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November 6, 2014

National News: Voting machine, ID problems crop up in U.S. elections | Study identifies effective communication strategies for voter ID laws | Can tech streamline voting process | Voters pass up voting changes

Alabama: Group complains about decision to disallow public housing IDs for voting | Redistricting causes voter confusion in Houston Co.| Madison Co. voters encounter array of problems at polls | Montgomery Co. ballot errors don't affect races

Alaska: Knowns and unknowns among uncounted ballots

Arizona: Tight races could be swung by more than 300K uncounted ballots | Glitch in Cochise Co. puts thousands of ballots on hold

Arkansas: Franklin Co. election workers have problems with electronic voting machines | ACLU says some Arkansas poll workers demanded photo ID | Little Rock Ward 2 voters worried they received wrong ballots

California: Not letting hospital visit stop them from voting | Despite a few snags, Bay Area voting goes smoothly | Democrat Padilla tops GOP challenger in tight SoS race | Political junkies' smartphones slow S.F. vote-count results | 82K absentee votes remain uncounted in Contra Costa Co. | Padilla elected SoS | Supes order review of suspected dual voter registrations | With 4 a.m. results, Santa Clara Co. nearly worst in state for prompt vote tally

Colorado: El Paso Co.'s Williams elected SoS | Thousands of votes still uncounted | Long lines, slow voting at Centennial Hall

Connecticut: Hartford to investigate voting problems | 100 voters turned away in EDR crush | Conn. SoS wins re-election | Voters take advantage of same-day registration throughout region | Hartford voting snafu may prompt changes to registrar system |Election day registration in Norwalk more than triple from 2013 | Experts say several factors resulted in defeat of voting amendment | Election day registration being reviewed after hassle in New Haven

Florida: Voter's memento evokes Pensacola's past, progress | Curfew ordered for former Manatee elections official | Possible election recounts loom in Brevard | Last-minute absentee ballots trigger hand recount | Voting problems were at a minimum | Convicted felons want their right to vote restored | Deja vu: Volusia Co. among slowest to count votes | Felons still working to restore voting rights | Lincolnville resident victim of voter fraud | Malfunctions prompt recounts in 3 Volusia precincts | Voters turn out at island polling places

Georgia: Election materials run low for some precincts | Election officials address voters' complaints

Guam: Voter turnout drops to 71 percent

Hawaii: Turnout in general election slumps to all-time low

Idaho: Former House speaker wins SoS race with 56 percent of vote | 100 ballots overlooked on Tuesday's elections

Illinois: Some voters waited 9 hours to vote | Last Chicago ballot cast after 3 a.m.| Evanston same-day registration results in long lines | Investigation launched in mysterious robocall | Election officials will need days to finish counting | Former GOP committeemen claim election judges coerced in voting GOP

Indiana: Voting machine malfunction causes frustration for Purdue student | Voting glitches rare for Hamilton Co. | Floyd Co. clerk addresses issues at polling sites | Election Day a learning experience for Vigo clerk's office | Long lines seen at some Indiana vote centers | Clerk apologizes for delay but adds warning

Kansas: Election commissioner: New equipment, more iPads needed | Scattered polling places report problems

Kentucky: Officials: Few problems, steady turnout | Kentucky looks at primary change

Louisiana: Local voters registered at OMV, turned away from polls Tuesday

Massachusetts: Early voting coming soon to Mass.

Michigan: Technical troubles slow election results in GT area

Minnesota: Questions raised over same-day registration at UM Morris

Mississippi: Harrison Co. clerk says no voters were left out of poll books | Hinds Co. election official takes blame for ballot shortage

Missouri: Voter problems in St. Louis Co.| Police chief told to show ID before voting | Blind resident cites frustration with voting experience | Stenger wants review of county election board

Montana: Montana voter turnout 54.6 percent; 4,575 register and vote Tuesday | Measure to end Election Day registration defeated| Same day registration runs smoother in Kalispell

Nevada: Glitch causes delays in Washoe Co. voting results | Nevada voter turnout rate lowest since 1978 | Absentee ballot snafu slows Washoe Co. tallies

New Hampshire: GOP official charged with assault at polling place

New Jersey: Monmouth elex results glitch

New Mexico: Duran to keep job as SoS | Glitches plague voting machines, clerk resorts to hand tallies | Duran becomes first Republican to win re-election

New York: Later election results, more accurate numbers | 'Republican or Democrat?': NYC poll workers scolded for asking voters' party affiliation |

North Carolina: Elections board reports record midterm turnout | Forsyth election results process runs until 2 a.m. | Mecklenburg vote delays linked to long ballot, ban on straight-ticket voting | New voting laws present confusion at the polls | Board of elections reviewing what went wrong with website | Turnout, machine troubles lead to long election night

North Dakota: Technology helps count votes more accurately | ND says issues at polls was voters fault

Ohio: Washington Co. using voting tablets

Pennsylvania: Dauphin Co. had some voter confusion on polling places | Election results delayed after registration numbers were deleted | Union Township ballots recounted after poll worker errors

South Dakota: Election officials explain what went wrong in Minnehaha Co.

Tennessee: Knox Co. voters report confusion at polls

Texas: Bexar Co. voting machine malfunctioned | Texas ID law didn't mess with as many voters as feared | Few issues with new Wichita Co. voting machines | Jefferson Co. clerk blames faulty voting equipment for delay in election results | Irregularly marked paper ballots in Cameron Co. cause delays

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections still has thousands of votes to count

Utah: 37K uncounted votes could change some races | New tactics helped boost voting, but turnout still dismal in some Utah areas

Vermont: Condos wins re-election

Virginia: Elections officials review 'glitches' in some voting machines | No issues locally with new voting ID requirements | Photo ID no problem in Virginia Beach | New ID rules cause few problems for Lynchburg voters | Voters awaiting answers on Va. Beach poll problems | Rigell: Voters were disenfranchised by voting machine problems | Albemarle still waiting to count votes from broken machine | 2 Va. Beach poll workers didn't follow procedure | New voting system coming to Va. Beach

Wisconsin: Voter ID Confusion: People asked to show ID's in area town | Voting machine woes stall Portage election results | Stoughton voting machines malfunction