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Wednesday, 06 April 2016

April 6. 2016

Alaska: Volunteers see low turnout for Anchorage municipal election

Arizona: More kudos offered to Mohave Co. for handling election | Records reveal scope of wait times in Arizona primary | Can you really open a ballot menu using a microwave?

California: A San Diego primary primer and a proposal to change city voting process | California elections officials warn of 'surge' for June 7 primary | Busy night for county election workers | Salinas named Yolo's clerk-recorder/assessor

Connecticut: Three run for Dem registrar of voters

Delaware: Notification error forces delay of Delaware City elections

Florida: Voter registration drive causing confusion in Clay Co.| Madison voters may receive incorrect info

Georgia: Elections officials prep for heavy turnout in May primaries

Illinois: Peoria Co. election commission to vote on new location | Authorities report election errors | Registrars to be at each Sangamon Co. polling place in November | Kane Co. looks to make voting quicker in November | Wrong ballots didn't change outcome

Indiana: Early voting begins | Some get a jump on casting ballots as early voting starts

Kentucky: Grimes touts new online voter registration tool | Kentucky has new online voter registration system

Missouri: St. Louis Co. may extend voting due to ballot shortages | Ballot shortages expand in St. Louis Co. | Ballot shortages reported in Sunset Hills, Mehlville | Ballot shortages in St. Louis Co. lead Stenger to seek voting into Wednesday, or longer | Missouri secretary of state looking into ballot shortage | Ballot shortage in about 50 St. Louis Co. polling places | Kander announces review of county elections after reports of ballot shortages | Electronic tablets cause minor delays at Northland precinct | Why Tuesday's election didn't feature touchscreens | Senate Dems stall on voter photo ID bill | Photo ID bill finally reaches Senate...and become the filibuster that wasn't | St. Louis Co. elections extended in 63 precincts after ballot shortages | Boone Co. election turnout might be half of March primary voting | St. Louis elections officials apologize | Voting slow in Webb City | Fire forces polling place to move

Nebraska: Polling place changes in Douglas Co. | State inches closer to 'winner-take-all' | Officials: Early voting off to 'robust' start

New Mexico: Effort to encourage voting grows in Las Cruces area

New York: County to vote on machine deal for elections | BOE chief had workers act as her unpaid chauffer

North Carolina: Granville commissioners deny request for second one-stop voting site

Ohio: Weeks after election, provisional ballots being counted | Elections board certifies election, mulls e-books | Grant hopes to help bring 'fun' back into Election Day

Oregon: Motor-voter law adds 25K to rolls

South Carolina: Richland Co. elections office will get no extra money

Texas: Hidalgo Co. to open fewer runoff polling locations | County voting machine tested for accuracy | Elections commission finds no further action needed to prevent repeat of errors |

U.S. Virgin Islands: Committee passes more election reform measures

Utah: About 74K residents registered to vote or updated their information during caucus week

Virginia: Virginia High School Registration Week set for April 24-30

Washington: Facebook drive sets voter registration mark | Yakima drops voting rights appeal

West Virginia: Candidate interview: WV secretary of state | Tennant could have prevented OVR dispute, opponents say

Wisconsin: Voting in Wisconsin? Bring ID--and perseverance | Strong turnout in early hours of voting | Early turnout high; some confusion over voter ID law | Voters adapting to photo ID law | Some Milwaukee area voters having a difficult time registering/obtaining ballots | Polling steady, without troubles, election officials, residents say | Chief Inspector: 100 per hour voting at Marathon Park in Wausau | Cottage Grove clerk disputes 2-hour wait to vote | GAB looking into candidate visit to polling place | Polls at Boys & Girls Club busy since this morning | Strong voter turnout reported in Fox Cities | In Wisconsin, hope among Hmong Americans for increased voter turnout | West Allis polling site open again after nearby police investigation | Truck, dumpster prompt complaints from voters | Long lines greet voters | Voter ID rules make big debut Tuesday| Election turnout passes state expectations | Heavy turnout seen across state, some long lines at polls | Long lines to register to vote at Marquette | Waukesha Co. officials over-prepare for election | Big turnout keeps polling places busy| Voter concerned about ballot handling in Wauwatosa school | Poll worker spends 80th birthday working on Wisconsin's primary day | Long lines remain even after polls close at 8pm

Wyoming: Commissioners approve change to polling places