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Thursday, 31 July 2014

July 31, 2014

National News: Justice Dept. backs challenges to voting laws in Ohio and Wisconsin

Alabama: Limestone commission changes eastern polling locations | Rev. Al Sharpton fires up crowd at rally marking opening of voting rights campaign

Arizona: Polling places consolidated, but check-in lines should shorten

Arkansas: Sebastian election panel to meet in August to discuss AG ruling

California: In Kern Co., voting rights bill meets opposition | Lawsuit challenges write-in rules | 125-year-old polling place still stands

Colorado: Consultant hones in on Broomfield's November election process

Florida: Case closed in suspected voter fraud in Ft. Meyers | Officials preparing for smooth elections process | Keys elections chief sends out 110K absentee ballots | Candidate slams Snipes

Illinois: New polling places for November

Iowa: Elections official: Bad idea to involve state in caucuses

Kansas: Area county clerks: Not many residents have been denied the vote | Kobach announces launch of new mobile voter app

Louisiana: Baton Rouge voter discrimination case heads to trial

Maryland: Town council mulls mail ballots for Indian Head election

Michigan: Dearborn Heights to get elections monitor for August votes

Minnesota: Ballot access a focus for secretary of state candidate

Mississippi: AG: Probe examined vote-buying allegations

Missouri: Newcomer, incumbent seek clerk's seat

New Jersey: Cops: Man stole grandma's care, sold it for heroin

New Mexico: USAToday looks at NM 'motor voter' problems | Second candidate to challenge Sunland Park primary election ballots

North Carolina: Longtime Brunswick elections chief retires | Racial overtones fuel elections board controversy in Duplin

Ohio: Jon Husted Q&A | Legislature's request denied in voting case

Pennsylvania: Dauphin Co. BOE approves new precincts

South Carolina: Manning election results upheld

Tennessee: Election commission ads 25 machines to 25 early voting sites | Early voting up 30 percent| New elections admin shares views

Texas: Young Co. looking into super precinct | Voting assistance officers ready to educate, inform voters

Virginia: 125K receive erroneous notification regarding voting status | McAuliffe restores voting rights of 2500 felons | Wardell voting site changing in Tazewell Co.