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Monday, 07 January 2013

January 5-7, 2013

National News: Obama facing pressure on election reform | Congressmen push for shorter voting lines

California: Freemont council to consider special election | Wagenknecht proposes revamp of county elections office

Connecticut: Weston primary polling location changed

Florida: Audit: Inexperience and inadequate procedures fueled voting issues | St. Lucie elections procedures probed in report | Election report: Bucher responded properly to ballot flaws but St. Lucie tally flawed | Hillsborough's new supervisor of elections to take reins | Santa Rosa's new supervisor of elections sworn in | Lower cost cap, new hope for new supervisor of elections office | Mayor still not sold on building new government office | Joe Campbell retires, celebrates 38 years of service

Georgia: Hogansville will vote on 'election conduct'

Guam: GEC seeks audit clarity

Indiana: Visclosky supports Voter Empowerment Act

Iowa: Tom Slockett: 36 years of going against the grain | Special election may cost about $10K

Louisiana: Toll vote challenge comes down to 20 votes

Maine: Secretary of state to be sworn-in Monday

Minnesota: Rochester starts planning for council president election

Mississippi: City approves voting changes

Nebraska: Mail-only election expansion sought

New Hampshire: Poll: Should voter ID be repealed? | ID verification notices sent out to voters

New Mexico: New clerk outlines different approach

North Carolina: Iler: Voter ID bill will get prompt attention in Republican-led House | Alamance board of elections verifying voter rolls | Recount cost taxpayers $18K | Elections board updating voter records

Pennsylvania: Franklin Township received third election district despite mayor's opposition

Rhode Island: Will RI kill the master lever?

South Carolina: A look inside the warehouse where Richland Co.'s voting machines are kept | Richland likely to get 20 more precincts | Richland County doesn't want to pay to clean up election mess | SC's voter ID lawsuit cost $3.5M | Horry County registration and elections to hold meetings on new voter ID law | First District race also first for photo ID

Tennessee: DeSoto election panel gears up with new member

Texas: Choctaw polling place changed

U.S. Virgin Islands: Judge hears complaints against election

Virginia: Four decades on job register in county | Spotsylvania delegate wants to amend voter ID law | Cole pushes for new voter ID legislation

West Virginia: Sunday Sit-Down: West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant | West Virginia GOP supports voter ID law