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Thursday, 05 May 2016

May 5, 2016

National News: Facebook voting reminder extends to 35 states | Petition urges investigation into EAC | There's a new way to register to vote | This new site makes it easier than ever to vote

California: Sups OK switch to even-year elections | Costa Mesa to pay $55K as part of settlement of voting rights claim | Primary election preps

Colorado: Man admits to voting in Kansas and Colorado in same election

Connecticut: Brookfield registrar will sue town

District of Columbia: Some residents discover DMV voter paperwork never completed

Florida: Estero man charged with hacking into elections website | The South Florida voter fraud case that went nowhere | Some Hillsborough voters will have new polling place | Cybersleuth's hacking of elections website draws criminal charges

Georgia: Local Athens elections board concerned with change in voter registration policy | Voting rules confuse some citizens

Indiana: Sanders campaign sues over late poll opening | Miami Co. election worker to be disciplines for turning voters away | City council president criticizes clerk for voting machine mishap | Future of online voting | iPads speed up voting | St. Joseph Co. clerk says digital poll books worked well | Vigo clerk responds to claims of voting equipment problems | Officials look to speed things up for the general election | Officials: 400-500 ballots in Hancock Co. had errors | Sanders challenges poll hours in court

Kansas: Jackson Co. election office trying to prepare people for November | Wichita man pleads guilty to voter fraud

Kentucky: Clerk reminds voters about primary

Louisiana: Lawsuit claims La. voter registration law is discriminatory | Registrar's office campaigns for Voter Registration Week

Maryland: Closely watched provisional vote count begins in Baltimore

Massachusetts: Kipp Academy opening doors as polling place

Missouri: Voter ID requirement gets final go-ahead in Missouri Legislature | Voter ID gets final approval

Nebraska: Election officials express concern, desire change in voting procedure

New Mexico: Dona Ana clerk urges people to check voter registration

New York: No more machine voting in Hornell district | State BOE wants to 'figure out what went wrong" in Brooklyn

North Carolina: Nearly 2 months later, primary results still being examined | Cumberland, Sampson among counties under examination

Oklahoma: Some area voters surprised by purge | Oklahomans could face system purge with voting delay

Pennsylvania: Pressure growing to eliminate commissioners | Civic groups take on Philly elections commissioners

Texas: Voting units to be replaced | Polling place temporarily short on ballots Tuesday

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board finalizing polling sites

Virginia: McAuliffe hits back on proposed lawsuit | Voter turnout remains stagnant in Chesapeake | Va. Democrat criticizes executive order | Family concerned over dead relative's absentee ballot application

West Virginia: Supreme Court rejects lawsuit over OVR | District boundary lines cause problems at polls