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Wednesday, 16 May 2018

May 16, 2018

National News: Ryan schedules US election security briefing for lawmakers

Arizona: Tucson 'augmented reality' mural used as incentive to register young adults to vote

Arkansas: Free voting machines for Marion Co. | Voters turnout slow, Northwest Arkansas election officials say

California: Registrar of voters races to fix error in voter info guide | Three candidates seek seat of Nevada Co. clerk-recorder

Colorado: Pitch made for ranked choice voting in Pueblo mayoral election | Summit Co. clerk grapples with sending double number of ballots to unaffiliated voters

Florida: Hispanic group kicks off voter registration campaign | Florida felon takes lead in fight to restore voting rights | Elections chief asks for budget bump to boost security

Georgia: Same name, wrong school: Paulding elections worker mistakenly places signs outside Cobb voting precinct | Judge grants request for docs linked to Atlanta mayoral vote probe | ACLU letter prompts Cobb elections email change

Idaho: Ballot snafu in Meridian resolved | No, Ada Co. is not running out of Democratic ballots | Local woman works the polls for decades | Polls close; extension request denied | Poll workers report high turnout | Democratic ballot shortage reported at some Ada, Canyon polls

Illinois: Nonprofit wants Illinois' voting age to be lowered to 16 for local elections | State election board director says hacking 'a declaration of war' | Aurora election commission in business for at least another month

Indiana: Bad batch of batteries cited as source of voting machine woes

Iowa: Secretary of state

Kansas: New voting machines get a test run | Former cabinet official Dennis Taylor running for secretary of state

Louisiana: Two Saints voice support for Louisiana felon voting rights bill

Maine: Ranked-choice voting education campaigns underway as primary nears

Minnesota: St. Louis Park finalizes charter change to allow ranked-choice voting

Montana: Multiple ballots cause some confusion for Montana voters

Nebraska: Thin turnout across Lincoln as voters head to the polls | Enven wins GOP primary for secretary of state

New Hampshire: Vote-counting machine crashes in Southampton, delaying election results | AG drafted bill's language barring release of voter database for civil litigation discovery requests | Sununu to seek state Supreme Court opinion on voting bill

New York: Senate Dems look to simplify voting process ahead of federal and state primaries

Oregon: Primary ballot totals suggest lowest voter turnout in at least 16 years | Umatilla Co. paying $43K for May election | Clackamas Co. clerk will face runoff election

Pennsylvania: Here's what to do if you spot voting shenanigans on primary day in Philly | Voter turnout for primary election low and slow in Western Pennsylvania | Here's why come York Co. voters didn't know who was on the ballot until they got in the booth | Federal, state agencies monitor Pa. voting system for fraud | Luzerne Co. voter turnout 'very low' so far, election director says | DHS send officials to Pa. on primary day | Storm a hindrance on primary election day, but voting goes one | Storm crashes election day, causes power outages | York Twp. polling location opens with some problems | Storm knocks out power, backup batteries at Harrisburg polling place | Storm-related outages delay counting ballots | Polling places staying open despite storm, but turnout might suffer | State High students boost voter registrations among young people | Construction causes confusion near polling place | Storm damages Carbon Co. polling place | Senior facilities miss ballot deadline

Rhode Island: Secretary of state outlines ways to boost election security

Texas: Travis Co. clerk to May early voters: 'Where are you?' | Low turnout makes cost per vote high

Utah: Utah voters report unauthorized changes to registrations

Virginia: Simonds won't challenge misassigned voters

Washington: Inslee OKs prepaid ballot postage--except in King Co. | Washington will pay for ballot postage to boost turnout | Joint statement on King Co.'s exclusion from statewide prepaid ballots

West Virginia: Recount requested in 38th delegate district

Wisconsin: Costs of special elections

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

May 15, 2018

Arizona: Distance, language can still pose challenges to Native American voting

California: Voting guide mistake in the South Bay | Napa Co. mail-in ballots need 71 cents postage | Election workers greeted with deluge of incoming ballots | Mariposa Co. elections dept. reports an error in vote-by-mail ballots

Colorado: Candidates get behind the scenes tour of elections offices

Florida: Bill restoring voting rights to felons after 5 years on parole/probation clears committee | Broward elections supervisor illegally destroyed ballots, judge rules | Judge's ruling that ballots were illegally destroyed continues Broward election woes

Georgia: Kemp: Georgia's voting system is accurate and safe | Floyd elections board reviews security issues and plans to address an error on local ballots

Idaho: New voting machine | Bannock Co. gets new voting machines | Officials ready for today's primary | Ballot counting machines tested ahead of election

Illinois: Lawsuit: Kane clerk's ballot error mandates do-over

Iowa: Voter ID roundtable discussion | 2 Dems vie to face Pate | Secretary of state discusses voting changes | Preparing for the primary

Kentucky: Louisville debuts new voting equipment for primary election

Louisiana: Louisiana's ex-felons closer to having their voting rights restored | Morehouse Parish registrar recognized at annual seminar

Maine: Ranked choice voting begins for absentee ballots | State's animated video offers primer on ranked choice voting | Informational sessions explain how ranked choice voting will work | Secretary of state hopes to clear up ranked choice confusion

Mississippi: Former Hattiesburg candidate pleads guilty to voting outside district

Montana: Multiple ballots cause some confusion for Missoula voters

Nebraska: Clerk urges voters to get to polls | County is first in state history to participate in county-wide mail-in voting | Sarpy Co. changes some polling places

New Hampshire: Sununu readies questions for NH Supreme Court

New Jersey: Bloomfield 'Youth Voter Registration Day' targets local students

New Mexico: Are we prepared for hacking attempt of voting system?

North Carolina: Stanly BOE challenges repeat voter

Ohio: Election papers found days later caused worry, here's why they were there

Oregon: Check, doublecheck: Oregon's election security | Election day traffic adjustments in Washington Co.

Pennsylvania: Polling places changed in four districts in Erie Co. | Preventing a voting machine glitch for primary | First election after congressional district map redrawn | Mailers attempt to 'embarrass people into voting' by revealing voting history of neighbors | Philly mobilizing to deter fraud at polls during primaries | Secretary of state: Election returns website offers first look at vote count | Pa. waiting for security review of election systems

Rhode Island: Secretary of state outlines ways to boost election security

Tennessee: 'I Am A Voter' block party held to get young voters registered | After delay, Williamson primary results are now certified

Texas: Mexican national indicted for illegal voting in Harris Co. | Texas AG crusades against voter fraud

West Virginia: Election canvass underway in Kanawha Co. | New electronic system makes canvassing easier | Outcomes unchanged after canvass

Wisconsin: AG concludes for second time Project Veritas videos show no voter fraud

Monday, 14 May 2018

May 12-14, 2018

National News:  Many electronic voting machines are insecure. One county is trying to fix that | Former U.S. and European leaders start group to fight election hacking

Arkansas: Union Co. gears up for May primary elections | Electronic ballot clips two candidates' titles in Pulaski Co. | Former election worker honored for 67 years of volunteering

California: What is the ranked choice voting system?

Colorado: Colorado's Republican secretary of state is a far cry from president, but as Dems seek a blue wave this fall, it may not matter

Connecticut: Special election will cost cash-strapped Hartford $46K | Senate passes National Popular Vote bill

Florida: County upgrades election security measures | Florida voting officials fire back at Rubio's criticism of cyberthreats | Elections office staff recognized by the SWFL Chapter of FPRA | Special election for sales tax increase could cost a million | Florida to monitor Broward election chief

Georgia: Gwinnett Co. holding dual language elections

Illinois: Measure requiring schools that are polling places to send kids home on Election Day heard in committee

Indiana: Voting machines will get updated | Kentucky, Indiana move to keep elections safe from cyberthreats | Republicans, Dems agree Dearborn Co. vote count is accurate; both want answers on dead ballot scanners

Iowa: Area voters will see new voter ID rules at the polls | Voters to experience new changes in 2018 election cycle

Kansas: Election commissioner recommends purchase of new voting equipment | Douglas Co. says its voter registration website is accurate, but will update pages following ACLU complaint

Kentucky: Kentucky, Indiana move to keep elections safe from cyberthreats

Louisiana: House reinstates prisoner voting rights bill | Bid to restore La. voting rights to ex-felons gains traction

Maine: Maine's elections czar still refining how ranked-choice will work | Secretary of state to hold RCV informational meetings

Michigan: Clerk registering voters at schools | Genesee Co. clerk says Michigan should drop May vote

Mississippi: Secretary of state's office names new chief of staff

Montana: 350K primary election ballots in the mail--with a Green twist

Nebraska: State officers say Nebraska at forefront of election security | Early voting rates on the rise in Douglas, Sarpy counties | Two new polling places for voters this primary

New Hampshire: How free are New Hampshire's voting laws | Sununu's questions on voting bills could move quickly to state Supreme Court | Kander speaks out against voter suppression

New York: Fired Rockland elections board worker says he's a victim of politics | Judge dismisses petition seeking to move polling site

North Carolina: Elections director: No problems during primary | Wiggins appointed to Nash Co. elections board

North Dakota: As settlement talks near, Heitkamp says voter ID law 'clearly target' Native Americans, college students

Pennsylvania: What you need to know to vote Tuesday: IDs, ballot selfies, challenges | As primary nears, officials direct Pennsylvanians to votesPA.com | Pennsylvania readies itself for Tuesday's primary election | County wraps up planning for Tuesday's election | Westmoreland elections officials expect fewer voter, much confusion for Tuesday's primary | Polling place confusion in Lycoming Co.

South Carolina: SC will need a lot more money to secure its elections

Tennessee: Analysis finds evidence of cyberattack, surge in Knox election night web traffic | Report: Global cyberassault caused Knox election night server crash | Dukes new county election commissioner | Evidence Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections hack

Texas: Many electronic voting machines are insecure. One county is trying to fix that | Saying the state is violating a voter registration law, a federal judge gives Texas until Thursday to propose a fix | Elections marked by voter apathy | How a federal lawsuit could open the door to online voter registration in Texas

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board plans appeal of single board ruling

Virginia: Election official says some voters assigned to wrong precinct | New polling places for some voters since 2016 | Va. election officials assigned 26 voters to the wrong district. It might've cost Dems a pivotal race | Upcoming dual primary election explained

West Virginia: Election night in Marion Co. runs smoothly | Nicholas Co. clerk catches voting error

Friday, 11 May 2018

May 11, 2018

National News: Committee urges broader election security protections | 6 states hit harder by cyberattacks than previously known, new report reveals | A voting rights push: Allowing felons to cast ballots | They served their time, now they're fighting for other ex-felons to vote

Alabama: State officials address voter identity hacking concerns | Merrill: Morgan voters should see quicker check-in at polling places

Alaska: Alaska election officials respond to revealed hack attempt

Arkansas: Marion Co. to get new voting machines | Randolph Co. clerk's office gets new mapping system

California: Election officials test new voting machines in Contra Costa Co. | Initial error by county leaves some fifth district voters with no choice for city council | Ventura Co. sheriff hopeful asks appeals court to halt election | Non-citizens voting in SF school board elections to get immigration warning

Colorado: How Colorado became the safest state to cast a vote | How safe is your ballot? In the Mountain West, it's probably alright

Florida: For Jennifer Edwards, it's all about elections

Indiana: Dearborn Co. Dems call for hearing on voting machines | Officials to consider 34 provisional ballots | Voter turnout strong in Howard Co. | Poll workers and another kind of sheriff work vote centers

Kansas: JoCo voting machines reaching end of lifespan. New ones will have paper trail | ACLU demands Kobach correct voter registration information

Kentucky: How do you know your vote is secure?

Louisiana: Bid to restore voting rights to ex-felon gains traction

Nebraska: To take the stress and hassle out of voting, secretary of state offers suggestions | Election office open extended hours for early voting

New Hampshire: Sununu wants voter residency bill sent to state Supreme Court for review

Ohio: Poll worker describes 'nasty' conditions at Cleveland elementary schools

Oregon: Postmarks do not count in Oregon vote-by-mail!

Pennsylvania: Preparing for the Pa. primary | Council squabbles about election day woes, solutions

Tennessee: Bradley election results certified without difficulty

Texas: What happens to your vote? A look at how votes are tallied t the Lubbock Co. elections office | Changes at the polls | Hidalgo mayor claims voter fraud | Special election could cost Nueces Co. $125k

U.S. Virgin Islands: Court orders USVI boards of elections to consolidate

Thursday, 10 May 2018

May 10, 2018

National News: Senate Intel offers election security guidelines| Sanders Institute pushes for easier voter registration

Alabama: Merrill to seek re-election as secretary of state

Arizona: Federal Judge: Arizona's voting law does not burden minorities

Arkansas: What happens if you cast a provisional ballot?

California: SoCal counties gird elections systems ahead of 2018 vote |600 bilingual poll workers needed | Registrar of voters announces launch of new vote-by-mail ballot envelope | Quiet start to election day prep in Solano Co. | Easy access to vote centers planned for 2020 in LA Co.

Connecticut: Bill allowing parolees to vote debated

Georgia: Buckhead early voting site reopens

Hawaii: Supreme Court sends Nakamoto defamation case back to circuit court

Illinois: After election night debacle, DuPage officials cut ties with voting company

Indiana: Vote centers were a success | Clerks exploring alternatives to school polling places | Dearborn Co. ballot scanners crippled when batteries fail 4 years early

Iowa: Dubuque Co. residents receive mailers on new voter ID law

Kansas: 'BAM' is running for secretary of state and that's how he's listed on the ballot

Kentucky: Voting rights for KY felons may get new life after Florida case

Louisiana: Appeals court won't rehear felon voting rights case | Kyle Ardoin is officially Louisiana's secretary of state

Massachusetts: Oops! Wrong candidate declared winner in election, thanks to sloppy handwriting

New Jersey: Roxbury continues investigating ways to yank voting from schools | Trenton election drama continues with provisional ballot showdown

North Carolina: Wake vote results delayed, but things went according to plan | No second primary needed in Forsyth Co. | Primary problems not fault of poll workers

Oregon: Umatilla Co. ballots trickle in as election day nears

Pennsylvania: Election worker pleads guilty to intimidating voters | York Co. making extra preparations ahead of primary election | Ahead of primary, AG lays out voting rights | Mon County's 'ExpressVote' impresses Philadelphia officials

Texas: New voting machines will be on display starting Thursday | Texas works to create a more secure electronic voting system | Hidalgo's outgoing mayor to contest election

U.S. Virgin Islands: USVI, BVI confer on voting machines

Washington: King Co. senators say state should pay for mailed ballots

West Virginia: Lewis Co. election results delayed by write-in votes | Election canvass could change outcomes of several races | Voter turnout up on Tuesday compared to past midterm primary | Mon County's 'ExpressVote' impresses Philadelphia officials | WV completes first blockchain-supported state election

Wednesday, 09 May 2018

May 9, 2018

National News: All the voter ID laws in May primary states, explained | Why it takes so long to get election night results | Russia tried to undermine confidence in voting system, senators say

Alaska: No damage reported from partial breach of Alaska's election system | State in the market for new election system

Arizona: DOJ calls out Coconino Co. for polling place issues

Arkansas: Requirement encounters no defiance in Pulaski Co.

California: County elections process enters a new age | All Sacramento Co. voters will get mail-in ballots under new system | Easy access vote centers planned for 2020 in LA County

Connecticut: House debates then tables voting rights bill

Delaware: Officials lockdown Gallaher Elem. after threat, polling place closed

Florida: Felons' rights legal showdown set for July in Atlanta courtroom | Amendment aims to restore rights to 1.5M ex-felons

Georgia: New Ga. voting system divides candidates for secretary of state | Voter registration mistake goes unnoticed for 46 years | State probing voting problems in Atlanta mayor's race

Illinois: Panel recommends lease for county clerk's office in downtown Aurora

Indiana: LCSC admin building newest county voting center | Harrison Presidential site offers free admission for primary voters | Poll workers report higher turnout than expected | Voters in Clark Co. say iPad usage polls is working well | South Bend-area polling sites 'ready for voters' | Southern Indiana poll workers ensure Democratic process works | No problems or glitches reported so far on primary day | A few problems reported Tuesday morning at Lake Co. polls | Ballot scanner mishap looms over Dearborn Co. elections | Early morning voting issues resolved for smooth election day | A few problems reported Tuesday morning at Lake Co. polls | Other than kerfuffle in CP, election day quiet and turnout a little 'disappointing' | Clark Co. clerk 'surprised' by light turnout | New voting system a hit with voters and candidates alike | Clerk happy with vote center election | Shoving match among poll workers breaks out at Lake Co. Government Center

Iowa: Cybersecurity major topic for this year's election

Kansas: Mock election to showcase new voting equipment | McClendon files to put name on ballot in secretary of state race | County clerk seeks commission's OK for $677K in new election equipment

Louisiana: Tuesday marks last day in office for secretary of state

Maine: Date set for GOP's ranked choice voting arguments

Michigan: Changes to Michigan voting laws | No Jackson Public Schools apparel allowed at polling place, officials ay

Minnesota: Little Canada makes 'changes' to pre-election day voting

Mississippi: Lauderdale Co. to use new voting machines in primary

Missouri: Clark Co. BOE without phone service

New Hampshire: Judge suggests conflict of interest in hearing election law case, moves to recuse himself

North Carolina: Minor voting problems reported in Halifax | New voting machines could make elections more secure | New tools help Buncombe voters avoid long lines at the polls | Voters urged to return after early-morning issues | Shootout, school lockdown could mean extended voting hours in Franklin Co. | New voting machines could make elections more secure | Precinct extends voting hours | Primary election draws typical turnout; no problems reported | Polls close but 2 precincts stay open | Polling site hours extended | Accident injures 4 at polling site | Voting time not extended after shootout, lockdown in Franklin Co.

North Dakota: Settlement talks scheduled in ND voter ID case

Ohio: Glitch fixed at west Toledo voting location | Ohio elections chief: No major voting problems so far | Electronic poll books reduce time spent at the polls | The little voters that could | Early morning problems on election day in Highland Co. | Ballots roll into Erie Co. BOE | Number of poll workers on the decline | Only minor glitches mar primary in Tuscarawas Co. | Electronic poll books reduce time spent at the polls | Oldest poll volunteer in Franklin Co. still working elections at 99

Oklahoma: State's High Court upholds voter ID law

Pennsylvania: Bradford Twp. residents remain disgruntled at poll site changes

South Carolina: Anderson Co. in dire need of election day workers

Tennessee: Williamson commission delays certification of primary results | Save IRV campaign aims to allow for instant runoff voting | Washington Co. election commission 'unintentionally' violates election laws in county primary

Vermont: Condos files petition for re-election

West Virginia: Some WV independent voters get resistance at polls | Secretary of state's office: 'Isolated incidents' cause confusion at the polls for some | Cabell struggles to find poll workers for primary | Fayette Co. upgrades voting system | Harrison Co. precincts see quick results from all electronic ballots

Tuesday, 08 May 2018

May 8, 2018

National News: Hack-resistant vote machines missing as states gird for '18 vote | US voting systems remain vulnerable 6 months before Election Day | As primaries heat up, states still await election security reviews

Alaska: Hackers broke partway into Alaska's election system in 2016

Arizona: County settles voter accessibility claims with DOJ

Arkansas: New voting machines in Miller Co. for primary | Early voters ready with IDs| Crawford Co. election coordinator faces questions

California: Monterey Co. election department looking forward to using new equipment | State election systems will waiting for security checkups | Longtime clerk-recorder-assessor being challenged by county appraiser | Bay Area counties offering new features to help voters | Absentee ballots delayed in Tulare Co. | LA Co. sued over ban on sex offenders as poll workers

Florida: AG candidates split on felons' voting rights | Rubio applauds idea of election security consultants, but again warns of risks

Georgia: Buckhead library closed to early voting

Illinois: Are 16-year-olds smart enough to vote? Vote16 Illinois thinks so

Indiana: County's new poll pads speed up voter check-in | Early voting closes at Tippecanoe Co. building | MAGA gear a no-no at the polls | County sees doubling in early voting | Last minute election prep wraps up in Vanderburgh Co.

Iowa: Nebraska and Iowa, but not many others, had security checkups of election systems

Kansas: ACLU wants Kobach to pay damages

Louisiana: Appellate court asked to reconsider legality of 1976 felon voting law

Maine: Maine GOP bring federal challenge to ranked choice voting

Massachusetts: How secure are Massachusetts voting systems?

Michigan: Transition to new voting equipment imperfect | Several northern Michigan counties to use new voting machines | Kathy Smith named as interim Macomb Co. clerk | Wexford Co. prepares for primary

Nebraska: Nebraska and Iowa, but not many others, had security checkups of election systems

New Jersey: Judge: Election moves forward | Perez asks for removal of BOE chair over Walker Worthy support

New York: State senators pushing for voter ID law | Assembly woman Jenne votes to make voting more accessible | Resetting Watervliet's out-of-whack election cycles

North Carolina: Wake Co. tightening data security for primary | Mecklenburg Co. taking steps against cyber threats |

Ohio: Mahoning elections board preparing for 'complicated' primary | Clyde wants voting pre-registration for Ohio teenagers | Franklin Co. absentee ballot requests down as more opt for in-person early voting | Two votes, too many? Ohio's 12th District must pick twice for Congress

Tennessee: Vote centers a hit after first election under new format

Texas: Elections administrator explains why bond election isn't over yet | Paper jam in ballot scanner delays vote count in this Texas city

Virginia: 'A great embarrassment': Hopewell electoral board, local officials question appointment of city registrar

Washington: King Co. approves funding for prepaid ballot postage | Metropolitan King Co. council passes measure to fund prepaid postage for mail-in ballots

West Virginia: Harrison, Monongalia counties make election history | New voting machines get first big test in Kanawha Co. Tuesday | How West Virginia is trying to build hacker-proof voting | WV's voter ID law: Some say it's a balance, others say it's not needed at all | Voters now required to bring ID to vote | WV gears up for primary with new election requirements | Statewide early voting up 50 percent from last off-year primary election | Greenbrier Co. prepares for primary

Wyoming: State officials confident in election security

Monday, 07 May 2018

May 5-7, 2018

National News: How US election officials are trying to head off the hackers | President meets with Cabinet officials on election security | Readout of president's meeting regarding election security

Alaska: Alaska considers measures to switch to mail voting

Arizona: Graham Co. cleaning up the voter rolls

Arkansas: Voting changes keeping Northwest Arkansas elections officials on their toes |Benton Co. voters will use new voting machines | Washington Co. has new locations for early voting

California: 30 Days of Data to change how election data is visualized | Elections office sent out incomplete sample ballot | Big voting changes in Sacramento, but business as usual elsewhere

Colorado: Group wants to change municipal election date | Next Boulder Co. clerk a Millennial invested in voter engagement | Pitkin Co. adjusts for June primary involving independent voters for first time

Delaware: Democrats push same-day voter registration

Florida: Marion Co. SOE ready to unveil Veteran's Wall | Elections office wins award

Georgia: Nonprofit sues Ga., seek to prevent voting on all-electronic voting machines

Indiana: Green Co. exploring election software upgrade | Indiana receives funds to boost election security | Beware of 'state voter report' letters, secretary of state warns | Lawsuit challenging law that forces voting precinct consolidation in Lake Co. could soon be dismissed | Exercising the right to vote (early) in Southern Indiana | IN Voting Portal available if you need to check status, find your polling place

Iowa: Iowans to see rollout of new voter ID rules in June primary | Secretary of state launches cybersecurity partnership

Louisiana: The secretary of state's race will likely be crowded, but voting booths might not

Maine: Maine GOP files federal lawsuit to stop ranked-choice voting in June primary | Dunlap plans sessions on ranked choice | What is ranked-choice voting?

Massachusetts: Feds direct city to improve access to polls

Michigan: Election workers brace for primary

Minnesota: NRA praises 'pro-gun' proposal that could impact Minn. elections | How secure is our election system

Missouri: In Missouri petition season, Jay Ashcroft focuses on job

Nevada: Nevada takes measures to ensure election security

New Hampshire: AG asks NH Supreme Court to block release of state's massive voter database

New Jersey: Voters on 2 Trenton streets get wrong sample ballots

New York: GOP state senator under fire after proposing voter ID laws

North Carolina: As a guard against hackers, election results will come later in Wake Co.

Ohio: Jefferson Co. BOE making final preparations

Pennsylvania: Pa. election cybersecurity commission takes shape

South Carolina: Few actually vote in South Carolina elections. This group wants to change that

Tennessee: A cyberattack knocked a TN county's election website offline during voting | Williamson Co. election commission sends 'voter fraud' complaint to prosecutor | Nashville special mayoral election will see voter drop off officials predict

Texas: Preparations continue less than 24 hours before polling places open | South Texas counties are scrambling to pay for a special congressional election | Special election bill starts feud

U.S. Virgin Islands: Whitaker: No conflict in government Facebook post

Virginia: Va. works to improve voting process for 2018 elections | Drawing straws process picks Clinchport Council after each tied with three write-in votes

Wyoming: Officials confident state set up to prevent election interference

Friday, 04 May 2018

May 4, 2018

Arkansas: Marion Co. voters to see changes this election year | Rutledge and Martin applaud Supreme Court's stay | Pulaski Co. election director says county is prepared for voter ID

California: San Joaquin Co. registrar prepares for primary | San Mateo Co. residents will receive June election ballots only in the mail | 'Super voting centers' coming to San Mateo Co.

Florida: Police use saliva to arrest man on voter-fraud charges in Seminole Co., Fla. | Governor orders hiring of election security consultants | You could see long lines on election day, but there are ways to avoid it

Georgia: Brockway aims to ensure votes are secure

Idaho: Prepping for the primary

Illinois: LWV partners with students, doubling primary election turnout in Naperville precincts | No election judge shortage locally

Indiana: Vote machines will need upgrade | Voters in Clark Co. will use new iPad technology

Kansas: County elections commissioner requesting $100K to help shorten voting lines

Kentucky: No word yet on e-poll books for election

Louisiana: What happens now after error discovered in Rapides Parish election?

Maine: Ranked choice voter information resource center now online

Michigan: You can change your mind after voting absentee | New city clerk to be named | Snyder signs legislation to improve election processes

Mississippi: New texting tool announced for easier voting

Montana: Pearl Jam announces Rock2Vote at Washington-Grizzly Stadium

New York: Cuomo holds off on calling special election

Pennsylvania: Pitt rolls out commission to limit risk of election hacking | Two university officials leading investigation into Pa. election security | Some Dauphin Co. voters to see new polling places in primary

South Carolina: Charleston Co. public libraries hosting voter registration drives

Tennessee: Officials explain paper voting in Hamilton Co.

Virginia: Virginia works to improve voting process before midterm elections

Washington: Wyman asks Inslee for $2M to fund prepaid postage

Thursday, 03 May 2018

May 3, 2018

Arkansas: Arkansas Supreme Court allows enforcement of voter ID law | Arkansas Supreme Court says state can enforce voter ID law

Delaware: Bill introduced to allow for same day registration

Florida: Voters overwhelmingly support felon voting rights amendment

Georgia: Early voting begins soon in Gwinnett Co. in English and Spanish

Guam: Automatic voter registration discussed

Indiana: Federal judge hears case on voter list maintenance law | Vigo Co. schools work out plan for students who need ride to polls | Vigo Co. school corporation help transport students to polls

Iowa: Iowa voter ID laws start this primary season

Louisiana: La. receives 3 bids for new voting machines | Interim secretary of state says he saw no signs of misconduct

Massachusetts: Watertown has secured new election machines ahead of fall races | AVR in Massachusetts? Former KY secretary of state lobbies state GOP to say yes | Northampton city council to consider asking state Legislature to lower local voting age to 16

Michigan: Federal judge tosses ex-county clerk conspiracy suit

Minnesota: MN youth could rock the vote in November--if they show up

New Hampshire: Senate approves second voter residency bill of session | As bill to restrict voting eligibility advances, Sununu's position remains unclear

North Carolina: Elections board says 3 voters wrongly registered in N. Wilkesboro | Tensions, altercation reported during early voting

Oregon: Worried about your ballot security this election? Dennis Richardson says chill out

Pennsylvania: Special election to be held on November Election Day

Tennessee: Cybersecurity contractor will investigate election night attack | No major voting issues reported despite antiquated machines | Rutherford Co. election commission | 5 things to know about the cyberattack on Knox Co.

Texas: Farenthold tells Abbott he will not pay for special election to replace him

Washington: Voter Education Fund invests more than $460K in 33 organizations

West Virginia: Monongalia Co. prepares for upcoming primary

Wisconsin: Kaul calls Schimel's voter ID remarks 'incredible admission' | Neenah removes voting from schools beginning in 2019