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Monday, 27 October 2014

October 25-27, 2015

National News: Pentagon watchdogs scrutinize states' push toward online voting | Early voting alters campaigns costs and strategies | Squadrons form for voter ID fight

Alabama: Early voting 'going very well' | Polling site moved after it was vandalized

Arizona: Secretary of state candidates reject closed primaries

Arkansas: Election commission refutes 'vote changing' | Sebastian election panel to meet Tuesday to discuss AG ruling | Secretary of state candidate refutes accusations | More polling places will be available for Arkansans

California: Cities ready for another round of ranked-choice voting | Measure W not included on Claremont resident's vote-by-mail ballot | Mail-in ballot count begins

Colorado: Some voters must correct registration information | Thousands of ballots already returned | Malfunctioning equipment leads to incorrect ballots in Adams Co.| New mistake in Adams Co. election

Connecticut: Lumaj faults Merrill's record | Ballot proposal could open door to early voting

Delaware: 'Phantoms' bloat voter rolls

District of Columbia: DC elections board tenders apology for upside-down flag

Florida: Broward elections office sued over alleged bad ballot placement | Broward issues notice for voters to read both sides of ballot | Weeks delays canvassing board meeting for radio interview | Hillsborough residents embrace early voting

Georgia: Judge may enter Ga. voter registration dispute | Sunday voting in Dekalb | Lowndes marches to the polls on Sunday | History made with first-time Sunday voting | Some Muscogee Co. voters upset after polls close Saturday | Hundreds take advantage of Sunday voting | Athens shows support for Sunday voting | Large crowds for Sunday voting in Dougherty Co.

Guam: Voter registration lower than previous elections

Hawaii: Officials aim for clarity ahead of vote | Election officials prepare for lava flow threat | Elections officials hoping to avoid repeat of past problems

Illinois: Judge to rule Monday on GOP ballot questions | Claims of voting machine issues in Rock Island Co. | GOP cries foul over Danville officials processing some absentee ballots | Cook Co. clerk expects no delays in vote count | Elections issues in Danville | A change in polling places

Indiana: County clerk pleased by turnout at vote centers | SoS candidates want better voter turnout

Iowa: Pate, Anderson seek votes

Kansas: Brightly colored cards to let Sedgwick Co. voters know where to cast ballots

Kentucky: Boyle poll workers prepare for Election Day

Maine: Election day ahead, but many Mainers have already cast ballots

Maryland: Interactive map helps county residents find polling locations | Early turnout lags at new voting site

Massachusetts: New Bedford introduces interactive voting machines | Ranks of unenrolled voters in Boston's suburb grows | Holyoke to do public testing of voting machines

Michigan: Judges' race left off ballots prompts fix | Sec. of Stte forum focuses on accessibility, ease of voting

Minnesota: Ely students, veterans will pair up to become election judges | Absentee ballot board to begin count this week but no tally until Election Day | Extra work for city, but voters like 'no excuse' absentee voting

Missouri: St. Charles election director candidate claims error on a sample ballot

New Mexico: Sharpies still OK for ballots, but counties received new markers | Officials working to make sure Sandoval Co. has enough voting machines | Former Secretary of State Shirley Hooper passes away Duran: Sharpie pens not banned at NM voting sites | Another 2012 election appeal fails

New York: Ramapo has 6 months to appeal ward vote | Judge rules against county BOE

North Carolina: Hundreds flagged in NC voter rolls audit | Cleveland Co.'s electronic ballot explained | Weekend voting varies by county | Hundreds vote early at disputed college polling place | 'Souls to the polls' sought in only Sunday voting day | Children learn to cast ballots at family voting celebration in Durham | Male models, party bus to bring student voters to polls

North Dakota: Service at heart of secretary of state race

Ohio: Freedom to cast a ballot comes with a price | Alleged improper ballot in Auburn prompts inquiry | BOE director is retiring | Elections officials pleased by absentee voting pace

Pennsylvania: Students train for local election board slots | Voting reform pressed as money-saver for Butler Co. | No absentee ballots for folks in jail

Rhode Island: Candidates differ on voter ID law | Men collecting ballots may have been police officers working for candidate

South Carolina: Lexington Co. poll workers prepare for long lines, slow pace

South Dakota: Vote centers to make general election debut in Brown Co.

Tennessee: Some voters concerned voting machines are changing their votes | No touch screen worries here, says Steidl | Poll workers accused of giving voters 'misleading' information

Texas: Changes to Potter Co. early voting create positive response | Man denied vote using military ID | Candidate's kinfolk not on election judge roster | Election office working to correct ballot errors

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections will not count early ballots until after election

Utah: Voter ID laws: Where Utah stands | Salt Lake offering drive-thru voter registration

Virginia: Fairfax elections office reportedly embroiled in infighting | Few problems are reported as voter ID rollout continues | Learning the quirks of Virginia's new voter ID law | City sees low number of absentee ballot requests

Washington: Candidate makes appeal for investigation of election process

Wisconsin: Clerk assures vote counting will go better | Local officials prepare for Election Day | Monroe changing election procedures after August ballot mix-up | Activists urge people to prepare for voter ID in 2015

Wyoming: Clerk hopes to speed up election result reporting | Cheyenne working to speed up election returns