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Thursday, 24 January 2013

January 24, 2013

National News: Ellison wants to ban photo ID, pushes Minn.-type election day registration | Boxer introduces bill on day one of 113th to fight long election lines

Alabama: Voting rights legislation set to be reviewed | Montgomery County commission considers adding voting precinct

Arizona: Asian Americans urge Supreme Court to strike down Arizona's proof-of -citizenship law

Connecticut: Darien Republicans thank registrar for his service

Florida: Judge refuses to throw out absentee ballot charges | City solicits suggested elections office site to private businesses | Congresswoman Brown again trying to pass Easy Voting Act

Guam: GEC agrees to recount all 5 precincts

Kansas: Kobach pushes for more election changes | Spring elections could soon be in the fall

Kentucky: Military voting proposal raises fraud concerns in Kentucky

Louisiana: State removes names of inactive voters | State elections officials remove about 52K inactive voters

Maryland: O'Malley to look at stricter petition regulations

Massachusetts: Northbridge gears up for election cycle

Mississippi: Madison adds two precincts, puts some back in old wards

Missouri: Missouri House passes elections bill | Kander calls for easier absentee voting, campaign reforms | Kander starts new programs, policies

Montana: Legislators tackle issues like same-day registration

New Jersey: State Assembly bill looks at taking voting out of schools

New Mexico: Proposal to review voter file for noncitizens | Non-citizen voting bill proposed

New York: Preparations move forward for Port Chester's 2013 elections | Is ranked-choice voting headed to the Big Apple? | Onondaga County asks villages to switch elections to November

North Carolina: Coalition vows to fight any voter ID bill

Ohio: Summit County BOE planning to increase number of precincts | Election board eyes Ferry polling site

Pennsylvania: County council calls for review of election problems at polls | Voting ward redistricting approved

South Carolina: Tea party activists say Beaufort County elections didn't follow laws | Bill would make secretary of state run elections | Senate passes election law fix

Tennessee: Shelby County election commission meeting gets personal | Independent monitor sought for Pigeon Forge liquor vote

Texas: Panel votes to keep Williamson County elections administrator

Virginia: Electoral vote change bill advances

Washington: Some Wash. lawmakers want faster election results | Peninsula auditors oppose bill on late election night ballot counts

West Virginia: City of Elkins website features new election section

Wisconsin: Milwaukee prosecutors investigating 2 suspected cases of voter fraud