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Tuesday, 05 April 2016

April 5, 2016

National News: Supreme court upholds 'one person, one vote'

Arizona: 20 primary sites closed more than 3 hours late | Dept. of Justice seeking information from county recorder after voting mishap | DOJ investigating voting irregularities in AZ

California: SCOTUS upholds one person, one vote | Online voter registration grows rapidly in California | 'Open primary' law confuses voters ahead of presidential primary

Florida: Elections chief quietly pushed Lake toward equal opportunity and equal rights | Extra ID options could help with re-energized voters

Illinois: St. Clair Clerk: Nonpartisan group sending voter registration forms | Vermilion Co. clerk investigates primary election issue | DuPage looking for ways to post election results faster

Indiana: Group starts petition to establish vote center at ISU

Maine: Bill to switch Maine to primaries moves forward

Missouri: St. Louis City & Co. voters will have to use paper ballots | Jefferson Co. to use iPads for voter check-in

Montana: Recent survey shows that Missoula voters 'love' current polling places

Nebraska: Election commission changes implemented to make early voting easier | Smaller envelopes, more drop boxes bring high hopes for increased voter turnout

New Hampshire: Manchester city clerk looking for electronic voter program OK

New York: Officials call for changes to improve elections, increase voter turnout in NYC |Polling place moved out of Kernan School | Report: NY makes it too hard for people to vote

Ohio: Mona Williamowski appointed to Allen Co. BOE

Oklahoma: Election day has arrived, five things to know

Oregon: NBA players help Dechutes Co. reach younger voters

Pennsylvania: State corrects clerical error in number of voters who changed parties | Human error to blame for inflated number of party switchers in Pa.

Rhode Island: Governor signs online voter registration bill

South Dakota: Voting centers nixed for city, school board elections

Texas: Polling sites closed due to lack of volunteers | Elections commission meeting to 'clear the air' on primary issues, administrator

U.S. Virgin Islands: Bill would move USVI to single elections board

Virginia: Encouraging high school students to register to vote | State lawyer says voter registration letters from nonprofit are causing 'significant voter confusion'

Washington: Supreme Court upholds population count in electoral districts; endorses Yakima's new districting | Yakima council expected to drop appeal of voting rights case

West Virginia: Stroll to the Poll event encourages residents to register, vote early | Tennant says voter registration will improve in WV thanks to auto voter reg | Kanawha, Cabell county clerks refusing online voter registration

Wisconsin: Winnebago clerks expect high voter turnout | How Wisconsin's new voter ID law might affect the primary | Door Co. elections officials expect busy day | Voter ID requirements in place for spring primary | Organization helps people with voter ID | Local clerks ready for long lines & voter ID law | UW encounters printing problems as students try to get voter IDs | Polling places prepare for large crowds | Bublr Bikes offering free rides on primary day | Free cab rides to the polls for seniors