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Thursday, 17 July 2014

July 17, 2014

National News: NAACP's annual conference focuses on voter suppression

Alabama: Morgan Co. veteran claims he was denied chance at polls | Statewide turnout at 8 percent | Officials, candidates question number of absentee votes | Runoff election turnout higher than predicted

California: Perez persists in recount | A primer: Comparing voter fraud charges against two LA politicians | How LA County is rethinking elections | Mexican-American advocates file lawsuit over voting rights violations

Connecticut: New Londoners honor Major

Florida: Dems seek voting data from Manatee Co. elections chief

Georgia: James Hall elections board case gets appealed to Ga. Supreme Court

Indiana: Voting centers possible for 2015

Iowa: Names of potential dead voters sent to county auditors

Kentucky: Steward still opposes vote, machine rental

Maine: Polling places may switch for city's voters

Massachusetts: Lexington local elections slated for November 4 | Bilingual ballot no a reality

Michigan: Detroit unveils online absentee-ballot application | Detroiters can apply for absentee ballots via smartphone

Minnesota: Minneapolis residents express concerns over absentee voting

Mississippi: Legislative fixes needed for primaries | McDaniel lawyer: Expect runoff challenge within 10 days | Few votes questionable in primary runoff | Hinds Co. GOP chair says voter fraud 'debunked' | McDaniel sues Neshoba Co.

Nebraska: Douglas Co. election workers honored for 20-plus years of service |

Nevada: North Las Vegas poised to redo voting districts

New Jersey: Monroe Twp. councilman denied second recount

New York: Manhattan Dems, city council on BOE collision course?

North Carolina: College students challenge NC voting law | New Hanover election officials want to extend early voting hours

Oregon: Voters get a chance to ditch partisan primary

Tennessee: Machines ready for early voting, election day | Early voting begins Friday | Allen scores highest ranking of applicants for elections administrator | Unusual number of write-in candidates

Texas: Voter fraud investigation leads to six arrests | County looking into new voting software | Commissioners OK list of voting boxes to fix

Virginia: Montgomery Co. to hold election for three voters | Arlington election officials favor acceptance of expired photo-IDs at polls

Washington: Four in fight for open Yakima auditor seat

Wisconsin: Holder may step into voter ID lawsuits | Candidates take heat for snubbing forum over voter ID | AG advises elections board to keep ongoing investigations private