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Wednesday, 24 February 2016

February 24, 2016

National News: Federal government not backing own official on voter ruling | Selma marchers to receive highest Congressional honor | Judge won't block proof-of-citizenship for new voters

Alaska: Assembly considers transition to vote-by-mail

Arkansas: More Arkansas voters casting early ballots

California: Rock the Vote takes aim at California's low youth voter turnout

District of Columbia: Why DC's troubled election board couldn't get a grip on its finances | Concerns about DC's troubled elections board

Florida: Early voting begins Monday in Miami-Dade | Palm Coast weighs pact with county to run elections

Hawaii: Lawmakers debate bill that would give prisoners voting rights

Indiana: County bracing for $150K loss over failed poll book deal

Louisiana: Jefferson Parish early voting closing early due to weather | Resumes accepted for Bossier Parish registrar of voters | Early voting suspended in anticipation of severe weather

Massachusetts: Voting agreement signed minus clerk

Michigan: Special election costing thousands has one name on ballot

Missouri: House rejects early voting proposal

Minnesota: Minneapolis landlord-based voter registration ordinance starts March 1 | Nicollet Co. to pursue online election judge training

Montana: Blackfeet say voting proposal unacceptable | The MSU community can once again vote on campus

North Carolina: Forsyth elections office sees increase in absentee ballot requests

Ohio: Disabilities agency educating first-time voters | Secretary of state meets with Knox Co. BOE

Oklahoma: Ex-felon voting rights

South Carolina: Three Bluffton voting places to change for Saturday's primary

Tennessee: Early voting ends with a rush of ballots cast | Poll worker, 85, was influenced by his college professor in the 1950s

Texas: Harrison Co. party, election officials not happy polling place has been moved | Residents say voting could lead to data breach

U.S. Virgin Islands: Democrats say they can't afford to pay for primary

Virginia: Voting machines ready for Super Tuesday | Suit challenging Va. voter ID law continues in federal court

West Virginia: Ohio Co. voters could see some changes this May

Wisconsin: First elections board appointment made