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Monday, 29 February 2016

February 27-29, 2016

National News: Super Tuesday turnout set to smash record | Voting assistance service ensures sailors stay registered vote at NDW | Should primary voters be worried about aging voting machines? | Congress honors civil rights 'foot soldiers' with medal  

Alabama: JeffCo prepares for Super Tuesday | Clearing up primary ballot confusion  

Alaska: Ballot initiative not done yet

Arkansas: Election workers see record turnout | No ballot redo Libertarians told | ExpressVote machine set for some counties on primary night | Early voting extended | Voters can cast ballots anywhere | Some polling places will allow voters with concealed guns | Early voting at record numbers ahead of primary

California: Elections leaders tout voter turnout and access reforms at Los Angeles gathering | Phones and tablets: The future of digital voting | New vote count may spell doom for development in Carlsbad

Colorado: New voting machines on tap

Florida: Brevard: Spend $968K on elections support complex | Early voting offered in 9 locations in LakeSigns point to 'highly energized' voters as early voting begins | Elections office opens remote ballot drop-off sites  

Georgia: Do's and don'ts of voting in Georgia's presidential primary | Georgia voters smash the state's early voting record   

Guam: Guam election commission owes money for unplanned expenses

Hawaii: Bill considered to give some prisoners, felons right to vote 

Idaho: Election central | Billboards fixed after Dems threaten to sue  

Illinois: Illinois Democrats push for automatic voter registration | Bill aims to digitize voter registration signaturesCommissioners switch Burnside, DuBois polling locations  

Indiana: Wait continues on Jeffersonville city council at-large recount appeal | Problems nix Armory polling place | County can yet prevent $150K taxpayer loss | Shelby Co. BOE preps for this year's presidential vote   

Iowa: Iowa auditors urge passage of bills

Kansas: Federal judge refuses to block new voter registration process in Kansas  

Louisiana: Louisiana early voting numbers down from last year, officials say | Calcasieu Parish sets record for early voting numbers  

Maryland: Official: Washington Co. election board needs poll workers  

Massachusetts: Holyoke gets ready for presidential primary | Towns see consistently low turnouts for local elections | Online voter registration system credited with surge of new voters | Latino leaders: Behind the scenes efforts failed  

Michigan: Algonac polling station moves to new location | Officials preparing for primary

Minnesota: Secretary Simon challenges Minnesotans to return state to No. 1 in voter turnout  

Mississippi: Absentee voting continues despite ballot challenge | Ballot challenge could come with a cost | Printing new ballots to cost $11K

Missouri: Partisan divisions are clear as Senate takes up voter ID  

Montana: Lindeen files for secretary of state | Bitterroot Valley preparing to host elections  

Nebraska: ACLU tells Colfax Co. to offer bilingual ballots | ACLU: Dawson Co. required to have bilingual election formsFacebook tries to shake up voter registration  

New York: Nassau and Suffolk election boards avoid staff cuts suffered by other departments | NYC pols want to shame eligible voters with 'voter history' card  

North Carolina: NC voter ID law in effect for primary election | Second election looming? | Guilford Co. poll workers wrap up training | Voting requires photo ID | NC NAACP encourages voters without ID to head to polls | Blaze leads to change in early voting siteDust settles after last-minute primary swap | What happens now that North Carolina's got two primaries? | Benson honors Harvey Johnson, Jr., voting rights activist  

Ohio: New electronic poll books arrive for March 15 election | Dave Wondolowski sworn in as new Cuyahoga Co. BOE member | McLin, Young appointed to MoCo BOE | Tech savvy teens sought for help at Hamilton Co. polls | Election officials find uncontested primaries wasteful | Crestline students soak up election lessons | Drake Co. BOE members reappointed  

Oklahoma: Early voting turnout remains strong | Voting tips offered by election board secretary | Early voting period brings record turnout in Oklahoma, officials say | State law allows inactive voters to be deleted from database

Pennsylvania: Michael Shaheen election to county BOE | PSNK student group works to register first-time voters

South Carolina: No voting problems seen in Anderson | Turnout low so far in Dem primary | Initial reports indicate low turnout | Polls handle 2 statewide elections in a week | Slow day at Horry Co. polls for Dem primary | Election director: Turnout 'slow but steady' for Dem primary

Tennessee: Election commission working hard to increase voter confidence | Early voting increases 19 percent in Dickson Co. | Election commission ready for election day | Election workers gather polling equipment | Election commission gears up for busy Super Tuesday

Texas: How many have been affected by Texas' voter ID law? It's hard to say | Election officials report high early voting numbers | Long lines reported as early voting ends in Central Texas | Some voters question online availability of election day polling places | Nearly 106K turnout for early voting in Bexar | Elections officials expecting high turnout on Tuesday

U.S. Virgin Islands: Senate holds measure to unify elections boards  

Utah: San Juan Co. sued for violating Voting Rights Act

Vermont: Barre board's polling handouts logic baffles  

Virginia: Man casts first ballot at 60 with help from a U.S. Senator | State official says he's unaware of any voter impersonation in past 20 years | Appomattox tornado aftermath, advisories and updates | WCSO will have deputies at school voting precincts on Super Tuesday | Waynesboro upgrades to digital technology for voting | Tuesday presidential primaries kick off busy year for elections | Tornado damages church, upends polling location in Appomattox | Roanoke voters enter primary with new precinct alignment  

Washington: Voting Rights bill gains support in Senate

Wisconsin: Shorewood man sentenced to jail for multiple votes in several elections | Elections board to consider banning hole-punched IDs at polls | GAB apologizes for Green Bay ballot problems