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Thursday, 27 June 2013

June 27, 2013

National News: Lawmakers likely to push voting rights

Alabama: Officials say voter ID law can take effect

California: Bowen comments on voting rights ruling

Florida: High court decisions hit home | Local officials to improve national election process

Georgia: First precinct meet fails to draw crowd | Will Supreme Court ruling make Augusta City elections even hotter

Illinois: County voters to receive ID cards soon

Indiana: Monroe County election board favors switch to electronic poll books

Iowa: Voter group watches for changes

Kansas: Lawsuit challenges state photo ID law

Kentucky: Hack files election complaint

Maine: Runoff elections bill fails

Michigan: Holland to appeal clerk decision to state Supreme Court | Miller backs court ruling on voting rights

Mississippi: Voter ID law could start next year

Missouri: Court ruling could boost interest in voter ID

New Hampshire: Legislature OK's changes to voter ID law despite opposition from conservatives

New Jersey: West Milford may oppose governor's election plan

North Carolina: NC expected to move forward on voter ID bill | NAACP ready to challenge any changes to NC voting laws | County elections board named | Supreme Court ruling could impact Onslow Co. | Three experienced members appointed to board of elections | New board of elections members approved

Ohio: Elections board restructures Lake County operations | Husted renews pitch for online voter registration system| Turner sets announcement for Monday

Pennsylvania: State department secretary: Voter ID law valid | Special election 'landmark' decision | Election do-over remains in limbo | Questions surround Hazleton Area primary do-over

Rhode Island: House Speaker: No changes to voter ID law this session

South Carolina: Lawyer to present final report today on Richland County's election woes | York County officials split on Supreme Court ruling | Franklin elections board cuts number of voting precincts to four

Tennessee: The small law firm at the Davidson County election commission adds another partner | Election administrator says county might not be following law in budgeting process

Texas: Randall County proposes changes in voting procedures | Officials work to get voter ID law going | Congressman files suit to stop voter ID law | Elections offices, central Texans sound off on voter ID law | City officials prepare to educate public on voter ID law | Local groups say new voter ID requirements will hurt turnout

Vermont: Condos comments on Supreme Court ruling

Virginia: With political field set, elections office starts prep-work for November