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Wednesday, 03 February 2016

February 3, 2016

National News: Change at federal election agency muddles Kansas voter registration laws

Alabama: State urges judge to let voter ID law stand | Alabama launches online voter registration | House Democrats push for automatic voter registration

California: Secretary of state's office recruiting new CIO | Conference to spotlight efforts to modernize elections and boost turnout

Connecticut: Feds probing how Connecticut handles disabled voters ballots

Florida: Voter website exposing personal information

Illinois: Early primary voting in Rockford delayed | Will Co. offers election day registration in all precincts | County early voting back on schedule after board ruling | McHenry Co. agencies aim to boost turnout by informing residents about voting

Iowa: Linn Co. special elections and absentee voting extended due to weather

Kansas: Wichita State statistician casts vote for regular auditing of voting machines

Kentucky: Once again, KY lawmakers consider restoring voting rights

Maryland: Election judges needed in St. Mary's

Massachusetts: Galvin believes Baker underfunded new early voting requirement in budget

Michigan: IM considers single polling location at Bay West College

Mississippi: Election chief pushing for reform

Missouri: Photo voter ID arguments renewed | Crawford Co. mail-in ballot process | Polling sites could deter some voters | Hannibals' Fifth Ward has a new election day home | Primary to cost Pike Co. $23K

Nevada: Post Office: Voter registration snag fixed

New Hampshire: Voter information: Polling places, voter ID, report problems

New Jersey: McGettigan responds to report on provisional ballots

New Mexico: Partisan candidates vie for secretary of state in New Mexico | New Mexico residents embrace online voter registration

New York: Settlement: Village to monitor voter registration challenges | Legislation to combine primaries passes in Assembly

North Carolina: NC awaits voter ID ruling | State NAACP to redouble efforts to get out vote in light of photo ID requirement | Duke campus to host early voting site

South Carolina: Bill proposes requiring high schools to provide voter registration cards

Tennessee: Would-be voter registrants locked out of election office | Auditors sent to review Nashville election commission credit cards

Texas: Bexar elections office sees record increase in voter registration

Utah: Bill to eliminate straight-ticket voting defeated

Virginia: Bill for postage-paid absentee voting dies | Suffolk polling place relocations to be considered tonight | State spent more than $62K on voting oath GOP now wants to scrap

Wisconsin: Advocates work to help older voters avoid polling place setbacks | GAB: Voters should be prepared for photo ID