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Friday, 13 June 2014

June 13, 2014

National News: Latino groups aim to restore voter protections

Alaska: Juneau Votes: New community group to encourage democracy

California: Stanislaus turnout was 26 percent | Inyo selected for pilot project and new election website

Colorado: Primary election ballots trickling back

Connecticut: New London panel OKs plan to add 3 voting districts

Delaware: House passes bill to consolidate election boards

Florida: Collier supervisor of elections receives 36 voter registration applications at naturalization ceremony | Voting rights group makes final pitch in redistricting case

Georgia: Pitts sues county election board over wording of ballots

Iowa: Waterloo man pleads guilty to vote fraud

Kansas: Hundreds of Douglas Co. voters still in limbo as primary election nears | Ballots in voters' hands--along with instructions

Kentucky: Judge rules disputed absentee ballots won't count

Maryland: MoCo voters have option to vote-by-mail | Rainy weather puts damper on first day of early voting | Hundreds of county residents opt out of party affiliation | Judge rules in ballots-for-the-blind lawsuit | Calvert Co. election board alerts voters to ballot mistakes

Mississippi: Forrest Co. has seamless process with voter ID in primary | Hosemann: State no longer needs federal oversight of elections

Montana: State to open voting offices on reservations | Montana Indian voting lawsuit settled | Missoula Co. appoints interim clerk, changes elections position

Nebraska: Secretary of state's office clarifies voter issues

New Mexico: Canvassing, election hits snag

North Dakota: Voter ID law causes few troubles at polls | WWII vet among those who didn't get to vote

Ohio: Voter bill of rights might miss November ballot | Nina Turner lands endorsement from Howard Dean

Rhode Island: Senate committee votes to abolish master lever by next year

South Carolina: Election certification means new results, runoffs, recounts | Twice in a row county hit with election difficulties | Election commission finalizes primary ballots

Texas: Judge orders new election

Utah: Vote by mail going well, officials say