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Monday, 09 March 2015

March 7-9, 2015

National News: House Democrats express concerns about outdated voting machines | Dem lawmaker: Restore the Voting Rights Act | Obama says voter ID laws can be barrier to ballot box | Threats to voting rights remain, Selma crowd is told

Alabama: Bill would push back voter registration deadline

California: OC registrar of voters surveys show streamlined and improved operations | Assemblyman wants to see easier voter registration at the DMV

Connecticut: Registrar of voters revamp proposal pleases some

Florida: Florida's voter database in dire need of repair | Tech glitches could mar 2016 election | 2016 presidential primary might disrupt town election schedule | Election officials fear next cycle | Eaton files papers for supervisor of elections | Kathy Dent stepping down | Online voter registration gains momentum in Florida | Sarasota Co. supervisor of elections gears up for general election

Georgia: SoS visits Valdosta, talks earlier primaries

Hawaii: Senate passes bill for chief elections officer evaluations

Illinois: Should primaries be delayed, voter privacy enhanced?

Kentucky: GOP approves presidential caucus | GOP mulls military voters' role in 2016 caucus

Minnesota: Fix felon voting law, Washington Co. attorney says

Missouri: Ballot blunder leads to delay of election

New Jersey: Lawsuit accuses Belmar GOP of voter suppression

New Mexico: Bernalillo Co. clerk pushing for tougher voter fraud laws

North Dakota: Bill to allow student ID cards for voting runs into opposition | Cass Co. to roll out new system for tracking voters | Voting centers, instead of precincts will be the new place to vote in April | Voter registration study before a Senate committee

Ohio: Curious voter finds error on board's website | Tecumseh wants special duty officer at school for Election Day

Oklahoma: Precinct meetings scheduled for Tulsa Co.

Oregon: Kate Brown finds caretaker by appointing Jeanne Atkins as SoS | Jeanne Atkins appointed SoS

South Carolina: LWV discuss voting issues for the disabled

South Dakota: Committee says election problems aren't Minnehaha Co. auditor's fault | 'I don't believe it was Bob Litz's fault' | Election review committee completes recommended guidelines

Tennessee: Lee not seeking re-appointment to Hawkins Co. election commission | State: Knox Co. election commission appointee can serve

Texas: Former Cameron Co. judge takes oath as Texas SoS | Vote centers a top county agenda

Utah: Davis vote-by-mail a tougher sell second time around | House committee OKs bill setting presidential primary date

Virginia: Salem considers Hidden Valley voting precinct move to civic center

Washington: State Voting Rights Act's future dims

West Virginia: What you need to know for Charleston's primary election