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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

April 26, 2016

National News: DOJ plans to make it easier for former prisoners to get proper ID

Arizona: Judge allows suit vs. secretary of state | Voters to testify in primary challenge | Poll worker: Voters given wrong ballots in primary | Botched ballots will cost taxpayers $400K

California: San Diego registrar needs poll workers | Website allows Californians to explore cost of running elections | LA County gears up for surge primary voters

Colorado: Proposal to ditch caucuses gains political support | Bill to restore primary is before lawmakers | Lawmakers debate fuding for primary

Connecticut: East Rock, Morris Cove voters get wrong polling place information | Stratford faces election possibilities | Voter registration surges before primaries | Registrar of voters to remain elected post in Hartford | New Ansonia polling places for primary |Schools prep for voters

Delaware: Primary day toolbox: What you need to vote in Delaware | Gearing up for primary election

Florida: Williams qualifies for ballot in election supervisor race

Georgia: Army, state work to get soldiers voting

Indiana: Early voting options increase

Kansas: ACLU: Two-thirds of new Kansas voter registrations on hold | Johnson Co. looking for places for people to vote

Maryland: Maryland voters will use paper ballots in primary | County BOE confident primary results will be posted promptly | Washington Co. offers tool to point voters to proper polling site | After decade absence, paper ballots return to Maryland | Hogan plans to sign early voting bill | Gearing up for primary election

Missouri: NAACP seeking independent probe of April 5 election irregularities

New Jersey: Local training video gets national attention

New York: New York's primary mess prompts voters to demand change | BOE deputy clerk under fire for having subordinate drive her to work | Some voters in last week's primary in St. Lawrence Co. 'disgruntled,' elections commissioner says | De Blasio sets aside $20M for BOE reforms | DeBlasio calls for election changes after primary | Lawmakers aim to stop mass voting registration purges | Advocates welcome BOE 'incentive funding' but urge broader overhaul

North Carolina: Federal judge upholds NC's sweeping voter ID law | Federal judge who backed limits on early ballots upholds voter ID requirement

Ohio: Miami Co. BOE approves poll workers for special election

Pennsylvania: Voters in some Pa. counties will face quirks when casting ballots | City commissioners work to ensure voting easy in Philly | Tasco questions need for city commissioners | Centre Co. prepares for primary | Phila. election officials urge voters to check location of polling place | Students learn about voting process by helping on election day

Rhode Island: Common Cause advises RI voters to be prepared for changes at polls, possible long lines | Unaffiliated voters outnumber party members | Polling places different for primary | Gorbea under fire for voting access | Elections director offers advice for voters

Tennessee: Williamson schools register more than 800 students to vote | 8 to interview for Nashville election chief job

Texas: County elections administrator evaluation

Virginia: Roanoke to reprint ballots for $4K after candidate's concerns

Wisconsin: Special deputies may keep registering voters through fall election