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Tuesday, 24 June 2014

June 24, 2014

National News: A Rock the Vote relaunch | Does Cantor's loss change the outlook for a voting rights bill?

Alabama: District 5 mix-up to be settled

Alaska: Native voting rights case kicks off

Colorado: Primary election, do you still have a ballot?

Florida: Elections supervisor keeping pace with rapidly growing electorate

Guam: GEC holds registrar training

Indiana: Board looks to grow early-voting sites

Kansas: Candidate: Daughter told she didn't provide proof-of-citizenship to vote | Snags reported in online voter registration

Maryland: Frederick prepares for primary | Officials, party leaders fear voters are busy vacationing

Mississippi: Senate race muddles voter ID debate | Harrison Co. GOP promises ballots go to the right precincts | NAACP will monitor tea party poll watchers | Poll watchers must stay outside, officials say | Lauderdale Co. officials prep for runoff election | Hood, Hosemann express concern over poll watchers  

Missouri: Ballot delay could affect absentee voting

New Mexico: Instead of recount, candidate asks for ballot review

New York: NYC council member launch pre-emptive strike against BOE | Hotline announced to help voters during election season | Consolidated polling locations planned

Ohio: Steuben lawmakers appoint new Dem elections commissioner | Elections board will open July 15 in new offices

Oklahoma: Ossage Co. election board offers tips when voting | Violations discouraged by county election board secretary

Oregon: Backers of 'top two' primary initiative submit 140K signatures

South Carolina: Blakely steps down after 44 years | Richland Co. residents question absentee ballot edited with black marker | Lawsuit lights a fire under the county

Utah: Early returns suggest better turnout for primary

Virginia: $46,340 for election workers

Washington: Aug. 5 ballots already in the mail for military, overseas voters

Wisconsin: Voter fraud case targets Walker backer | Shorewood man charged with 13 counts of voter fraud