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Wednesday, 04 May 2016

May 4, 2016

Arizona: Nonprofit sues Arizona for voter records

Arkansas: Secretary of state says new voting system in the works

California: Grand jury finds problems at polling places | Voting convenience increased for primary

Colorado: Folks are angry about caucus system, but is primary the answer?

Florida: Pinellas Co. commissioners approve new precinct lines | County commission honors Wendy Brown

Illinois: McHenry Co. clerk: Election day communication issues are being addressed | All registered voters in Will Co. to receive new voter cards

Indiana: Voting machine goes down at Frankton poll | Heavy early turnout reported | Scenes from the polls | NWI's teens keep polling places up-to-date | Several polling places experiencing minor problems | Hoosier voters encounter few problems | Heavy voter turnout reported by voting center poll inspectors | Technology upgrade for St. Joseph Co. voters | Long lines mean wait for some Indiana voters | Software woes mean long waits for some voters | Lake election officials put out the help wanted sign | Turnout high in spots, not others | Vote centers have computer problems | Long lines impact some Terre Haute voting centers | Some voting issues reported in Vigo Co. | Vigo Co. reaches 35 percent | Not all ballots counted | Making them smile | 10 voting machines to be counted Wednesday | Voters raise concerns over ballot color | Vote center lessons learned on Tuesday| South Vermillion students learn about voting first-hand | Vigo voter registration investigating poll worker comments | T-shirt tiff, home address mixup, unfunny statement add color to day | Software glitches leave 2K votes incomplete | Early voting helps county elections run smoothly | Voters turned away, goes with 'spirit of the law' | High interest in primaries causes long lines | Better turnout, but some problems | Election snafu in Hancock Co. | Elkhart voters mob polls | Students serve as poll workers | Marion Co. clerk: Turnout 'incredible' | Inside Indianapolis polling place as polls close | St. Joseph Co. voters check in with new system

Kansas: Ballots reaching county clerk unsigned

Kentucky: Voting machines set for May 17 primary

Maryland: Critics say city elections board fumbled on primary day | Dixon says she no longer concedes election | Shelia Dixon exploring legal challenge to election results | Election watchdogs call for probe of Baltimore primary

Massachusetts: Leave your selfie stick in the car

Minnesota: 13 precincts in Stevens Co. switch to voting by mail | Push to convert to primaries cools at capital

Missouri: Despite deal, lawmakers predict ID fight to endure | End of session deal making on ID | Voter ID law wins Senate approval

Nebraska: Gale says higher voter registration may not result in more votes cast | County equipment is tested, ready to go for election

New Jersey: Union Co. clerk offers one stop vote-by-mail service | Election officials says she's probing deluge of absentee ballots | New voting machines for Bergen Co.

New Mexico: Facebook to assist with voter registration | Clerk's office bustles with voters prepping for primary

New York: About 10K ballots not counted in Broome | Protestors rally against alleged NY primary voter fraud | Bill would require alternate voting sites | Judge rules in deputy election commissioner case | About 89 percent of SI election affidavit ballots ruled invalid | Cayuga BOE rejects 153 affidavit ballots

Ohio: Ohioans could register online to vote, but not until 2017| Hamilton Co. elections board heads to Norwood in January

Oregon: Wyden to introduce national vote-by-mail bill| Wyden wants Oregon's voting system nationwide | Secretary of state candidates square off | Getting young voters to turnout is elusive goal

Pennsylvania: Franklin Co. elections board looks forward to Nov. 8

Rhode Island: Raimondo wants new elections director | Former Bristol town administrator nominated to elections board

Texas: A sweet way to encourage voter registration | Kingwood High seniors learn all about voter registration | Special election could cost $80K | County commissioners want more answers on election problems

Virginia: On-again, off-again rain-and voters-mark city elections | State officials address issues, though challenges remain for registrars

West Virginia: Kanawha, Cabell Co. clerks sued for not taking online voter registrations | WV high court rejects lawsuit | Early voting proving successful around Clarksburg

Wisconsin: Lawmakers prod USAG on voter ID court challenge | Proposal makes poll work flexible