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AR: Arkansas Supreme Court Won't Decide Republican Nominee Eligibility Until After Election http://www.ballot-access.org/2010/11/01/arkansas-supreme-court-wont-decide-republican-nominee-eligibility-until-after-election/ On November 1, the Arkansas Supreme Court issued a one-sentence order in Fite v Kilgore, 10-1112. This is the case over the eligibility of the Republican nominee for state house, 83rd district, Tommy Fite
http://www.cbs47.tv/news/local/story/Thousands-of-Ballots-Hold-Error-on-Prop-23/lWjxauZTRkKs5SYH4z_Nrw.cspx Fresno County Elections Chief, Victor Salazar, admitted his office made an error when it sent out tens of thousands of ballots with some incorrect language to describe proposition 23.
The ballot states the measure would suspend laws requiring "major polluters" to report and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
CO: Slow voter turnout is perplexing (Larimer County)
Doyle said. "I would say if you are going to a vote center, you might plan on being there a while.
We could have some pretty good lines."
Investment? One Day. Value to Democracy? Priceless
DE: Disabilities Law Program to monitor accessibility of voting site
FL: Judge says Sarasota vote recount unnecessary
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20101029/ARTICLE/10291061/2055/NEWS?Title=Judge-says-Sarasota-vote-recount-unnecessary ...a circuit judge declined to order a recount in Bolam's close race for Charter Review Board in the August 24 primary election. The judge also cleared Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent of wrongdoing in the case.
IN: Indiana BMV expands hours to provide voter IDs
http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20101101/NEWS01/11010332 INDIANA -- Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles license branches will offer extended hours today and Tuesday to issue state ID cards and driver's licenses that can be used for identification at polling places.
MI: Americans overseas can cast votes easier, faster
MN: Amid voter intimidation, the right information
Here's the information you need to know about how to vote
MO: New Electronic Machines Will Check-In Voters
http://www.ksmu.org/content/view/7566/66/ (Greene Co)
Struckhoff says a voter can simply type his or her name into these machines, or they can use a bar code found on the back of their Missouri driver's license to scan in.
MS: Questions About Fairness For Hinds County Elections (video available)
Commissioner complains about lack of training
Questions about whether someone could tamper with voting machines