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September 13 2012

National News: U.S. campaigns prepare for post-election court fights on voting laws | Web pioneer providing voter database for free | Leahy hosts hearing on impact of court decisions on voter rights | Challengers to voting law changes win some battles, but outcomes still unsettled | Facebook helps get out the vote

Arizona: Attorney asks court to delay ballot printing

Arkansas: Darr and ACLU disagree over possible Arkansas voter ID law

Colorado: Election watchdog seeks to block Boulder County ballot printing

Connecticut: Conn. Supreme Court hears ballot line issue

Florida: Fla. voter-roll screening yields few non-citizens | Local LWV dives back into voter registration | Lawsuit trimmed after state revises method of identifying non-citizens on voter rolls | After mistakenly purging citizens, Fla. agrees to let them vote

Georgia: Hearing set Mon. for suit over Hall Co. elections

Hawaii: Accusations fly at Hilo ethics board meeting

Indiana: Satellite voting considered for Marion County | Voting process a key issue in Monroe Co. commissioner forum

Iowa: Judge will weigh in on new Iowa voter rules | Polk judge refuses to throw out voting rules lawsuit

Kentucky: Early-voting trend among states slowed

Maryland: Referendums could mean long lines at polls | Golden Beach group pushes voting switch | Residents afraid to vote at their polling place

Massachusetts: Mass. to launch voter registration drive | Councilor wants poll worker pay examined | Worcester city council calling for investigation of the polls

Minnesota: Supporters, opponents for voter ID disagree over cost

Missouri: Jefferson County clerk launches election information campaign

Nevada: Leaders urge Las Vegas Fil-Ams to register and vote

New Hampshire: Challenge to voter ID law considered | NH sued over voter ID law | Voter ID law will require state to contact tens of thousands of people after Nov. 6 vote | Voter registration wording prompts suit against the state | Purge of voter rosters bumped numbers

New York: Lewis county to appeal election commissioner's reinstatement | New app to help voters expose troubles at the polls | Schenectady polls accommodate Spanish speakers

Ohio: Group rallies in Columbus for early voting | Judge denies Ohio elections chief's request | Irish named to elections board

Pennsylvania: Battery life of voting machines in doubt before election | Divisive voter ID law goes before Pa. high court | Will voter ID law keep balloters away from polls? | Pa. secretary says voter ID law will boost Election Day turnout | Corbett turns to Philadelphia law firm for support on voter ID | Pa. poll workers receive voter ID law implementation instructions | Fears prompt change to absentee voter rules

Rhode Island: Prudence Island votes to be delivered—by ferry | So far, a half-dozen primary candidates seeking recounts

South Carolina: SC attorney general questions federal government's use of Voting Rights Act | Fed approves Greenville's voting districts

Tennessee: Tennessee Citizen Action raises more questions as officials reconsider decision on EPBs | Election commission reconsiders use of electronic poll books | Washington County voting hours extended

Texas: SOS says Sumners jeopardizing integrity of Nov. 6 election over 'dead' voters | Dozens of area voters must verify voter status | County irons out election details

Virginia: Voting in Virginia: Be ready for new voter ID rules | New member joins county electoral board | Va. military absentee ballot requests drastically lower than in 2008 | Satellite offices slated to handle expected rush of absentee voting

Washington: Legislature urged to OK law requiring proof of lawful presence

Wisconsin: Farrow, Mitchell, others send amicus brief in voter ID case | Elections officials say it's too late to train for voter ID law | GAB leaders don't want quick voter ID decision