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Wednesday, 09 January 2013

January 9, 2013

Alabama: State backs county on voting rights case

Arizona: AG to pitch Supreme Court on voter proof-of-citizenship

California: City of Los Angeles needs poll workers for 2013 municipal elections | Poll workers have slow day

Colorado: Gessler gets earful in Fort Collins about election | Gessler hears about Morgan County election experience

District of Columbia: D.C. elections board approves budget autonomy referendum

Florida: St. Lucie supervisor of elections asks for $300K funding | Stafford sworn in as supervisor of elections | NAACP leader: Let people vote at schools | Scott, top senator want much shorter ballot | Mike Bennett sworn in as Manatee's new elections supervisor | Florida's 'obvious' voting problem, the long ballot, may have no easy fix | Voting on the hot seat | Florida gathers elections supervisors to reform early voting | As Fla. election reform bills filed, partisan war of words continues

Georgia: Banks County proceeding with elections board

Guam: GEC begins audit of 2010 general election

Indiana: County has new election board chair | Despite ballot changes, Sauk Village prepares for elections

Iowa: Legislative group considers proposed voter rule

Kansas: Voting rights takes center stage at legislative forum

Kentucky: Grimes' military voting initiative designated Senate Bill 1

Maine: Yarmouth legislators push statewide ranked-choice voting

Maryland: State leaders contemplate changes to referendum process

Mississippi: Voting machines on tap for city elections

Nevada: Miller pitches state voter ID bill to Reno Republicans

New Jersey: Bergen GOP chairman plans to replace election commissioner

New York: Assemblywoman Jacobs calls for electoral reforms

North Carolina: Voter ID law could hinder more than 600K voters | Dome: Up to 613K NC voters may not have ID card | One-stop voting numbers, locations grow

Ohio: County BOE seeks smaller slice of Stonegate Drive | Higgins named board of elections director | Husted to decide on Trumbull County precincts | Ohio chief justice orders 98th District ballots sealed

Oregon: Group releases spliced-together video of Clackamas County elections office on day of ballot tampering

South Carolina: 10 new voting precincts suggested for Lexington County | Bill aimed at fixing SC election filing mess still not foolproof | Voter ID lawsuit cost state more than $3.5M | Seminars will explain new voter photo ID requirements | Orangeburg County town tests controversial voter ID law | Justice Dept. monitoring Branchville election | Bill to fix election issues sent to Senate floor | SC part of suit challenging Voting Rights Act provisions | Branchville voter ID test without a hitch

Tennessee: Fight intensifies over Pigeon Forge liquor vote results

U.S. Virgin Islands: Federal judge won't block swearing-in

Virginia: Some in Va. GOP push for more voter ID measures | Registrar and voter talk about new voter ID bill

Washington: County Republicans name auditor candidates to replace Wyman