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Tuesday, 19 April 2016

April 19, 2016

Alaska: PFD initiative to be bumped to November ballot

Arizona: Judge to hear challenge to AZ primary | Plan would set minimum number of Maricopa polling places | Bill would require 200 polling places for presidential, special elections

Arkansas: Election commission votes to send proposal on hiring coordinator to quorum court

California: Up to 500K Californians may be blocked from voting in June primary | LA County voters switching parties ahead of primary | Presidential primaries fueling local voter surge | 'Perfect storm' prompts election officials to seek more money | Would-be independents joining AIP could blame California's voter registration card | SD high school students urged to vote | Costa Mesa latest city to demand voting districts | Long Beach election officials counting ballots by hand

Georgia: Civil rights groups upset with polling location change in Macon-Bibb

Illinois: Sangamon Co. clerk's moves for elections savings not authorized by law

Indiana: The value of voting | Indiana's early voting numbers double since last presidential election

Iowa: Longtime Black Hawk Co. election manager retires

Kentucky: Grimes urges students to vote

Maryland: Maryland goes back to paper ballots for primary | Early voting slow and stead in county

Minnesota: What would change in state switch to primary?

Mississippi: Can you work as well as an inmate? Jackson Co. needs to know

Montana: Missoula voters like polling places

New Jersey: Proliferation of mail-in ballots alarm some candidates

New York: Local pols seek voter-friendly reforms | Monroe Co. elections officials prepare for high turnout | Voters sue state, claiming mass voter roll purges | Officials brace for surge of election inquiries | Counties prepare for NY primary surge | 14 NYers claim to have been denied voting rights | Rules keep some from voting in primary | High turnout expected for primary | No pins, buttons allowed in polling places | Different ballots, different rules in primary| Local elections officials preparing for massive voter turnout | Extra ballots, headaches, as elections boards get set for primaries | Clifton Co. prepares for primary | Desire to vote in primary causing confusion | Franklin Co. prepares for high voter turnout | Polling places anticipate unusually high turnout Tuesday| Polling place changes | You could get in trouble for taking a ballot selfie | Long time Upper West Side polling sites relocated |

Pennsylvania: York Co. preps for large turnout

Tennessee: Election commission OKs voting precinct move

Virginia: Ferrum voting precinct may move to elementary school | Voters 60+ without transportation can get free cab ride to May polls

Washington: Elections office makes third ballot mistake | No ballot dropboxes in South Seattle? New plan would fix that before next election | State's 4 millionth voter is an 18-year-old Millennial from Lakewood | King Co. proposes locations for 43 ballot drop boxes

West Virginia: Primary preparations in full swing

Wisconsin: Changes for Brown Co. during November election | Chad Vader voter ID video is contender for best municipal PSA| AG says he's optimistic about fate of voter ID law