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Wednesday, 11 May 2016

May 11, 2016

Arizona: Ballot harvesting law could impact Latinos, seniors in general | New commission aims to reform election procedures | Lawyer wants May 17 special election pushed | Secretary of state: No election delay because of voter guide error | Lawyer files challenge to delay special election

Arkansas: Officials warn of higher costs, confusion unless election law changed

California: In case you forgot: How the California top-two primary works | Voting machine logic, accuracy testing scheduled | Lower voting age heads to November ballot | Primary voting process streamlined | Supervisors OK ballot measure to lower voting age | Vote-by-mail ballots delayed by vendor problems | Modesto's ballot mistake could cost a hefty sum | Napa election officials form Spanish advisory board

Colorado: Voters push for primary in 2020

Connecticut: Stamford polling locations chosen for audit

Delaware: Senate passes bill to restore voting rights to felons following their time in prison

Florida: Voting technology and security

Indiana: Huge voter turnout sells primary polls

Iowa: New group aims to educate disabled Iowans before election

Mississippi: Nearly half of registered voters cast ballots

Missouri: Secretary of state candidates clash over voter ID | St. Louis Co. BOE wants re-vote in some towns after April ballot shortage | St. Louis BOE wants re-vote after ballot woes | Change afoot as troubled BOE moves toward November

Nebraska: 104-year-old Grand Island woman voter for FDR in 1932 and in every election since | Richardson Co. voter of 60 years gives advice to first-time voters | Quieter GOP race makes for less dramatic primary | Nebraska eyes earlier primary date | Storm damage forces polling site to move | Experienced workers help Johnson Co. election thrive | New volunteers work the 2016 election polls | Gas leak closes polling location

New Hampshire: Expert says e-poll books need more testing

New Jersey: Road closure impacting turnout | Crash didn't keep election official from voting

New Mexico: Early voting for primary begins

New York: Nearly all LI affidavit ballots rejected | Election officials toss 90K provisional ballots

Ohio: Committee approves OVR | Husted encourages students to register

Oregon: Lawsuit heads to court | Oregon's new Motor Voter law adds 50K voters | Primary opponents for secretary of state go on attack

Texas: Irving faces $70K special election | Webb Co. officials test voting equipment | Clerk wants out of election business | Voting centers may be in county's future | Harrison Co. commissioner upset about early voting sites

Utah: Navajo plaintiffs ask court to dismiss counterclaim in voting rights case

Virginia: Locals show support for voting rights restoration | Norfolk man urges others to get rights restored | Short ballots, confusing lines for June 14 primaries on Peninsula

West Virginia: What goes into pulling off an Election Day?| Reports of campaigning too close to polls | Mon County sees election issues | Large turnout, paper ballots cause delay in Fayette Co.| Taylor Co. tests new electronic voting system | Minor glitches in Mon County | Lines in excess of one hour reported at some polls | Some Harrison Co. polling places report long lines | People line up to vote in W. Va. primary | A busy night | Still some voters waiting their turn as polls close statewide | Tennant, Warner matchup set for secretary of state's race

Wisconsin: Observers: Voter ID had impact on student polling sites | Longtime Wisconsin elections chief retiring | Report: Voter ID caused problems mostly in student precincts