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Monday, 23 May 2016

May 21-23, 2016

National News: Univision draws 100K to voter registration drives in move to increase its political clout | Which parts of the voting process have moved online

Alabama: Secretary of state launches new voter registration app

Alaska: Lost in translation: The difficult but necessary process of creating indigenous language ballots

Arizona: Secretary of state breaks silence | Ballot arrive two days after election

Arkansas: Northwest Arkansas counties need election workers

California: Voter registration soaring as June 7 primary approaches | Activist lawyers sue state on voter rules | Bernie Sanders supporters sue to have California's voter registration extended until election day

Colorado: Denver, unlike rest of state, is able to verify signatures on ballot petitions

Connecticut: Democrats to hold registrar of voters nominating caucuses

Florida: 10% of Brevard voters to get new polling place | Some Pasco voter to receive new voting cards

Georgia: Secretary of state's office investigating special election | Fulton voters encouraged to confirm polling location ahead of voting

Idaho: Ballots mistakenly withheld at polls

Illinois: Racism accusation in voter registration debate

Indiana: Postcards will remind voters of election day and outdated info | Secretary of state releases 2016 primary voter turnout report | Voter turnout was 38 percent | Group seeks to revising vote center at ISU

Kansas: Analysis: How 'lost souls' could alter elections in Kansas | Federal voting rights order for Kansas could be expanded by Shawnee Co. judge | Kansas appeals order to register thousands of voters

Kentucky: City prepping for wet vote

Maryland: Actions of election judges scrutinized as discrepancies tally up| More irregularities found as review continues

Massachusetts: Precinct 17 polling state to move

Minnesota: Senate passes bill to create primary | Dayton signs bill creating presidential primary | Sartell voters to have three polling places

New Mexico: County unveils new digital tools to benefit voters

New York: Federal officials force BOE to address voting rights questions

North Carolina: State judge weighs whether to schedule voter ID trial | State board to hear Durham election protests

Pennsylvania: Voter surge fuels calls to move polling place

Texas: Voter ID law faces key test in 5th Circuit | Manary discusses new election equipment, office expansion | Early mail voters deliver 3,300 ballots | Election officials opt to condense polling places

U.S. Virgin Islands: Democratic Party goes to court for funding of primaries

Utah: Southern Utah prepares for primaries

Virginia: In Virginia, felon voting rights mean simpler path to gun ownership

Washington: Secretary of state could face tough re-election bid

Wisconsin: Testimony: Minorities bear brunt of voter ID law | Fraud expert: Voter ID laws are not politically motivated | Walker defends Wisconsin voter ID law | DMV administrator outlines challenges to issuing free voter IDs