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Friday, 06 May 2016

May 6, 2016

National News: Election commission advisory board disagrees with director over citizenship rule

Arizona: Voting equipment and programs tested

California: Ballot measure aims to move city elections to November

Colorado: Candidate drama delays ballots

Connecticut: Merrill announces towns that will undergo primary election result audits

Florida: Candidates for elections supervisor showcase knowledge, experience at forum | Elections supervisor: DMV glitch kept people from voting | Flagler Co. OKs $560K for new voting machines | Bateman bill to test e-poll books in 2017 passes committee

Georgia: DOJ wants suit alleging Ga. illegally purges voters

Indiana: Hancock voting center glitch sorted out | Turned away voters cry foul | Early voting poll workers still waiting on checks | Election office thought error was corrected

Kentucky: Witness describes alleged vote-buying effort in Magoffin

Maryland: Last of Baltimore primary ballots to be counted Friday | Activists urge Baltimore voters to document problems

Minnesota: Sleepy Eye polling place will move

Missouri: Buch Co. Clerk: ID not the answer | Legislature sends ID bill to Nixon

Nebraska: Initiative will focus on north Omaha in effort to register up to 10K Douglas Co. voters

New Mexico: Commissioners introduce voter ID ordinance

New York: Second NYC election official suspended | Second official suspended| BOE will be required to notify voters when poll sites change | Lawsuit filed to block certification of primary

North Carolina: Audit continues to check voter ID fairness | NC election board investigating Durham ballots | Provisional ballots mishandled in Durham | Local elections officials upset over voting requirements

North Dakota: Hettinger Co. moves to vote by mail

Ohio: Lawmaker pushes to make sure every vote counts | Provisional ballots presumed valid under Count the Votes Act

Oregon: Unprecedented number of people register for Oregon primary

South Dakota: Ballots were printed April 22

Texas: New tool helps voters find polls in Fort Bend Co.

U.S. Virgin Islands: Joint elections board tells parties to run own primaries

Virginia: After public review, Dept. of Elections streamlines voter registration | Convicted felons applying to restore voting rights | Taxpayer costs approach $4M in election lawsuits | More than 2K felons register to vote in Va. | Dept. of Elections sees impact after restored voting rights| Roanoke registrar still tweaking final vote counts

Washington: Podlodowski wants Wyman to cancel primary

West Virginia: Push to get voters to cast ballots early is overwhelming success | Record early voting turnout