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Monday, 12 January 2015

January 10-12, 2015

Alabama: Gov. Bentley at 'Selma" premier: Voter ID is not comparable to voting restrictions from 1965

Alaska: Legislators file first round of bills

California: Merced needs volunteers to set up voting districts plan | L.A.'s reluctance to vote by mail hurting candidates, causes

Colorado: Voter ID high on new SoS' agenda | Colorado's honey badger leaves office, but not election activities

Connecticut: Meeting in New Haven postponed about voting issues on Election Day | Killingly Town council expected to move forward on polling issues

Delaware: Frankford election rules questioned by residents

Florida: Scott appoints Weeks' replacement

Georgia: Johns Creek to consider scheduling special election

Illinois: Quinn signs special election, voter registration bills into law | County clerk lauds signing of voter rights bill

Indiana: Lawmakers asked to take another look at Indiana's 'dead voter' law

Iowa: Voter ID among hot-button issues facing lawmakers

Louisiana: Council rejects calls for new polling locations

Mississippi: Madison Co. clerk will retire after 6 terms in office

Montana: State GOP to decide on joining lawsuit seeking to close primaries | Montana GOP votes to join lawsuit to close primaries

Nebraska: Group threatens litigation if lawmakers pass voter ID bill

Nevada: Shift to GOP control in Carson City could boost voter ID law

New Hampshire: Nashua recount confirms charter amendment win | Town says Pinkerton can longer serve as polling site

North Carolina: County purges voter rolls of inactive voters | Elections board's request for director's dismissal detailed in petition | Fewer voting booths for Gaston? | Forsyth Co. elections officials to discuss budget, procedures

Ohio: Elections chief sworn in for 2nd term

Pennsylvania: Online voter registration getting new look

South Dakota: RC lawmaker wants to give parolees right to vote

Texas: Briefs delayed in Weslaco election contest | Final public hearing Monday on voting centers | Guadalupe Co. to move forward in finding replacement for elections administrator | Documents shed light on Basham's resignation

U.S. Virgin Island: Cops called to St. Thomas elections meeting | Hansen wants to take recount case to SCOTUS | Federal agency sees 'no reason for concern' about elections system's corrective action plan progress

Virginia: Charlottesville Dems recommended Hemenway for electoral board