CA: San Diego County Registrar and Republicans accused of legal violations at taxpayer expense
http://sdgln.com/news/2010/04/21/san-diego-county-registrar-and-republicans-accused-legal-violations-taxpayer-s-expen The SDCDP alleges that the County Registrar of Voters, at taxpayer expense, will insert partisan campaign literature into the official sample ballots mailed to Republican voters next month.
CA: PRIMARY PROCESS REFORM IN CALIFORNIA
Recently California Forward released a report that Tony Quinn and I wrote,
http://aspenelectionreview.blogspot.com/2010/04/city-view-of-aspen-election-commission.html...this memo was written as a confidential document for City Council at the time that the former Election Commission was under fire by Jack Johnson and some Council members on trumped up charges, after the EC began to explore their duties and discuss the outstanding election irregularities.
CT: West Haven Registrar's Actions Under Scrutiny
CT: Paying for voters: McMahon campaign plan draws questions
http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Paying-for-voters-McMahon-campaign-plan-draws-460248.php A plan formulated by the U.S. Senate campaign of Linda McMahon to pay students an extra $5 for each Republican registered during a voter registration drive at the University of Connecticut next week has drawn questions from election officials, lawmakers and at least one Republican vying for the nomination.
FL: PRE-EMPTION IS WITHDRAWN! Amendment 619077 withdrawn
(Sarasota Audit Charter saved)
FL: Volusia, Hispanic group reach deal on ballots
Volusia County and a Hispanic group have settled a lawsuit over bilingual ballots but not necessarily who's to blame for the costly legal fight
GA: Georgia AG won't sue feds over citizenship checks
Attorney General Thurbert Baker on Thursday said he will not file a lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department over the state's attempt to verify the citizenship of voters. Aaron Gould Sheinin, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
HI: Ninth Circuit Sets Hearing Date for Hawaii Ballot Access Case
http://www.ballot-access.org/2010/04/22/ninth-circuit-sets-hearing-date-for-hawaii-ballot-access-case/ The 9th circuit will hear Nader v Cronin on June 17, in Honolulu. This is the case that challenges the number of signatures needed for an independent presidential candidate in Hawaii
IL: Student voting bill divides Ill. legislature
With the 2010 general elections less than seven months away, some state legislators are supporting a bill that aims to get more college students to vote this November, while some election authorities argue such a measure would be costly and discriminatory.
http://www.argus-press.com/news_local/article_2fee2f98-fb7a-5e46-a5c4-05e161effcab.html"The county clerk decided that because the village is having their elections on the same day the schools get to ride along for free," she said.
MI: Voting changes unwarranted(Opinion)
MI: Michigan To Email Absentee Ballots To Overseas Residents
New laws make it easier for armed forces, citizens out of the country to vote.
MT: Missoula County 1st in state to allow voters to track mail ballots online