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2016

Monday, 16 May 2016

May 14-16, 2016

National News: Courts may play pivotal role on voting rights in 2016 election | Obama backs national voting day | Stevens says Supreme Court decision on voter ID was correct, but maybe not right

Alaska: Bethel to keep polling stations instead of mail-in ballots | City council votes down postal ballots

Arizona: Helen Purcell through the years | Attorney calls for Reagan's impeachment | Voting centers to debut Tuesday

California: Vote-by-mail ballots delayed until May 20 | California November ballot may have as many as 18 ballot measures

Florida: Collier elections office relocating

Georgia: Saturday voting

Idaho: Ada Co. need to 'duplicate' batch of misprinted absentee ballots

Indiana: Vigo Co. results official, LWV petition for ISU vote center | Interesting trends in Clay Co. voting | Election board fields concerns over accessibility for disabled voters | Inmates often miss chance to vote

Kansas: Clerk to demonstrate voting machines

Kentucky: Elections board discusses concealed carry for poll workers

Maryland: Election snafus leave voters wondering if their vote was counted | Baltimore election audit to begin Monday

Michigan: Two Wayne voting precincts relocated

Minnesota: Secretary of state launches new website

Missouri: Kraus says Ashcroft failed where he succeeded | Lawmakers grant new authority to secretary of state

Montana: Elections office advises reading ballot instructions

Nebraska: Nebraska OVR wins 2016 StateScoop 50 Award for Innovation of the Year

New York: NYC BOE hasn't committed to any reforms | Poll workers have one job to do--and 20 percent don't do it | NYC elections chief says no excuses for election blunder | Storm erupts over 3rd try at moving polling site | AG pursing voter purge complaints

North Carolina: Losing candidates allege Durham primary was 'tainted' | SBOE to handle Durham election complaints

Ohio: Clark Co. elections official quits, says he was 'disrespected'

Oregon: Automatic voter registration a success, with a hitch | Primary is first test of automatic voter registration law | Surge in registrations could lead to big turnout | Nearly 25 percent of ballots already in | Counting of ballots underway for primary | Why the Dem secretary of state race is wide open | First primary returns expected around 8pm | Ashland ballot drop box alley will be one-way Monday and Tuesday

Texas: Supreme Court ruling proses problems for Texas voters

Virginia: Blacksburg voting startup seeks $3.2M | Area groups mobilize to register voters

Wisconsin: Holder says DOJ should examine Wisconsin voter ID | Federal judge to eye Wisconsin's voting changes | Haas named new elections chief | State elections commission names first administrator | LWV outlines voters ID steps for fall elections

Friday, 13 May 2016

May 13, 2016

Arizona: How Maricopa Co. will prepare for upcoming elections | AG: Secretary of state broke law, but special election to proceed

California: Monterey Co. hosts voter info session for Spanish speakers| Grand jury reports on registrar's operation of polling sites | Nonpartisan voters face hurdles in California presidential primary | County elections division rolls out 'vote-n-go' boxes | Vote-by-mail ballots delayed in Tehama Co.

Colorado: County acquires four new voting machines for November election

Connecticut: Woodbury registrars test ballot scanning machines | Merrill speaks to Wilton on Conn. voting system

Florida: Councilman loses voter fraud suit, run-off to decide race

Idaho: Ada Co. tests out new voting machines

Illinois: DuPage looking to enlist more election judges | DuPage election officials working to prevent errors in write-in races

Kentucky: Secretary of state: Honor vets with votes

Maryland: Maryland decertifies Baltimore election, investigates irregularities | Baltimore election decertified | Baltimore has a long history of election problems

Minnesota: Senate approves move to primary

Missouri: Legislators send voter ID to statewide ballot

Nebraska: Webster Co. clerk apologizes for leaving race off primary ballot | Poll workers receive training

New Mexico: Two Dems in race want clerk to improve voting process

New York: BOE to face city council questioning | Elections chief defends botched primary; challenges loom | Big ballot toss leaves behind hard questions

North Carolina: Forsyth Co. adds 100+ provisional ballots | Durham Co. commissioner asks for new election

Ohio: BOE approves Rotary contract | Why some abuse survivors are afraid to register to vote | Election Day court challenges could be costly under Senate bill

Oregon: Motor voter system may add 7K voters to county rolls

South Carolina: Elections office mistakenly tells some voters there is no primary

Tennessee: State official visits elections office

Virginia: Democrats address voting rights restoration | Felon voting rights restoration was 'greatest day as governor,' McAuliffe says | Planning to cast a write-in for president? Don't expect it to count in Va.

West Virginia: Tallying county votes took a while | Voter turnout booms in Cabell

Thursday, 12 May 2016

May 12, 2016

National News: Trump candidacy sparking 'a surge in citizenship, voter registration' | Tougher voting laws will heavily impact Latinos in 2016: Report

Arizona: Only a third of mail-in ballots in Coconino Co. returned | Schools, county weigh next steps if election is delayed | Online voting system makes it easy for military personnel to cast their vote

Arkansas: Election commission sends complaint to prosecutor for review | Pulaski seeks to change law on school votes

California: Feds monitoring county's Spanish language elections policies | Sample ballots: 'We owe it to the voters' | Los Angeles mail-in voters finally get 'I Voted" stickers

Delaware: Pathway to felons' voting rights make straight by law

Indiana: Tippecanoe Co. Clerk: Fix primary election problems before November

Kansas: Johnson Co. election process adds tech upgrades with iPads

Kentucky: Elections officials preparing for Tuesday's primary

Maryland: Dixon won't seek recount

Massachusetts: Worcester board seeks clarification on removing voters from rolls

Mississippi: County poll workers to get a raise

Missouri: Kander releases findings on St. Louis Co. election fiasco | Polling change in place | Kander submits proposals to avoid repeat of flawed St. Louis Co. election

Nebraska: More than 700 people unable to vote because race not included on ballots | Primary election day a long day for volunteers | Primary turnout highest since 2000 | Confusion, frustration after officials fail to notify voters that polling place had moved

New Hampshire: Selectmen say no to returning to hand counts | Voting residency requirement goes to Senate

New Jersey: Union Co. Clerk updates election app

New Mexico: Officials talk about voter registration

New York: Optical scanners to be used in future voting

North Carolina: Ben & Jerry's creates new flavor for voting rights campaign with NC NAACP | State directs Forsyth Co. to add provisional ballots from primary

Ohio: Judge says blind denied voting access, but don't expect changes for November | Elections board moving to Norwood

Pennsylvania: Commissioners honor election clerk

South Carolina: Some Richland voters mistakenly denied GOP absentee ballots

South Dakota: Cedar, Knox Co. voting face issues

Texas: Commissioner's Court approves consolidating polling places

Virginia: McAuliffe study: Nearly 80 percent of felons allowed to vote were non-violent | Lawmakers debate felon rights restoration

West Virginia: Harrison Co. saying good-bye to paper ballots | Paper ballots slow down election night | Hardware problems cause late election results in Doddridge Co. | The voting count hold up in Upshur CO. | Folded ballots, over-votes cause delay in Mineral Co.

Washington: Yakima owes ACLU $3M

Wisconsin: Walker OKs voter ID receipts at polls | Walker administration tweaks voter ID rules | GAB seeks $25K for voter ID education campaign

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

May 11, 2016

Arizona: Ballot harvesting law could impact Latinos, seniors in general | New commission aims to reform election procedures | Lawyer wants May 17 special election pushed | Secretary of state: No election delay because of voter guide error | Lawyer files challenge to delay special election

Arkansas: Officials warn of higher costs, confusion unless election law changed

California: In case you forgot: How the California top-two primary works | Voting machine logic, accuracy testing scheduled | Lower voting age heads to November ballot | Primary voting process streamlined | Supervisors OK ballot measure to lower voting age | Vote-by-mail ballots delayed by vendor problems | Modesto's ballot mistake could cost a hefty sum | Napa election officials form Spanish advisory board

Colorado: Voters push for primary in 2020

Connecticut: Stamford polling locations chosen for audit

Delaware: Senate passes bill to restore voting rights to felons following their time in prison

Florida: Voting technology and security

Indiana: Huge voter turnout sells primary polls

Iowa: New group aims to educate disabled Iowans before election

Mississippi: Nearly half of registered voters cast ballots

Missouri: Secretary of state candidates clash over voter ID | St. Louis Co. BOE wants re-vote in some towns after April ballot shortage | St. Louis BOE wants re-vote after ballot woes | Change afoot as troubled BOE moves toward November

Nebraska: 104-year-old Grand Island woman voter for FDR in 1932 and in every election since | Richardson Co. voter of 60 years gives advice to first-time voters | Quieter GOP race makes for less dramatic primary | Nebraska eyes earlier primary date | Storm damage forces polling site to move | Experienced workers help Johnson Co. election thrive | New volunteers work the 2016 election polls | Gas leak closes polling location

New Hampshire: Expert says e-poll books need more testing

New Jersey: Road closure impacting turnout | Crash didn't keep election official from voting

New Mexico: Early voting for primary begins

New York: Nearly all LI affidavit ballots rejected | Election officials toss 90K provisional ballots

Ohio: Committee approves OVR | Husted encourages students to register

Oregon: Lawsuit heads to court | Oregon's new Motor Voter law adds 50K voters | Primary opponents for secretary of state go on attack

Texas: Irving faces $70K special election | Webb Co. officials test voting equipment | Clerk wants out of election business | Voting centers may be in county's future | Harrison Co. commissioner upset about early voting sites

Utah: Navajo plaintiffs ask court to dismiss counterclaim in voting rights case

Virginia: Locals show support for voting rights restoration | Norfolk man urges others to get rights restored | Short ballots, confusing lines for June 14 primaries on Peninsula

West Virginia: What goes into pulling off an Election Day?| Reports of campaigning too close to polls | Mon County sees election issues | Large turnout, paper ballots cause delay in Fayette Co.| Taylor Co. tests new electronic voting system | Minor glitches in Mon County | Lines in excess of one hour reported at some polls | Some Harrison Co. polling places report long lines | People line up to vote in W. Va. primary | A busy night | Still some voters waiting their turn as polls close statewide | Tennant, Warner matchup set for secretary of state's race

Wisconsin: Observers: Voter ID had impact on student polling sites | Longtime Wisconsin elections chief retiring | Report: Voter ID caused problems mostly in student precincts

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

May 10, 2016

National News: Vote.org helps you register to vote and fill out absentee ballot | Automatic voter registration now law in four states | Kansas prosecutor looking into election official's conduct

Alabama: Bill would require license offices to be open 2-days per week | Bill would give incarcerated right to vote

Alaska: Complications arise translating ballots to Yup'ik

Arizona: Secretary of state failed to issue pamphlets for election | Arizona felons have a steep path to restore voting rights | Pamphlet plight could postpone May special election

California: Report: California voter registration experiencing 'history growth' | 900K getting mail ballots in San Diego Co. | Santa Barbara Co. mails out thousands of ballots | Mail-in ballots continue to be popular locally

Florida: Man arrested after failing to report website vulnerabilities | Florida primaries are private affairs | Broward to pay poll worker who broke hip picking up piece of paper

Iowa: Scott Co. to provide interactive sample ballots

Kansas: Improving the process | Kansas prosecutor looking into election official's conduct

Kentucky: Clerks preparing for May 17 primary

Maryland: Re-vote approaches | Elections board certifies primary

Montana: Montanans can register to vote through election day | Late registration begins | More judges sought to help make elections run smoothly

Nebraska: Storm damage changes polling location | Scottsbluff polling location moved | Ballot counter a day before state primary

New Jersey: Two voters allege mail-in voter fraud

North Carolina: Criminal charges could follow Durham Co. ballot investigation

North Dakota: ND voters asked to update IDs to avoid problems when voting

Ohio: Panel moves to delay OVR until 2017

Oregon: Bloomberg drops big donation in secretary of state race

Pennsylvania: Bill to help military and overseas voters passes Senate committee | Entering unlocked school is easy on Election Day

U.S. Virgin Island: GOP chairman says election fraud being investigated

Utah: Election officials in most counties request vote-by-mail ballots for June primaries

Vermont: Secretary of State Jim Condos to run for re-election

Virginia: Ousted registrar drops suit against Botetourt's electoral board | Locals show support for decision to restore voting rights | Portsmouth man celebrates getting his right to vote back

Washington: Spokane man receives too many election ballots

West Virginia: WV sees record number of early voters | Polls open at 6:30 a.m. | Are election officials ready?

Wisconsin: LWV pushes for voter ID education campaign | School board votes to stop using schools for polling places

Wyoming: Teton Co. switches to vote centers | County polling places good to go for 2016

Monday, 09 May 2016

May 7-9, 2016

National News: Voting has gotten tougher in 17 states | Obama urges Howard graduates to get involved | Trump flubs policy details on voter registration

Arizona: Concerns build over May 17 election pamphlet glitch

California: DMV voter registration goes electronic | Why voters love their 'I Voted' stickers | Clerks rush to handle influx ahead of primary | SLO Co. to send out record number of vote-by-mail ballots | If you registered to vote at the DMV, check again | Voter turnout may still be huge

Colorado: Primary bills compete in Legislature

Connecticut: Officials tense, tight-lipped over 'Motor Voter' probe |   Merrill: Voter snafu 'unacceptable'

Florida: Bogeyman at the ballot box: Florida voter fraud is largely a myth | Voting precincts redrawn, supervisors to send new cards, post maps online | Salome first to qualify for ballot in race for supervisor

Georgia: Kemp responds to DOJ

Illinois: Will, Grundy county clerks lay out election Day registration costs

Indiana: Clark Co. positions for new machines | Vigo Co. voter recounts sexist comment from poll worker

Kentucky: County clerk says state's absentee voting law 'intrusive'

Louisiana: Registrars taking their effort to the people

Maryland: Some chafe, others shrug at Baltimore election snags | Results remain after final count

Nebraska: Some polling places change in Hall Co.

New Mexico: Clerk's office gears up for primary

New York: Elections board certifies primary

North Carolina: Forsyth provisional ballots still under review

Ohio: Voters must wait until 2017 to register online

Oregon: County unrolls 'BallotTrax' tool | Ballot problems in run-up to primary

Pennsylvania: Delegate choices caused ballot denial, man says | Elections officials complete unofficial primary vote tally | Ligonier polling locations could merge

Tennessee: Newspaper locked out of Polk Co. election commission meeting

Texas: Official: Voting going smooth, but 1 minor problem reported at polls in Killeen | Power outage closes voting center in South San Angelo | Voter ID lawsuit abruptly withdrawn in state court | Voting card error leads to district confusion in Longview | County judge questions voting locations

Utah: Mail-in ballot letters create confusion

Virginia: In Virginia, the race is on to register 200K former felons | State works to help registrars verify felons' voting rights restored | Two Williamsburg precincts told different Election Day tales

West Virginia: Voting problems in Kanawha Co. may be growing | Group works to register young voters, involve peers in political process

Wisconsin: Chad Vader wins best municipal public service announcement | Council approves flexibility in staffing polls

Wyoming: More polling changes to hit Natrona Co.

Friday, 06 May 2016

May 6, 2016

National News: Election commission advisory board disagrees with director over citizenship rule

Arizona: Voting equipment and programs tested

California: Ballot measure aims to move city elections to November

Colorado: Candidate drama delays ballots

Connecticut: Merrill announces towns that will undergo primary election result audits

Florida: Candidates for elections supervisor showcase knowledge, experience at forum | Elections supervisor: DMV glitch kept people from voting | Flagler Co. OKs $560K for new voting machines | Bateman bill to test e-poll books in 2017 passes committee

Georgia: DOJ wants suit alleging Ga. illegally purges voters

Indiana: Hancock voting center glitch sorted out | Turned away voters cry foul | Early voting poll workers still waiting on checks | Election office thought error was corrected

Kentucky: Witness describes alleged vote-buying effort in Magoffin

Maryland: Last of Baltimore primary ballots to be counted Friday | Activists urge Baltimore voters to document problems

Minnesota: Sleepy Eye polling place will move

Missouri: Buch Co. Clerk: ID not the answer | Legislature sends ID bill to Nixon

Nebraska: Initiative will focus on north Omaha in effort to register up to 10K Douglas Co. voters

New Mexico: Commissioners introduce voter ID ordinance

New York: Second NYC election official suspended | Second official suspended| BOE will be required to notify voters when poll sites change | Lawsuit filed to block certification of primary

North Carolina: Audit continues to check voter ID fairness | NC election board investigating Durham ballots | Provisional ballots mishandled in Durham | Local elections officials upset over voting requirements

North Dakota: Hettinger Co. moves to vote by mail

Ohio: Lawmaker pushes to make sure every vote counts | Provisional ballots presumed valid under Count the Votes Act

Oregon: Unprecedented number of people register for Oregon primary

South Dakota: Ballots were printed April 22

Texas: New tool helps voters find polls in Fort Bend Co.

U.S. Virgin Islands: Joint elections board tells parties to run own primaries

Virginia: After public review, Dept. of Elections streamlines voter registration | Convicted felons applying to restore voting rights | Taxpayer costs approach $4M in election lawsuits | More than 2K felons register to vote in Va. | Dept. of Elections sees impact after restored voting rights| Roanoke registrar still tweaking final vote counts

Washington: Podlodowski wants Wyman to cancel primary

West Virginia: Push to get voters to cast ballots early is overwhelming success | Record early voting turnout

Thursday, 05 May 2016

May 5, 2016

National News: Facebook voting reminder extends to 35 states | Petition urges investigation into EAC | There's a new way to register to vote | This new site makes it easier than ever to vote

California: Sups OK switch to even-year elections | Costa Mesa to pay $55K as part of settlement of voting rights claim | Primary election preps

Colorado: Man admits to voting in Kansas and Colorado in same election

Connecticut: Brookfield registrar will sue town

District of Columbia: Some residents discover DMV voter paperwork never completed

Florida: Estero man charged with hacking into elections website | The South Florida voter fraud case that went nowhere | Some Hillsborough voters will have new polling place | Cybersleuth's hacking of elections website draws criminal charges

Georgia: Local Athens elections board concerned with change in voter registration policy | Voting rules confuse some citizens

Indiana: Sanders campaign sues over late poll opening | Miami Co. election worker to be disciplines for turning voters away | City council president criticizes clerk for voting machine mishap | Future of online voting | iPads speed up voting | St. Joseph Co. clerk says digital poll books worked well | Vigo clerk responds to claims of voting equipment problems | Officials look to speed things up for the general election | Officials: 400-500 ballots in Hancock Co. had errors | Sanders challenges poll hours in court

Kansas: Jackson Co. election office trying to prepare people for November | Wichita man pleads guilty to voter fraud

Kentucky: Clerk reminds voters about primary

Louisiana: Lawsuit claims La. voter registration law is discriminatory | Registrar's office campaigns for Voter Registration Week

Maryland: Closely watched provisional vote count begins in Baltimore

Massachusetts: Kipp Academy opening doors as polling place

Missouri: Voter ID requirement gets final go-ahead in Missouri Legislature | Voter ID gets final approval

Nebraska: Election officials express concern, desire change in voting procedure

New Mexico: Dona Ana clerk urges people to check voter registration

New York: No more machine voting in Hornell district | State BOE wants to 'figure out what went wrong" in Brooklyn

North Carolina: Nearly 2 months later, primary results still being examined | Cumberland, Sampson among counties under examination

Oklahoma: Some area voters surprised by purge | Oklahomans could face system purge with voting delay

Pennsylvania: Pressure growing to eliminate commissioners | Civic groups take on Philly elections commissioners

Texas: Voting units to be replaced | Polling place temporarily short on ballots Tuesday

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board finalizing polling sites

Virginia: McAuliffe hits back on proposed lawsuit | Voter turnout remains stagnant in Chesapeake | Va. Democrat criticizes executive order | Family concerned over dead relative's absentee ballot application

West Virginia: Supreme Court rejects lawsuit over OVR | District boundary lines cause problems at polls

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

May 4, 2016

Arizona: Nonprofit sues Arizona for voter records

Arkansas: Secretary of state says new voting system in the works

California: Grand jury finds problems at polling places | Voting convenience increased for primary

Colorado: Folks are angry about caucus system, but is primary the answer?

Florida: Pinellas Co. commissioners approve new precinct lines | County commission honors Wendy Brown

Illinois: McHenry Co. clerk: Election day communication issues are being addressed | All registered voters in Will Co. to receive new voter cards

Indiana: Voting machine goes down at Frankton poll | Heavy early turnout reported | Scenes from the polls | NWI's teens keep polling places up-to-date | Several polling places experiencing minor problems | Hoosier voters encounter few problems | Heavy voter turnout reported by voting center poll inspectors | Technology upgrade for St. Joseph Co. voters | Long lines mean wait for some Indiana voters | Software woes mean long waits for some voters | Lake election officials put out the help wanted sign | Turnout high in spots, not others | Vote centers have computer problems | Long lines impact some Terre Haute voting centers | Some voting issues reported in Vigo Co. | Vigo Co. reaches 35 percent | Not all ballots counted | Making them smile | 10 voting machines to be counted Wednesday | Voters raise concerns over ballot color | Vote center lessons learned on Tuesday| South Vermillion students learn about voting first-hand | Vigo voter registration investigating poll worker comments | T-shirt tiff, home address mixup, unfunny statement add color to day | Software glitches leave 2K votes incomplete | Early voting helps county elections run smoothly | Voters turned away, goes with 'spirit of the law' | High interest in primaries causes long lines | Better turnout, but some problems | Election snafu in Hancock Co. | Elkhart voters mob polls | Students serve as poll workers | Marion Co. clerk: Turnout 'incredible' | Inside Indianapolis polling place as polls close | St. Joseph Co. voters check in with new system

Kansas: Ballots reaching county clerk unsigned

Kentucky: Voting machines set for May 17 primary

Maryland: Critics say city elections board fumbled on primary day | Dixon says she no longer concedes election | Shelia Dixon exploring legal challenge to election results | Election watchdogs call for probe of Baltimore primary

Massachusetts: Leave your selfie stick in the car

Minnesota: 13 precincts in Stevens Co. switch to voting by mail | Push to convert to primaries cools at capital

Missouri: Despite deal, lawmakers predict ID fight to endure | End of session deal making on ID | Voter ID law wins Senate approval

Nebraska: Gale says higher voter registration may not result in more votes cast | County equipment is tested, ready to go for election

New Jersey: Union Co. clerk offers one stop vote-by-mail service | Election officials says she's probing deluge of absentee ballots | New voting machines for Bergen Co.

New Mexico: Facebook to assist with voter registration | Clerk's office bustles with voters prepping for primary

New York: About 10K ballots not counted in Broome | Protestors rally against alleged NY primary voter fraud | Bill would require alternate voting sites | Judge rules in deputy election commissioner case | About 89 percent of SI election affidavit ballots ruled invalid | Cayuga BOE rejects 153 affidavit ballots

Ohio: Ohioans could register online to vote, but not until 2017| Hamilton Co. elections board heads to Norwood in January

Oregon: Wyden to introduce national vote-by-mail bill| Wyden wants Oregon's voting system nationwide | Secretary of state candidates square off | Getting young voters to turnout is elusive goal

Pennsylvania: Franklin Co. elections board looks forward to Nov. 8

Rhode Island: Raimondo wants new elections director | Former Bristol town administrator nominated to elections board

Texas: A sweet way to encourage voter registration | Kingwood High seniors learn all about voter registration | Special election could cost $80K | County commissioners want more answers on election problems

Virginia: On-again, off-again rain-and voters-mark city elections | State officials address issues, though challenges remain for registrars

West Virginia: Kanawha, Cabell Co. clerks sued for not taking online voter registrations | WV high court rejects lawsuit | Early voting proving successful around Clarksburg

Wisconsin: Lawmakers prod USAG on voter ID court challenge | Proposal makes poll work flexible

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

May 3, 2016

National News: Election fraud feared as hackers target voter records | Judiciary Dems seek hearing on voting rights

Alabama: Merrill can't come up with proof of fraud in documentary on voter ID law

Arkansas: Voting center sought at UA

California: Assembly OKs bid for more mail-in vote designees

Colorado: Election officials to address election modernization in New York | Basalt election clerk sues over election-related open records request

Connecticut: South Windsor considers moving polls from schools

Florida: It's elections equipment 'old enough to vote' | Students explore democracy through registration

Indiana: Five things to know before going to the polls | Early voting rush in final hours | Voters are springing up, bringing some surprises | More people voting early than in last two elections | Knox Co. short one paid election official position | Election officials expect voters in droves | Prepping for the primaries| Heavy turnout, long lines expected today

Maryland: Group calling for halt of election certifications | Baltimore elections chief defends primary process amid criticism

Minnesota: LWV Minnesota launches Your Vote Your Voice website

Mississippi: Election workers honored

Missouri: Agreement reached over contentious voter ID proposal

Montana: Judge tosses closed primary lawsuit

Nebraska: Voting in Douglas made easier this election cycle

New Jersey: District reviewing voter fraud charges

New York: Onondaga Co. polling locations reviewed | Warning of Brooklyn voter purge dates back weeks | Judge rejects challenge to NY's closed primary system

Ohio: Final arguments being made in dispute over ballots in Ohio | Domestic abuse survivors could get new address to vote under Ohio bill | Ohio panel eyes changes to online voter registration bill | OVR could be delayed till 2017 | Frank is new county elections director

Texas: Commissioners approve quote for new voting machines | Hidalgo woman claims she's the victim of voter fraud | McLennan Co. elections commission adopts report, suggests fixes

Virginia: Va. GOP plans to challenge rights restoration

Washington: County council to add 43 ballot drop-off boxes

West Virginia: New U.S. citizens look to cast their vote this fall | No-selfie zone: Not OK in voting booth, West Virginia says

Wisconsin: Voter ID funding sought | Democrats urge DOJ to challenge voter ID law