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Wednesday, 19 February 2014

February 19, 2014

National News: Holt won't seek re-election to Congress

Alabama: 17K Cullman Co. voters affected by redistricting | Gadsden Council considering new municipal polling places

Arizona: Senate panel OKs bill requiring initiative revotes

Colorado: Elections update signed into law

Connecticut: Online voter registration starts today | Connecticut launches online voter registration system

Florida: Restoring ex-felons' voting rights could become elections issue

Georgia: Macon-Bibb approves more money for elections

Idaho: Voter registration could be allowed at DMV if bill passes

Illinois: Primary preparations focus on provisional ballots | 17-year olds get chance to vote

Indiana: More early voting centers will open

Kentucky: Senate appears poised to approve constitutional amendment on felon voting rights

Mississippi: Supervisors approve voting precinct changes

Missouri: Supporters pressing early voting initiative

Nebraska: Avery seeks to make voting easier with bill

New Mexico: State officials ask judge to settle ballot issue

North Carolina: Mall, park preserved as city early voting sites | Rockingham polling site issue unresolved | Election disruption from snowstorm

North Dakota: School bond votes first with more stringent voter ID

Ohio: Third voting restriction bill set to pass House | Rodabaugh returns to Allen County BOE | Lake County increases pay at polls for precinct election officials | GOP bill alters rules for provisional ballots

Oregon: Internet voting would be studied under bill advanced by Senate panel

South Carolina: Answer soon on who will pay for Richland board election

Tennessee: Wilson election commission, students do voting research

Texas: ID law creates no headaches on first day of early voting | Misspelled names showing up on voter ID cards in Fort Bend County | Voting by mail option for some | Name order forces reprint of 16K ballots | Pharr early voting location raises questions | Democrats late setting up county polling places | Potter County utilizes students for early voting | Scuffle at polling location ends with arrest

Utah: Utah lawmakers limit use of voter registration list