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Friday, 05 June 2015

June 5, 2015

National News: Returning to roots, Clinton lays out proposal to expand voting | The peculiar charms (and perils) of electronic voting | Six states signed on so far for 'SEC primary' | Justice Dept. pushes bill to make polling booths closer to Native American voters

California: Blind voters settle 2013 lawsuit against Alameda County | Nevada Co. grand jury makes recommendations for improved election day

Florida: Elections office will stay downtown | Fort Myers looks to limit way most people vote in elections | Commissioner: Ban elections office attorney from politics

Guam: GEC prepares for special election

Illinois: Expansion of same-day voter registration hits snag?

Indiana: Primary vote costs city $25 per ballot | Supreme Court hears Lake precinct law challenge

Kansas: School bond issues go to vote-by-mail

New Mexico: Dona Ana Co. clerk's off releases statement defending integrity | Dona Ana Co. fires whistleblower in ID theft case

North Carolina: Democracy NC officials discuss voter ID law changes | NC GOP offering free rides to anyone to get voter IDs | Bill requires jury excuses to be reported to BOE | Forsyth Dems recommend elections board member be reappointed

Ohio: Husted slams Clinton over voter access

Oregon: Hart InterCivic Verity Voting System receives state certification in Oregon

South Dakota: SD elections may get faster, easier in 2016| State election panel OKs new technology

Tennessee: Early voting sites axed unless more funding approved | Nashville early voting in 'chaos,' says election commissioner

U.S. Virgin Islands: Joint boards of elections meet in St. Croix

Virginia: Charlottesville tests, locks voting machines for primary | Botetourt Co. registrar electoral board get outside investigator | Challenger to Va. House speaker suffers setback over absentee ballots | Henrico does training blitz on new voting machines