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Monday, 07 March 2011

Mar 05-07, 2011

National News: Presidential primaries fight for 2012 recognition  |  In states, parties clash over voter ID, where college students can vote

Alabama: Man honored for defense of voting rights

Alaska: Legislation may restore felons' voting rights sooner

Arizona: Fraud allegations in South Tucson early voting

California: Recall election gets more expensive

Connecticut: No excuse absentee voting creates problems

Florida: Palm Beach County's elections overhaul to start with faster updates online  |  Tuesday's election costly, few voters likely to show up  |  Elections office waiting to hear from voters  |  Lakeland elections may be tweaked

Georgia: Extended early voting begins

Indiana: Lake isn't ready for vote centers this spring  |  Charlie White investigation  |  Prosecution of White could be difficult  | No sign of White at office

Kansas: Canvass doesn't change city election results

Kentucky: Former judge-executive guilty of vote buying

Maine: Voter ID bill slated to advance  |  UM student government decries bill to require photo ID for voting

Massachusetts: Cambridge election appeal to be heard  |  Newton voters could see precinct changes for 2012 elections

Missouri: Nixon replaces three members of St. Louis elections board

Nebraska: Secretary of state says all-mail elections drawing higher turnout

New Jersey: AC vote fraud trial goes to jury

New York: Bill extends time before special elections

North Carolina: Pitt County seeks election change

Ohio: Giavasis becomes official memeber of elections board  |  Elections board requests precinct consolidations to save money

Oklahoma: Challenge to voter ID measure belongs in Oklahoma, judge rules

South Carolina: Some voters' precincts could change

Tennessee: Putnam County November elections valid, DA says  |  Election admin applicant accused of conflict of interest  | Sharp selected as new elections administrator in Hawkins County  |  Knox election panel may see job swap  |  Voter confidence act delayed again

Texas: Commissioners asked to combine voting precincts  |  Council selects polling sites, makes no changes to voting precincts

Virginia: Iconic election official retires after 50 years

Washington: Senate slams door on Pierces' poll-site voting  |  Could be the end of the ballot box  |  Senate passes statewide mail-in ballot bill  |  Senate approves legislation to help military and overseas voters

Wisconsin: Senate passes voter ID requirement