All this and more in today's voting news below...
AZ: Computer glitch causes errors in Mesa voter information
A glitch in a computer program created inaccurate information in voter registration records at the Maricopa County Recorder's Mesa office in recent weeks.
Yvonne Reed, communications director for the Maricopa County Elections Department, said the problem was traced to a program installed in the Mesa terminals and has been corrected.
SUPERVISORS CONSIDER VOTE COUNTERS FOR EACH POLLING PLACE
CA: Registrar to stay, $650,000 to go
CA: District elections blocked by San Mateo supervisors
http://www.examiner.com/x-1891-San-Mateo-Public-Policy-Examiner~y2010m7d13-District-Elections-Blocked-by-San-Mateo-Supervisors...denying county voters the option to vote on a local ballot measure to change the way in which supervisors are elected..
...ally of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) is calling on the mayor to veto a D.C. Council bill approved Tuesday that would make it a local crime to pay someone to vote.
FL: Seminole County amps up voting technology
GA: St. Marys voters to consider majority elections
Plurality decides races now, but a referendum could change all that.
IL: Illinois Republican Party is Victim of 2009 "Anti-Slating" Law
IL: Polling place privacy -- a good idea, long overdue
IL: State's attorney election trial begins
MT. VERNON -- The Jefferson County State's Attorney election contest trial started on Tuesday, with a parade of witnesses who voted in the Nov. 4, 2008, election being called by former candidate Nicole Villani.
During his opening statements on Tuesday, Villani's attorney, Morris Lane Harvey, claimed there was "such a pervasive practice of irregularities in that precinct from start to finish ... that Mt. Vernon 12 precinct in relation to votes cast on election day, should not be counted at all."
County Says Campaign Poster 'Too Big'
Stouten got creative and cut the big sign down into four pieces -- each under 8 square feet -- and put the sign back up.
MI: Tea Party Appears to Qualify for the Michigan Ballot
MN: Pawlenty: Investigate felon votes in Senate race