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Thursday, 04 February 2016

February 4, 2016

National News: Ryan backs voting rights bill--but tells black caucus it's out of his hands

Alabama: State urges judge to let voter ID stand

Arkansas: John Lyon elected Crawford Co. election commissioner | County receives state funds to help with primary election costs

California: Santa Rosa City Clerk Terri Griffin retiring

Colorado: Logan Co. commissioners discuss new voting equipment purchase | El Paso Co. hasn't notified voters about precinct changes

District of Columbia: D.C. elections board seeks to reverse judge's ruling

Florida: New voting machines this election season

Georgia: Georgia sets new voter registration record | Phyllis Wheeler rehired to lead McDuffie elections | It may soon be safe to wear NRA cap to polls in Georgia

Illinois: State certification eases ballot delay, all objections lifted

Louisiana: Schedler speaks on voting process, new tech

Maryland: Maryland may scrap touch-screens for early voting too

Massachusetts: Scituate town clerk's office has 4 elections and town meeting to prep for | Attleboro councilors vote to move city's Ward 1 polling place

Michigan: State error prompts voter cancellation notices | Township clerk helps dozens of students register

Mississippi: Election reform may actually happen in Mississippi

Missouri: City to refer all calls concerning the election process to the county

New Jersey: Why the 2015 election is (still) not over in Salem Co.

New Mexico: Candidates vie for secretary of state post after scandal

New York: Debate over early voting in New York heats up

North Carolina: Cooper, Spaulding spar over voter ID | Mecklenburg elections office shows Panther pride

North Dakota: Motion to dismiss voter ID lawsuit filed

Ohio: Hamilton Co. BOE approves relocation to Norwood | Sullivan elections commissioner resigning

Oklahoma: New online absentee ballot request system launched

Tennessee: Voting convenience centers on the horizon

Texas: Democrats struggle to find poll workers | Future election day voting locations could change in Wichita Co.

Utah: Clerks close to receiving OK to release unofficial results prior to official count

Virginia: JUM students promote the vote | Senate committee passes bill banning primary loyalty oaths | Polling changes approved

Wisconsin: Bill to allow online voter registration, bar local IDs | OVR bill clears election committee