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Thursday, 25 February 2016

February 25, 2016

National News: Want honest elections? Meet America's new election integrity watchdog | Civil rights groups concerned restrictive laws will keep minorities from casting votes | The 10 states where Millennials could sway the election

Alabama: Madison Co. election officials open voting machine testing to public | Lawmakers talk felon voting rights

Arkansas: Pulaski Co. election officials keep eye on voting machines | Washington Co. prepares for electronic, paper voting | County gets vote monitor | White Co. election officials apologize for 'confusing' voter ID sign

California: Ballots still being counted in Measure A election

Florida: Bay Co. unveils new voting equipment | Elections office steps into the future | Miami getting election ready ahead of Florida Primary | South Florida elections officials preparing for primary | Bipartisan push in Senate to make SoS elected

Georgia: More than 200K Georgians have voted early | Voting rights groups keep eyes in Ga. ahead of primary

Hawaii: Former county council candidate charged with voter fraud

Idaho: Secretary of state to fix billboard | Idaho GOP primary voting concerns

Indiana: Payment OK'd for Porter Co. poll books | Early voting will stay off campus this year | County OKs elections app | County OKs polling place changes

Maryland: Special meeting fails to resolve elections tie issue | Paperwork mix-up causes problems in Charlestown election

Massachusetts: Abingdon, Rockland ballots affected by state ink snafu | Mass. elections officials worry over 'Independent' voters

Michigan: All secretary of state offices closed due to weather

Mississippi: Election officials testing voting machines | The fight for voting rights in Mississippi still resonates| D'Iberville leaders prepare for voting precinct change

Missouri: Voter ID clears last hurdle before Senate floor

Montana: Montana county moves MSU polling place to campus gym

New Jersey: West Milford school board mulls Election Day closure

North Carolina: Congressional primary moved to June 7; regular primary still on March 15 | What happens now that North Carolina's got two primaries

Ohio: State bill seeks to protect certain voters' privacy | In advance of primary, poll workers get training

Pennsylvania: Bucks, MoCo election officials anticipate complaints about Pa. 'closed' primary

South Carolina: Richland elections office tells county council it needs more money now

Tennessee: Tennessee breaks early voting record turnout

Texas: Smith Co. election workers recall years at the polls | Vote anywhere in Boone Co. on election day | Polling pads pace voter registration time | Election administration ready| Technology streamlines process for county's overseas voters | Slower than expected early voting

Vermont: Montpelier clerk's office to open Saturday for early voting| Condos applauds House gov ops action to improve voter registration

Virginia: Expert witness testifies that there is no justification for Va. photo ID law | Voter registrars in Central Va. preparing for large turnout

Washington: Voter registration bill stalls in Senate committee | Secretary of state stresses civic involvement by voting

Wisconsin: Justice Bradley's uncle turned away from polling place | Oneida Co. Veteran's Service officer hopes voter ID change comes before April | WW II veteran couldn't vote with military ID