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Friday, 16 January 2015

January 16, 2015

National News: Voting rights debate reignites heading into MLK holiday

California: Officials progress on plan for new district maps

Florida: Snipes' attorney says she won't seek re-election

Illinois: New election commission director 'anxious to start' | College student to head election commission | Effort continues to soften blow of same-day registration implementation |

Indiana: GOP-led plan: End one-click straight ticket

Louisiana: Terrebonne registrar to retire | Schedler forced to furlough employees, including himself

Massachusetts: Task force in Falmouth exploring voting location debate

New Jersey: Trial could force new Asbury Park election

New Mexico: Pueblo DA not pressing charges against GOP chair in document theft scandal

New York: Man seeks to turn tables on officials in voter fraud

North Carolina: Changes sought to fix rash of problems at Forsyth Co. BOE | AAC & NAACP suggest additional one-stop sites

Ohio: Are Ohio's older voting machines a risk for 2016? | SoS wants online voter registration | Jefferson Co. BOE looks for new location

Pennsylvania: Schmidt's report sheds light on '14 voting

Rhode Island: BOE postpones votes on legislative agenda | Lombardi bill would OK bake sales

Texas: Dallas Co. sued for violating voting rights | Runoff election costs county | Potter Co. to begin using voting centers | Rusk Co. commissioners OK new voting centers

U.S. Virgin Islands: Financial report at BOE meeting raises questions

Virginia: Pogge to champion voter registration law in Richmond

Washington: Kids' art contest celebrates 50 years of VRA

Wisconsin: LWV supports GAB

Wyoming: Rural lawmakers question vote centers in Wyoming