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Tuesday, 09 February 2016

February 9, 2016

Arizona: Secretary of state launches new website for voters | Elections group applauds Gilbert lawmaker's bill  

Arkansas: Money for primary election approved by quorum court  

Connecticut: In wake of DMV problems, questions arise about voter registration | Merrill seeks automatic voter registration  

District of Columbia: Nomination exposes D.C. election board issues  

Florida: Florida election offices prep for primaryMail changes require voter attentionLee elections website hacking involves SOE candidate | Three Republicans sign up for Flagler SOE race

Idaho: New ballot counting system installed

Illinois: Clerk reports delay in early voting  

Indiana: Local officials pushing for early voting  

Iowa: Weather impacts polls for Iowa Lakes bond referendum   

Maine:  Supporters say limits on videotaping at polling places are needed to avoid conflicts| A Maine bill that would limit videotaping at polling places  

Maryland: Some question whether Zucker should vote on override  

Michigan: Clerk explains why absentee ballots didn't come with secrecy sleeves | Marquette moves polling location  

Minnesota: City Hall not best place for voters  

Mississippi: AG to prosecute poll workers  

Missouri: City election board prepares for double header | Voter ID requirements head to Senate floor  

New Hampshire: New voter ID law could lead to lines | In New Hampshire, voters try to get into the picture | Tablet-based voting system to debut | Three tiny towns voted at midnight| Secretary of state defends primary's first-in-the-nation status | U.S. attorneys set up hotline for complaints | No snow problem for primary | Historic voting site closed, but midnight vote tradition lives on  

North Carolina: Guilford Co. tests voting machinesNAACP hosting seminar on voter ID requirements | Cumberland Co. BOE finds probable cause for 198 challenged voters | Waiting game underway in deciding fate of NC elections| Despite gerrymandering ruling, business as usual for local board of elections | Lawmakers request emergency stay on redistricting  

Ohio: Elections board hears complaints of racial bias, anger over mishandled mail  

South Carolina: Longer absentee hours, precinct changes in York Co.  

Tennessee: Voting machine test | Administrator turns down election commission job

Wisconsin: Voter ID needed to cast a ballot in Wisconsin | Senate to consider OVR | Senate set to vote on OVR