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Friday, 24 March 2017

March 24, 2017

National News: One rationale for voter ID debunked, GOP has another

California: County to review vote-by-mail ballots in Woodside election

Connecticut: Westport Dem registrar of voters sworn in

Florida: Vote-by-mail ballots fix passes House | Supervisor of elections wants to hear from voters

Georgia: Voter advocacy group aims to vote fight voter suppression

Illinois: Adams Co. clerk hopes mayoral race will boost turnout | Alternative to AVR bill introduced | Questions on timing, costs remain for AVR bill

Indiana: State honors local poll worker for her contribution to election process

Iowa: Voter ID bill gets Senate OK after contentious debate | Voter ID clears Senate; Dems warn of voting delays | Senate Republicans propose shortening early voting time

Kentucky: Grimes tackles fake news, low voter turnout during Paducah visit

Louisiana: New Orleans tornado damage forces precinct relocations

Maryland: County wants to move elections board to former Macy's site

Massachusetts: Lawmakers propose electronic voting registration system

Mississippi: 5K purged from voter rolls in Madison CO. | Hosemann encourages importance of voting | Madison Co. makes move to paper ballots

Montana: Legislature hears heated testimony on mail voting bill | Tempers flare over mail-ballot bill; committee room briefly cleared | 2 suing for right to run in special election | Adding 4th candidate to special election ballot could cost county about $45K | Lawsuit could force Gallatin Co. to shred, reprint ballots costing thousands

New Hampshire: The history of voting boxes | Judge allows fraud claim against NH secretary of state | Vice chair wants investigation into election | Lawmakers eye protections for towns that postponed elections

New York: Carroll seeks to lower voting age

North Carolina: County wins award for early voting website

Ohio: Springfield voting precinct leaving church location

Oklahoma: As court challenges continue, Oklahoma looks to solidify voter ID law

Pennsylvania: Dauphin Co. BOE polling place changes | Controversial special election heading to federal court?

South Carolina: Cottageville's polling place may move to school

Texas: Court asked to block congressional map for 2018 election

U.S. Virgin Islands: Early voting to go ahead in reduced timeframe | District court declines to delay special election

Virginia: Several Virginia Beach precincts change polling places

West Virginia: Committee sends watered-down voter ID bill to House floor | Two Harrison Co. students chosen as honorary secretaries of state