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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

January 21, 2015

National News: Georgia pushes for an SEC primary | Top Dem presses GOP on voting rights | Obama gives push to restoration of VRA | 103-year-old voting rights activist attends SOTU

Alabama: Obama coming to Alabama for 50th anniversary of Selma voting rights march

Alaska: Plaintiffs say state fell short in outreach to Native voters

California: Hart offers third plan for voting districts

Connecticut: Hartford council looks to remove registrars

District of Columbia: D.C. lawmakers float bill to allow voting for non-citizens

Florida: Lee County a step closer to online voter registration

Georgia: Bibb plans to eliminate 20 polling places

Illinois: DuPage Co. awards Hart InterCivic e-poll book contract | Absentee, early voting set

Iowa: Online voter registration coming to Iowa in early 2016| Iowa commission approves online voter registration

Louisiana: The right to vote

Maine: At Portland MLK event, Frank talk about voting

Maryland: MD pulled 35 voting machines during November election | Perryville, Port Deposit prepare for elections

Massachusetts: Beefed-up board of registrars seeks replacement

Michigan: Special elections scheduled in several Genesee Co. municipalities

Mississippi: Hosemann's election committee makes recommendations

Missouri: St. Louis Co. director of elections forced from office | Proposal seeks to close Mo. schools on election day | St. Louis Co. elections chief says Stenger ordered her removal | Days out. Eric Frey is in as director of St. Louis Co. elections  

Ohio: MoCo BOE honored by SoS | Fewer precincts discussed

Rhode Island: BOE secretary who filed discrimination suit says she's been fired

Texas: County's voting centers deemed successful | County approves Tanglewood House as polling place

Wyoming: Voter purge coming