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Wednesday, 25 June 2014

June 25, 2014

National News: A 15-part plan to restore democracy to America's states | Senate debates voting rights proposal

Alabama: Another person indicted on vote fraud charges

Alaska: Voting language trial under way

Arizona: Judge keeps ballot requirements in place for 2014 elections

Arkansas: Group asks judge to halt Arkansas voter ID law

California: Bill would give overseas troops 3 extra days to return ballots | Recount possibly looms in California comptroller race

Colorado: Gessler adopts emergency ruling for Loveland special election | Voting continues; more than 35K Boulder Co. ballots returned | Voter turnout: Ballots steady but light | More than half a million Coloradans already voted in primary

Delaware: Legislation to reform election laws passes General Assembly

Florida: Lumb running for Duval elections post | Clearwater aquarium vote stands, judge rules | Special election turnout law as voters ask: Why? | More mail-in ballots in special election

Georgia: New election would cost Fulton up to $2M | Francys Johnson to testify on voting rights

Indiana: Voting center meeting set for July 2

Kansas: Schodorf criticizes Kobach's role in voting reforms | SOS candidate proposes elections changes | Ellis Co. election officer concerned about invalid ballots

Maine: Rumford recount reveals no change

Maryland: Turnout slow as few problems reported | Problems in 9 MoCo polling places | MoCo polling place problems and voter turnout in primary | PG primary avoids early glitches, sees low a.m. turnout | Before evening rush, voters sparse at local precincts | Low voter turnout and delays may play critical role in primary | Problems reported at MoCo polls | Technical problems reported at 10 Bethesda precincts | Argument ends in scuffle at polling place; candidate allegedly bitten | New voters join their elders in exercising 'God-given privilege' | St. Mary's early voting turnout third lowest in state | Harford voters stay home on primary day | Election officials report slow day at polls

Massachusetts: Early voting coming to Mass.

Minnesota: Judge orders candidate's name removed from ballot

Mississippi: Election related calls to secretary of state | Minimal problems reported at South Miss. voting polls | Voter intimidation reported at Canton precinct | Some confusion about 'crossover' voting | Poll monitoring in full swing in Mississippi

New Mexico: Garcia alleges fraud; challenges election results | Civil trial set in Las Cruces representative's voter fraud suit | Voter turnout drops in New Mexico primary

New York: Poll workers in short supply in Oneida County

North Carolina: House approves election law changes | Wilson precinct official removed | Wake BOE approves early-voting sites

Ohio: Husted rejects GOP's election board nominees | Elections chief rejects picks for local board

Oklahoma: State election official says no problems reported | Election results being tabulated

South Carolina: Early voter turnout light on primary runoff | Voter turnout less than 5 percent in Florence Co.

South Dakota: Schultz to run for secretary of state

Tennessee: Medley seeks $10K, county OKs $3,360 for early voting | Election commission cancels meeting on Lester

Texas: County closes Long Branch voting box | Markum named new elections administrator | County will look at one way to boost voter turnout

Utah: Davis primary draws 22K mail-in voters | "Fairly good turnout' for vote-by-mail election | Voter turnout weak for primary elections, officials say

Virginia: Virginia board's authority on ID statuses in question

Wisconsin: Citing security, Greendale seeks moving polling places from elementary schools

Wyoming: Natrona Co. tests election machines and it all adds up