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Wednesday, 12 June 2013

June 12, 2013

National News: Dem senators to voting panel: Fix the long lines | Obama election commission to hold Miami hearing

Alabama: Roxann Dyess, Mobile County's election coordinator to retire at end of June

California: State election official honors Marin voters

Colorado: Voter-registration groups want sign-up links to health market

Florida: Nelson requests national panel to look at Election Day delays | Ballot thieves caught on camera

Georgia: Athens officials look to add early voting areas, subtract election day polls | Internal survey shows confusion among elections department

Illinois: Lake County board asks Quinn to veto election legislation

Indiana: Secretary of state: Vote centers a trend

Mississippi: Ballots under inspection | Some inmates eligible to vote

New Jersey: Christie argues in court documents to keep Senate special election date | Parsippany primary outcome changed after first postings

New York: Bill introduced to move city to instant-runoff voting | City council bill would replace runoff with ballot that ranks candidates

North Carolina: NC NAACP to announce voter registration campaign

Ohio: Lake County officials hopeful voting machine ratio is eliminated | Miami elections office getting in shape | Fired elections workers lose 2nd lawsuit

Oklahoma: Tulsa election goes off with a few hitches

Pennsylvania: Butkovitz releases audit of provisional ballots in 2012 election | The biggest factor in provisional balloting: Errant voters | Pa. Senate gets bill for electronic absentee ballots

South Carolina: Legislators select precinct worker for embattled elections board

Tennessee: New administrator of elections named

Texas: Public hearing set to discuss countywide polling sites

Virginia: New voting machines greet primary voters | Man banned from school grounds allowed to vote | Justice Dept. delays visit until July

Wisconsin: Revised election bill OK'd