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Wednesday, 02 January 2013

December 28, 2012-January 2, 2013

National News: 'I Voted?' documentary in final production

Arizona: State makes example out of few caught voting twice | Setting the records straight

Arkansas: Judge considering lawsuit over Barling alcohol vote

Connecticut: New state law will affect absentee ballots | Disabled Conn. voters to receive absentee ballots

Florida: Poll: Half say early voting days about right | Poll finds modest support in Tampa Bay for extended early voting | Election year brings first-ever tie vote in county primary | Researcher: Long lines at polls caused 49K not to vote | Republicans rethinking election law | New Manatee elections chief seeks to be state college of Florida trustees | Winter Have may move elections to increase turnout

Georgia: Precinct consolidation may save $18K+ | Early voter turnout light in local special elections | Mayors consider extending voter registration initiative

Indiana: Clerks prepping for April 9 municipal elections | Kirk following in father's footsteps

Iowa: Felons to have easier time getting voting rights restored in Iowa | County talks election equipment

Kansas: Kobach says he stopped 90 percent of voter ID problems in Kansas | Kobach wants more power to fight voter fraud | Kansas voter registration now requires proof of citizenship

Louisiana: Voting hour changes among new laws

Massachusetts: Mass. trails other states on election reform | Worcester elections debacle among top stories of year | Galvin defends use of absentee ballots in light of voter fraud cases | Resident files complaint over handicapped accessibility at Fall River polling site | Everett legislator, charged with voter fraud, vacates seat | Early voting a top issue

Michigan: Voter citizenship question, photo ID requirement become Michigan law | Citizenship statement on ballot application included in bill approved by Snyder | Clerk's career comes to a close | Departing Genesee County Clerk Michael J. Carr found winning political formula

Minnesota: Lawmakers eye early voting, earlier primary

Missouri: More hires in the secretary of state's office | Kander hires executive director of Missouri Ethics Commission to oversee state elections | St. Charles County buying electronic poll books

New Hampshire: Rep aims to repeal voter ID law

New Jersey: Springfield Republicans contest election

New Mexico: A day in the life of City Clerk Renee Cantin

New York: Early voting option for New York State? | Speaker Sheldon Silver wants early voting in NY | Ballot dispute goes on in NY senate race | 2 Ulster County poll workers sue to have votes counted in 46th Senate District race | Obama won New York City, in case anyone was wondering

North Carolina: Auditor reviews election costs | Robeson County BOE has named interim director | Filling Coleman seat could cost $18K

Ohio: No move for Medina County BOE | Lawsuit contests 98th District election outcome

Oklahoma: Election official's successor chosen | Election board makes note of dates and polling places | Challenges many in election office

Pennsylvania: 2012: Voter ID law motivated Valley Dems

South Carolina: Voter photo ID law to take effect in new year | Voter ID law takes effect in 2013

Tennessee: Election official: Improper votes shouldn't void results | Appeals court overturns vote fraud convictions | Proposal for more Hamilton Co. early voting sites appears dead | Whalum set to file lawsuit for recount

Texas: They weren't in the running, but they still won votes

Virginia: Move in Va. to restore voting rights for ex-convicts | Legislators pre-file bills

West Virginia: Errors prompt election changes | W.Va. GOP to make voter ID an issue in 2013

Wisconsin: Van Hollen: Voter integrity prosecutions limited by lack of voter ID | Vos previously backed changing electoral vote rules | Counties seek reimbursement for access to ballots