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Thursday, 05 March 2015

March 5, 2015

National News: Democracy Works gets funding boost from Knight Foundation | It's not just L.A.--other major cities struggle with low voter turnout

California: L.A. election demonstrates the power of the few | L.A. residents explain why they did--or didn't--go to the polls | More than 90 percent of Los Angeles voters didn't vote on Tuesday | Polling relocation increases provisional votes in city council election

Connecticut: Council may vote next week on ousting Hartford registrars

Florida: Hillsborough Co. now using elections officials to safeguard public comments on transit effort | Primary back to March 15?

Georgia: Stalemate over Chatham Co. BOE chairmanship persists

Guam: Criticism, suggestions offered on poll reform bills

Illinois: 25 absentee ballots being sent out again | Accusations of fraud mar election day

Indiana: Bill would ban ballot photos

Kentucky: Authorities remove voting rights group from Senate meeting | After committee chaos, advocates for felon voting rights say Rand Paul went missing | Court seems frustrated with electioneering law

Louisiana: Sending out an S-O-S: Voting machines | State officials address voting issues, technology changes | Parish council wraps up registrar of voters interviews

Michigan: Church closing leads to Farmington Hills polling place change

Minnesota: Three polling places for Filmore election

Mississippi: City to change East Tupelo voting precinct

Montana: Missoula elections committee holds first meeting

New Jersey: Appellate Court orders Lower Cape May to pay election costs

North Carolina: GOP bill would change voting districts for Wake commission | Voters have one year to get a NC photo ID

North Dakota: Survey: Some North Dakota college students turned away from polls

Ohio: Trauth site getting fixes to store voting machines

Oklahoma: Senate proposes online voter registration; OKGOP calls for defeat

Pennsylvania: Ballot application for late mother leads to arrest of Bethlehem man

South Carolina: Chester Co. election not over yet

Tennessee: Carter Co. election commission may relocate | Students sue over voter ID law | Students challenge voter ID law

Texas: Grand Prairie sued over council election system | Cameron Co. elections administrator leaving for new job | Davis to head to Williamson Co. elections department

Utah: Bill to boost countable ballots passes Senate, awaits governor's signature

Vermont: No voting machine in Middletown Springs | Brattleboro rejects lowering voting age

Washington: Senate votes to move up presidential primary

Wisconsin: Audit prompts changes at election agency