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Thursday, 26 June 2014

June 26, 2014

National News: Sessions opposes update to VRA | Murdered voting advocate's brother wants protections back | A year later, Holder, civil rights groups decry impact of voting rights decision | Senators differ on whether fix to VRA is needed

California: Outcomes unaffected by late ballots as L.A. Co. finishes tally | Morro Bay may let voters decide on change to election code

Colorado: Ballots to be preserved after some were discarded in Larimer Co. dual elections mix-up | Officials call primary process a success | Montezuma election probe finds probable cause of voter fraud | Gessler reflects on gubernatorial bid

Florida: Pasco Co. to provide free rides to the polls | $1.5M bill for special election |

Kansas: Ellis Co. clerk's office prepares for LOB ballot count | Secretary of state is close race | Kobach responds to poll | Red, blue challengers knock Kobach on voting changes

Kentucky: Army veteran to lead new voter registration system | Felon voting rights has bi-partisan support

Maryland: Voter turnout lowest in years for primary | Election judges notice decrease in voters | Police probe alleged nose biting at Elkton polling center | Absentee, provisional votes likely will decide race | MoCo's good news-bad news voting story| Some races may be decided by absentee ballots  

Mississippi: McDaniel hints at possible recount

Montana: Lindeen exploring running for secretary of state

Nevada: Election office uses Republican Party tactic

New Mexico: Voter advocates: Open the primary system

New York: NY-13: Where will the paper (ballot) trail lead? | Primary cost St. Lawrence Co. $30K or more | Results to be delayed by absentee ballots | Elections Boss: Don't count on paper ballots putting Espaillat ahead

North Carolina: BOE to discuss November early voting sites soon | High turnout sought for second Iredell primary | Wilmington company aims to improve elections | Was voter ID accepted early in Wilson? | Forsyth BOE to discuss early voting sites | NC State not selected as site for early voting

Ohio: Stark Co. BOE opens today at Regent Ave. site

Pennsylvania: Elections board proposes polling place relocation

Tennessee: Election commission not in 'position to address' Brooks' status on August ballot

Texas: Group rallies in Longview for action on VRA

Virginia: Virginia elections board to re-evaluate voter ID rule | Roanoke NAACP leaders urge action on voting rights