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Thursday, 27 February 2014

February 27, 2014

National: Democrats to expand election protection efforts | Bill Clinton touts voter registration

Alabama: Wilton voters will cast ballots at new polling location

California: Oversight of county elections office quietly withdrawn from COO | Secretary of state candidates on increasing voter participation | Decision could add costs, complications to election | Monterey Park to hold another special election this summer

Colorado: Ortiz disputes GOP election contention

Connecticut: Voter registration moves online

Florida: Flagler elections chief still not cooperating

Georgia: State may cut back city early voting | New ballot printing method needed, registrar tells commissioners | House measure shortens municipal early voting periods | New map means confusion for some candidates, voters

Guam: GEC gets $100K to make polling places more accessible

Illinois: Government in the hands of 17-year-olds | Cook County clerk brings democracy to teens | Stevenson-inspired election law creates thousands of new teen voters

Massachusetts: Hudson FinCom endorses purchasing new voting machines

New Mexico: Trial run goes well

New York: Putnam Legislature reviews merging primaries

Ohio: Ability to vote early to be curtailed in Ohio's November election | Lawmakers pass new provisional ballot rules | Local voters don't like Ohio's changes | Souper sale encourages voter registration | Board directors object to voter report | Dayton residents protest new voting hours | No Sunday, evening votes in Ohio | Husted sets stage for race with Nina Turner | General Assembly passes latest voting bill | Cincinnati NAACP speaks out against BOE

Oregon: Internet voting study shelved by lawmakers

Pennsylvania: Blair seeks compliance with new voting rules | Gettysburg third ward changes polling place | Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap accessibility

South Carolina: Campbell now caught up in Richland County controversy | Elections board installs new member | Haley 'concerned' about Richland elections problems | Voters skeptical about county election board leadership | Fired elections director meets with state agents | Selph named interim elections director

Tennessee: Election commission demonstrates new voting machines

Texas: County needs bilingual elections workers

Wisconsin: Absentee ballots break tie