Alabama: Federal judge dismisses Shelby County's challenge of Voting Rights Act | Randolph County redistricting plan might violate Voting Rights Act

California: Former mayor blames ballot fraud for lost election

Colorado: Gessler files lawsuit against Denver County over inactive voters | In all-mail election, thousands of locals won’t get mail ballots | From ‘no way, Jose’ to ‘c’est la vie,’ Coffman backtracks on non-English ballots

Connecticut: Merrill pitches ideas for election changes

District of Columbia: DCBOEE finally gets new appointees | Residency issue arises for nominee to D.C. elections board

Florida: Former commission candidate seeks recount in Osceola County election lawsuit | Write-in candidate withdraws, taxpayers to save $500K

Georgia: College Republicans propose polls on campus

Indiana: Election office warns against budget cuts | Lawmakers likely to address new ballot law

Iowa: County will get new precinct boundaries

Maine: Vote fraud probe finds one illegal incident | Summers: No voter fraud found, but Maine’s system needs fixing | Portland voters to rank mayoral choices

Massachusetts: Gov. Patrick, NAACP criticize voter ID bill | Opponents of voter ID bills stand up to be counted

Nevada: Court: Man’s vote in NLV council race to remain private

New York: Board of elections begins absentee ballot count | Absentee ballots challenged | Absentee votes swing races in Kingston

Ohio: Former elections chief gets five years’ probation | Early voting dates undecided for now | Ohio’s primary will be in March

South Dakota: City to move polling place to Lakota Community Homes

Tennessee: Hamilton County clerk to issue certain photo IDs

Texas: Consolidation to affect Clay County voters

Utah: Ivins primary forces recount

Virginia: Students may hold balance of power