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Wednesday, 18 March 2015

March 18, 2015

National News: Vulnerable Republican backs the Voting Rights Act | Schools have key role to play in youth voting

California: San Francisco progressives push for lowering voting age

Florida: Senate committee approves online voter registration | Voter turnout raises questions

Georgia: New precincts should mean easier voting

Guam: Bill would allow people to register to vote at GEC website

Illinois: Special election to replace Schock will be held in July

Indiana: Vote centers on commissioner's agenda

Massachusetts: Lynnhurst School evacuated due to gas leak, polling place moved

Minnesota: New Brighton redraws voting precinct map

Nebraska; Winner-take-all bill blocked; likely done for year

Nevada: Voter ID proposal brings contentious debate | Debate over voter ID continues | Assembly plans hearing for 2 voter ID bills

New Mexico: House rejects voter ID Bill 61 for HB 340

North Carolina: Cost to switch to paper ballots triples to $3M | Durham Rep. introduces bill addressing early voting days, voter ID | House Dems push for election changes | New bills would allow college IDs to be accepted in voting, restore early voting days

Oregon: Atkins ready to work with new voter registration law

Pennsylvania: Lawmaker wants to make voter registration in Pa. more automatic

Tennessee: Carter Co. election office moving to old 911 center | Sumner Co. backs convenience voting | County may try experimental voting system next year

Texas: Appeals court says Texas must pay legal fees in voter ID case | Man facing felony charges of voter fraud | Voter fraud investigation might lead to more indictments | Interim elections chief chosen for Cameron Co.

Utah: Election machines focus of first Salt Lake Co. audits

Wisconsin: Rock Co. shows off new voting machines