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Thursday, 26 May 2016

May 26, 2016

National News: New U.S. voting laws could suppress turnout, some say

Arizona: Teaching young people the importance of voting | Secretary of state's office responds to criticism over election pamphlet

Arkansas: Washington Co. will receive new voting equipment | Grant to pay for new voting machines

California: Report outlines plan to upgrade how California pays for elections | Expert: Millennials can't find stamps, don't mail in ballots | Ballot blunder in Stanislaus Co. leaves out vital information | Votes for sale on the 'dark web'

Connecticut: Voter registration provision evokes GOP objections | GOP lawmakers want easier 'motor voter' plan

Florida: Planning for the big one: Election experts gather in Clearwater

Georgia: Voting glitch was found in February, but no one told Fulton Co. | Election results yet to be posted for Douglas Co.

Hawaii: Suit stemming from 2012 election reaches state Supreme Court

Illinois: County board to vote on precinct consolidation | Elections board addressing AVR concerns

Kansas: Judge gives Kobach a bit more time to register voters

Maine: Residents demand investigation of town elections

Maryland: Baltimore begins final review of election results | Review complete, election to be recertified | Baltimore recertifies primary

Michigan: Polling locations change in Shelby Township

Minnesota: Mail-in voting arrives in Meeker Co.

Montana: Is posting a photo of your ballot illegal in Montana?

Nevada: Washoe Co. gears up for primary

New Jersey: Union Co. clerk offers extra opening for vote-by-mail | Union Co. clerk updates election app

North Carolina: Moore out, Hayes, Sellers join elections board | Early voting sites limited ahead of June primary

Tennessee: Posters encourage voter registration, registration maintenance

Texas: In high-profile case, Texas defends its voter ID law | Some voters not completing election ballots | Ruiz requesting recount at a cost of $10K | Commission chooses finalists for new elections administrator

Virginia: Augusta Co. board tables voting machine talks

Washington: More Washington Dems look to do away with caucuses

West Virginia: Fayette Co. will stick with paper ballots | Kanawha officials say nearly 500 people voted in wrong house race | Logan Co. judge asks for recount after loss

Wisconsin: Free ID program can mitigate racial disparities in voter ID law, says political scientist | Expert: GOP election changes don't suppress minority votes