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Wednesday, 20 April 2016

April 20, 2016

Arizona: Judge won't immediately toss primary lawsuit | Gass to hear primary election arguments | Suit challenging AZ vote faults secretary of state | Past election data predicted high independent voter turnout in March | State pushes for election reform

Arkansas: Pulaski Co. rolls out new voting system | City will reimburse county for hosting a special election

California: Young voter registrations surge in LA County, but will they show up to vote? | Sharp concerns over crowded ballot | Postcards sent to independent vote-by-mail voters

Colorado: Bacon answers election questions

Connecticut: Primary will test Merrill's latest attempt at computerizing vote tallies | Connecticut will offer real-time election results this November

Florida: Large voter turnout for select Bay Co. races

Georgia: Fulton elections: College students' residency counts

Illinois: Write-in candidate to get recount in DuPage Co.

Indiana: Early voting catches on with big turnout expected | Delaware Co. voter registration official charged over office incident | Extended hours offered for absentee voting

Maryland: Paper ballots in, electronic voting out, in Maryland | Maryland goes back to paper ballots

Mississippi: Candidate for county election commissioner begin qualifying

Missouri: St. Louis Co. election commissioners will learn Tuesday what went wrong | County elections board suspends top director for ballot blunder | St. Louis CO. elections debacle spawns a suspension and offer to resign

New Jersey: BOE splits over Hamilton polling site | Passaic Co. elections chief expands investigation to include mail-in ballots

New Mexico: State Official: Online voter registration doing well

New York: Voters outraged by broken machines, closed polling places | Voting machine issues briefly hinder Kenmore library| Multiple Brooklyn polling sites opened late Tuesday | Voting underway in northwest Bronx | Primary hours, system confusing for some Albany voters | Problems reported at some polling places | Problems at the polls | NY AG's office fields complaints; others criticize primary system | It's far harder to change parties in NY than in any other state | Democrats say NY purged them from voting rolls | Desire to vote in primary causing confusion | Officials expect brisk turnout | Schneiderman: I'm ready to field voting access complaints |Polling place change angers voters | Turnout 'more than usual' for a primary | Postcards cause polling place problems | Stringer to get to the bottom of polling debacle | Voter turnout brisk at some Onondaga Co. polling sites | UAlbany students show more interest in concert than voting | DeBlasio demands explanation | Voting problems prompt comptroller to vow audit of NYC's elections board | No confusion from two ballots | Many SU students turned away at the polls over voter registration issues | Frustrated Brooklyn voters beg judges 'nonstop' to let them vote | Voter turnout strong | Turnout tops out around 40 percent | Primary voters run into issues at area polls | Plattsburgh primary voters say they were denied voting ballot | Higher turnout, more questions keep election officials busy on primary day | Behind the scenes at Erie Co. BOE on primary day | Binghamton University poll runs out of ballots on primary night | North Country isn't immune to wild primary day across state | School on lockdown affects polling place | The 'I Voted' sticker was fashion's best accessory today | Entire block of voters omitted from rolls, poll worker says

North Carolina: Lunch hour voting available | Democracy NC calls for Forsyth to count more provisional ballots | Absentee ballots being mailed out for NC's second primary |

Ohio: Elections board wraps up one, prepares for another | Cuyahoga Co. testing 2 e-poll books | No school for Kettering students on Election Day

Pennsylvania: Judge considering whether to pull constitutional amendment question from ballots |Berks Co. BOE preps for next week

Rhode Island: Voter ID service at senior center is open to all voters

South Carolina: Richland elections office underestimated cost to fill Washington's seat

South Dakota: Vote 605 app can help South Dakota voters

Tennessee: Legislature passes online voter registration bill | Bill to allow online voter registration heads to governor's desk

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board plans to test new polling location during primary | Elections board disagrees with AG, member says she'll fight law

West Virginia: Large number of candidates on ballot overwhelms Kanawha Co. clerk's office

Wisconsin: The young and the voiceless: Majority of young people don't vote

Wyoming: Burns added to list of vote centers for this year's election