commission OKs new vote centers

Colorado: Boulder Co. election officials learn nuances of signature certification | Montrose has youngest Republican election official| Ballots coming back slowly

Florida: The curious case of the hanging chads | New candidates file for Flagler elections chief

Georgia: Five things you need to know about how votes are counted | Latino voters face barriers at polls| Light turnout in city elections called 'sad'

Illinois: State's expansion of same-day voter registration costs Will, Grundy county clerks | McDermott calls for local non-partisan elections

Indiana: A tutorial on county's electronic voting machines | Voter check-in going electronic for upcoming election | Authorities say St. Joseph Co. voter official likely broke no laws | Fewer voters, races translate to lower cost elections | Poll worker honored for service to six county clerks | Early voting nearly half of four years ago | County council to decide poll book issue after election | Poll worker: Can't remember a small response in 20 years

Kentucky: Secretary of state meets with voters

Michigan: Allegan clerk's office hopes for smooth Election Day | Special elections to cost thousands | Flint residents who voted at closed schools have new polling place

Minnesota: Former Duluth council presidents join opposition to ranked choice voting

Montana: 38 percent of ballots returned so far

New Hampshire: In local NH elections, visually impaired voters cannot cast their ballot privately

North Carolina: Pitt Co. prepares for Election Day | Sadler appointed to elections board

Ohio: Husted accuses ResponsibleOhio of voter fraud | E-poll books to debut Tuesday | A guide to Ohio's voter requirements | Husted sets special election

Oregon: Richardson explains why he's running for secretary of state | Lane Co. elections officials see few ballots returned

Pennsylvania: Election expected to cost county $400K | Election officials expect increase in voter turnout | Absentee ballots lost in the mail

South Carolina: Beaufort Co. BOE tests voting machines

South Dakota: Krebs, Gant disagree over cost of 27 votes | Legislative audit seeks answers from current, former secretary of state | Gant: 27 voted through $500K program

Texas: Local voting places will be combined for Nov. 3 election | Cascos returns to Brownsville to cast vote | New voting process will be tested in Tuesday's election | Early voting is a success in Randall, Potter counties| Gregg Co. early voting doubles from '13 | Dallas Co. election dept. debuts new election tool for more convenience | 18-year-old celebrates birthday by voting in city election

U.S. Virgin Islands: STT-STJ elections board cuts two polling places

Utah: Approximately 70 Utah cities to vote-by-mail| Not all elections are created equal | Voter turnout expected to reach 60 percent is Salt Lake City | Lt. Gov. expecting greater turnout in communities with mail-in voting

Virginia: Albemarle Co. introducing digital scan voting machines | Most Roanoke Valley voters to use paper ballots | Sunday Q&A with...Mark J. Coakley, Henrico Co. general registrar | Changes to curbside voting | Carroll Co. voters to use paper ballots

Washington: Ballot boxes and voter turnout: King Co. elections under scrutiny | Poulsbo election day vote center relocated