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Tuesday, 17 May 2016

May 17, 2016

National News: Communities continue fighting voting changes

Alabama: YMCA made polling place

Arizona: Elderly Arizonans face familiar barriers to voting | Pima County's polling locations not listed on secretary of state's website | Purcell announces changes for special election | Flaws in website omit Pima Co. polling places

California: California's 'modified' primary system is kinda complicated | El Cerrito offers June primary ballot drop-off box | Counties expect large turnouts, seeking poll workers

Connecticut: Two contend for Dem registrar endorsement Tuesday

Florida: Woman accused of filling out absentee ballots now running for mayor

Georgia: Early voting suspended at Fulton Co. recreation center | Macon-Bibb polling location OK'd

Idaho: Election officials test counting machines, prep for Tuesday | Ada absentee ballots duplicated after programming error | Polling preparations | Election officials expect another low voter turnout| Time to vote | Election set up begins

Indiana: Final primary count fails to break 40 percent

Kansas: 22 provisional ballots counted

Kentucky: Newport's primary ballot will include race that won't be counted | Election sites ready but will voters show up? | Light turnout expected for primary

Louisiana: Election board may ban cellphones from vote counts

Maryland: Wicomico Library, Culver in dispute over where to store voting machines | Closed-door review of city election underway | Officials still working on Baltimore primary audit

Nebraska: Clerk aims to move past primary election oversight

New Jersey: Voter registration drive at Union High School

New MexicoSecretary of state relying on emergency loans, grants | Auditor: Elections are chronically under-budgeted by secretary of state

New York: Photo access at voting sites often problematic | Safety concerns prompt polling place change

North Carolina: Retired teacher is a judge on Election Day | Voter concerned about address change | Ben & Jerry push to register voters in NC

North Dakota: With higher turnout expected, Jaeger reminds voters of one-party primary ballot

Ohio: Poll worker wants case moved to mental health court

Oregon: Coos Co. uses new technology for ballots | Oregon on track to surpass million-voter mark for 2nd time in history | Klamath Co. ballot box broken into | Ballots streaming into county clerks | Three prominent Democrats in heated race for secretary of state | Klamath Co. ballot box broken into | Portland tech firm spins out new company to make elections more secure | Officials expect large voter turnout

Texas: Travis Co. launches student PSA contest to promote voter registration | County continues elections snafu talks, decision on vendor

U.S. Virgin Islands: Democrats taking elections issue to court

West Virginia: Major voting turnout causing precinct problems? | About 300 votes not counted in officials Kanawha vote count | Mon Co. begins canvassing process

Wisconsin: Ex-GOP staffer says senators were 'giddy' over voter ID law | Federal lawsuit challenging voter ID, other election changes begins | Voter ID events to be held in Madison