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September 27, 2012

National News: NAACP goes to the UN in attempt to secure voting rights for felons | Provisional ballots could be hanging chads of 2012

Overseas Voting News: Military voting threatens caucuses

California: Oakland readies for election with National Voter Registration Day

Colorado: Elections office conducts logic and accuracy test | Software glitch nixes registrations of nearly 800 Coloradans

Connecticut: Connecticut high court sides with GOP on ballot dispute

Florida: Fla. Gov. Rick Scott's voter purge efforts start anew | State names 198 noncitizens illegally registered | Voter-registration firm paid $1.3M by RPOF turns in 'questionable' registration forms | Residents get info, help at Daytona voting workshop | Absentee ballots draw scrutiny

Georgia: In some Georgia cities, voters will vote twice Nov. 6

Guam: GEC needs more money to pay for primary

Iowa: Polk County auditor counts on early votes | Iowa secretary of state wrapped up in voter fraud lawsuit | 'Revolutionary' change for some voters | Auditors see increase in absentee voting & satellite voting petitions | Investigation under way involving requests for absentee ballots in Floyd County

Louisiana: Volunteer help sought by Jefferson Parish registrar

Massachusetts: Holyoke's 6,554 inactive voters urged to get active in time for presidential election

Michigan: Voters facing huge November ballot | ACLU lawyer on voter citizenship question: Secretary 'is not above the law' | Council debate citizenship check box on voter applications | Detroit will remove citizenship box from ballot applications

Minnesota: Other states offer only limited guidance for Minnesota voter ID | $226K DOD grant will update state military and overseas voter service website

Mississippi: Absentee voting already under way | Voter ID not required in November

Nebraska: Nebraska counties pushing for more mail-in ballots

New Hampshire: House, Senate counsel weigh options for appeal of ruling on voter registration

New Mexico: Probe turns up 19 likely illicit voters

New York: Grant wants justice to oversee recount of 500 votes | Defeated candidate sues city board of elections

North Carolina: Group says Forsyth has 550 dead registered voters; state questions number | Controversy looms in Craven County over two early voting Sundays

Ohio: Ohio lawmakers requests federal election monitors | People thought it was junk mail and threw it away | Officials don't sweat decrease in polling locations | No extra requirement for naturalized citizens at ballot box

Pennsylvania: Witnesses to detail barriers to Pa. voter ID law | State official confident voter ID law will stand | Nine witnesses expected to testify about trouble getting Pa. voter ID | IHM nuns lacking voter ID; call law 'unfair and ridiculous' | Pa. voters battle bureaucracy ahead of ID law ruling | State says 12K voter ID cards issued so far | Montco delays unveiling of voter ID details

Rhode Island: Tobon-San Bento vote should head to Supreme Court | Election officials to audit votes at Pawtucket poll site | Church dropped as Smithfield polling location

South Carolina: Election turnout figures to mirror 2008 in Florence, elsewhere

South Dakota: Yankton County voting changes discussed at area meeting

Tennessee: Despite concerns, Roane early voting to stay in courthouse | Judge rejects challenge to voter ID law | Democrats call for hearing on primary

Texas: Students try to navigate voting laws, registration hassles | Texas voter registration laws stay

Virginia: Virginia voting machines have 'vulnerability' to wireless sabatoge | Elections office trying to gauge staffing needs for Election Day | McDonnell administration updates ongoing voter-restoration efforts | Falls Church teens represent good numbers at the polls

Washington: Spanish ballots designed for Adams and Franklin counties, not SJC | Unfair campaign tactics probed in race for secretary of state

West Virginia: Candidates at odds over voter ID laws

Wisconsin: Subtle changes made to general election absentee voting process