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Friday, 25 July 2014

July 25, 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 News: What voter dissatisfaction and low turnout could mean

Arkansas: Washington Co. set to triple early poll sites

California: Registrar of voters explains election trends

Florida: Early voting gets room of its own | Hernando buses give free rides on election day | Court asked to reset election schedule | Judge declines to order immediate revisions to congressional district map

Guam: Election commission begins printing ballots

Hawaii: Absentee ballots accepted at several site pre-election

Illinois: New voter ID cards for those getting new polling places

Indiana: Vote center plan nearing deadline | St. Joseph Co. vote center campaign will focus on educating public

Kansas: Livestock Assoc. backs Kobach challenger

Kentucky: Metro council approves resolution endorsing convicted felons' right to vote

Maryland: County elections board to move into new building

Michigan: Dearborn Heights city clerk will stay on job amid accusations of voting misconduct | Arab American civil rights group investigates allegations of voting misconduct in Dearborn Heights

Minnesota: Panel rejects Entenza's voter ID claim | Minneapolis needs 176 election judges for August primary

Mississippi: Judge questions move of group wanting voter information | Mississippi won't revisit ruling on poll books | Judge: True the Vote lawsuit not a case of voter fraud

New Mexico: Ballot overflow may be a problem

New York: Candidate in undecided Oceanside election seeks injunction

North Carolina: Rural Hall mayor upset early voting site eliminated

Ohio: Middle Eastern students learn about American democracy | Ohio poll worker training

South Carolina: Challenged ballot leaves runoff results in the air

Tennessee: Early voting turnout up 45 percent in Coffee Co. | Shelby Co. Dems call for federal monitors after glitch | Brentwood leaders question early voting convenience

Virginia: Voter registrars tackle new voter ID law | Absentee voting lagging

Washington: Rep. Hope resigns over dual voter registrations

West Virginia: Community advocacy groups talk voter registration, education

Wyoming: Wyoming public employees endorse Illoway for secretary of state | Big Horn Co. holds election judge training