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Friday, 13 November 2015

November 13, 2015

National News: Latino scholars, activists focus on voting rights past, future | Jacqueline Berrien, former EEOC chairwoman, dies at 53

Arizona: Ninth Circuit kills Tucson's 'hybrid' elections

California: Voter registration: Not quite automatic yet | Bill would make voting more convenient | Whittier to pay $750K over district-based elections suit

Colorado: GarCo voting machine pilot going smoothly

Florida: Ransom Middle teams up with the supervisor of elections | Florida makes new bid to get outside expert to draw redistricting map

Georgia: LaVista Hills won't contest cityhood vote

Illinois: Polling changes lead to questions of disenfranchised voters

Iowa: Courthouse is Nov. 22 satellite voting site

Kansas: Vigilance of Saline Co.'s electronic voting system urged | Shawnee Co. election office explains voter purge process

Louisiana: Secretary of state: Voter turnout science not easy

Maryland: Election boards prepare for new voting processes | Maryland's new voting system proves successful

Massachusetts: Recount would cost Worcester $20K

New Jersey: Monmouth Co. Dem chairman calls for recount in close races

New Mexico: DA reviews newly minted legislator's admission of voter fraud

New York: Voter access vs. student safety | Suffolk BOE and provisional ballots to decide council race

North Carolina: Cost of early voting to exceed $200 per ballot cast in Clarkton | Gaston voters just don't vote | Vote recounts set for Saturday morning

Ohio: Cuyahoga Co. to ease e-poll books into precincts

Pennsylvania: Election board orders partial recount in commissioners race | Lawyer for election judge accused of ditching polls says no crime committed | Election board solicitor to forward complaints to DA

South Dakota: Secretary of state's office efficiency improving

Tennessee: Election office sets staffing formula for poll workers

Texas: Poll worker's mistake prompts recount in Caldwell Co.

Washington: Turnout in state's off-year election headed for record low

Wisconsin: Voter ID for veterans | Voter ID law goes into effect with February elections

Wyoming: Cheyenne special election cost $25K-$35K