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Thursday, 12 March 2015

March 12, 2015

Alabama: House committee tables voter registration bill | Legislation that would move up voter registration deadline dies in committee

Arkansas: Benton Co. officials eye new voting machines

California: San Gabriel city council race needs a tiebreaker | Grand jury recommends longer training for volunteer poll workers

Delaware: Voter fraud in Red Clay referendum not enough to affect outcome | Legislation to expand absentee voting ignites fierce partisan battle

Florida: State attorney investigation into absentee ballots | Voter fraud allegations investigated in Loxahatchee Groves | Dent's chief of staff files for 2016 election | Recount ordered for close Kenneth City council race

Georgia: Board of elections spends entire budget

Iowa: Emotional Statehouse debate over absentee voting | Iowa Senate likely to take up absentee voting change

Indiana: Vanderburgh Co. BOE asking for higher poll worker wages

Kansas: Why the low turnout in local elections? | House delves into bill shifting spring elections to fall

Louisiana: Terrebonne Parish council chooses registrar of voters

Maine: South Thomaston hires administrator

Maryland: Parrott pushes for stricter Md. voter ID laws

Minnesota: Vadnais Heights elects to support early voting legislation

North Carolina: Forsyth officials get look at elections equipment

North Dakota: ND House defeats student ID bill intended to make voting easier | ND House defeats bill proposing student IDs for voting

Ohio: Ohio, 3 other big states hurt 2014 election turnout nationwide | Elections chief to discuss 2014 voting irregularities

Oregon: Atkins ready to work with new voter registration law | Oregon still in 5th place in voter turnout study | Jeanne Atkins sworn in as Oregon SoS

Pennsylvania: Pa. Senator proposes automatic voter registration law

Tennessee: West Wilson Elem. fifth-graders go to the polls

Texas: 2 new voting locations set to be approved in Abilene

Virginia: Pr. William GOP may have caucus, not primary because of missed deadline

West Virginia: Low turnout could mean provisional ballots change ward race