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Wednesday, 10 July 2013

July 10, 2013

National News: Obama tells black lawmakers he'll help rebuild Voting Rights Act

Alabama: Election officials concerned about new voter photo ID law | Bentley appoints Bennett secretary of state

Arkansas: Clay Co. to upgrade voting equipment

California: California counties face varying issues in improving elections with technology | Proposed SF waterfront condo project could have dueling ballot measures

Georgia: Federal judge issues order setting Sept. 17 for Macon-Bibb elections

Indiana: Election board looks to buy new voting machines | Vigo County's election board says voting centers will be used in 2014 | County voter center plan drafted | Committee created for vote centers

Iowa: State will rewrite new voter registration form after complaints from ACLU of Iowa

Maryland: New law expands early voting, online voter registration

Michigan: $200K spent on Spanish ballots in Allegan County

Minnesota: Scott County eyeing faster, more accurate digital voting machines | Minnesota officials plan for electronic voting rosters | DFLer Kalin latest to join secretary of state

New Hampshire: NH voter ID law sees big changes

New York: Cuomo reluctantly signs lever machine bill into law | County reduces voting districts, increases polling locations | NYC BOE gets lever machine wish...and ground rules on being investigated | Lever voting machines and new runoff date approved by Cuomo

Ohio: Stark voting machines still wet

Texas: Possible Randall County voting centers

Virginia: Voter ID legislation will not go into effect in 2013 | Warren County to hold voter registration training | Latest election tab for Wythe around $8K

Wyoming: Voting fraud reports, cases rare in state