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Monday, 02 June 2014

May 31-June 2, 2014

National News: Dems, GOP find common ground in voter registration reforms | Groups call for move on voting rights bill

Alabama: Barbour Co. probate judge: Be aware of changes to provisional ballot laws | Some voting locations changed | Marshall Co. polling location deemed unusable | Mobile, Baldwin Co. party leaders focused on turnout, ID law in Tuesday primary | Only six in Baldwin get voter ID | Bennett announces new numbers for voter ID | ID required for first time to cast ballot in Alabama

Arkansas: Election commission throws out 159 ballots | ACLU says paltry voter education on ID law resulted in voided ballots

California: Ballot counting for county elections 'going good' | Pot clubs offer free weed to voters | Long Beach voters will hit the polls for two-vote Tuesday | Election turnout could be 'embarrassingly low'

Illinois: Election-day registration bill goes to Gov. Quinn | Voters could see 7 ballot questions

Indiana: Verdict still out on utility of vote centers

Iowa: Prepping for primaries | Schultz vows not to have a '12 website repeat | County auditors gearing up for primary elections | State going with new vendor for election results | Elections office says it's ready for primary night

Maryland: BOE cuts back on election judges in primaries

Michigan: Secretary of state won't appeal ruling on Conyers

Minnesota: Severson locks up GOP endorsement for SOS | DFLers endorse Simon for SOS

Mississippi: Election commissioner spreads voter ID info | Mississippi to use its voter ID law Tuesday | State to use its voter ID law Tuesday

Missouri: Two early voting questions may go on statewide ballot

Montana: Voters to decide on eliminating same-day registration | Missoula Co. taking applications | Majority of Yellowstone Co.'s vote already in | Cascade Co. voters taking time voting absentee

New Jersey: Some Vineland residents receive new polling locations on short notice | Woodbridge asks voters to donate food items at the polls on Tuesday

New Mexico: Lawsuit to challenge state voting rule | Early voting up 6 percent from 2010

New York: NYC BOE asks for $7.4M to boost salaries for poll workers

North Carolina: Morganton election reform takes next step | New look for BOE

Ohio: Christian Alliance pushing photo-ID mandate for voters | Dem candidate for SOS calls to increase voter access

Oregon: Voter error leaves county elections in limbo | Names of Oregon voters who made ballot mistakes now publicly available

South Carolina: Legislators approve elections fix | Beattie resigns voter registration post

South Dakota: Voting centers, electronic voter registration new for Tuesday's primary | Absentee ballots in primary exceed 10K

Texas: Law makes it hard for some to get voter IDs | Voting centers considered

Virginia: Proposal would slash Accomack polling places | Virginia prepares to implement voter ID law

Wisconsin: Voting rights groups worry that GOP bills will deter youth voting