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Monday, 08 August 2011

Aug 06-08, 2011

National News: Dems, GOP cite '65 law in remapping fight

California: Irony for Riverside County elections chief  |  Mental status of ballot thief to be determined  |  Ballot changes mean voter education push

Colorado: Spanish ballots required in 16 counties

Florida: Debate rages over Florida's election law

Idaho: Kootenai County making effort to verify every voter registration

Illinois: McLean County fair exhibit offers history of elections

Kentucky: Grimes, Johnson spar over homeless voters issue

Maine: Same-day registration supporters turn in signatures

Massachusetts: Framingham may get hands-on with new voting system

Minnesota: Long-time volunteers retire after two decades of service

Mississippi: Hinds vote count incomplete  |  Hinds County election officials find another ballot box  |  Problems continue with Hinds ballot count  |  Election results could be headed to court  |  Hinds County ballots counted, awaiting certification

New York: Inmates now counted at home address for redistricting

Ohio: New procedures for absentee ballots  |  Shorter lines possible for Warren County absentee voters

Oregon: Mark Hatfield dies

Pennsylvania: Voter photo ID opponents allege agenda

South Carolina: South Carolina groups ask Justice Dept. to block voter ID law  |  Spokesman: Governor proud of new voter ID law  |  Municiaplities consider handing over elections to county

Texas: Cities and school board forced to change election procedures

Virginia: New voter registration cards are headed to homes  |  Many Stafford voter cards contain errors  |  Attention Culpepper voters: Changes galore to elections  |  County to open poll for one voter  |  Manassas Park granted bailout by three federal judges

Wisconsin: Voter IDs not required for August elections  |  Group files complaint, says opponents intimidating voters