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Thursday, 07 April 2016

April 7, 2016

National News: Advocacy group to seek probe of federal election officials | Many hurdles preventing emergence of online voting | Sen. Warren says territory voting inequality is 'absurd' | What keeps election officials up at night? Fear of long lines at the polls

Alabama: Madison Co. election officials prepare voting machines for run-off primary

Alaska: More than 5K ballots still to be counted | Absentee, questioned ballots could change outcome

Arizona: Voter mailings cause confusion in Pima Co.

Arkansas: FOIA suit comes after Jefferson Co. election commission dispute

California: More resources needed to deal with surge of registrations | Elections office cuts polling sites | Eeve Lewis, longtime Sonoma Co. clerk dies at 69 | County still counting ballots

Colorado: County to switch to state's uniform voting system, just not quite yet | New voting machines unveiled in Arapahoe Co.

Connecticut: Greenwich to test voting machines on Thursday | Connecticut gets ready for primary

Delaware: Pocomoke City Elections: No results announced | New vote, possible lawsuit in Pocomoke election

District of Columbia: Councilmember introduces bill originally drafted by high school senior

Florida: Orange Co. voter to receive paper trail of their registration

Illinois: DuPage election commission cites old technology for slow primary results, looks at upgrades | Illinois law could cause big delays on Election Day |Election complaint hotline next 27 calls during primary | ISU students express primary concerns | Countywide election commission may move

Indiana: Early voting gets a new-tech twist here

Iowa: Iowa Supreme Court considering ex-felon voting rights case

Kansas: LWV joins federal suit challenging Kobach on citizenship law | The conservative gladiator from Kansas behind restrictive voting laws

Louisiana: Agee named Bossier's new registrar of voters

Maryland: UB's Schaefer Center trains 3k election judges for upcoming vote

Minnesota: Secretary of state seeking bilingual, student election judges | Secretary of state pushes primary system

Mississippi: Voters may face new polling place again

Missouri: Push for identification at voting places after increase in voter fraud | Another scrambled election has Missouri and St. Louis Co. officials looking for answers | House panel to hear testimony on election problems | Kraus, Ashcroft sound off on St. Louis election troubles | County clerk says election 'went good for April' | Few voters challenge 'very slow' turnout to cast ballots in Joplin area | New proposal would only allow paper ballots in Missouri | Explanation sought after St. Louis ballot shortages

Montana: Blackfeet Tribe and Glacier Co. hold 'historic' meeting

New York: NY elections board inundated with calls from voters 'pissed off' about registration issues | With voter turnout at all-time low, coalition seeks reforms | Utica polling place changes | Oneida Co. BOE ready for anticipated spike in voting

North Carolina: South Ward to get new primary | Forsyth Co. BOE gets update on new building

North Dakota: Judge declines to throw out voter ID lawsuit |

Ohio: Groups sue Ohio over voter registration process | ACLU sues Husted over removing voters from rolls

Rhode Island: Coming to Rhode Island: Online voter registration

Texas: Early voting location added in Wall | Fired elections employee wants further investigation of primary

West Virginia: 181 OK'd to work Mon polls for May 10 vote | Local reps react to recently signed voter registration bill

Wisconsin: Waukesha Co. sees nearly 70 percent turnout | High turnout doesn't blunt arguments against voter ID, opponents say | How new voter ID law caused confusion at UW polling centers | High turnout slows election count | Voting went relatively smoothly at UW-Madison, officials say | Election day registration causes long lines | Jury is still out on voter ID after first big test | Turnout highest since 1972 | GAB investigating voting by 17-year-olds | Clerk explains hours-long wait for voters at UW-Green Bay | Dolson: Voting smoother without same-day registration | Election night error changes result | Voter ID requirement has largest impact on students | GOP Congressman: Voter ID law will help Republican presidential candidate | Milwaukee election official: New photo ID rule kept some from voting