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Tuesday, 23 July 2013

July 23, 2013

National News: Hoyer introduces Election Assistance Commission resolution | Black Caucus members seek improvements to Voting Rights Act

Alabama: Bentley praises new absentee ballot law for emergency workers

California: Alameda Co. registrar of voters reaches out with new bilingual newsletter

Colorado: Special election rules detailed for Pueblo recall

Georgia: Troup announces hiring of elections supervisor | Federal judge ruling splits federal, state, local primary elections | Earlier primary, longer runoffs planned for Ga.

Kentucky: Campbell clerk digitizing voter registrations | 7 convicted of vote fraud seek release from prison

Louisiana: GeauxVote gets award

New Mexico: Lincoln Co. clerk wants ban on PAC-paid elections

New York: NYC creates app to bring voting into the 21st Century | 'Miscommunication' lead to NYC BOE shredding 20 pages of GOP petitions

North Carolina: Protestors gather in Raleigh to fight voter ID law

Ohio: State seeks removal of to Putnam BOE members

Pennsylvania: Select voters head back to the polls today| Memos: Pa. officials were wary of voter ID rules | Aides voiced concern over voter ID access in Pa. | Final law addressed concerns about disenfranchisement, state attorneys argue

South Carolina: City hold election meetings

Tennessee: Voters closer to Milton, Oakland get new precincts | Hargett elected president of NASS

Texas: Jeff County may go to central poll spots | Potter County commissioners form committee to consider voting centers | Finding a permanent voting location