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Wednesday, 01 October 2014

October 1, 2014

National News: Paul hits GOP push to limit early voting | Group calls for restoring Voting Rights Act | DOJ releases new technical assistance on voting rights

Arkansas: AG candidate's voter registration cancelled by Pulaski Co. clerk

California: Governor signs vote-by-mail bill | Schaaf teaches potential voters about ranked-choice voting

Connecticut: Norwalk voters registering online at high rate

Florida: Studies: Florida 2012 voters lines bad | Congress releases report on 2012 election lines | Sen. Nelson aims to cut wait times on Election Day | Elections officials educate high school seniors | Snipes faces court in Broward elections fiasco

Georgia: Thousands of voter registration applications remain pending

Illinois: Cook poll workers honored for dedication

Indiana: County election board to test voting machines | Unauthorized absentee ballots mailed to hundreds

Kansas: Lawsuit holds up election preps across Kansas

Louisiana: SoS sees uptick in registration before November

Massachusetts: Many Somerville voters to see new polling places

Minnesota: Disposal of ballots questioned in Wanamingo Township

New York: Head of unit investigating state election law kept Cuomo's office in loop | Bloomingburg ballots being questioned

North Carolina: McCrory legal bills mount in voter ID case | Dead child targeted in voter drive | Report: Cat, kids get voter mailing | Both Dare and Hyde are ready for early voting, Election Day

Ohio: What are Ohio's voter rules? | Supreme Court ruling draws praise, criticism | Area elections board workers could have had some late nights | Early voting flip may mean extra work for elections boards

South Carolina: Fort mill voting precincts changed for special election

Texas: State plans mobile sites for election cards | Popularity of mail-in ballots still growing

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board suspends Marsh-Monsanto

Utah: Voting by mail gains popularity in Davis Co.

Virginia: State Data: Up to 5% of Lynchburg-area voters may need ID

Washington: Yakima, ACLU voting district plans remain far apart

West Virginia: House ballot vacancy argued in Supreme Court

Wisconsin: Elections agency asks for nearly half a million dollars for voter ID | Sharply divided appeals court explains ruling

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

September 30, 2014

National News: Voting rights battles heat up ahead of midterm elections | DoD takes steps to aid absentee voters

Alaska: Plaintiff says they won't appeal ballot lawsuit ruling

Arkansas: Arguments set this week for Arkansas voter ID case

California: Programming error forces redo on school board sample ballots | Napa Co. elections division has temporary home

Colorado: Routt Co. ready for election

Florida: State Attorney, FDLE review supervisor of elections recording | County calls Weeks' taping of a conversation 'illegal' | Mailer mixup: Elections officials fault Scott mailing

Georgia: Sunday voting approved in Richmond Co. | Dougherty Co. official calls for Sunday voting | Water damage puts crimp in Bibb election workers' day

Indiana: With changes in place, polling centers will open next week

Iowa: Pate wants to boost military voting | Woodbury Co. absentee voters to see affidavit change | Some facing delays for absentee ballots

Kansas: No ruling in bid to fill U.S. Senate seat | Judges weigh ballot lawsuit after plaintiff fails to show

Kentucky: 400 people use new online absentee ballot system | Thousands of election workers needed

Massachusetts: Kids Voting Stoughton teaches civics lessons with youth election

Michigan: Election duties of Gaines Township clerk taken away by Genesee Co. clerk

Minnesota: As Election Day nears, changes take effect to ease voting concerns | Training will help people with disabilities to vote

Montana: Ravalli commissioners won't take position on primary suit

New York: Voter registration push comes to Port Richmond

North Carolina: NC elections board investigating AFP's error-filled mailer to voters

North Dakota: Jaeger encouraging voters to use election website

Ohio: Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early voting period | Early voting in Ohio blocked | U.S. Supreme Court delays early voting | Ruling halts Golden Week of early voting | Elections board authorizes probe in Facebook page | New early voting schedule released | Cuyahoga Co. BOE to mail more than 108K ballots for November  

Pennsylvania: Polling place change will save county money

Texas: Voter registration simplified | County clerk incumbent, challenger talk elections | County commissioners propose nixing early voting site

Utah: Lawmaker wants to register high school students to vote

Virginia: Southside registrars help voters get prepared for new voter ID law | Groups offer free rides to help voters get ID before Election Day

Wisconsin: Students seek to overcome voter ID barriers at the polls

Monday, 29 September 2014

September 27-29, 2014

National News: Voter turnout plummeting in local elections | Exiting AG says Justice Dept. will continue voting rights efforts | Group with ties to Kochs mails out incorrect voter registration info | Early voting is changing election 'day' into election 'month' | Holder 'still attorney general' pushes voting rights  

Alabama: Secretary of state hopefuls running quiet campaigns

Alaska: Need an absentee ballot? There's an app for that | Sullivan says he's proud of record on Alaska Native voting rights | College students want to make voting easier for cellphone-using peers

Arkansas: Voter ID an issue in state Senate District 20 race | County election officials boost early voting efforts | Arguments set this week in voter ID case | Voter ID can cause lost votes

California: Major challenges await Bowen's successor | Mail-in ballot rejections analyzed in study by UC Davis | Brown sings package of bills to encourage voting | Brown signs mail-ballot election bill | More than 8K voters on inactive list | Changes coming to California's initiative process

Colorado: Mesa Co. conducts logic and accuracy test | Colo. candidates split on wisdom of voter ID | Election protection poll watcher recruited for November

Connecticut: State Rep. charged with fraudulent voting

Florida: Early voting sites increase; but hours, days drop

Georgia: Hours left as Ga. voter group tries to narrow fraud subpoena | Sunday voting not approved | Some Buckhead sites will offer early voting on Saturdays and Sunday

Guam: GEC encouraging off-island voters to register for absentee ballots

Idaho: Denney, Woodings vie to run Idaho elections | Political veteran, newcomer face off in the race for SoS

Illinois: Early voting concerns addressed

Indiana: SoS challenger wants to make elections more open

Iowa: County auditor defends early voting staff hours

Kansas: Kobach: Judges must fast-track ballot lawsuit | District Court's to hear lawsuit filed over Democratic nominee replacement

Maine: Bangor city clerk named award recipient

Massachusetts: Former Holy Rosary Parish Center returns to list for Taunton polling locations

Michigan: Demand for absentee ballots increases in Michigan | Recall change could cause ballot confusion

Minnesota: Absentee voting gets off to faster start this year

Missouri: Court ruling forces printing of new ballots for November

Nevada: Cegavske backs voter ID law for Nevada

New Jersey: Judge will call on special election soon | Union Co. clerk offers one-stop, vote-by-mail service

New Mexico: Electoral process hot topic in race for secretary of state | Ballot fight comes down to 'other questions' | Santa Fe Co. clerk allegations latest

North Carolina: NC counties increase early voting sites, but decrease hours | NC residents mailed incorrect voter registration information | Computer issues to blame for voter form errors | Two new early voting sites named | More early voting sites named than any off-year election | Schools want to limit contact between students and voters

Ohio: Early voting ruling unlikely to affect local elections | Court urged to let Ohioans vote early| BOE offices prepped for early voters | DeWine, Husted reply to NAACP filing on early voting | U.S. Supreme Court justice could get advice from OSU experts on early voting dispute

South Dakota: County ready for Nov. 4 election, early voting

Tennessee: Sebastian Co. election commission hears complaint about poll worker

Texas: Ellis Co. election administrator speaks at Rotary Club | Webb Co. is implementing a system to prevent voter fraud | Gregg Co. to consider election issues

Utah: Utah counties switch to mail-in balloting system

Virginia: Voters impacted by new ID laws in Virginia | Hundreds could be affected by new voting law

West Virginia: Early voting expected to increase | Dems ask W.Va. high court to keep Raines ballot slot empty

Wisconsin: Federal court declines to take up Wisconsin's voter ID law | Seventh Circuit splits down the middle over Wisconsin voter ID | Wisconsin voters clash over voter ID law | Bid to get full Appeals Court hearing on voter ID falls 1 vote short | UW-Oshkosh students to educate peers on voter ID changes

Friday, 26 September 2014

September 26, 2014

National: Eric Holder's voting rights legacy | Most states aren't waiting until Election Day to start voting

Alaska: State to defend merged gubernatorial ticket

Arkansas: Appeal on voter ID hearing Oct. 2

California: Council approves purchase of new voting machines | Vendor glitch won't delay San Bernardino Co. ballot printing

Florida: Manatee Co. under fire from voting rights groups | Weeks' husband in threatening altercation with Flagler commissioner

Georgia: Ga. voter group faces deadline on registration fraud inquiry | Bibb elections board rejects Sunday voting | Elections board says no to Sunday voting in Macon

Indiana: Co. tweaks absentee ballot process | Secretary of state candidate promotes election reforms

Iowa: Audit shows secretary of state overpaid employees

Kansas: More than 22K voter registrations in limbo

Louisiana: Annexed apartment dwellers get special ballots

Maryland: County adds second early voting site

Michigan: Michigan Election Coalition launches new voter information website

Minnesota: Secretary of state reports increase in accepted absentee ballots | Absentee voting running smoothly

Nebraska: Early voting begins next week

New Jersey: Co. clerk: File incomplete mail-in ballot at own risk | Judge will decide who will pay for special election

New Mexico: Poll questions won't appear on Chaves Co. ballot

New York: State, plaintiffs prepare for ballot lawsuit arugments

North Carolina: Federal appeals court set to review voter ID law | Voter mailed incorrect information | Mailings to deceased voters cause confusion | Change in election law discussed | Appeals court hears NC voter suppression case | More early voting sites than any off-year election

Ohio: State goes to U.S. Supreme Court to stop expanded early voting | Ohio challenges early voting mandate | Early voting ruling unlikely to affect local elections | Clair named interim Lake elections director | Early voting in limbo

Oregon: Crooks use fake voter registration to steal your identity

Pennsylvania: Six polling places could change in Bucks Co.

South Carolina: New Richland Co. elections board meets next month| Gov. confirms new Richland elections board

Virginia: 450K in Va. may lack proper ID needed to vote

Wisconsin: Milwaukee Co. to provide free bus rides to DMV | Officials prepare for voter ID law | Group calls on DOT to extend hours at all DMV locations

Thursday, 25 September 2014

September 25, 2015

National News: As election nears, voting laws still unclear in some states | Online voter registration still not happening in most states | Coming soon to the workplace: Voter registration drives? | Asian-American voter registration not matching population growth

Arkansas: Martin's office to defend voter ID law

California: Ballot counting could take longer, registrar says

Florida: National voting rights groups bash Manatee Co. for inconveniencing voters

Indiana: Election officials to test voting machines

Iowa: Anderson vows to engage young voters | Secretary of state candidates not likely to push for lower voting age | Early voting starts today

Kansas: Kobach wants role in voter's suit to force Dems to pick nominee

New Jersey: Clerk to visit Asbury for voters seminar | County office closure affects Montague early voting

New Mexico: Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Maggie Toulouse Oliver

New York: Some urge DOJ investigation into alleged disenfranchisement | District wants polling out of schools

North Carolina: NC Republicans running on voter ID | Charlotte court to host showdown on voting laws | Portions of new voter law now in effect | Appeals court hears NC voter suppression case | In Mecklenburg, uncertainty over voting rules complicates job of election official

North Dakota: Jaeger, Fairfield clash over voter ID law during debate

Ohio: State to appeal latest early voting ruling | Ohio voter 'Golden Week' upheld by court | Preble Co. will test voting equipment | Ohio loses early voting appeal; Husted plans to petition full court | Lucas Co. BOE to stay in place through November | Husted buys TV time

Pennsylvania: East Pennsboro Township's precinct one polling place moved

South Carolina: Poll worker shortage may mean longer lines to cast ballots

Texas: The difficulties for some of acquiring photo ID | Commission appoints Parker interim elections administrator | Early voting moved from Jersey Village, new location added on Greenhouse

Virginia: Norfolk offers voter IDs to registered voters | Mill Creek precinct changes voting location

Wisconsin: Waukesha Co. judge dismisses lawsuit by GOP | UW-Madison issues free voter ID cards for students | Voter ID requirement complicates absentee voting in Wauwatosa | Germantown, Menomonee Falls clerks respond to changes | Election officials concerned about Facebook posting targeting recall petition signers

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

September 24, 2014

National News: Voting rights battle could aid minority turnout | Hundreds of celebrities post selfies to promote voter registration| Pearl Jam, Phish, Jeff Tweedy help kick off voter registration day

Alaska: Alaskans hit the streets for NVRD

Arizona: Elections changes roil key state race

California: University partners with TurboVote to simplify student voter registration | Forged ballot signature in Stanton spurs investigation | Padilla and Peterson disagree on Bowen | No-party California voters nearly one-quarter of electorate | Elections workers signing up voters

Colorado: Ballots will be mailed Oct. 14

Connecticut: Merrill launches online voter registration push

Florida: Elections officials urging online voter registration | County elections officials back online voter registration by 2017 | Protest on voting rights has election-year shadings | Advocacy groups find flaws in Florida voter laws | Group focuses on getting ballots to inmates | Centenarians honored for voter registrations  

Georgia: Macon-Bibb nudges Sunday voting forward

Indiana: Vote centers will mean big changes for voters

Iowa: Johnson Co. polling places change

Kansas: GOP group backs Democrat for SoS race | Supreme Court orders ballot case to go to Shawnee Co. district court

Kentucky: New ballots expected by end of first week of absentee voting

Maryland: Back to the future: Elections board demonstrates new paper ballot

Michigan: Dems urged to end online absentee ballot program

Minnesota: Severson wants to streamline voting process

Missouri: Ballot reprinting to cost the state

Montana: NVRD passes as same-day vote looms

Nevada: Nevada, Clark Co. urging voter registration | County taps star power to get voters to the polls

New Mexico: Secretary of state hopefuls clash over voter ID, nonbinding votes | Chaves Co. wants 5 advisory questions on ballot | Dona Ana Co. chief deputy clerk resigns

North Carolina: Counties see rise in unaffiliated voters

Ohio: Summit Co. elections board to investigate Facebook posts | Ohio Chamber of Commerce endorses Husted

South Carolina: Poll managers needed for November election

Tennessee: Dickson election commissioner posts lead to censure

Texas: Voter fraud has some students rallying behind voter ID law | Voter registration efforts ramp up for fast-approaching election| Texas county changes 2 polling places

Utah: More and more mail-in ballots expected in Cache Co.

Virginia: Va. dept. of elections marks NVRD | Voter registration on 'average' pace | Botetourt Co. pushes for cost-cutting measure in primary elections

Wisconsin: DOJ: Leave voter ID decision alone | Clerks across southeastern Wisconsin preparing for voter ID | Court refuses to allow motion in voter ID case | On NVRD, city clerks urge voters to be prepared | Need an ID to vote? Brown Co. offers help | Despite lawsuit, county ballots won't be modified | Judge to hear GOP arguments that new model ballot should be redesigned before election | Election officials ask judge to toss suit over ballot design

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

September 23, 2014

National News: George Takei's special message for National Voter Registration Day | Rock the Vote--Where 'Kimye' and politics collide

Alaska: Judge rules in Alaska Native voting rights case | Judge orders state to add language help for voters in Alaska villages

Arkansas: Officials urging voters to participate | Residents call election commissioner controversial after public outburst

California: Candidates for election chief spar on performance, politics | Lake Co. experience shortage of poll workers | Workshop presents new advances in multilingual voter registration

Florida: Tuesday celebrate NVRD

Georgia: Violations found in Baker Co. election procedures | State sends more than 1200 ballots overseas

Hawaii: County preparing for voting interruption

Idaho: Renovations prevent early voting

Illinois: Orr urging voter registration Tuesday

Indiana: State launches app, events to encourage voter registration

Iowa: More people requesting absentee ballots in Iowa

Kansas: Kansan Kobach a lighting rod from immigration to voter ID laws

Kentucky: Lexington area high schools will seek voter registration drives this week

Louisiana: Ballot confusion feared in November

Maryland: State to appeal ruling on voting by disabled

Massachusetts: Pay raise sought for Worcester poll workers

Michigan: University of Michigan brings mobile SoS unit on campus

Mississippi: Outside group files briefs in Senate dispute

Missouri: Kander named co-chair of national voter participation committee

New Hampshire: Warning to NH voters: Instagramming your ballot could cost you

New Mexico: SOS Office: Chaves Co. seeks five advisory ballot questions

North Carolina: Craven takes delivery of new election machines | ˚Election preparation in Transylvania Co.

Ohio: Cuyahoga Co. plans 4 events as part of NVRD | Ohio early voting lawsuit could cause problems in other states, attorney warns | SOS candidates took different pathways | 18K voters impacted by poll location changes

Pennsylvania: Polling places likely to be under contract with Luzerne Co.

Rhode Island: RI takes part in NVRD

South Dakota: Oglala Sioux want to vote on the Rez

Texas: Plaintiffs claim bias during closing argument against Texas voter ID law | Fate of Texas' voter ID law in judge's hands| Feds, state clash over Texas voter ID law | Closing statements made in Texas voter ID case | Limestone may create new election position

Virginia: Loudoun Co. officials to host voter registration events Tuesday

West Virginia: Tennant launches 'Vote in Honor of a Veteran'

Wisconsin: Voter ID card drive starts today at UW-Madison | Mayor condemns voter ID law | Brief filed in Wisconsin voter ID case points out limited DMV access| Clerks: Cost of voter ID law will be minimal | No local cost spike expected for voter ID rules | Group tells court state doesn't have enough DMV center for voter ID | Liberal group: State voters can't get ID in time | Madison considering special moves to register voters and prevent election day waiting lines | Soglin ramps up efforts to assist voters | State Officials: So far so good in multi-agency effort to implement voter ID

Wyoming: Voter registration scam hits Jackson Hole

Monday, 22 September 2014

September 20-22, 2014

National News: Sen. Rand Paul woos minorities in critique against voting laws | Access to the polls in the hands of the courts | Online tools expected to ease absentee voting

Alaska: Judge to move quickly on ballot lawsuit

Arizona: Trend toward early voting by mail continues | Ballot printers busy gearing up for general election

Arkansas: County poll workers to swap locations

California: Registrar's office open until midnight on Tuesday| California Election Watch 2014: Secretary of state race | San Bernardino Co. pulling out all stops to get voters

Colorado: Colorado elections office sends registration cards to live voters...it hopes | CU, CSU students compete to increase voter registration  

District of Columbia: Council grills BOE on voting problems

Florida: Very early voting starts as wave of Florida ballots go overseas | Supervisor of elections to mail absentee ballots to members of military

Georgia; On one side, Ga. voter registration probe a bid deal, on the other, not so much | Macon-Bibb could allow Sunday voting

Idaho: Teton Co. warns of voter registration scam | Ysursa urges voters to register, marks National Voter Registration Month

Illinois: Sandvoss prepares to take over BOE

Indiana: State issues app for voter registration

Iowa: Linn Co. officials in spat with Linn-Mar over pre-election postcards

Kansas: Court ruling won't end Senate dispute | Kobach to add disclaimer to Senate ballots | Kansas ballots go overseas without a Dem in Senate race | Wrong deadline date in email from Sedgwick Co. election office | Both sides weigh in on Kobach's handling of ballot issue

Kentucky: Felons pushing Kentucky lawmakers to restore voting rights

Minnesota: Ready, set vote: Minnesota's window opens for voting by in-person or mailed absentee ballots | Minnesota township official accused of ballot burning | Ritchie makes way for new SoS

Montana: National voting rights person warns of barriers, Montana's Referendum 126

New Mexico: Supreme Court puts pot questions back on ballot | Secretary of State Duran weighs in | Overseas ballots in Bernalillo co. mailed by deadline

New York: City council green-lights three new BOE commissioners

North Carolina: NC GOP see positives with voter ID credit

Ohio: ACLU urges court to block Ohio from reducing vote | Ohio's 'Golden Week' is back--but will voters take advantage of it | Hamilton Co. holding voter check 'telethon' to aid voters

Oklahoma: Page to help voters cast ballot by mail

Oregon: Oregon modernizes voter registration

Pennsylvania: Accessibility of polling places has improved | With elections looming, Penn groups push for voter registration

South Carolina: Lexington Co. adding 100 poll workers for November

South Dakota: SD voters cast absentee ballots

Tennessee: Sevier Co. election commission holding National Voter Registration Day event

Texas: Election equipment passes test | Dallas voters can get free voter ID card at mobile station | City prepares for National Voter Registration Day | Court challenge to voter ID law nears end

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Thomas elections board's late changes to ballot mean it may again miss federal deadline to send military ballots

Utah: Same-day voter registration pilot program off to slow start | Holladay may switch to vote-by-mail next year

Virginia: Charlottesville corruption investigation continues | Absentee voting starts up in Fairfax, across commonwealth

Washington: King Co. elections debuts Instagram campaign | In Washington county, elections office remains gun-friendly | Effort reaches out to register 200K voting-age adults

Wisconsin: State has no budget for voter ID, agencies say | Elections chief scramble to implement voter ID | Chad Vader will help explain voter ID to Dane Co. | Many Wisconsin student ID cards will not work for voting | Three county clerks won't use GAB-issued ballot | Dane Co. clerk didn't follow elections board model ballot | Bilingual election workers needed, mayor says | Some election officials refuse to use newly-designed ballots | Voter ID law will not affect many absentee voters in Dodge County | McDonnell: Implementing voter ID this close to election 'a mess'

Friday, 19 September 2014

September 19, 2014

National News: Ads get creative, even seductive to attract voters | Five states put voting reform to the voters | Voter registration bill would improve outdated election system | GOP pushes early voting |

Alaska: Fast ruling sought in ballot lawsuit

Arkansas: Fort Smith library charged $12,400 for special election

Delaware: National Voter Registration Day even in Wilmington

District of Columbia: DC lawmaker still waiting on post-primary report

Florida: Elections office cuts may not happen after all

Georgia: Less than 1 percent of voter forms turned in by group actually fraudulent | Clergy members blast holdup of voter registration forms | Local officials working to clear new voter forms as inquiry continues

Hawaii: Backup plans in place in case lava impacts general election

Idaho: County warns of voting registration scam

Indiana: App helps Indiana voters | New voter registration app launching soon

Kansas: Kansas court: Remove Democrat from Senate ballot | Kobach disappointed over ballot ruling

Kentucky: Election board continues quest toward Nov. 4 | Kentucky's election agency director to retire Nov. 1

Maryland: Md. Co. proposes lowering voting age to 16

Minnesota: Ready, set, vote: Minn.'s window opens for voting by in-person or mailed absentee ballots | Red Lake is county absentee voting site | City of Farmington looking for election judges | 'No excuse' voting polls open Friday in Red Lake, bill author visits site

Mississippi: Hosemann's election reform committee looks into state laws | McDaniel files appeal arguments

Missouri: County has to reprint election ballots | Late change to ballots spurs call for earlier deadlines, but won't cost Boone Co. | New words will cost counties thousands

Montana: ACLU: Keep election day voter registration

Nevada: Nevada system makes it easier to vote overseas

New Mexico: Federal judge bounces ballot case back to state court

North Carolina: Clayton Co. approves early Sunday voting

North Dakota: Funds OK'd for overtime, temporary help in SoS office

Ohio: Elections board allocates scanners | Bill Clinton backs Nina Turner | Elections board says it can redistrict in two weeks | Elections board expects high absentee voter numbers | Brecksville resident wins award for work on elections | SoS candidates face off in lunchtime forum | Electronic poll books may make paper passe | Jefferson Co. BOE on the move

Oklahoma: State launches new web page to educate about absentee voting | Oklahomans urged to mail in votes

South Dakota: Federal case filed over voting rights on Pine Ridge | Absentee ballot options

Tennessee: Hagewood now interim administrator

Virginia: Registrar facing felony charges

Washington: King Co. debuts Instagram campaign | Council meeting on ACLU ruling delayed

Wisconsin: Voter ID has clerks, colleges scrambling | Wisconsin given deadline to respond to voter ID | UW campuses will issue student voter IDs | Voter ID challenges clerks | Madison events will recruit poll workers, help with voter ID requirement | DMV computers go down for more than an hour | Voter ID no concern for clerks in county| Officials rush to get absentee ballots out ahead of deadline | Design of Wisconsin ballot goes to court on Wednesday

Thursday, 18 September 2014

September 18, 2014

Alabama: Why did feds sue Texas over voter ID, but no Alabama?

Arizona: Secretary of state hopefuls talk about elections | Poll worker error leads to 125 percent turnout

California: LA city council looks at 32 ways to tempt voters | CSUF panel looks at dilemma of uninformed voters | Displaced voters asked to contact registrars office

Florida: High schools in race to register voters

Georgia: 28 forged documents uncovered in probe of Ga. voter registration group | Brooks Co. woman found not guilty in voter fraud trial | State says 25 voter applications of 85K 'confirmed' forgeries

Hawaii: Election officials prep for lava

Illinois: Rochester resident to lead state BOE

Iowa: SOS candidate offers 7 ideas for Iowa elections

Kansas: Kansas Dems seek to oust Kobach

Minnesota: Former convicts continue advocating for voting rights| Mpl. committee considers expanding in-person absentee voting hours

Missouri: County's recount nets 1 more yes vote, 3 more not votes | Court ruling causes reprinting of ballots | Missouri won't appeal rewrite of early voting item

Montana: Montana to vote on same-day voter registration

Nebraska: District judge upholds SoS decision

New Mexico: Court orders county to follow voting plan | City voters will have plenty of election day polling places

New York: Genesee takes $35K-plus hit for Sept. 9 elections | City council publicly vets BOE candidates for first time

North Carolina: Berger campaign changes voter ID ad | Early voting hours cause partisan spat | Voting site changed

North Dakota: Jaeger gets funding request to cover costs of reviewing ballot measures

Oregon: Mail out the vote: 'It increases voter registration' | Kate Brown finds receptive audience in 'register to vote' effort

South Carolina: Voting precinct not being sold

Tennessee: Dickson Co. election administrator terminated

Texas: County votes to buy new voting machines | Elections administrator resigns

Washington: Yakima council favors election district plan

Wisconsin: Full court asked to halt voter ID law | Opponents of voter ID seek reversal of court's decision | Groups appeal voter ID ruling, allege 'eleventh-hour' changes will disenfranchise thousands | City clerks, voters dealing with new ID law | UW-Madison to issue separate voter IDs starting next week | City sending out absentee ballots and voter ID letters | College students facing challenges with voter ID law | Wisconsin GOP sue election officials over ballot design