All this and more in today's voting news below...
AL: Concerns Are Brewing About The Recount Between Tim James And Robert Bentley
(recount is by machine)
CA: Want to know if your vote was counted? Check website
http://is.gd/cUMwD Worried voters can check if their ballot was counted in the June 8 primary election at a county website.Voters can visit http://www.sos.ca.gov/ elections/ballot-status t
It is estimated 10,000 ballots remain, 7,000 of which are provisional and the remaining are vote-by-mail that were dropped off at precincts June 8. Vote-by-mail ballots are scanned to verify the voter's signature while provisional ballots require more thorough and stringent study
CA: 13,000 ballots still uncounted
The Napa County elections office is still counting about 13,600 ballots -- or 42 percent of the votes cast in last Tuesday's election -- and is not expected to release official results until June 24...
"The large number of vote-by-mail ballots delivered after Friday, June 4, represents a greater percentage than usual," Tuteur said, adding Napa County's last-minute swell in votes is consistent with voting trends across the state.
CA: Tulare County absentee ballots done, but more votes to count
CA: Few Yoloans make use of early voting
...mail-in voting is well on its way to becoming the leading way of voicing one's political opinion, with more than 40 percent of Yolo voters taking advantage of the system.
CT: Bysiewicz hears problems disabled face when voting
CT: SOTS Candidates Forum, Hartford Public Library
HI: Tax Dollars Paid For Djou's Robo-Calls
Voter Offended By Telephone Survey
Hawaii's newest congressman, Republican Rep. Charles Djou, was elected in a special election after campaigning for restraint in spending government money. Now he has offended some voters, by using taxpayer money for automated telephone calls that some say sound like campaigning.
MN: PHOTO ID RAISES COSTS AND BURDENS TO SOLVE A VOTING PROBLEM MINNESOTA DOESN'T HAVE
"In order to ensure their person is elected, they may just bullet vote," Sollami Covello said. "It is definitely a strategic way of voting if you want to ensure someone is elected in that top three. It happens in every election where you have more than one candidate."
NJ:Lawyer requests probe into election
PATERSON -- A lawyer for Councilman Rigo Rodriguez has called for a federal investigation into possible voter discrimination, citing the roles played by Sheriff Jerry Speziale and the county Democratic chairman in allegedly intimidating Latino voters.
NY: MEDIA MATTERS ON FOX ON PORT CHESTER VOTE