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Thursday, 29 January 2015

January 29, 2015

National News: Lynch pressed on voting laws at confirmation hearing

Arkansas: Benton Co. election officials eye new vote systems | Sebastian election commission elects officers

California: 2-vote lead expands to 239 in OC supervisor race | First steps suggested to start fixing beleaguered election system| Sample ballots, pamphlets cause confusion

Colorado: Bacon named VP of Colorado County Clerk's Association | Ruckus over recall timing | Bill to limit election crimes killed at Capitol

Connecticut: Greenwich school board votes to close on primary day

Georgia: Georgia NAACP opposes Bibb precinct cuts

Illinois: Chicago voter rolls hardly budge despite campaign hoopla

Indiana: New election board member OK with vote centers

Kansas: Kobach pushing bills to limit ballot withdrawals and allow straight-party voting | County clerks', elections officials' group offers college scholarships

Michigan: Bill would allow 16-year olds to pre-register

Minnesota: Simon targets voting issues | Election judge bill receives Senate committee nod

Mississippi: Man jailed after voter fraud charge violates probation

Missouri: Photo ID bill debated Tuesday in Jefferson City | Concord resident named county's director of elections

Montana: Election officials pitch online voter registration

New Hampshire: House considering bill to create residency guidelines for voters

New Mexico: Duran says she hasn't ruled out support for less stringent voter ID bill

New York: Bullet hole found in Niagara BOE site

North Carolina: Law change could cost counties | Elections chief McFadyen says claims in petition false| Ex-elections director due $47K

Ohio: Ward is promoted to warehouse supervisor

Pennsylvania: York Co. rep faces opposition against same-day registration

Tennessee: New voter handbook available online

Texas: Voter ID law confuses some local senior veterans | Harrison Co. elections office to hold deputy registrar training | Elections administrator interviews set for February

Virginia: Former Charlottesville registrar, electoral board member plead guilty

Washington: State voting rights act returns in Legislature

West Virginia: Lewis Co. commission meets to discuss voting machines | County readies for levy election | Senate bill would eliminate straight-ticket voting