National News: Black pastors move to counter new voter ID law | John Lewis exhorts Americans to fight voter ID laws | Native Nations' IDs and voting rights cases

Alabama: Three seek recount in Anniston's election | Strange calls on US Atty to use civil rights team to probe alleged voter fraud | Several in Pinson denied provisional ballots

Arkansas: Lawyer says he 'corrupted' the process

Colorado: Secretary of state's effort to purge voter lists continues

Connecticut: Disputed primary back in court | Hartford Registrars: 'No funds' for November election

Florida: Commission seeks to save $65K by avoiding special election | Miami-Dade commissioners postpone discussion of pre-paid absentee ballot postage

Hawaii: Convoluted election measure approved by council | Big Isle officials sue county clerk, council chairman | Hawaii elections administrator, former senior elections clerk file defamation of negligence lawsuit

Indiana: Lake officials prepare for early voting this fall

Iowa: Iowa voter registration challenge | Groups ask judge to halt voter fraud investigation

Maryland: Ballot questions could mean long lines at polls

Massachusetts: Defective ballots sent to E. Longmeadow | Defective ballots affect as many as 200 voters | Voting rights concerns continue in Springfield | Uncontested races, change of election day make for light traffic | 5K Wareham voters purged from active rolls can vote

Michigan: Oakland County seeks reimbursement of special election costs | State won't reimburse local governments for special election | State says it won't pay for special election

Minnesota: Chisago County likely to spend thousands to implement voter ID if approved in November

Mississippi: NAACP: New voter ID rules unnecessary

New Hampshire: Town election staff ready for changes

New Mexico: Former Sunland Park employee pleads guilty to voter fraud

Ohio: Husted tells elections panel to pick pre-vote site

Pennsylvania: Nationwide search nets 6 elections director applicants | Dem lawmaker rips Pa. voter ID ad as offensive

South Carolina: A tough week for voter ID

Tennessee: Bradley election prep is starting | Tennessee to hold special Saturday hours to issue voter ID | Election coordinator seeks improvement from Medley

Texas: 5th Circuit stays voter registration law injunction | Paying for the Hockley sheriff election

Vermont: Election panel certifies new vote tally