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Friday, 08 June 2018

June 8, 2018

National News: Not voting could jeopardize future votes in some US states

Alabama: Voters can thank iPads for shorter waits

Alaska: Alaska officials dispute some findings in election memo

Arizona: Some voter registration hurdles come down in Arizona

California: 'Far from over:' Thousands of primary ballots still left to be counted | San Francisco race raises ranked-choice voting | Ninth Circuit hears challenge to California Voting Rights Act | All Voters' Choice Act counties have uncounted ballots | About half a million ballots remain uncounted as county works toward certifying election | More than 2M votes left to count in primary | Why California takes so long to count ballots | 1873 voted in person at a vote center | Election officials hand-count some ballots while others look over their shoulders | Early reports were wrong, SLO turnout higher than expected

Connecticut: State pushing Southington registrar of voters to get required certification | Governor vetoes election day registration bill | Malloy vetoes polling place location bill

Florida: Central Fla. elections offices on guard for cyber attacks | Meet Craig Latimer, supervisor of elections for Hillsborough Co.

Hawaii: Vacancies on elections commission need filling | Two Pahoa polling locations designated absentee mail precincts

Indiana: ISP to investigate voter fraud allegations in Madison Co.

Iowa: Iowa Dems receive complaints from voters in three counties about ID law |

Kentucky: Beshear selects counties for post-primary election audits

Maine: Municipal clerks prepare for historic ranked-choice election | Primary vote results could be delayed at least 6 days | Ranked-choice voting timeline unveiled for 1st time

Maryland: MoCo prepares for early voting | Election preparation underway | Election officials prepare for early voting | Mount Airy BOE prepares for town's first special election

Massachusetts: Amherst hires familiar face as new town clerk

Minnesota: Minnesota's fight against election hackers gives way to political football | Simon confident in state's election cyber defenses | Blue Earth Co. prepares for potential election interference

Mississippi: County sees 15 percent turnout | Less than 400 people cast ballots locally

Montana: Voting machine that caused delays in Butte Tuesday night was on loan

Nevada: Voting in the elections? Here's what to expect at polling locations

North Carolina: Amendment would put voter ID in NC constitution | Apple & Amazon told to stay away from NC because of 'racist voter ID law'

Ohio: State OKs money to replace, repair voting machines ahead of 2020 | Butler, Warren could collectively receive $5M from state for new voting equipment

Pennsylvania: County to see voting machine options | York Co. voting machines to be replaced by 2020

South Carolina: Florence Co. polling location changes for June elections

South Dakota: Pennington Co. auditor apologizes for election day 'mess'

Tennessee: Suffrage memorial to be unveiled Saturday

Texas: Bell Co. to get $1.4M election equipment upgrade

Virginia: Albemarle Co. makes changes to its polling locations

Thursday, 07 June 2018

June 7, 2018

National News: Industry report cites mounting threats to election infrastructure

Alabama: Merrill wins GOP nod for secretary of state | Few problems in an election with many working parts | Electronic poll books a hit with poll workers in Houston Co. | Issues with voting locations | About 26 percent voted in Alabama primaries | Polling pads pass first test | Electronic poll books used in dozens of counties during primary

California: A 'printing error' made election day a pain for lots of LA voters | Disappointing voter turnout casts shadow over San Francisco election | Solano leaders mulling new voting systems| Online tool will make it easier for UCLA students to register to vote | One-third of OC ballots remain to be counted | Not cool. The Fonz among those left off voter rolls | Padilla heads to November | Kern Co. sees an increase in mail-in ballots | Some 40K Sonoma Co. ballots still to be counted | At least 14K ballots remain to be counted in Nevada Co. | A new way of voting in state may have prevented the printing error | Sacramento Co. has 200K+ uncounted ballots | Proto wins Sonoma Co. clerk-recorder-assessor and registrar of voters race | Silicon Valley's election office last in California to report complete results | LA County officials demand answers about why voters were left off rosters | Why California takes so long to count ballots | The library was closed, so they left ballot on the lobby floor. Will their votes be counted?| Delays plague election results, but Tulare Co. working to close gap

Florida: Other states back Scott on felons' voting rights | Florida officials consider using regional voting centers

Georgia: Secretary of state moves to review voting machines | Ga. begins review of new voting systems | Henry Co. elections wants out of schools by 2020

Indiana: Vote center moving to fairgrounds due to construction | Republican Pat Gabrione bids farewell to county elections staff

Iowa: Secretary of state addresses post-election mishaps, misinformation | Voter with disability says she ran into problems on election day | Election officials: Some grumbling about ID requirement | Several forgotten ID's at Iowa polls| Statewide voting turnout was 3rd highest in history | Campaign apologizes for erroneous tests on primary day | Secretary of state responds to primary day issues

Kansas: Kobach attorney says ACLU fees for contempt are redundant, excessive

Maine: Will campaigns about ranked-choice voting affect voter turnout | How ranked-choice will impact election night

Maryland: Candidate backs down in ballot battle

Massachusetts: Braintree polling place to change

Mississippi: Equipment issues hamper primary results in Oktibbeh Co.

Montana: Local advisor board would help protect elections | Secretary of State Stapleton responds to primary turnout, reporting delays | Voter turnout for Montana was 41 percent | Yellowstone Co. residents turn out in record numbers| Gallatin Co. clerk and recorder race ends in tie | Some Missoula voters fell off absentee ballot list

Nevada: Early voting up 11 percent in Washoe Co. | Voting more convenient for voters on election day

New Jersey: Election worker on heroin arrested at poll, cops say

New York: Citizens groups support push for early voting

North Dakota: Set-aside ballots: A change to ND elections | Paper ballots are making a comeback

Ohio: Leneghan accuses Muskingum Co. BOE of violating Ohio recount law

Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson diagnosed with brain cancer

Pennsylvania: Officials decline to set special election

South Carolina: Changes to polling locations in Beaufort Co.

South Dakota: Auditor says internet connection issues caused voting delays | Despite e-poll book glitch, Hughes Co. election goes well | Software failure mars election night

Texas: Area senior citizens experience voting issue | Voting rights group says citizens commission could fix gerrymandering

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Croix board members want to sanction Fawkes

Utah: A quarter-million primary ballots will be hitting Salt Lake Co. mailboxes this week

Wednesday, 06 June 2018

June 6, 2018

National News: DHS official: States will probably know first if malicious cyber-activity hits primaries | Synack offers free penetration testing for election systems ahead of 2018 midterms | Election commission says 26 states have received cybersecurity funding ahead of midterms

Alabama: Electronic poll books working well in Morgan | Legislator on voting snafu: 'People know I'm not dead' | It's a rainy day for some Alabama voters | Merrill, Milam win nominations for secretary of state | Electronic poll books make their debut | Apparently, Alabama has a new 'I Voted' sticker

Arkansas: Secretary of state introduces new machines | GOP to fill vacant post on election commission | Quorum Court selects Diane Ferguson as interim county clerk

California: Election starts with a few blips | Californians offered last minute option for voter registration | Sacramento is ditching polling places for vote centers. Will people be confused | Technical issues delay some primary voting | San Mateo, Napa counties add conveniences for voters to boost turnout | All's quiet on the vote center front in Nevada Co. | Voting ends Tuesday, but some election results could take days | San Diego man has worked polls in 50 elections, but is now retiring | Some Claremont voters encounter glitches at the polls | Shasta Co. residents cast votes with new ballot machines | Villaraigosa calls for Friday extension after voters left off rolls | Machines for blind voters repeatedly failed when Ca. woman tried to vote | Printing error omits 118K names from voting rosters in LA County | First election with same-day registration | Some are sad without Sacramento polling places | Software glitch forces San Mateo Co. voters to cast provisional ballots | New voting system put to test in Sacramento Co. | Alameda Co. voters utilize drive through ballot box | Polling place briefly evacuated after suspicious device found | Record number of mail ballots could delay San Diego results | San Francisco mayor's race very tight under unusual system | Deva Proto winning race for Sonoma Co. clerk, elections chief | Where do 'I Voted' stickers come from? | Long lines of voters casting their ballots at SF city hall | Voter turnout in Sacrament, San Joaquin counties mostly by mail | Polling place issues in LA County complicate primary | Grandmother, granddaughter work vote center together | Polling place relocates for Sonoma Valley fire | Amador Co. polling places run out of ballots | Unique polling place in Ocean Beach | These are the 13 languages on California's new 'I Voted' sticker

Florida: After months of waiting, Florida counties will finally see federal funds | Study: Voting 'yes' to Amendment 4 could save Fl taxpayers millions | Election supervisor seeks modest budget increase

Hawaii: Voters affected by lava to receive mail-in ballots

Iowa: Some eastern Iowa voters face issues in voting process | Voter integrity laws raise questions | Secretary of State Office: Incorrect polling location texts appear to be a campaign error | Pate says texts with wrong voting site sent in error, not malicious | Computer issue causes ballot problems at Dubuque voting location | Water main break moves polling site | A campaign texted voters the wrong polling information, but officials won't say which one it was | Despite new voter ID laws, Johnson Co. has record primary turnout | Very few issues at polls with 'soft rollout' of voter ID law | Voter ID law getting a workout during primaries | Iowa takes new steps to protect voting | Pate will reveal sources of erroneous texts after polls close | Democrat DeJear wins secretary of state primary | System glitch affecting some Story Co. primary voters

Kentucky: Kentucky board of elections certifies primary except for one race |

Maine: Ranked-choice voting: What happened when some Mainers took a test run | King says he's supporting ranked-choice voting referendum | Secretary of state Matthew Dunlap | Town gears up for ranked-choice voting

Maryland: MD voter registration website back up after outage | Md. BOE fixes temporary glitch in voter system

Mississippi: Lines are short! Plenty of time left to go vote | Election day runs smoothly with new voting process

Montana: Voter participation increasing as ballots trickle in | Absentee voting the highest in decades

New Hampshire: State wants to boot professors in SB 3 lawsuit

New Jersey: Hoboken wrestles with polling problems during primary election | Slow voting pace set for primary | BOE addresses primary polling issues in Hoboken

New Mexico: Steady and slow at area primary election polling sites | Tackling voter fraud: AG's office to have agents at polling locations | Thousands of San Juan Co. residents voted early, absentee | Voters head to the polls in Taos Co. | Steady and slow at area polling sites

North Dakota: Williams Co. commissioners raise questions about elections process | Election workers encourage the younger generation to join in | ND Supreme Court, city council wrestle with voting locations

Pennsylvania: Brother lawmakers introduce legislation on weekend voting

South Dakota: Secretary of state issues 'clarification' on polling problems | Hughes, Hyde, Sully and Potter among SD counties having issues with electronic poll books | Voting resumes in Rapid City after glitch | What went wrong with voter verification on election day? | Election results to be delayed until 9:45pm after voting problems | Some city candidates concerned about voting systems problems | Longer poll hours in some counties | Voting issues, low turnout reported | Voting delayed when poll workers couldn't 'connect' with e-poll book | Auditor releases updated closing times for Pennington Co. polling places | Quick reboot of e-poll books in Hughes Co., but voters get some extra minutes | Long-time voter info trips e-poll books in Brown Co. | Disuse of provisional ballots in Pennington Co. criticized | Secretary of state's e-poll book vendor also has 10 other no-bid contracts | Shortage of ballots forces Groton Republicans to make multiple trips to vote center | Election snafus reported statewide | Voting glitches cause issues in Yankton Co. | Why you didn't get an 'I Voted' sticker at the polls today

Virginia: James City buys new voting machines

Wyoming: Wyo. gets part of needed funds for new voting equipment

Tuesday, 05 June 2018

June 5, 2018

National News: Former President Clinton says every US state should return to paper ballots | Are Tuesday's primaries safe from hackers? A state-by-state election security breakdown | Stoneman Douglas activists launch new push for youth voter turnout | Secretary of state races are more competitive than ever | Congress hopes to pass bill to allow voting in general elections to occur on weekends

Alabama: Young voters are registering, but will they show up? | Merrill breaks down electronic check-in at the polls | Baldwin Co. adds new voting precincts | Secretary of state, after ruling: 'I'm not unblocking anybody' | Election directors test new voting equipment | Crossover voting law at play in primaries | Polling location changes in Mobile Co.

Arizona: Settlement removes hurdles to voter registration | Reagan, Fontes settle suit over Arizona's voter registration process

Arkansas: Many Arkansas counties will be implementing new voting machines

California: San Diego Co. offers polling place locator | Santa Cruz Co. vote-by-mail ballots trickle in | Secretary of state candidate targets voter fraud | New registrar working to make electoral process simple, transparent | California enlists data scientists in election monitoring bid | Yes, you can still get an 'I Voted' sticker if you vote by mail | In a handful of counties, polling places are giving way to a sweeping new election system | Preparations underway for primary elections | Got two ballots in the mail? County registrar says you can't vote twice | Big changes in the way Sacramento Co. votes has advocates nervous | Fresno Co. prepares for primary | 70 percent of Shasta Co. voters choose mail-in ballots | Neighborhood voting centers, 'polling parties' expected to fuel Sacramento voter turnout | San Mateo Co. expects increased turnout | Many LA students vote early, thanks to registrar's early voting center | Here are four homeowners who have hosted polling places for years and are loved by election officials | Historical arcade hosts polling place, continuing Long Beach family's legacy

Connecticut: Democratic registrar in Wallingford loses nomination for re-election bid

Florida: After two months, Florida's election security money is approved in one day | Vote centers: The next big thing in Florida elections? | Gill: Cybersecurity is top priority in elections office

Georgia: Lawsuit tries to force Ga. to use paper ballots in 2018 elections

Idaho: Primary saw spike in voter participation

Indiana: County inmates denied right to vote get certified as class

Iowa: New machines, voter ID law, await Page Co. voters | It's voting day, what you need to know

Louisiana: New voting machines carry pricetag of up $60M

Maryland: Judge rules against candidate's ballot lawsuit

Massachusetts: Could the longest-serving statewide elected official lose his job?

Mississippi: Here's what you need to know for Mississippi's primary election on Tuesday | Election officials prepare for primaries | Election commissioners work hard ahead of primary | New polling locations set for Lowcountry voters

Montana: Election officials prepare for Tuesday's primary | 2 polling places relocated in Missoula Co. | Browning polling place moves after county dispute

New Jersey: Could NJ go back to paper ballots?

New Mexico: Nearly 100K cast early votes in NM | Las Cruces city council adopts ranked-choice voting | Second city in NM opts for ranked-choice | Cimarron evacuation order lifted as fire eases | Primary election day plan for voters displaced by Ute Park Fire

New York: Port Chester officials debate when to set pivotal vote on election system | Bahren to retire as Orange Co. elections commissioner | Court order delays Ocean Beach election results

North Dakota: More than 21K people vote before noon on first day of early voting in ND

South Carolina: Dorchester Co. opens second absentee voting location in Summerville

South Dakota: Auditor's office gears up for election | Election day survival guide | Pennington Co. sets record for early voting in primary | Pennington Co. auditors preparing for large voter turnout

Texas: Commissioners plan to purchase $1.4M voting system | Details emerge in fifth voter fraud arrest

Utah: New voting machines secure June primary

West Virginia: Wood Co. seeks grant for new voting machines

Wisconsin: New county voting machines may be in the cards for 2020 | LGBTQ campaign launched to boost voter registration | La Crosse polling places to change

Wyoming: State gets half of needed funds for voting equipment

Monday, 04 June 2018

June 2-4, 2018

National News: Growing advocacy and awareness bringing accessible design to more people than ever | States want voters to start young

Alabama: JeffCo using new e-poll books to avoid crossover voting | Election officials gear up for primary vote

Arkansas: State, counties working to upgrade election gear

California: Roving voting service available in parts of San Mateo Co. | Sacramento Co. embraces new voting procedures for 2018 | Mother Lode elections officials have yet to receive most vote-by-mail ballots | Yolo elections office to keep voters informed with new election night website maps | Lacking volunteers, Lakehead voters lose lone polling place | With election day near, Placer Co. needs poll workers | Have you voted yet? Voter's Choice Act let's residents get it done sooner | California's ballots won't be counted next week, and that's completely normal | It's a jungle in California's primary | Need a voting plan? Five steps to casting a ballot in California's election | 5 important voting rules to know before California's primary

Colorado: Colorado's 1M+ unaffiliated voters can participate for the first time in a primary. Here's what they need to know.  

Florida: Cybersecurity a focus-point as Collier Co. begins election prep

Iowa: Early voting up despite shortened window | Polls set for primary election day | Primary marks statewide test for new voter ID law

Maine: Maine voter soon to decide fate of ranked-choice voting | A ranked-choice voting explainer from the secretary of state | Maine voters to field-test ranked-choice voting in June primary

Massachusetts: In upset, incumbent Secretary of State Bill Galvin loses Democratic nod to challenger Josh Zakim | Longmeadow corrects ballots ahead of town election

Michigan: Michigan election equipment new and systems more secure in 2018

Minnesota: Secretary of State Steve Simon gets DFL endorsement

Montana: Missoula Co. makes it easy to vote in primary

Nevada: Clark Co. voters continue to set early voting records

New Hampshire: Holder clarifies stance on out-of-state college students voting in NH

New Jersey: Judge: Morris Clerk can leave Dover ballots as they are | Dover's election ballots won't add Spanish instructions

New Mexico: GOP candidates for secretary of state faces lawsuits

New York: Nichols wins party's nod for St. Lawrence Co. elections commissioner | A new twist in the LeFrak City polling place saga | NYS Senate Dems press vote on election reform bills

North Carolina: Cumberland Co. needs to replace 15-year-old voting machines

South Dakota: Local official poised for primary election day

Tennessee: Knox Co. settles election commission lawsuit

Texas: Arrest Number 5 in alleged Edinburg vote fraud scheme

U.S. Virgin Islands: Jevon Williams takes seat on BOE

Virginia: Fairfax Co. registrar fired days before midterms | Prince George Co. changes polling location due to power outage | Fairfax fires head of elections office less than 2 weeks before primary elections

Friday, 01 June 2018

June 1, 2018

National News: Election officials concerned by outdated voting machines: report | Dated voting machines raise alarms for 2018 midterms | Report helps election officials maximize available funding to upgrade voting systems

Arkansas: Democrats add to poll grievance | Lonoke Co. voters push for more training after 'fiasco' at polls | County officials work to repair, restore voter confidence | Election grumble is fourth in county

California: California is making it easier to vote--even if you forget to register

Colorado: Unaffiliated voters in Colorado are getting mail-in primary ballots this year

Florida: Elections supervisors speak out on security | Rubio presses election commission to provide cybersecurity funding to Florida ahead of midterms | In Florida, long fight for restored vote often ends in minutes | Court sets date for felons' right arguments | Tim Canova: Broward supervisor of elections must go | Even before they can vote, young artists impact Martin Co. elections

Georgia: N. Georgia recounts uphold local election results | Cobb could reconsider some schools' use as polling places

Iowa: Voter ID suit filed days before primary | How to vote in Iowa under state's new voter ID law | Secretary of state announces record number of absentee ballot requests | Pate hopes training materials will prepare polls for primary | Fremont Co. officials hope for busy primary day

Kansas: McCullah: New secretary of state facing a perfect storm

Louisiana: Gov. John Bel Edwards signs law restoring felon voting rights after 5 years

Maryland: Judge denies Ervin request to order new ballots, sets hearing for Monday

Michigan: Michigan to implement new voting equipment, receives $11M grant

Mississippi: Hackers target state voting system, but with no success

Nevada: Early Carson City voters like new voting machines, clerk says | Washoe Co. debuts new voting machines

New Hampshire: Court hears from 10 parties on NH voting rights bill | Many voices argue over meaning of voter fraud | State officials, activists try to sway NH Supreme Court's review of voter residency bill

New Jersey: Judge will hear Grossi lawsuit on Monday

New York: Absentee ballots left stranded at Brooklyn Post Office after election | 800 absentee ballots not delivered to BOE for 2017 vote

North Carolina: County considers only option for new voting machines

North Dakota: Preparing for an election isn't an easy job

Oklahoma: Cleveland Co. election board calling for civic-minded precinct officials

Pennsylvania: Middletown HS students commended for voter registration drive

South Carolina: New absentee ballot box taking votes 24/7 ahead of elections

Texas: Appeals court temporarily blocks online voter registration for Texas drivers | Paxton hints at more arrests in Edinburg vote fraud probe

U.S. Virgin Islands: Williams to be sworn in on St. Croix, vacancies remain on St. Thomas | Arguments made, elections board lawsuit heads to VI Supreme Court justices

Wisconsin: Appeals court yet to rule on voter ID, other election laws after 16 months | 5 things to know about Wisconsin's stalled voter ID cases and what it might mean for fall elections

Thursday, 31 May 2018

May 31, 2018

National News: Gun-reform activists spur voter registration at high schools

Alabama: Polling locations going digital | Voting access, options the priority for secretary of state challengers

Arkansas: AR Dems file complaint over Lonoke Co. voter ID issues | Sebastian Co. plans for June runoff

California: More California voters, counties opting for mail-in ballots | RivCo unveils remote accessible vote-by-mail system | One, two, three: The ins and outs of RCV | Lyft, Uber partner with LA Co. registrar for primary | Voting times extended at Yolo libraries to June 4 | More than 1.4M Californians have already cast their ballots | Glendale voters may change municipal elections to coincide with state

Colorado: Voting machines tested before primary elections | Election assistance approved

Florida: Elections supervisors press Rubio | Rubio meets with elections officials | Florida asks feds for $19M in new election security money | Long ballot will cost St. Johns Co. nearly $300K extra

Georgia: How does a runoff election work?

Guam: Puerto Rico, others, support territorial voting rights case

Idaho: This Idaho man is leaving his job as county clerk to follow a dream of cleaner toilet seats

Illinois: Cook Co. Clerk David Orr: Illinois needs to overhaul its elections

Indiana: Strong granted recount in Lake Co. race

Iowa: Civil rights group, ISU student sue IA secretary of state | Pate reacts to voter ID lawsuit | Early voting up despite shortened window

Kentucky: Lafayette HS honored for 100 percent voter registration | Championing youth vote, Grimes contemplates run for governor

Louisiana: Registrar of voters wants 29 questions answered ahead of St. George certification

Maryland: Ervin files lawsuit to force reprinting of ballots | MoCo students acknowledge National High School Voter Registration Day

Massachusetts: Coalition pushes for switch to ranked-choice voting | Lawmakers hesitant to apply early voting to primaries | Amherst hires familiar face as new town clerk

Michigan: TC to offer demos of new voting equipment

Minnesota: Steve Simon talks vote security, access

Mississippi: Secretary of state gets $4.5M to beef up cybersecurity

Montana: 41 percent of Ravalli Co.'s absentee ballots returned | Some changes set for Missoula Co. voting places | Drive-thru drop off available once again for Missoula voters

Nevada: New Washoe Co. voting machines make smooth debut

New Hampshire: Van Ostern takes issue with accuracy of Crosscheck

New York: Request for Spa City charter vote records denied | Harckham denounces Murphy's voter ID proposal |New York launches drills to thwart election hacking

Ohio: After recounts, 4 Mahoning Co. races remain the same | Election board picks Frye for deputy post

Oklahoma: New voter registration doubles from 4 years ago

South Carolina: Richland One students create absentee ballot drop box

Texas: AG addresses Edinburg election investigation | AG stresses commitment to Hidalgo Co. voter fraud investigation

Wisconsin: West Allis' new clerk shows fledgling clerks how to succeed

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

May 30, 2018

National News: Gun-reform activists spur voter registration at high schools | Parkland activists spur voter registration at 1000 schools | States are trying new tech to detect cyber-meddling in elections

Arkansas: Election 2018: 'Fiasco' on election night | Sebastian Co. election commission plans for June runoff

California: New technology speeding up ballot counting in SLO County | Pasadena youth voter registration project completed | Counties acknowledge more errors in canceled voter registrations | New law allows registering to vote after deadline | Final day to request mail-in ballot is Tuesday

Colorado: Man pleads guilty in local voter fraud case

District of Columbia: DC BOE debuts new technology ahead of primaries

Florida: Floridians to decide if felons get voting rights back | Snipes loses request for recusal of judge | Homeland Security, Florida prepare for elections

Georgia: Kidd promoted to lead Douglas Co. elections office | State fines Bibb Co. $2250 for 2013 election foul ups | Early voting sets new record

Illinois: Galesburg election commission could only be abolished by voter referendum

Maine: Judge denies GOP bid to escape ranked-choice voting in June 12 primaries | Judge rules Maine GOP must use ranked-choice voting

Maryland: Md. gubernatorial candidate files suit in primary ballot battle

Mississippi: Mississippi sees low number of requests for absentees

Montana: Missoula Co. gears up for primary | County elections office prepares new polling stations, ballot box ahead of primary | Ballots flowing into Yellowstone Co.

Nebraska: Counties seek pilot all-mail elections

New Hampshire: Exhaustive investigation reveals little evidence of possible voter fraud in NH | NH database flags 142 possible voter fraud cases, not 'thousands'

New Jersey: Should schools be used as voting sites while students are present? | Grossi appears to violate election law again

New York: BOE says 'no' to request for ballots | What to know after Cuomo's conditional pardons | From RadioShack manager to election official: An unlikely journey

North Dakota: ND voter ID settlement conference ends without resolution

Ohio: Close race settled by coin toss in Cuyahoga Co. | Four Cuyahoga Co. races decided by coin flip, recounts needed in two races | Mahoning Co. holding recount

Pennsylvania: Mifflin students recognized for voter registration efforts

Rhode Island: Cortellessa announces he will run for secretary of state

Tennessee: State to review local election cybersecurity | Could smartphones change how we vote?

Texas: Voters, local officials get firsthand look at new Smith Co. voting machines

Utah: Election reform initiative won't make Utah ballot

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

May 26-29, 2018

National News: March for Our Lives and HeadCount to stage voter registration 'Day of Action' | Almost half of Republicans believe millions voted illegally in the 2016 election | First line of defense in US elections has critical weakness

Alabama: Voters to use new iPad sign-in technology at June 5 primaries | Boyle one of 7 counties testing paperless polling check-ins | Merrill confident about election security | Crossover voting ban in effect June 5

Alaska: Effort underway for Anchorage vote-by-mail in November

Arkansas: Benton Co. election officials set Tuesday recount

California: What is the Voter's Choice Act? | Attention SF! Voter registration extended to election day | Hundreds of future citizens will be at polls in SoCal to help non-English voters | 18 voting centers open up in Sacramento Co. | OC debuts pop-up polling place | Nearly 500 SF voters to cast ballots from behind bars

Colorado: El Paso Co. plans public test of vote counting ahead of primaries |

Connecticut: Preston Dems to hold caucus for registrar of voters | Ansonia RTC nominates 20-year-old to serve as registrar of voters

District of Columbia: Digital tools for DC voters as primary registration deadline nears

Florida: Florida's election experts still worried about keeping hackers out | Rick Scott, Cabinet defend felons' rights restoration system in court | Elections officials worry a longer ballot could lead to longer lines

Georgia: Rodgers retiring from voting registrar's office

Idaho: Canyon Co. continues to struggle with ADA compliance | Local youth reflect on first time voting

Illinois: Election officials split on judge proposal | General Assembly pushes for voting from jail

Indiana: Miami Co. candidate files for recount | Valparaiso's Jim Harper wants to inject energy into secretary of state's office | It's a draw. Now what? Solving an election tie isn't the same for every municipality

Iowa: For Iowa's Democratic secretary of state candidates, access to voting is critical | Clay Co. resident has voting rights accidentally cancelled

Kentucky: Young residents cite variety of reasons for not voting

Maryland: Council asks state to reprint ballots | Maryland to post voting notices about candidate's death

Montana: Nearly 100K have already voted in Montana's primary election

Nebraska: More county officials pushing for all-mail elections after successful Garden Co. test

Nevada: Storey Co. sends out notice of error on sample ballot | Clark Co. voters will have new tablet-like devices to cast choices starting Saturday

New Hampshire: House shoots down bill to give secretary of state power over postponement of elections

New Jersey: Lawmakers consider switch to paper ballot system | Candidate: Trenton sample ballot snafu impacted 758 residents | Harrison candidate wants AG to monitor election

New Mexico: Dona Ana Co. clerk names Lindsey Bachman as chief deputy

North Carolina: Will NC Legislature take up voter ID as constitutional amendment?

Ohio: Voting equipment money inches through OH Legislature | Ohio awaits Supreme Court ruling in voter removal case

Oklahoma: Chronic shortage of poll workers plagues county election board

Texas: Report finds few issues with Agua SUD election | Delays in Starr Co. election results caused by 'human error' | AG seeks emergency stay to block motor voter law | Attorney: Tarrant Co. is only place where prospective voters are imprisoned

U.S. Virgin Islands: VI Bar joins PR, scholars in Supreme Court case

Utah: Salt Lake Co. elections director on leave, citing 'divisive' work environment amid campaign against boss

Virginia: Fluvanna couple's voting precinct unexpectedly changes after 40 years

West Virginia: Complaint to secretary of state sparks Keyser city election discussion | Northern Panhandle counties need pollworkers for November

Friday, 25 May 2018

May 25, 2018

National News: Remember the age of paper ballots? It's back | Election officials need more than just paper-based ballots to secure votes

Alabama: Merrill defends voter ID law

Arizona: Democratic candidate for secretary of state alleges theft of petitions

Arkansas: Lonoke Co. election process back on track after derailing, officials say | County Clerk Sherry Bell retiring at month's end | Justices say Wyatt erred in election commission ruling | Benton Co. to hold recount

California: Officials addressing error on primary ballot | Mobile voting service center tours Orange Co. for a limited time | Two vote centers open Saturday in Nevada Co.; Five more will follow June 2 | Elections officials promote more ways to vote

District of Columbia: For better voter turnout, DCBOE forges unique partnership with Nextdoor

Florida: Is Florida's elections system safe from a cyber attack? | Tim Canova shows up at elections conference to criticize Barbara Snipes | Sixteen states apply for election security money. Florida? Not yet

Georgia: Why Georgia's runoff elections won't be held until late July | Thomas Co. elections office faces technical difficulties

Kansas: Secretary of state hopefuls want to focus on security | Taylor touts experience in secretary of state race

Louisiana: Julie Stokes announces campaign for secretary of state

Maryland: Ervin threatens to sue after SBOE declines to print new ballots

Mississippi: Should you be worried about hackers affecting your vote? | Mississippi to receive more than $4.7M in state and federal funds for elections

Montana: Tester to Sessions: Protect voting rights of Native Americans

New Hampshire: State Supreme Court to decide whether voter database can be used in lawsuit

North Dakota: Secretary of state approves petition to change state voter law | Proposed ballot measure to prevent noncitizen voting moves forward

Ohio: New, updated voting machines could be coming for Butler Co. voters

Pennsylvania: Opening primaries in Pa. could boost turnout, but may be a tough sell

Tennessee: Nashville voters on returning to the polls: 'Dumb,' 'A struggle,' 'A waste'

Texas: Edinburg voter fraud case intensifies

U.S. Virgin Islands: Territories' voting rights gain more support | Elections board members continue illegal meetings

West Virginia: Outcome unchanged following primary

Wisconsin: State moves to avert federal lawsuit on voting hitch for some overseas voters |Elections commission outlines security spending plan | Elections commission plans to hire new employees and upgraded software to be more secure | Elections commission outlines security spending plan | Wisconsin to change ballot access for overseas voters