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Wednesday, 06 August 2014

August 6, 2014

National News: A comprehensive investigation of voter impersonation finds 31 credible incidents out of one billion ballots cast | Senior DOD voting official offers absentee voting tips

Arizona: Elections board mistake with candidate will cost taxpayers $15K | Secretary of state race shadowed by dark money | Candidate left off 8500 ballots wants 'better fix' to mistake | Candidate's death creates dilemma for election officials

California: Bill to allow county to pilot all vote-by-mail to governor

Florida: Voting machines tested in Gadsden Co. | Confusion over elections | Supervisor says special elections are possible this year for redrawn districts | County forcefully rejects elections supervisor's claims | Galvano confident redistricting can be done in about 1 week | Two new early voting locations added for Leon Co. | Redistricting to cost taxpayers nearly $70K a day

Guam: GEC receives new voting tabulators

Hawaii: Hawaii's party chairs issue joint call for early voting to be safe | In face of storms and a request to delay, primary election still on

Indiana: Appellate court vacates 9 of 10 counts against election official

Kansas: Voters show up at wrong sites, prompting notification mailing | Election workers say 'poll pads' simplify process | Kobach rolls to victory in primary| Some Kansas City voters running into problems at polling places | Polling location changes confuse Sedgwick voters

Maryland: Online voting battle pits the blind vs. the blind

Michigan: Voting tabulator breaks down in Delhi Township | Clerks busy after polls closed | Electronic poll books gain popularity | Johnson says moving primary elections to spring worth a look | Technology moves elections forward | Judge to hear allegations of voter fraud in Dearborn Heights | Judge halts counting of absentee ballots in Dearborn Heights | Some polling places see changes as Flint works to comply with disability standards | Polls close on Michigan primary's rainy day | Thunderstorms keep voters from polls during primary elections

Mississippi: Breaking down the McDaniel challenge

Missouri: Taney Co. clerk having data problems | Voting machines that malfunctioned are up and running | Changes to counting ballots | Early voting initiative petition falls short of needed signatures | Chrismer defeats York in GOP election director primary | Elections director says iPads will make for smoother check-in during voting | Election official: 'Unusual' number of people voting Republican in North Co. | Poll workers working hard to make sure people vote

Montana: Montana dodges voting-rights lawsuit | Connors named Missoula Co. elections administrator

New Jersey: Clerk warns residents of voter registration scam

New Mexico: Group plans voter registration drive in anticipation of minimum wage vote | Secretary of state race starting to heat up

New York: Court orders access to Troy council election ballots

North Dakota: Election ballot count off by 300 after Foster Co. recounts votes

Ohio: Special elections cost more, attract few voters

Pennsylvania: Taylor councilman turns self in over allegations of voter fraud

South Carolina: Beaufort Co. resident complains of voting irregularities

Tennessee: Democrats continue to talk election problems | DOJ to send monitors to Shelby Co. | Election day coincides with start of city's school year

U.S. Virgin Islands: Test data causes glitch in early vote counts

Virginia: Va. AG warns voter ID definition may be unconstitutional

Washington: Hopes for 34 percent voter turnout in Yakima Co. primary election | Kitsap Co. elections manager also a candidate

Wisconsin: Van Hollen asks appeals court to lift voter ID injunction | GAB releases list of 'things voters need to know' | Polling place moves for August primary