Nice Social Bookmark

Monday, 14 July 2014

July 12-14, 2014

Alabama: State spends $3M on low-interest election | Alabama ruling hobbles ban on guns in open at polls | Can you bring a gun to vote Tuesday? Yes...and no

Arkansas: Benton Co. tests new vote system

California: Palmdale continues lonely fight against VRA | Disabled voting rights complaint filed in Los Angeles | Prosecution rests in Alarcon voter fraud trial | Report confirms I-Team findings of duplicate ballots | Huntington Park puts decision to move election on hold | Kern first up to bat in controller's race recount | Secretary of state candidates call for changes in recount law | Calif. primary hits low for turnout, high for vote-by-mail | Recount method for controller's race called unfair | Concerns over mail sorting move

Connecticut: Longtime New London registrar dies

Florida: Judge opens county race to all voters | Voters love casting ballots by mail, but red tape can prove challenging | Crowded Collier elections office could get new home | Longtime public servant honored by Clermont officials | Judge rules Legislature broke laws on maps

Guam: Nearly 300 precinct officials will learn how to manage an election

Hawaii: Voting machines checked for primary elections

Illinois: Jackson Co. clerk brings more than $1M | County clerk resigns for health | OVR available in four languages | Town hall meeting Monday explains new voting laws

Kansas: Theis backs Kobach over ACLU in voter ID challenge | Judge rules for Kobach on voter registration

Louisiana: Some parish precincts merged

Massachusetts: Two Peabody polling sites move due to construction

Minnesota: Want an absentee ballot? Excuses no longer needed

Mississippi: Judge orders conference over senate race lawsuit | McDaniel accuses Hosemann of 'misleading' clerks

Montana: Ex-Missoula Co. clerk and recorder/treasurer: Post as 'steep learning curve'

New York: NYC BOE president quits

North Carolina: Fate of the new NC voter ID law now rests in judge's hands | Some NC voters face 2nd round of primary elections

North Dakota: Jaeger touts success of voter education campaign| ND Natives may not be able to use tribal IDs to vote

Ohio: Secretary of state's office weighs in on voting allegations

Pennsylvania: Councilman denied 2d primary recount

Rhode Island: Voters can get free state ID at upcoming events

Tennessee: Rutherford Co. commissioner competes for election administrator job | Land swamp forcing some Wilson Co. residents to vote twice | Election commission inspects the polls | Commission prepares for elections

Texas: Feds taking 'prime role' in Texas voting maps case | Are voter ID laws a solution or a problem? A Texas court takes up the question

Virginia: New voter ID requirements now in affect | McLean voters to have closer-to-home option in special election

Wisconsin: Governor names new elections board member | Several Kenosha polling places moving

Wyoming: Party chairs and county clerk test voting machines for absentee ballots