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Monday, 25 April 2016

April 23-25, 2016

National News: Snapchat wants to make 'ballot selfies' legal on Election Day | Why are election ballots so confusing? | Moving from prison cell to voting booth | McCaskill: Newby lacked authority to change voter registration policy

Arizona: Arizona county tells feds election issues hit all races | Officials: Long lines in primary affected minorities and non-minorities equally

Arkansas: School elections scheduled for November cause glitches

California: Dolores Huerta Foundation to file lawsuit against Kern Co. alleging voting rights violations | Error in ballot notices affects hundreds of Sonoma Co. voters | Association launches election costs website | How California's Senate ballot could cause problems for the primary

Connecticut: Voter registration surges among young people in Connecticut | Police gear up for traffic problems at schools during primary | 'We're getting slammed': Registrars inundated with work ahead of primary| 45K young voters register

District of Columbia: Student writes bill on former prisoners' voting rights

Georgia: Poll worker fired, accused of voter discrimination | Gwinnett poll worker 'not invited' to return after complaints

Illinois: BOE: No penalty or fine for accidental cancellations | Elections officials detail McHenry Co. election problems | Five Crawford Co. precincts will have teenagers helping at the polls on Tuesday

Indiana: Clark Co. absentee voting going smooth as election draws near

Iowa: Why restoring voting rights for felons is harder in Iowa

Kansas: McCaskill: Newby lacked authority to change voter registration policy

Kentucky: Election board makes preparations for upcoming primary

Louisiana: Blakes challenges voter rolls, alleges polling place violations

Maryland: Record early voting turnout in Maryland's primary| Former felons in Maryland now have the right to vote | Pencil or pen? Absentee ballots left Maryland voters scratching their heads | In Baltimore, ex-felons cherish newfound right to vote | Early voting ends with record turnout | This man is on parole for attempted murder. He just voted for the first time in 20 years

Missouri: Black Caucus says discipline of election officials falls short

New Hampshire: Electronic voter checklist proposal to go before Senate

New Mexico: Hundreds of NM teens seize new chance to vote in primary

New York: NYC primary voter complaints draw investigations, suspension | As problems persist, city council to examine BOE | Stringer slams city's 'broken voting system' | SUNY student says Ulster Co. elections board wrongly denied voters ballots | BOE primary mess an overreaction to 2013 'zombie voter' probe

North Carolina: Election officials: More voting left to do | Group says 29K voters' ballots counted using 'safety net' provisions

Oregon: Voters get wide range of views in secretary of state race | Secretary of state candidates snag endorsements from all sort of groups

Pennsylvania: MoCo's hectic preparations for primaries | Judges causing chaos for voter services | What to expect on primary day | Polling change in place for primary | Plymouth Twp. promises plenty of parking for voters

Puerto Rico: Money for ballot printing in limbo

Rhode Island: It could be a wait at the polls

Tennessee: Hundreds of high school students register to vote

Texas: Texas county settles suit over voter translator requirements | More than half a million Texas voters lack ID to cast ballots | Officials disagree with op-ed critical of voting in Bell Co.| Elections office: No firearms or weapons at polling places

Virginia: About 200K ex-felons in Va. will now have right to vote in Nov. | McAuliffe restores voting rights for 206k ex-felons | McAuliffe defines order on 'This Week'

West Virginia: Four running for secretary of state | County considers satellite voting sites

Wisconsin: Lack of voter ID educational campaign shows state 'has a long way to go,' Chris Taylor says