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Monday, 21 July 2014

July 19-21, 2014

Editor’s Note: Beginning July 22, electionline is decamping to the Central Time Zone through August 22. Due to the time change, electionlineToday will be posted a bit later each day, closer to 8 a.m. Eastern, but still always before 9a.m. Eastern. Thanks for your patience.

National: How states decide whether to recount election results

Alaska: 'Tax-aq' ballot measure a mouthful in any language

California: Controller's recount: Perez pulls the plug | Elections officials gather at conference in wake of primary news | Perez concedes in controller's race | Candidate asks Kern to speed up counting

Colorado: Public input sought on Arapahoe Co. polling center plan

Florida: Early voting dates can vary county to county  

Georgia: Early voting totals surprise elections officials in some counties | Runoff election Tuesday | Voters to decide primary runoff on Tuesday

Guam: GEC considers mandates for amendment, referendums

Illinois: Schools may close on election day | Governor signs school polling place legislation

Kansas: Kobach and Morgan debate voting privileges | Nearly 100 voter registrations 'incomplete' | Transgender Kansans fear voter ID roadblock | Marijuana petition adds registered voters

Kentucky: Metro council plans to join voting rights chorus | More added to election budget, clerk buget stable

Louisiana: Registrar of voters office moves | Parish plans to consolidate voting districts

New Mexico: Duran questions opponents affiliation | Officials run to keep up voter list | Garcia forges ahead with election lawsuit

North Carolina: More early voting options on the table this week

Oklahoma: Voter rolls grow before election

Pennsylvania: Voter registration effort focuses on ex-offenders

Tennessee: First day of early voting brings 'em out | Long line for early voting | Shelby Co. election commission falls behind as voting starts | Farley appears frontrunner for election administrator post | Allen, Harkins garner most points for election post | Mistake leads to candidate unable to vote for herself | Rain fails to derail early voting | Jones: Action to fire Lester had to come | Those casting votes get long ballots | Children get voting lesson

Texas: Court dismisses Barren Co. election appeal | Elections Dept. salaries in Dallas Co.

U.S. Virgin Islands: Fawkes wants unmonitored voting machine in elections office

Wisconsin: GAB to consider camera ban at polling places | State elections board wants to intervene in federal case over John Doe | Officials discuss changing poll laws | Elections board to consider lifting ban on poll observers using cameras | Shorewood man charged with 13 counts of illegal voting