National: Not all doom and gloom: Many states look to make voting easier

California: Legislators who won seats in special elections propose reimbursing counties for those costs | Lawmakers to hear Bell Gardens couple on proposal to limit mail-in ballots

Florida: Former mayor remains ready to go to trial for election recount | Crist visiting UF to criticize Scott on early voting | Battle brewing over UF early voting location

Georgia: Bill would allow online voter registration

Mississippi: New voter ID laws embraced | Fraction of state voters have special ID cards

Ohio: Election bills set for action | Roger Luring retiring at month's end

Pennsylvania: Security concerns prompt polling place changes

Texas: Elections equipment tested at courthouse

Tennessee: Haw named assistant administrator of elections