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Tuesday, 08 July 2014

July 8, 2014

National News: EAC certifies new voting technology from ES&S | How has voting changed since Holder v. Shelby?

Alabama: Merrill 'upside down' over allegations in SOS race, McKinney argues | Officials concerned about large number of absentee ballots cast in runoff

Arkansas: Benton Co. eyes special election limits

California: Recount in controller's race raises questions, anxiety for registrars | Voter fraud sentencing delayed, again | Requested Napa recount may help decide close controller's race | Counties scramble to begin controller recount

Colorado: Boulder canvass board does not certify results

Connecticut: Study: No specific remedy for low voter turnout | Mayor intervenes in registrars' website squabble  

Florida: Could duplicate voter registration be a problem in Broward?

Georgia: Middle Ga. polls see few voters

Guam: Senators discuss funding for election tabulators | Guam election commission name

Hawaii: Drive-thru voter registration happens this week

Maryland: Final primary vote totals cause no changes

Michigan: Holland's ousted clerk case leads to city's internal job shift | Motion filed on Ward 3 ballot counting

Minnesota: Meet an election judge

Mississippi: McDaniel looking for voter fraud in absentee ballots | Judge says poll book suit better heard in Jackson | McDaniel moving forward with election challenge

Missouri: Missouri launches website to ease military voting | Lawsuit targets early voting proposal

Nevada: Election officials dismiss allegations of voting machine irregularities

New Mexico: Independent challenges ballot access

New York: Mark-Viverito on elections board prez's future: 'It's in the council's hands' | Ulster Co. should assume municipalities election costs

North Carolina: State senator says voting bill ballooned from 16 to 57 pages | Dems fight new voter ID law | Court fight over voter law | Lawsuit provides backdrop for Moral Monday | Lawyers spar over effects of NC's elections overhaul | Mistrust in NC over plan to reduce precincts

Ohio: Proposal to take political parties out of Cuyahoga elections already seems dead in water

Oklahoma: Johnson urges voter education

South Carolina: Voter ID Law: 44 primary voters without ID not counted

Tennessee: Tomorrow is last day for voter registration| Rutherford Co. election chief Lester fired | Head of elections fired

Texas: Dallas Co. thrown out of voter ID lawsuit

Utah: Candidate questions primary election's reversal

Virginia: Third-party voter registration training begins

Wisconsin: Clerks receiving old voter registration forms | Greendale to hold referendum to remove voting locations from schools