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Tuesday, 10 March 2015

March 10, 2015

National News: Obama says voter ID laws can be barrier to ballot box

Arkansas: House supports concealed firearms in polling places

Connecticut: Changes proposes to registrar of voters position | Attorney for Democratic registrar disagrees with claim that council can remove elected officials | Registrars under fire | Hartford Council OKs April 7 hearing of charges against registrars

Florida: ACLU files lawsuit challenging prison gerrymandering | Supervisor of elections office employee honored by Boy Scouts | Councilwoman allegedly assaulted outside polling location | Sarasota City election turnout higher than usual | Jefferson Co. sued over redistricting plan

Georgia: Chatham elections board turns to state to name chairman

Indiana: City election voting hours shortened

Kentucky: Voting rights issue continues in Kentucky Legislature | Some Kentucky schools could make up snow days on Election Day

Louisiana: Stewart appointed to become Rapides registrar July 1

Minnesota: Everybody loves Steve

New Jersey: Asbury mayoral election court challenge close to being decided

Ohio: Jefferson Co. opens new BOE office

Oregon: Crafard hired as new Clatsop Co. clerk

Pennsylvania: Sharon precinct moving due to construction

South Carolina: Horry Co. to conduct scanner test for upcoming election

Tennessee: ETSU students, faculty see both sides of state's voter ID law | TN voter ID law challenged in U.S. District Court

Texas: Ellis files bill to protect voting rights | Interim elections chief talk tabled

Utah: Lawmakers mulling instant runoff voting in primary elections | House barely passes tweak to new primary election process

West Virginia: Local officials unsure on 'motor voter' bills