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February 15-18, 2014

National: How felon voting policies restrict the black vote

Arizona: UA professor works to restore felons civil rights | Voting rights activists burn petitions, swarm House in protest

Arkansas: Ballot typo forces reprint for special election, costs $12,800 | Poll workers train to check IDs

California: Contest for Napa County elections chief heats up | Assistant county clerk-recorder plans to run for boss's job

Colorado: Election bill likely to get swift signing | Colorado Senate passes elections bill over stiff GOP opposition | Boulder County seeks suggestions for fall election service centers | Senate committee kills secretary of state bill on signatures

Connecticut: Norwich could see rise in election costs

Florida: Manatee cuts polling locations, touts better convenience | Closed precinct in minority district may get a reprieve | Poll workers need patience, sensitivity and thick skin | Rep. Castor: Make it quicker for felons to regain voting rights

Georgia: Secretary of state talks elections

Hawaii: Legislation would allow late Hawaii voter registration

Iowa: Iowa's voter fraud probe becomes a numbers game | Branstad snaps back at Holder over felon voting rights | Easton Valley tax vote to be recounted

Indiana: Officials hope voting centers can cure people's ballot-box blues

Kansas: Law professor says 'dual elections' a real possibility this year

Maryland: For Montgomery leaders, voting changes echo civil rights movement

Michigan: Huron Township's voting precincts reorganized

Minnesota: Pierz native named elections director for Minnesota | Secretary of state announces $126K in federal grants to fund polling place accessibility | Elections director named national president |

Mississippi: Voter ID is set to begin

Missouri: State Senate considers replacing electronic voting machines with paper ballots | Supporters pressing early voting initiative in Mo.

Montana: McCulloch looks to bring online voter registration to Treasure State | Secretaries of state talk elections

New Jersey: Union County clerk offers one-stop 'vote-by-mail' service

New York: Residents getting help with voter registration | Schneiderman pushes voter challenge oath requirement | District weighs fewer polling places

North Carolina: Class explains electoral process, certifies poll workers | Report finds N.C.'s new election law disproportionately affects black voters | Election officials finalize early voting proposals | Photo ID not required this year, but poll workers will ask the question | GOP commissioners in Rockingham OK with polling place move | Fincannon recommended to fill opening on county BOE

Ohio: Husted says there's little evidence of voter fraud in Ohio | BOE delays decision on Maier candidacy | Elections panel nixes petitions | AG rejects proposed amendment to set hours for voting | House panel readies for vote on new provisional ballot rules

Oregon: Brown modifies elections rules as website breach keeps databases offline

Pennsylvania: Civil rights groups holds hearing on voter issues | Paper or PDF? | Montgomery County seeking new voter services director--again | Morsch resigns as Montgomery County voter services director

Tennessee: Write-in list for Dover election approved

Texas: Local election officials are ready to go, if you are | Tips for dealing with voter ID law | Voter ID centers to be in county | Elections officials prepare for early voting | Ballot font appears to change name | Gregg County court to mull early voting extension | Gregg County adds early voting Sunday at three polls

Utah: Proposal would move Utah to front of the line in 2016

Washington: Former Caseyville mayor continues to fight for election recount

Wisconsin: Ruling in Penn. voter-ID case buoys Wisconsin hopes | City must move polling location