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Monday, 23 March 2015

March 21-23, 2015

National News: How Oregon may have sparked a voter registration revolution | Midterm voter turnout drops to 72-year low | Push to restore voting rights for ex-felons gathers momentum

Alabama: Bennett longest service SoS in Alabama's history

Arizona: Ban on ballot collection voted down by lawmakers

California: Setzer: Election system overhaul, same-day voter registration coming | County board to consider change in city election dates

Colorado: Red Brick will be second vote center in Aspen election

FloridaDo you know the special general election cadidates? | Where have all the voters gone? Local officials are puzzled

Illinois: County clerks worried about special election for Schock seat | Special election for Schock seat has officials worried

Indiana: Southwestern Indiana city cancels May primary

Iowa: Data shows Democrats, older Iowans use absentee ballots most | Iowa election law revisions envisioned | Senate panel OKs bill on deadline for absentee ballots

Minnesota: Winona Co. investigators dig into election issues in Saratoga Township

Mississippi: Majority if Hinds Co. voters affected by redistricting | Canton using 1 of 7 polling places for bond vote | DeSoto redistricts: New voter cards for 93 percent of voters

New Hampshire: Chapman will appeal election loss to Superior Court

New Jersey: Election workers contract with double-digit raises challenged by Passaic Co.

New Mexico: Inactive voters to be removed from registered list

New York: City launches student voter registration day to target low turnout rates | County to look at polling places, printing its own ballots | NYC council to decide on letting noncitizens vote in local elections

North Carolina: Avery Co. BOE ensures fair elections at all government levels | Forsyth among top counties in voter wait times | Issue date of license could limit voters

Ohio: Four indicted on Union Co. voter fraud charges | Military, overseas absentee voting starts Saturday | Election board preps for primary

Oregon: How Oregon may have sparked a voter registration revolution

Texas: May 9 elections will offer choice of polling locations | Webb Co. elections commission to discuss election administrator's performance | Former Marshall commissioner to lead troubled elections office | Interim elections chief on agenda | Lubbock Co. to redraw voting precincts to stay current with election law | County to engage interim elections chief

Virginia: Judge denies bid from Prince William GOP for primary

Wisconsin: SCOTUS discussing if it will take up Wisconsin's voter ID law | Unique election will fill two county board seats