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Thursday, 17 January 2013

January 17, 2013

Alabama: Tuscaloosa officials prepare for municipal elections

Arizona: Lawmakers crafting responses to election concerns

Delaware: Dewey names volunteer of the year

Louisiana: Security of voter forms questioned | Secretary of state wants oversight

Michigan: Snyder to push for online voter registration, no-reason absentee voting | Genesee County's cost of senate election to replace Gleason: $76K

Missouri: Missouri secretary of state looking into early voting | Early voting top priority for new SOS

Montana: Local legislator Washburn sponsors voter ID bill | New voter ID law proposed in Montana | Another voting bill draws heavy opposition

Nebraska: Shorter early voting period subject of new bill

New Mexico: GOP legislator will introduce voter ID bill | ABQ faces redistricting lawsuit | New Mexico Rep. Brown changes course on voter ID bill

New York: Port Chester to have bilingual voter information forums | Essex County fails to reappoint election chief | NY court paves way for ballot count in Senate race | 2 NY counties agree to bilingual voting aid

North Carolina: Berger: Voter ID should require photos | Waters hired as new Polk County BOE director

Ohio: Ohio elections chief orders forums for allegations | Mahoning County GOP's treasurer wants spot on elections board | County elections director wins statewide award

Oklahoma: State lawmaker files 3 bills aimed at helping Okla. voters and election volunteers

Pennsylvania: Detective: Prankster registered as Obama in 2008 | Jerry Feaser to head Dauphin County elections office | Appeals court: Post-Gazette cannot report at polls

South Carolina: McBride shuffled to new $74K position? | Richland Co. election commission votes to reorganize elections office | Gov't ordered to pay SC $54K in voter ID lawsuit | Election fix ends ballot penalty

South Dakota: State senator drops plans to impeach secretary of state

U.S. Virgin Islands: Judge again refuses to grant losing candidates' request

Virginia: GOP bills gain traction limiting forms of voter ID | Panel votes to ease candidate rules, tighten voter IDs | Senate bill rescinding some forms of voter ID gets head start

Wisconsin: Council approves polling place changes