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Friday, 20 May 2016

May 20, 2016

National News: Millennials match Boomers in eligible voter share | Health organizations focus on voter push

Alabama: Merrill announces Vote for Alabama app

Arizona: Close vote, light turnout | Fewer voters, but latest election cost $1M

Arkansas: State awards Washington Co. $1.2M in new election equipment

California: Voter registration spikes during Facebook push | Thousands have left California's American Independent Party in the last month | Alameda Co. adds ballot drop-off boxes | Election officials sending letter to clarify misprint on ballot | Early vote and take a ballot selfie

Colorado: Election officials admit mistakes, pledge changes after voter fraud controversy

Connecticut: Wilton Republicans endorse Stravato-Favarolo for registrar

Florida: Ertel gets long list of endorsements for supervisor | Local elections officials educate voters on new Congressional lines

Georgia: More than 10K cast early ballots for DeKalb election

Illinois: Senate approves AVR | Senate approves automatic voter registration | Kane Co. election director quits

Indiana: Vote materials secured for possible recount

Kansas: Dems hail citizenship ruling | Kobach to improve voter registration process at DMV | Shawnee Co. awaiting direction on voter registration | Kobach changing Kansas interagency policies for voter registration | Topeka Rep. has harsh words for secretary of state | Nearly 6K ballots returned as undeliverable

Maryland: 800 improperly counted votes in Baltimore cannot be removed from results | State review finds widespread irregularities | 'We don't know what happened'

Michigan: Clerk's firing could lead to election issues | North Muskegon students explore civics with voter registration drive | Residents, election workers protest firing of deputy clerk

New Mexico: For the first time, Dona Ana Co. voters may cast ballots on Memorial Day | Cost to mail an absentee has increased

New York: BOE blames poll workers for chaotic primary | NYC primary results missing from BOE website for 36 hours

Oregon: Secretary of state visits Tillamook Jr. High

Pennsylvania: Berks Co. to add polling places in 5 townships

South Carolina: Charleston Co. needs more poll managers for upcoming primaries

Texas: A look into Central Texas voting blunders| Numerous elections add up for Bexar Co. voters

Utah: Dems call for change to vote-by-mail process

Virginia: No recount sought | Virginia Democrats lose lawsuit over voter ID | U.S. Judge upholds voter ID law

Wisconsin: 34 Republicans ask budget committee to fund voter ID education | Blacks, Latinos experience majority of state-issued ID denials at polls

Wyoming: Laramie Co. Clerk Debbie Lathrop dies