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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

January 28, 2015

National News: These states are considering ways to make voting more convenient

Arkansas: Crawford election commission appoints new boss

California: Buena Park considers scrapping at-large voting elections | Monterey Co. elections chief comes under fire | More time to vote by mail

Connecticut: Hartford council votes to remove registrars

Florida: Sarasota supervisor of elections invites scholarship applications | Low voter turnout for special election

Georgia: BOE member resigns, new member voted in | Kemp predicts 'SEC Primary' will begin drawing hopefuls | Riverdale still considering giving local elections to county

Iowa: Temporary polling places for Black Hawk Co. special election

Kansas: Douglas Co. concludes its first ever mail-in election

Louisiana: Council to appoint interim Terrebonne registrar of voters Feb. 9

Minnesota: Secretary seeks greater turnout

Mississippi: Precinct changes proposed

MissouriPeculiar hires former Cass Co. clerk | Panel hears objections to voter photo ID proposal | Legislators once again consider photo ID mandate for voters | Voters in 2 cities will have chance to forgo uncontested elections

Nevada: How the Legislature could affect the way you vote

Ohio: Akron city council passes resolution supporting online voter registration | Dem nominate party chairwoman for elections panel

TennesseeDouble Springs options mulled

Texas: County officials support online voter registration | Alvarado announces legislation to approve electronic voter registration | Court OKs corrected canvass of ballots | Harrison approves corrected vote count | Local elections chief suggests changes

Virginia: Senate rejects proposal for voter registration by party | Election laws get a hearing | Senate panel backs several constitutional amendments

Washington: Lawmakers suggest state pay for ballot postage

West Virginia: Voter ID bill in Senate | Local election officials favor voting change

Wisconsin: New voting machines to debut this spring

Wyoming: Voter purge coming