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Wednesday, 04 June 2014

June 4, 2014

National News: Study finds strong evidence for discriminatory intent behind voter ID law

Alabama: Changes in process await voters | New changes could cause frustration for voters | Judge denies attorneys' fees for Shelby Co. in voting rights case | Voter ID changes for primary election | Secretary of state's website will not have live election reporting | Election goes smoothly in county| Voters allege station closed 10 minutes before deadline | Few temporary ID's printed on election day | Voter fraud? 92-year old great-grandmother's expired license not accepted | Officials: Alabama's voter ID law working smoothly | Merrill to face McKinney in runoff | Runoff needed for SOS race | No ballots? No vote | Confusion at Mobile polling place | Man told to disarm before voting | Officials investigate shortage of ballots | Shelby Co. receives 3 reports of guns at polling locations    

Arkansas: ACLU says voter ID law disenfranchised primary voters

California: It's election day and Butte Co. is ready | Yee still on ballot despite dropping out | Primary will be a test of top-two system | No ballots, no voting machines and other glitches at LA Co. polling places | Problems at polling stations reported across LA County | Short wait times as OC progresses into afternoon | Not many voting problems on primary election night | 'The problem is we're not seeing any voters' | New voting system creates controversy | Jerry Brown doesn't like RCV | Ballot confusion could affect mayors race | Poll workers observe low election day turnout | Voters support Tuteur as elections chief | Solano grand jury eyes registrar's office | Light turnout, odd ballot seen in region | Cutting election costs: Polling places double up | Low voter turnout costs taxpayers | Voter turnout with OC's elections chief | East Bay election day glitches explained | 280K votes puts Yee in third place | Peterson and Padilla leading in SOS race | Peterson and Padilla advance to secretary of state runoff | Long Beach polling place ran out of ballots during evening voting

Colorado: Colorado's African immigrants step up politically on Neguse candidacy

Florida: Hispanic officials call for more protection against voter discrimination

Georgia: Modern election technology comes to Georgia

Hawaii: Hawaii elections 2014

Indiana: Primary voter turnout was lowest in 20 years | Officials will make sure polling places are accessible

Iowa: Heavy rain may explain light turnout | Storm halts voting in Western Iowa | Polls continue as planned | Officials encourage early voting due to storms | Election official: 'We're kind of bored here' | Woodbury nasty weather impacts voting | Johnson Co. officials dealing with computer issues

Mississippi: Election funds up in the air | Primary election running smoothly so far | New voter ID law seems to go off without a hitch | Weather dampens morning turnout along Coast | Ballot mixup causes confusion in Harrison Co. | ID law causes minimum complaints | Miss. sails through voter ID test | Voter ID law gets its first test | Voter ID law causes few problems in Jackson Co. | Voter ID well received at precinct | Hosemann: No reports of voter ID law problems | No voting issues reported | Hancock Co. voters find new polling places

Montana: Polls close at Montana ExpoPark | New voting setup easier on voters and volunteers | Missoula counting officials make changes for voters

New Jersey: Challenger demands oversight at polls after potential fraud surfaces | Voting machines replaced after malfunctions

New Mexico: Voting in Las Cruces running smoothly for most | Secretary of state, clerk spar over election results gaffe | Heat, construction irk voters

Ohio: Husted outlines what voters need to know | No pay, board says to poll worker who committed voter fraud | More parking needed, Butler Co. elections board says

Pennsylvania: Elections board gives first approval to vote tallies | Some Mercer Co. races to be decided by casting of lots | Commissioner claims 'illegal' election certificates sent

South Carolina: Election officials focus on absentee voting, voter ID law | Richland Co. council delay budget approval for elections office

South Dakota: Innovative election system enters spotlight | Gant disappointed by turnout | 7 counties use vote centers in primary | Voters face polling confusion | No waiting in Brandon this time |

Texas: Vote centers get unanimous OK

West Virginia: Recount continues in Marion Co.

Wyoming: Secretary of state candidates wary of 'big money' race