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Friday, 13 March 2015

March 13, 2015

National News: Voting technology: Is it secure? | John Lewis says voter ID laws are "poll taxes by another name'

California: Special election could cost $300K locally | Special election ballot error to cost San Jose taxpayers $15K | Antioch's Quail Lodge removed as a polling place after health scare

Connecticut: Nita Cohen passes away | Litchfield Co. officials reject registrar reform plan

Georgia: Lowndes BOE not over budget

Illinois: No runoff in 33rd ward, election board says | Special election would cost Elburn more than $64K

Maryland: Voting rights for ex-felons takes a step forward in Md. Senate | Controversy continues as Chestertown rewards election board

Minnesota: Secretary of state looking to bump up primaries

Missouri: New machines will help visually impaired voters cast ballots

New Jersey: 'Embarrassing' 32 percent voter turnout has Senator introducing election day registration | Judge upholds Asbury Park mayoral election outcome

New York: Democratic legislators challenge GOP to provide more voting tools for minorities | Catskills county accused of disenfranchising Jews

Ohio: Elections chief sends 27 noncitizen voters to state AG | 145 noncitizens registered to vote in Ohio | Husted finds 44 noncitizens who voted in recent elections | Mahoning commissioners authorize purchase of electronic pollbooks

Oklahoma: Senate: Bills would increase voter registration and election day turnout | Oklahoma Senate sends online voter registration to House

Pennsylvania: Whistle-blowing elections employee warned of 'cement boots,' suit against Warren Co. says | Bill to restore VRA gains support of GOP congressman from Lehigh Valley

South Carolina: Richland Co. elections commission purchases new office, storage building for ballot equipment | Elections board votes to move polling places in Pickens Co.

Tennessee: SoS hires TV reporter as spokesman

Texas: Bill could allow online voter registration | Voting centers approved for May bond election | Election error addressed by commission

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board talks ADA, polling issues | St. Croix elections board to close two polling sites

Utah: Last year's 'Count My Vote' deal survives many attacks | County My Vote compromise survives series of challenges

Vermont: Voter registration plan opposed in Middlebury

West Virginia: 25th anniversary of the first female WVU Mountaineer