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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

May 25, 2016

National News: For many would-be voters, getting photo ID is a challenge | The race-infused history of why felons aren't allowed to vote in a dozen states | 'No vote, no voice' says newly formed voting rights caucus

Arizona: Tech company points fingers at Reagan

Arkansas: New voting systems for 5 Arkansas counties | In 5 counties, ballot system set for update | Official: New law fixes election problems

California: Hundreds of dead Californians are voting from the grave | SF attorney slams Sanders' backers over voter registration lawsuit | August date set for suit over California primary deadline | County wrapping up election agreement with Feds | Some candidates' names left off vote-by-mail forms in Stanislaus Co. | Orange Co. sees flood of new voters with OVR | Printing delay pushes back mail-in ballots | Siskiyou Co. getting ready for elections

Colorado: Boulder Co. to test ballot machines

Connecticut: Democrats endorse Crockett for registrar | Mayor 'extremely worried' about Trueworthy candidacy

Georgia: Poll manager: Voter turnout 'steady' in Muscogee Co. | Fulton Co. director's election day goal: 'No problems, no hiccups' | Scattered voting Tuesday morning in LaFayette | Officials deem voter turnout 'unbelievably light'| Special lady devoted to working for Columbus voters | Fulton Co. sees quiet phones, short lines on primary day | Ga. officials urge self-control, as ballot selfies are banned | Sandy Springs special election being probed | Light turnout as polls close at 7 p.m. | Voters encouraged to voice concerns on social media | Fulton Co. voters run into problems at polls | Voter claims poll worker 'intimidated' her over notes | Voting not affected by transformer fire | Judge orders Norcross precinct to stay open late | Voter drives into DeKalb church playground | Couple rescued after vehicle crashes through fence

Idaho: Ballots withheld in Bonner Co.

Illinois: Cullerton works to streamline voter registration | No consensus on AVR

Indiana: ISU voting center proponents find little recourse

Kentucky: Sanders asks for recanvass of Kentucky primary | Grimes: Recanvass will happen Thursday

Maryland: Investigation finds 1650 ballots improperly tabulated | City hopes to recertify elections

Michigan: Lawsuit challenges elimination of straight-ticket voting

Montana: Missoula Co. election officials gear up for primary

New Jersey: Voting rights legislation clears committee | Election official: Some mail-in votes were invalid

New York: BOE has no idea when elections take place

North Carolina: Negotiations begin for early voting plan

Ohio: House OKs online voter registration beginning in 2017 | Judge: Law trimming early voting in Ohio is unconstitutional | Judge rules Ohio voter rights violated | Secretary of state welcomes online voter registration | Voter registration fraud alleged in Columbiana Co.| Lawmakers fast-track bill requiring cash for extended poll hours

South Dakota: State trying to improve electoral process

Tennessee: Knoxville man hosts voter registration rally with focus on ex-felons

Texas: Blasting Texas' voter ID law, Fort Worth congressman launches group focused on voting rights | Federal court questions whether Texas voter ID law can offer accommodations | Bell Co. election official: More thank 50K ballots ready for today's election | Voting complaint made at Robstown polling location | Runoffs continue without much of a hitch | Confusion every time: Election polling locations explained

Utah: Cache Co. preparing for another mail-in ballot primary

Virginia: Almost 5K felons registered to vote after rights restoration

Washington: More than 1M presidential primary ballots already returned | Primary ends, high turnout for Jefferson Co.

West Virginia: After recounts, election results confirmed

Wisconsin: Meet the expert witnesses testifying in Wisconsin's federal voter ID trial | Suburban clerks testify in favor of voter ID | Waukesha Co. clerk: Weekend voting gave 'too much access' to Milwaukee, Madison