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Friday, 20 March 2015

March 20, 2015

National News: Legislation introduced to expand voting rights including online voter registration

Arizona: Proposal would make it illegal to collect early ballots

Arkansas: Legislators: Not sending amendments to '16 voters

California: Two-vote margin in recount returns incumbent to San Gabriel council

Connecticut: Glastonbury Republicans seeking registrar of voter candidates | Council president testifies in favor of voter registration reform bills | Registrars defend performance as selectmen review critical report | Local leaders critical of election reform plan

Florida: Local groups hope to give voting rights to ex-felons

Georgia: High cost for special election

Illinois: East St. Louis mayoral candidate asks court to intervene against election board

Iowa: Senate OKs bill on online voter registration system | Online voter registration moves forward | Testers wanted for new county election equipment | Absentee ballot change gets panel OK |

Kentucky: Quorum court talks election costs

Maine: Beloved town clerk will retire

Massachusetts: State makes deal on voter cards in suit | Massachusetts partially settles lawsuit over voter registration for welfare recipients

Nebraska: Sales tax election to be mail-in ballot only

Nevada: Bill pushes ID requirement to vote

New Hampshire: NH House seeks court opinion on voter registration bill | House asks court to review bill requiring voter to abide by motor vehicle requirements | Public urged to attend hearing on voter checklist verification | Goffstown resident raises concerns about petitioner serving as poll worker

New York: Student voter registration push targets New York's turnout crisis | New York's 2014 turnout 49th best in the U.S. | Committee to look at polling places

North Carolina: City will hear from public, vote on nonpartisan elections | Elections office to hold meet-and-greet with director

Oregon: FAQ: How does Oregon's new voter registration law work | Bill would open up voting in primaries

Pennsylvania: Butler Co. commissioner alleges improper use of voting rolls | Voter registrar departure questioned

Tennessee: 9 HBCU students suing Tennessee over voter ID law

Utah: Kaysville receives special vote considerations

Washington: Judge denies Yakima's motion in ACLU case

West Virginia: Secretary of state files early re-election paperwork