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Monday, 13 July 2015

July 11-13, 2015

National News: Voting by phone, computer: Not coming any time soon | NC trial outcome could sway national voting rights measures | The battle to vote: State by State

Arizona: Arizona dumps election vendor after repeated slowness

Arkansas: Northwest Arkansas counties call for voting equipment adjustments

California: In Los Angeles, voting is getting the Silicon Valley treatment | Eureka's mail sorting facility gets a temporary reprieve

Connecticut: Killingly finalizing plans to create on polling place for elections

District of Columbia: D.C. ranked fourth healthiest democracy in U.S.

Florida: Pretrial held in former elections supervisor case | Elections chief Elliott steps down

Hawaii: Elections chief gets $10K raise

Kentucky: Kentucky's democracy could use some work, report says

Massachusetts: $125K for an election to decide nothing?  

Minnesota: Minneapolis council member wants landlords to provide voter registration information | New secretary of state is crisscrossing Minnesota

Missouri: Secretary of state candidate pushes for voter ID law

New Hampshire: Hassan vetoes 30-day wait to vote in New Hampshire | Milton voters may get new polling place

North Carolina: Voting rights legacy of the '60s heads to court as North Carolina law is tested | Effects of changes on minorities at crux of NC voting trial | Winston Salem at center of debate over race and state's election law during federal trial | Trial set to start over state's election law | What's being argued about 4 provisions in NC voting law | Elections board sought investigation into member | New elections director appointed | NC trial outcome could sway national voting rights measures

Ohio: Clark Co. considers switch to e-poll books

Rhode Island: Chief elections officer says primary might need to be sooner | Political Scene: RI voting machine upgrade under new jurisdiction

Tennessee: Budget quirk could revive Sumner early voting issue

Texas: Countywide centers sought for voting | Woodlands man says his case is about voting rights, not voter fraud | Spiffy new office opens for Bexar elections | Voting centers on Potter agenda

Virginia: Election workers resign in protest of Botetourt registrar's ouster

Washington: Timeline: ACLU vs. Yakima voting rights lawsuit

Wisconsin: Madison pushing to ensure voters have photo IDs | Republicans want resignation of Wisconsin elections chief | Key state lawmakers renew calls to overhaul elections board