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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

May 24, 2016

National News: Texas Rep. Veasey: Let's act on Voting Rights Act

Alabama: Judge gives both sides June 1 deadline to file briefs regarding unsealing of ballots

California: Ballot selfies are illegal, but maybe not for long | County mail-in ballots grow; 70 percent now vote by mail | California's seeing a surge in voter registration--but the impact on June election isn't clear | Measure on college voter registration passes Assembly | Stanislaus election officials witness voter registration tsunami | Voting rights lawsuit awaits its day in court | Ballot drop-off boxes set up in Santa Rosa, Petaluma

Colorado: Voting machine testing complete

Connecticut: New Britain Dems tap Trueworthy to run for registrar

Georgia: Big jump in early voting this year in Georgia | Unusual election cycle in the Chattahoochee Valley | Voter turnout varies for general primaries

Illinois: State election board questions automatic voter registration

Indiana: Groups to meet today in Vigo clerk's office to revisit voting center at ISU | Single vote again blocks ISU vote center | ISU vote center voted down

Maine: Citizens call for investigation of town elections

Maryland: About 1,650 ballots improperly handled in Baltimore primary

Michigan: Livingston Dems call for expanded absentee voting | Precinct switch planned for South Lyon voters in August

Missouri: Nixon sets voter ID question for November ballot

New Jersey: Hamilton says they round errors in nearly 10K Mercer voter records| New Jersey advances measures to increase voter registration

New York: NY labor, faith groups back voting, election changes

Ohio: Paid canvasser charged with voter registration fraud | Lucas Co. on board with OVR

Pennsylvania: Palmer parents: Schools unsafe during elections |

South Dakota: Board of Elections updates rules

Tennessee: Growth spurs new Williamson voting precinct

Texas: Appeals Court to hear voter ID case Tuesday | New online tool makes election results search easier | Expect fewer polling places on Tuesday | US Court of Appeals revisits Texas voter ID law | Legal cases could affect how Texans cast ballots in November | Cameron Co. officials clearing up voter confusion | Vote center input at IP council meeting | Republicans make official stance against vote centers

Virginia: Republicans lose at U.S. High Court on Virginia voting map | GOP sues to block McAuliffe order to let 200K Virginia felons vote | SCOTUS leaves in place Virginia redistricting | Voting lawsuit could bring unprecedented consequences, Danville registrar says | Board asking for new voting equipment | Registrars, state working to verify felons' rights restored for June primary

Wisconsin: Federal trial on voter ID law continues this week | DMV officials testifies in voter ID trial

Wyoming: Secretary of state shocked by lack of youth voting