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Thursday, 08 September 2016

September 8, 2016

National News: Carville: Rigged-election claims a 'fundamental attack on the country' | A last-minute guide to overseas voting for American expats | DHS fights election hacking fears as experts warn of vulnerabilities

Alabama: Mayoral recount set in one Alabama city amid concerns about election | How a 1-vote difference in a mayoral race could create a big-size legal problem for one Alabama town

Alaska: Group seeking to link voter registration with PFD reports big donations from teachers union, DC foundation

California: Judge restores man's right to vote

Florida: Security pro gets 20-day jail term | Mailer outs residents' voting record | Leon election audit finds accurate results

Georgia: Election turnout in Floyd Co. is highest for voters over 50 | Athens-Clarke elections board settles on early voting sites | September observed as National Voter Registration Month | Black students may be targets of 'unauthorized' voter registration efforts at Kennesaw State | KSU warns of unauthorized voter registration activities

Guam: GEC takes stock of voter concerns in preparation for general election

Illinois: Voting assistance available for disabled and elderly

Massachusetts: Chicopee voters reminded of new voting location | New traffic plan announced for Brewster polling location

Michigan: Secretary of state holds college voter tour

Minnesota: U launches first-of-its kind program for election officials

Mississippi: Southeast Philadelphia polling place changes again

Missouri: Kander 'strongly encourages' prosecutor to review absentee ballots cast in state rep race | St. Louis BOE racing to get ready for special election | Special election could cost $70K

Montana: Montana GOP asks high court to remove Libertarian SOS candidate

Nevada: Nevada officials launch voter registration drive

North Carolina: NCGOP leader lobbied counties to offer just one early voting site in 'confidential' email | Elections board extends early voting, but not to Sunday | GOP, Dems battle over NC early voting rules | Some election mailers still say voters need ID at polls | Despite court ruling, voting rights fight continues in North Carolina | Orange Co. early voting plan at mercy of state board | State board to set early voting schedules

Ohio: Six months later, poll order tossed

Pennsylvania: New voter registration app | New text message service available in Pa. to help voters register

Texas: Williamson Co. hiring teens for election | Locals confident hackers won't infiltrate Jefferson Co. voter registrations | DOJ to judge: Texas providing public, poll workers with 'misleading' voter ID information

Vermont: September is National Voter Registration Month

West Virginia: Tennant issues statement on election security

Wisconsin: Wisconsin college students face unique, growing challenges getting to ballot box | Specific student IDs valid at polls

Wednesday, 07 September 2016

September 7, 2016

National News: Fear and hacking on the campaign trail: Will the vote be secure? | OSCE to deploy more international observers to follow U.S. election | Constitution Check: Where have all the poll watchers gone? | DHS secretary vows 'no stone unturned' on election security | Taco trucks on every corner? Business group wants them every polling site instead | Latino business group starts Guac the Vote | Paperless voting could fuel 'rigged' election claims

Alabama: City vote counts correct after all

Alaska: State certifies primary, but recount is imminent

Arizona: After narrow loss to longtime Maricopa Co. elections boss, Aaron Flannery takes the high road

Florida: Error results in do-over in Water Authority election | Plea deal expected in election hacking case | Supervisor of elections runner-up to contest final vote | Accused hacker apologizes to Lee Co. elections official

Georgia: Georgia's presidential voting begins in two weeks | UGA to serve as early voting site in advance of November election

Idaho: Breaking down barriers for voters with disabilities

Indiana: Local election officials take action after FBI warns about nationwide hacking attempts

Iowa: Cerro Gordo Co. voting equipment to be tested | Ames 4-1 precinct gets new polling location

Kansas: County staff exploring new voting machines | Kobach confident in security of Kansas voter registration data

Massachusetts: Low election turnout expected in Attleboro | Add 'Certified Municipal Clerk' to repertoire of Holyoke City Clerk Brenna Murphy McGee | Voters schooled on new polling places

Michigan: Secretary of state mobile site registering college students

Mississippi: Officials: Move Fernwood precinct

Missouri: Nixon names two new members to city election board | Nixon shakes up St. Louis elections board

Nebraska: With 60 days until Election Day, the race is on to get ready

Nevada: Native American tribes to sue Nevada over voter disenfranchisement

New Hampshire: Two Nashua polls move ahead of primary | Merrimack to get new voting sites

New Mexico: Campaign finance reports give voters vague picture of contributions | No money available for ACLU settlement, secretary of state says | Toulouse Oliver holds meet and greet in Silver City

New York: Fraud lawsuit against Dems won't halt election | Bronx primaries will be held despite claims of rigging, judge says

North Carolina: 2015 legislation in NC bans strictly electronic voting machines | Early voting reduced in 23 counties; 9 drop Sunday voting after NCGOP memo

Ohio: Appeals court rules judge erred in ordering polls open late because of traffic | Muskingum Co. BOE has free mobile app | BOE seeks more poll workers for political balance | Judge should not have kept polls open | After primary loss, Treasurer Ed Leonard lands as election director

South Carolina: Voter ID, new technology make this election different

Texas: Dallas, Tarrant counties confirm integrity of voting system intact | Free rides to Nueces Co. voters during early voting | Cameron Co. election officials prepared for new ID rules | Outreach at the beach | Travis Co. sets goal to register 90 percent of eligible voters | Annex remodel won't affect early voting

Washington: King Co. elections putting ballot drop box at Seattle Central

West Virginia: Questions raised about hacking and voting machines | Potential clerks meet with editorial board

Tuesday, 06 September 2016

September 3-6, 2016

National News: What If: Could Clinton win it before Election Day? | Early voting kicks off | New clues link election hacks in U.S. to Russian intelligence | Intelligence community investigating covert Russian influence operations in the US | Without conservative Supreme Court majority, voter-law challengers make gains

Alabama: Daphne council to determine election recount costs for one of its own | Candidate seeks to overturn election results | Phenix City clerk said poll violation was an 'isolated incident'

Arizona: Losing candidate questions 9-vote loss | Appeals court upholds Tucson voting system| Judge to decide whether provisional ballots cast at wrong polling place should count | Unofficial results show Purcell leading | Purcell has narrow lead as ballot counting continues | Voters advocacy group concerned about less-than-smooth primary | Helen Purcell's challenger: 'I won't ask for recount'

Arkansas: Washington Co. is encouraging early voting | 20K cases erroneously listed felonies | Washington Co. commission changes polling sites

California: Oxnard students could be able to register to vote in class| Disabled and fighting for the right to vote | County registrar updates LA's push to get the 22K poll volunteers needed for election day

Connecticut: Political confusion for some independent voters | Q&A: Windham man joins state's new group of regional election monitors

Delaware: Delaware elections tab totals $3M | Even in small states like Delaware, voting costs millions

Florida: Server overload caused SLC elections results delay | Mistake forces race onto November ballot | Nearly half of PBC voters cast ballots before primary

Georgia: Georgia offering several ways to register to vote

Illinois: Same day voter registration at issue in lawsuit | Kane Co. clerk urges people to register early to vote, vote early | Lawsuit tests voter registration

Indiana: Clerk requests money for mail voter postcards | Area county election officials not concerned about hacking | Voter registration office preparing for early voting

Iowa: Differing views emerge on poll worker pay raise

Kentucky: Majority of Kentuckians polled at fair endorse early voting

Massachusetts: Hingham clerk ready for a long night after Thursday's primary | Voting machines pass tests as Holyoke prepares for state primary | Some Greater Fall River clerks anticipate reduced spending for September's state primaries | Everything you need to know about Thursday's primaries

Michigan: Are hackers targeting Michigan's election system| Straight-ticket voting fight straight-up frustrating for county clerks | Johnson: Michigan election system untouched by hacks

Minnesota: Paper trail is a cornerstone of state's election integrity

Missouri: New election ordered | Judge orders new election

Montana: Registered Cascade Co. voters accidentally told they are inactive

Nebraska: Postcards to provide election information

New Hampshire: Merrimack sets up polling places for Sept. 13 elections

New York: CUNY makes voter registration easy in bid to get students signed up | Arguments in LI election day dispute set for Thursday

North Carolina: More early voting would 'waste tax dollars,' Wake Co. GOP says | Emails detail creation of 'monster' NC voter ID law | State election board to decide on early voting plan | Chatham elections director hospitalized; post temporarily filled | Elections director loves to see people vote | Rockingham Co. early voting disagreements

Ohio: Ohioans still waiting to learn voting rules this year | Absentee ballot applications are in the mail | 2 Warren Co. polling places changed due to safety concerns | Experts divided on impact of Ohio's early-voting period

Oklahoma: Back-ups in voting system guard against hackers

Oregon: Secretary of state: Clackamas Co. Elections allowed access to protected voter information

Pennsylvania: County saving money with polling place changes | Elections officials reassure voters

South Carolina: Protecting the vote in South Carolina

South Dakota: Krebs stresses importance of young people voting

Tennessee: Election leaders seeking back-up locations | Election commission holding voter registration drives

Texas: Texas turns to Spanish-language radio, TV to spread ID education message | Elections department to provide voter outreach on South Padre

Virginia: Smyth Co. registrar working to restore voting rights--again | Feds: Fauquier fails in disabled access to some polling places

West Virginia: Tennant: WV voting system secure from hacking | Tennant kicks off National Voter Registration Month

Friday, 02 September 2016

September 2, 2016

National News: Analysis: Voting rights hang in the balance this November | Bucking a trend, blue states pass laws to make voting easier | White House considers steps to protect voting systems from hackers | Fears of cheating, false polls could spell Election Day trouble

Alabama: UAH expert says election hacking possible, expects problem to grow | Alabama to use iPads to receive voting ballots | Merrill announces September 2016 National Voter Registration Month

Alaska: Steinau: No evidence ballot issue affected results

Arizona: Elections office wants new machine after primary night glitch | Purcell has slim lead in recorder race after last count | One career, 374 votes: Maricopa Co. Recorder Helen Purcell could win, lose by a sliver | Fitness complex approved as ASU's first on-campus polling place

California: Surge in San Joaquin Co. voter registration prompts call for thousands of poll workers | Long ballots await voters | Supervisors look to cancel several elections

Delaware: City considers landlord-based voter registration

Florida: Miami-Dade increase early voting hours for November

Georgia: Macon-Bibb elections office moves to new home

Illinois: All eyes on Champaign Co. clerk | Fewer voter records hacked than originally thought |

Indiana; Law change impacts Hoosiers looking to vote straight-ticket | Pottawattamie Co. poll workers are getting a raise

Kansas: Kobach defends voting laws in light of primary results | Only 73 Kansans affected by court rulings cast ballots in August

Kentucky: Poll: 65% of Kentuckians support early voting

Louisiana: Caddo Parish voter registration drive continues

Massachusetts: In a first, undergrads register to vote during check-in

Michigan: Michigan straight party voting ban remains blocked | Straight party voting likely for Nov. ballot after court ruling

Missouri: Kander: Missouri election system was not hacked | Newspaper investigation reveals absentee voting problems

New Jersey: Judge declares winner in disputed Monroe primary

New Mexico: Secretary of state candidate is coming to Silver City | Democrat denies Republican's claim in SoS race

New York: After national breaches, how safe are Erie Co.'s voting machines?

North Carolina: Court decision won't affect elections here | Elections boards working to figure out early voting | Struggle for voting rights moves to NC counties

Ohio: Officials: Ohio voting process secure and well monitored | All Ohio voters to get absentee ballots in mail soon

South Carolina: Computer science professor says SC voting machines are vulnerable

Tennessee: Shelby Co. elections administrator not worried about cyber threats | Tennessee launches National Voter Registration Month with #GoVoteTN drive

Texas: Are Harris Co.'s voting machines vulnerable? | Citizens talk voting booths at county budget meeting | At the first voter ID outreach event, officials focus more on registration, less on new rules

Virginia: UVAVotes registers students | Norment proposes path to voting rights for nonviolent felons; McAuliffe calls it 'step backward' | Richmond candidates caught up in felons' rights issue OK to stay on ballot

West Virginia: WV ups efforts to increase voter registration

Wisconsin: Early voting could expand in Racine

Thursday, 01 September 2016

September 1, 2016

National News: Did Russia hack the U.S. election system? | Concerns mount over foreign cyberattacks on Election Day | FBI warns state election offices to be wary of hackers | In wake of voter database hack, U.S. election commission turns to NIST for cybersecurity talk | Voting can be a perplexing process for overseas troops| Open Bar: America's history of buying votes with booze

Alaska: Candidate in contested race hires lawyer to investigate illegal polling procedure | Lack of training lead to election snafu

Arizona: New Spanish-language TV ad in Arizona designed to boost Hispanic voter registration | Secretary of state spent $750K on new website | Purcell facing defeat in too-close-to-call GOP Maricopa recorder primary | Early voting results slow in Pinal | Elections dept. performs hand count audit | Arizona election officials downplay server downtime | Reagan says website fixed | Late ballots could change everything | Poll worker forgets dozens of ballots at Glendale polling place | 11K+ ballots left in Yavapai Co.

California: Ontario Co. pays more for poll workers

Connecticut: State leading way in voter access, forum crowd told

Florida: Broward prosecutors reviewing early release of election results | Sever shutdown confused online election results | Software glitch delays Lake Co. primary results | Orange Co. adds hundreds of poll worker positions ahead of Election Day | Three machine recounts likely in close races | Hays crosses first hurdle in race toward SoE post | Nine vote margin triggers automatic recount | 5-vote margin forces recount

Georgia: Federal election security task force will include Kemp

Idaho: 'Food Truck' Voting: Welcome to the era of mobile polling places

Illinois: McHenry Co. clerk, LWV to host mock elections at high school | Elections board to notify 700 voters in database hack | Judge to decide whether 'typo' should stay in proposed Joliet referendum| Voting rights groups to court: Protect voting opportunities for November election | Officials: Hackers viewed 700K vote records, possibly 86K more

Kansas: Courts will rule whether thousands of Kansas residents can vote

Maine: Maine takes steps to prevent election system hacking

Maryland: Write-ins for unregistered presidential candidates unlikely to be counted |

Massachusetts: Testing Walpole's new voting equipment | Officials plan for start of early voting| VFW post to serve as polling site

Michigan: Secretary of state mobile office to register college students to vote | Ballots recounted at board of canvassers meeting | Recount costs add up

Missouri: Nixon continues to criticize voter ID law | Allegations of voter fraud in St. Louis aired in court | Grand jury to investigate hotly contested St. Louis primary election | Ashcroft accuses secretary of state election mismanagement | Investigation reveals multiple problems with absentee voting | Judge starts weighing new election

Montana: Montana secretary of state--no hacking of voting systems in Montana

Nebraska: Gale tightens Nebraska voter database security

New Jersey: Are New Jersey voting machines vulnerable to hacking? | Rabbis stand firm to guard voting rights | Election fraud alleged in lawsuit filed by Bayonne GOP group

New York: Fire at Erie Co. BOE | Armed men once patrolled the polls, will they reappear? | $275K fire at Erie Co. BOE not expected to impact primaries

North Carolina: U.S. Supreme Court refuses to bring back voter ID for November | Divided Supreme Court refuses to reinstate voter ID | NC says 'yes' to help with cybersecurity for fall election | Statewide early voting plans questioned | County BOE split on ASU voting site

Ohio: Voter registration reminders to be sent to 1.6M Ohioans | Election board expresses budget concerns | Ohio Dems ask Supreme Court to reinstate Golden Week

Oklahoma: How secure is Oklahoma's election system | Recount ends with no change in race

Pennsylvania: Voter information stolen in other states is public in Pa. | As Pittsburgh lawyers argue ballot question, absentee ballots being sent | Lackawanna Co. director of elections assures system is secure

Rhode Island: Board of elections votes to fire director | Board of elections fires embattled executive director

South Carolina: Could SC's election be hacked? Not likely | Can SC's elections get hacked? Anything's possible, but...

Tennessee: Voting options for students | Local election systems secure

Texas: Texas launches voter education campaign amid scrutiny of voter ID law | Nueces Co. commissioners talk about early voting locations | Election issues under scrutiny | Keep Tom Green Co. votes safe

U.S. Virgin Islands: AG tells St. Croix elections board to reconsider confidential meeting

Vermont: Condos: Vermont prepared for election cyber threat

Virginia: GOP seeks to block McAuliffe's latest felon voting effort | Virginia Republicans go back to court to fight governor on felon voting rights | Prince William rents billboard to encourage absentee voting, but it's hard to see from the road | Registrars work to ensure integrity of voting process | Write-ins for unregistered presidential candidates unlikely to be counted

Wisconsin: Need voter ID? Act early

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

August 31, 2016

National News: Harry Reid wants deeper FBI probe into possibility of Russian hack | FBI chief responds to concern over cyberthreats to U.S. election system | Survey finds obstacles to voting for military members | White House asks 'Deception Committee' to study Russian hacks

Alabama: Fairfield city councilor questions election results | Alabama election officials inundated with 'hundreds' of complaints from Aug. 23 contest | Alabama moves to protect election systems after FBI discovers hacks into other states | Voter fraud complaint filed in Midland City election

Alaska: AK GOP calls for new election

Arizona: Hacked state voter database has raised security concerns| More than third of early ballots returned | Election officials brace for turnout | Election marathon down to the primary sprint | Arizona residents ease into voting | Officials: Turnout about 35 percent | New secretary of state results website crashes on election night | 'Error': Arizona's new elections site struggles in debut | Low turnout highlights primary vote | Purcell struggles to keep her job | Who let the dogs out? Crew faces feral canines other foibles on primary election day | School and polling place briefly closed | Minor glitches in Maricopa Co. mar primary day at the polls

Arkansas: Billboards go up, encourage early voting in November

California: Disability advocates want to raise awareness of new voting rights law | If you can't vote in person, this bill would allow anyone you choose to turn in your ballot | California's election system hacker-proof? | Judge rejects disabled man's petition to vote--for now

Colorado: Could hackers get into Colo. election computers?

Florida: Glitch causes some voting confusion in Seminole Co. | Broward polling places open for business under gloomy skies| A few glitches as voters cast ballots across Central Florida | Voting site reopened | Polk Co. poll clerk fired for issue at polls| Rain, smooth voting highlight primary morning | Polling place, 3 schools on lock down after shooting| Sancho: Florida primary safe from data breaches | Voter says he cast ballot without proper ID; voting official denies charge | Voting running smoothly at Florida polling places--although mosquitoes a factor in Miami Beach | Lone Longboat Key voting machine crashes | Software glitch delays vote count several hours | How state is fighting fraud at the polls | Snipes wins fourth term as Broward SoE | After technical glitch, all Alachua precincts reported | Harrington and Doyle to meet in SoE contest | Broward election results posted before polls close | Technical issues, inclement weather present challenges for maximizing turnout | Early voting and mail ballots make for a lonely Tuesday primary | St. Lucie Co. primary results posted late causing a ruckus on social media | Broward election supervisor referred to state attorney for publishing results early | Palm Beach Co. polling centers: No problems | Bucher wins another term | Rain and early voting put a damper on primary day | Long shifts, repellent and coffee: This is how it is to be a poll worker in Miami | Local GOP poll watchers monitor polls in Hillsborough | Some Lee Co. voters still like to vote the old fashioned way

Georgia: Kemp seeks to increase first-time voter registration | Is Georgia's voting system safe from hackers?

Illinois: Madison Co. clerk says her system was not hacked | Sangamon Co. clerk encouraging early voter registration | Statewide election offices change passwords, add code after July hack attack

Indiana: Hi, tech: November voting in Brown Co. to go nearly all electronic | Indiana election official says state's voter system is safe

Iowa: Official: No tampering with Iowa voter records | To fill spots, Woodbury Co. raises poll workers pay to $12 per hour

Kansas: Lawrence man asks Kansas Supreme Court to order grand jury probe of Kobach | Kansas partners with federal agencies to keep voter data secure from hacks | Handwriting analysis is used to determine validity of ballots | Election officials say voting system safe from hacking

Kentucky: Ky. secretary of state says 'no evidence' voter reg system compromised | State, local election officials say fall elections won't be hacked |Rockin' the vote: Mock election at McKell Middle School

Massachusetts: Chicopee plans for early voting

Minnesota: Minnesota's protection against a rigged election? Paper ballots

Mississippi: Voting rights group works to register Miss. voters

Montana: Montana group working to register Native voters

Nebraska: As worries of election-related hacking bubble, Midlands officials say voting systems are locked up tight

New York: Monroe Co. BOE busy preparing for Sept. 13 primary | Federal judge denies request to delay election

North Carolina: Does same-day registration increase fraud risk? Experts disagree | NC Republicans accused of dodging order to fix election rules | Where elections staff, jurists and the fuzz come to eat

North Dakota: Jaeger: Computer system handling ballot info being checked

Pennsylvania: State responds to concerns about election integrity

Texas: Travis Co. clerk stand by voting system | County officials work to secure voter data

Utah: Voting system safe despite data breaches, election officials say

Virginia: State officials discuss polls, ballot ahead of Election Day | Richmond electoral board to discuss felons' rights again Thursday

Wisconsin: Some could have trouble getting ID near election | Election officials OK voter registration mailings | No en banc hearing of Wisconsin voter ID suit | State and local election officials say they're prepared for threat of cyber attack

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

August 30, 2016

National News: How electronic voting could undermine the elections | Officials: Hackers breach election system in Illinois, Arizona | Why tracking military ballots can be complicated and confusing | FBI probes foreign hacks of state election systems

Alaska: Alaska elections director tells lawmakers: Division will fix 'training gaps' | Voting irregularities prompt concern among legislators | Officials grapple with primary election problems

Arizona: Officials: Hackers breach election system in Illinois, Arizona | Secretary of state reveals new vote results site ahead of primary | Electronic vote-counting method challenged | FBI concerns shut down part of secretary of state's website | State elections department to increase security | Election day security part of the ballot counting process | Local election officials talk ballot harvesting law

California: Secretary of state getting word out as poll volunteers needed for November | Lawmakers back trail of new voting method | California on guard after cyber attacks on election databases in 2 states | Measure phasing out neighborhood polling places goes to Jerry Brown

Connecticut: Voters being targeted by criminals in election related fraud | Merrill: State election data safe after report of hacks elsewhere | Brookfield's former GOP registrar suing town for $65K

Florida: Weeks of voting will conclude with Tuesday's primary | IRC elections supervisor disavows use of her photo by candidate | Drop box now available for vote-by-mail ballots | Jackson Co. upgrades voting machines for primary elections | Ex-felons rally in Quincy for rights restoration| Multiple hacking attempts target PBC voter data | Counties prepare as severe weather looms | Voters say letter 'shames' them into voting | FL elections chief confident about primary | Poll workers prepare for primary

Georgia: Is casting your vote an issue in Georgia's presidential election? | Kemp accuses Obama administration of hyping hacking threat

Illinois: Officials: Hackers breach election system in Illinois, Arizona | Illinois election officials say hack yielded information on 200K voters | Mercer Co. voters not impacted by recent database breach | Illinois election official downplays impact of records hack

Indiana: Voter app plays role in upcoming election | Uncertainty rules Indiana's laws on guns at polling places

Maryland: Talbot elections board requests high schools close on Election Day

Missouri: Republican targets incumbent Dem in run for secretary of state

New Jersey: No secrets in Monroe election trial

New Mexico: Sparks fly in secretary of state's race, but no violations found thus far

New York: Voting booth changes anger Brooklyn Heights residents

North Carolina: NC chapter of NAACP starts 15-stop voter registration drive | Early voting could be held in just one location | Early voting plans mixed in RC area

Ohio: Decisions are expected soon in Ohio's remaining voting rights lawsuits | Allan Sayre selected for Tuscarawas Co. BOE | Ohio prepares for absentee voting, notifies voters

Oregon: Voting machines vulnerable to hackers?

Rhode Island: With election pending, fate of RI BOE chief still undecided

Tennessee: Only Democratic election commission chair ousted

Texas: Voting officials educate public on new ID rules | Texas AG's office questions state's authority in maintaining voter lists | Student clerks play big part in Brazoria Co. elections

Virginia: Registrars work to clarify restored voting rights

Wisconsin: Appeals Court upholds voter ID rulings | Early voting in Milwaukee could include remote sites

Wyoming: Ed Murray: No voter fraud in Wyoming

Monday, 29 August 2016

August 27-29, 2016

National News: Two swing states decline DHS security for voting machines | Study finds no evidence of widespread voter fraud | Felons' rights restored, early voting and other voting law changes this week | FBI says foreign hackers penetrated state election systems

Alaska: State plans more changes for autumn elections | Newly enacted Native language voting provisions rolled out at polls in August primary

Arizona: 'Neighbors helping neighbors' | Maricopa Co. trains troubleshooters ahead of primary| Church fire forces change of polling site | ASU to have first on-campus polling site for general election | County to hold on to ballot images after suit filed

Arkansas: Benton Co. election officials seek new vote machines | Clerk's office: Poll-data flaw affected 1119

California: Mendocino Co. election observers file complaint | California weighs voting revolution

Colorado: More voter registration efforts targeting homeless population

Connecticut: Bridgeport could get three registrars of voters

Florida: Elections officials work to combat hacking | Elections no longer a one-day affair | Largest turnout saved for last day of early voting | Early voting turnout for Collier primary, highest in a decade | Early voting ends with more than 1.7M votes cast | Polk election officials prepare for primary | Residents crowd polls as early voting ends

Georgia: New Clayton elections rules raises ire of groups registering new voters

Guam: GEC all set for primaries | Ballot tabulation begins at Election Central | GEC fields few primary problems | More than 1K ballots spoiled due to crossover voting

Illinois: Extent of damage from voter database hack unknown | They agreed to serve, now their personal information has been leaked

Iowa: Iowa felon who voted in 2012 election ordered to pay $750

Louisiana: Mobile voting precincts possible in November elections

Michigan: Absentee ballot bag snafu may spoil Armada Twp. recount

Missouri: Missouri Republicans gearing up for another voter ID fight | Smith, Ashcroft discuss secretary of state election | Could a failure to use envelopes doom an election?

Nebraska: Voter registration drive reminding students of responsibility ahead

New Hampshire: NH prepares for upcoming state primary

New Mexico: City grapples over wording, type size on Nov. ballots

New York: Request to move election date goes to judge

North Carolina: Early vote plan unresolved in many NC counties | DOJ urges SCOTUS to leave rejection of NC voter ID law in place

Ohio: 'Rigged' election? Ohio elections chief Jon Husted begs to differ | Ohio releases voter info app to encourage Millennial participation

Pennsylvania: Advocates say electronic voting machines should print paper ballots | Pa., Berks officials say voter fraud is virtually nonexistent

South Carolina: New partnership brings CCU students new way to register to vote

Texas: Latino voter outreach efforts include video series detailing all parts of the process | Texas withholds details of $2.5M voter ID education effort | Changes to voter ID law allows more options

Utah: Judge: Wayne Co. clerk improperly helped husband campaign, but vote stands | Officials dispute claims election could be rigged

West Virginia: Lewis Co. preps for upcoming elections | Kanawha prosecutor calls Wells' ballot plan a 'statutory scheme'

Wisconsin: Court declines to hear appeal on Wisconsin voter ID law | Appeals Court OKs Wisconsin's voter ID law | City pays $25 a vote in special election | State unregistered voters to be sent election postcards

Friday, 26 August 2016

August 26, 2016

National News: Voting hurdles often keep college students from voting | Voto Latino launches Android version of voter registration app

Alabama: Mobile voter ID unit coming to Rogersville, Courtland | Voter fraud investigation turned over to secretary of state | Absentee voting controversy in municipal election | Campaigners creep closer to polls than in other states

Arizona: County prepares for primary |Arizona GOP trains poll workers to document 'ballot harvesting'

Arkansas: State election panel hires father of AG as director

California: Sanders fans' fight over Calif. voter rules tossed | City of Barstow election cancelled | California considers election changes that Colorado has also tried | Oxnard Union embraces early voter registration on high school campuses

Florida: Duval supervisor of elections prepares for potential weather impacts | Mail-in ballots up as early voting winds down | Potential tropical storm has local supervisor of elections calling to vote early | Candidates, election officials get Electicane scare

Guam: Guam residents lose voting rights case

Idaho: Boise district hopes 2014 woes are behind it

Indiana: BOE says electronic voting machines can't be hacked

Iowa: Woodbury Co. sees shortage of precinct election officials

Michigan: Clinton Twp. clerk named in election complaint

Minnesota: St. Paul public libraries registering residents

Missouri: Stronger voter ID laws key for Ashcroft

New Hampshire: NH schools grapple with concerns about guns, student safety on Election Day

North Carolina: Feds urge Supreme Court to leave NC voter ID ruling intact | Counties scramble to lock in early voting sites | More than 100 attend rally on fate of early voting | Elections director: Polls won't be staffed with armed residents | Moore board split over early voting plan

Ohio: Elections board expects 'massive amount' of early voters | Voter app now available

Oklahoma: Oklahoma struggles to get voters to the polls

Oregon: Jackson Co. rejects 1910 vote-by-mail attempt

Texas: Federal judge denies Paxton's request to delay hearing on voter ID law

U.S. Virgin Islands: Election Center designates 4 Virgin Islanders as elections, registration administrators

Virginia: Charlottesville man speaks about restoration of voting rights

West Virginia: Wells' appeal says constitutional rights are being violated | Funding cuts prompt issues with early voting location

Wisconsin: Mailing aims to register over 1M Wisconsin voters | Milwaukee plans to begin early voting Oct. 10

Wyoming: GOP voters in one Wyoming precinct must vote again

Thursday, 25 August 2016

August 25, 2106

National News: Data shows Trump election-rigging claim is unlikely | Clock running out on challenges to voting rights cases in key states| Do voter purges discriminate against the poor and minorities? | Efforts to restore felons' voting rights cause deep divide | Why overseas military personnel ballots may not be counted

Alabama: Possible recount in mayor's race | Complaint over absentee voting filed with secretary of state's office | Some names absent from voter list in Jacksonville

Alaska: North Slope race narrows, but irregularities draw scrutiny

California: New elections model passes state Assembly

Colorado: New initiatives would create presidential primary, open primaries for unaffiliated voters

Connecticut: West Haven Twp. chosen for primary audit

Florida: Threat of storm has elections officials urging voters to vote now | Questions raised about Osceola Co. SOE candidate | Elections officials planning ahead of possible storm | Polling place changes in Sarasota | Hillsborough busses to offer free rides on primary day | Weather whips up early voting push | UWF Haas Center to study election process

Illinois: Washington Park election judge says Social Security number was released to residents

Indiana: Council to decide who gets overtime pay in elections office

Iowa: Siouxland county has trouble getting poll workers

Kansas: 10th Circuit hears case for DMV voter rights

Maryland: Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co. planning election partnership

Massachusetts: Grant money to help Mass. municipalities hold early voting

Missouri: St. Louis BOE to produce records Thursday

New Mexico: Toulouse Oliver plans on increasing voter turnout as secretary of state

North Carolina: Cumberland Co. early voting still in limbo | State board to weigh in on early voting plans | Haywood BOE copes with changes | Early voting plans still have hurdle to clear | Rally for early voting in Cumberland Co. planned

Ohio: Butler Co. needs poll workers

Oklahoma: Luther candidate, wife charged with voter fraud

Pennsylvania: Shenango polling place changed

Texas: Seven forms of ID now accepted at polls| Response filed in Wake Co. election court battle | Williamson Co. seek students to work at polls

U.S. Virgin Islands: Territorial voting rights lawsuit faces setback | Court denies voting rights suit | Lack of quorum cuts short elections meeting

Wisconsin: No further appeals to block early voting

Wyoming: Primary voting high but strategic