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Thursday, 21 April 2016

April 21, 2016

National News: Why voters are removed from voting rolls

Arizona: Supreme Court upholds Arizona voting map | Attorney asks judge to void results of AZ presidential primary | Supreme Court: Redrawn voting districts are legal | Supervisors approve 116 polling locations for May elections

Arkansas: PB call raised to remove election official

California: Costa Mesa residents will likely vote on voting districts in November | Bill to reimburse taxpayers fails in committee | San Francisco examines lowering voting age, other methods to boost turnout | New Fresno Co. polling place? Your neighbor's garage | Election for vacant council seat will cost city $767,600

Colorado: Bill would allow independents to vote in primaries

Connecticut: Justice Dept. investigating motor voter program | West Hartford public schools will have extra security for primary day | DMV system crash impacts voter registration | DMV says it's business as usual after two days of outages | Registrar: Registrations 'hot and heavy' for primary

Florida: Supervisors office teams up with high school for vote | Lori Scott set to strut her stuff for needy

Georgia: Gwinnett poll worker loses job over offensive comment | Election worker fired after comment | Voter rights groups say Macon polling change could suppress minorities

Indiana: BMV to extend hours to Hoosier's need ID's for primary

Louisiana: Bill to make voting easier for college students sails through committee | Registrar qualification amendment fails in House

Maryland: Pocomoke district gets new vote after balloting fail | Early voting coming to a close in Maryland | Time running out to avoid lines to vote

Massachusetts: Removing voting from Beverly schools discussed

Missouri: 1 St. Louis Co. election director suspended, 1 may retire | Huckabee backs Ashcroft for secretary of state

New Jersey: TurboVote moves Montclair State into the 21st Century | Harelik appointed to Union Co. BOE | County officials move voting to Claridge | County clerk denies polling location changes after election board deadlock

New Mexico: State loses appeal of Duran-era case on illegal voting

New York: Why voters are removed from voting rolls | A ridiculous roundup of the worst NYC primary day voting mishaps | Social media fuels false rumors and confusion at polls throughout New York | Local officials: Primary process went smoothly | Brooklyn poll workers threaten journalist | Susan B. Anthony gravestone covered with 'I Voted' stickers | Broome Co. BOE says county experienced few voting problems | City and state officials investigating BOE | Onondaga Co. received record number of complaints on primary night | School polling sites create parking issues

North Carolina: Congressional primary, record turnout costs taxpayers | Voter registration letter causes confusion

Ohio: Ohio's golden week voting policy eliminated for 2016 | Judge orders mental health evaluation for poll worker

Oregon: Avakian wants to redefine the secretary of state's job

Pennsylvania: Elections officials scramble to comply with court case restoring candidate to ballot | Group to provide services for primary election | Election watchdogs urge voters to report problems at the polls | MoCo scrambles to stick name of Dem senate candidate on ballot

Rhode Island: Elections board to open only 144 polling places for primary | Rhode Island will only open 1 in 3 polling places for primary

Texas: Williamson Co. early voting locations set | Waller Co. to test voting equipment drenched by burst pipe

Virginia: York Co. registrar wins award from SBOE

West Virginia: West Virginians switching parties in large numbers as primary nears | County clerks accuse Tennant of piling on | Online registration needs tweaks, clerks say

Wisconsin: Common Cause calls for mobile voter ID assistance

Wyoming: Burns added to the list of vote centers; more changes unlikely | Vote centers getting mixed reviews