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Monday, 18 April 2016

April 16-18, 2016

Alaska: Election Integrity bill passes Senate | Lawmakers approve sharing of voter information

Arizona: Democrats, voters sue Maricopa Co., state officials | Ariz. Gov.: May special election to avoid prior voting pitfalls, long lines | County readies for early balloting | Supervisor named in elections lawsuit welcomes case | County ready for early balloting

Arkansas: 7 election commissioners ask state for new poll equipment

California: California counties worried about cost of June primary--and beyond | How prepared is San Diego for June primary? |Thousands of voters, celebrities register to wrong party

Colorado: Basalt election critic lodges complaint with state

Connecticut: Longtime Wilton registrar will not seek re-election | Thousands of unaffiliated voters joining parties

Florida: Scott signs bill for overseas-military online voting study

Georgia: Augusta man makes it his mission to help folks register to vote | Problems with election cards not first Fulton Co. election issue

Illinois: DuPage Co. write-in candidate files suit for recount | Will Co. registered more than 5,700 on election day

Indiana: Online registrations climb, new voters decline | Voting center petition calls for board member's resignation | Evening hours available for early voting in Goshen and Elkhart | Elkhart Co. extends absentee voting

Iowa: New elections tech coming soon in Linn Co.

Kansas: Johnson Co. still needs 90 precincts for November election | ACLU attempts to block Kansas voter ID law

Kentucky: Daviess Co. seeking poll workers

Louisiana: New registrar takes oath of office

Maryland: Hiccups for some voters as primary ballots cast | Record numbers turnout for early voting | Sunday another low-key day in early voting in Harford

Massachusetts: Town purchases new voting machines | Say it ain't so, Joe: Quincy sends off longtime city clerk | Group pushes automatic voter registration

Minnesota: Move to primary would change more than just voting | Primary v. caucus, state Legislature, governor seem ready to make move

Missouri: Deeken says photo voter ID card long overdue

Nebraska: Early voting gets off to vigorous start across Nebraska

Nevada: Nevada's new voter ID law

New Jersey: Ballot prep contract awarded by Freeholders

New York: Lawmakers say some voter are locked out due to old law | NY voters to file suit against closed primary | More North Country voters ineligible to vote in primaries | NYC BOE fixes gaffe in another mass mailing | Elections officials gear up for busy Tuesday | Sorting out primary day confusion | Rules keep some out of New York primary | Hotline to assist voters in the primary | Polling sites brace for Tuesday onslaught

North Carolina: Redistricting trial concludes | Onslow considers new space for BOE

Ohio: Republicans want cash for longer voting hours

Oregon: How Oregon blazed the way for primary elections

Pennsylvania: College students could create surge in absentee ballots

Rhode Island: Filippi calls for move to instant runoff voting in Rhode Island | Voter info goes mobile with new state website | Rhode Island's top elections official prepares for primary

South Carolina: Referendum request triggers debate over Richland Co. election spending

South Dakota: Sioux Falls clerk comments on election issues

Tennessee: Big election year means bigger election commission budget

Texas: Commissioners slow to approve early voting funds for run-off

Utah: Utah county defends mail-in voting against Navajo lawsuit

Washington: Official says controversial voting laws non-existent in Washington

Wisconsin: Faster election results would take money, clerk says | Brown Co. voting system almost failed | Voter ID challenge may be moot if state allows for affidavits

Wyoming: County proposes 12 vote centers for 2016 elections | Proposed Laramie Co. vote centers announced