National: GOP starting line inches toward New Year's Day | Early voting states issue warnings on primary dates

Arizona: Phoenix dual polling places may stiffle November turnout

Arkansas: Court: Voters can cast ballots in public

Colorado: Boulder County's election equipment passes logic and accuracy test | Colorado appeals court decision upholds open records law | Gessler: No to mailing ballots to inactive voters | Colorado court opens electronic images of voted ballots | Could new court ruling impact elections lawsuit against Mesa County?

Connecticut: Merrill's office selects precincts for post-primary audits | Bridgeport primary focuses attention on debate over provisional ballots

Florida: Bonita Springs could cash in on Jan. 31 primary date

Georgia: Secretary of state announces presidential preference primary

Idaho: New state rules affect absentee voters

Iowa: State officials: No problem with voter registration event at Summit

Kansas: Groups battle early start to voter ID law | Kobach's campaign reporting scrutinized

Louisiana: Tucker to launch statewide TV ad in race for secretary of state

Massachusetts: Teens rally for voting rights in Lowell

New Hampshire: Secretary of state promises to protect primary

New York: Haggerty trial exposes issues with ballot security | Challenger asks FBI to probe DA, voter fraud case | Grand jury hears witnesses in Troy ballot fraud case

Ohio: County settles voting machine lawsuit | Stark County BOE meeting of Thursday | Obama supporters score early victory in Ohio

South Carolina: 'I'm just wondering if it's all necessasry'

Tennessee: Unofficial election day tallies in, malfunction delays final results | County election commission informing voters of new law | Election officials making way through provisional ballots | Nicole Lester earns state certification as election administrator

Texas: Plaintiff wins in challenge to Boerne election changes | Judge: Texas' new political maps on hold

Utah: Five cities cancel November elections thanks to new law

Virginia: New voter cards being distributed

West Virginia: Kanawha commissioners sign voting machine contract | Voting machines ready for special election