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Tuesday, 04 June 2013

June 4, 2013

National News: House Republicans put voter assistant commission in crosshairs

Arizona: Bennett to testify in D.C.

Arkansas: Public's input sought on voter ID | Draft of voter ID law released

California: Council election mailers spark legal inquiries | Polling places not open in Riverside election

Colorado: Open houses to discuss voting and election changes | Ethics commission opts to proceed with Gessler hearing

Florida'Senior clearance' nets Hernando 293 new young voters

Georgia: Davis: Ruling on Voting Rights Act violations will not affect Rome

Illinois: Registering online to vote? | Voots says clerk proposal for Lake County a bad idea

Maine: Direct election of top Maine officers nixed

Massachusetts: Norton elections starting later

Mississippi: Justice Dept. will monitor elections in 6 MS cities | Secretary of state to monitor municipal elections | Election's on: Judge dismisses request that Hattiesburg election be postponed | Hattiesburg municipal election will go on as scheduled

Missouri: House interim committee to focus on elections

New Jersey: 5 GOP candidates on primary ballot for Morris County clerk job

North Carolina: NC redistricting maps subject of 2-day trial

Ohio: Two more alleged vote fraud cases sent to prosecutor | Hamilton County BOE to discuss voter anomalies

Pennsylvania: High court refuses to hear Post-Gazette appeal | Officials get vote of no-confidence | School board member asks county to fix flawed primary

South Carolina: Legislators critical of process in hiring new Richland Co. elections chief

Virginia: Rights restoration change concerns voter registrar

West Virginia: Precinct grant awarded for Wood changes | Secretary of state's office monitoring for election law violations

Wisconsin: GOP bill would revive voter ID, reduce early voting | Recount spurs voting reforms