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Thursday, 28 April 2016

April 28, 2016

National: Hispanic voter registration spikes

Alabama: DOJ opinion sought on Daphne poll plan | Marshall Co. poll location on the move

California: Supervisors sign off on primary expenses | One of LA County's first Latina poll workers reflects on decades of service

Colorado: Williams shares election process with CCRW | Siblings win LWV award for service

Connecticut: New voting system an overall success, officials say | Printing snafu sends incorrect polling address to some New Haven voters

Illinois: Amid criticism, Michael pledges voting changes for fall

Indiana: Long lines at early voting locations | Campus voters hitch ride to early voting

Iowa: Process to restore felon voting rights to be streamlined

Kansas: Students practice voting with real election equipment

Kentucky: State Supreme Court hears arguments against Magoffin election

Louisiana: House OKs registrar qualifications

Maryland: Maryland's new voting machines debut with few reported glitches | Turnout highest in more than 34 years

Minnesota: Houston Co. prepares for elections | Secretary of state aims to boost voter turnout

Mississippi: Major updates to MS election law lost at end of session

Missouri: Democrats launch filibuster as voter ID brought up again

New Hampshire: Bill would expand absentee ballot rules

New Mexico: Secretary of state emphasizes efficiency, access as NM prepares for primary

New York: More than 120K NYers used affidavit ballots | Decision opens NY to widespread online voter registration | Staten Island not exempt from primary problems | Process of counting paper ballots from last week's primary has begun

North Carolina: County must buy machines that produce paper ballots | Forsyth elections office trying to get missing signatures

Ohio: Several changes coming to Kenton area polls

Oregon: Unusual primary race for secretary of state

Pennsylvania: Primary brings out new voters, poll workers | York Co. 'pretty cool' with open carry

Rhode Island: Advocates call for change to primary system | Common Cause calls for 'immediate improvements' to voting in RI

Tennessee: Funds OK'd for Cheatham election office remodel

Texas: Waller Co. voting equipment undergoing restoration after water damage | 15 GOP states back Texas voter ID law in legal brief | Look before you vote: Some voters complain about getting wrong ballots

Virginia: It's in Isle of Wright's Budget: $434,078 for registrar's office | Rights restoration having an impact on voter registration | Massive restoration of voting rights challenges local registrars | Soon after governor's action, ex-felons already registering

Washington: Secretary of state, staff will skip meeting

West Virginia: Early voting begins with strong numbers, runs through May 7 | Cabell Co. clerk candidates differ on online voter registration

Wisconsin: Vos wants to review request for voter ID outreach money | Budget committee co-chair will 'seriously' consider funding voter ID education | GOP leaders open to voter ID ad campaign | GAB director calls Walker's comments on voter ID 'disingenuous'