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Monday, 20 July 2015

July 18-20, 2015

National News: Voter ID, registration, early voting laws vary widely across America| Census Bureau reports Congressional voting turnout is at lowest mark since 1978

Alabama: Youth encouraged to register for mock election |Mobile photo voter ID drive held in Chelsea|

Arizona: County likely to reduce polling places for 2016

Arkansas: Election officials estimate Craighead Co. didn't bill about $260K for elections since 2008| Sebastian JPs to discuss voting equipment

California: California man wins $25K in contest to encourage turnout | $25K goes to LAUSD board election lottery winner

Florida: Panel: Pasco charter switch would cost $375K | Griffin files for 2nd term as elections supervisor

Idaho: Idaho tests new voting machines for people with disabilities

Indiana: Indiana high court denies Charlie White appeal | Election booths bring in iPads

Kansas: Statistician battles government to determine whether vote count is flawed

Mississippi: Poll workers in training for election | Question of issues with absentee voting remains

New Jersey: Change election laws? That's the question before Christie

North Carolina: Election prep begins | Elections board member cast shadow over probe | Cumberland Co. BOE to get two new members | NC lawmakers to set presidential primary date | BOE to swear in two new GOP members

Pennsylvania: Luzerne County's handling of write-ins comes under fire

Tennessee: Voting machines sealed by state | Somali community leaders push voter initiative

Texas: Travis Co. aims to register more voters| Countywide polling plan approved for trial with Nov. 3 election | Appeals court won't hear Weslaco election contest | Elections office goes after county-wide polling places | MALDEF readies for next fight on behalf of Texas students

Utah: Patriotism and voting patterns across generations in Utah

Washington: Auditors: A vote for Mickey Mouse is a vote to waste taxpayer's money | State's top election official wants presidential primary changes

West Virginia: Former Secretary of State Helen Holt dies

Wyoming: High court agrees Casper clerk should not have rejected smoking petition signatures