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May 2016

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

May 28-31, 2016

National News: Navy Voting Assistance program makes voting easy

Arkansas: Voting procedure changes in Washington Co.

California: Registrar to test voting machine accuracy | Can California show the U.S. how to do elections right? | California officials ponder: Now that they're registered, how do we keep new voters interested? | Focus: A look at rising voter participation in this year's primary | Riverside registrar faces GOP criticism, sample ballot problems | Some vote-by-mail ballots being returned | Ballot problems slow down campaigns | Grand jury approves of election office purchase | County: Marin elections department 'makes voting convenient' | 1,400 ballots incorrectly mailed to SF voters right before election | Hundreds of second ballots issued in Shasta Co. | County installs 24-hour ballot drop box | Alameda drop boxes available in 14 cities

Connecticut: Scheck says he'll run for registrar in Stratford

Florida: Judge's ruling nixes nonpartisan elections

Georgia: DeKalb election lawsuit will cost taxpayer money

Illinois: Automatic voter registration measure delayed for changes | Chartwell Agency provides services to Rockford BOE

Maryland: Deadline to ask for recount in Maryland primary is today

Missouri: County clerk seeks more election judges

Nevada: No lines, no crowds, no fuss on first day of early voting | Glitch slows down first day of early voting

New Jersey: Private property owners can say 'no' to hosting polling place

New Mexico: Former colleagues vie for county clerk position | Sandoval Co. clerk candidates | Early voting app | Smartphone-friendly website launched to help early voters

New York: Elections-board deputy scolded for carpooling

North Carolina: Durham elections board: 'Not unreasonable' for new primary after ballots mishandled | Elections board revisits primary | Forsyth Co. wish list includes election equipment | Election officials ready to finalize March primary before next election

Ohio: Leaders OK more funding for voting machines | Ohio bill sets rules for last-minute orders on voting hours | Bill would alter poll-hour extensions

Oregon: Former county clerk 'vindicated' in ballot-error lawsuit

Pennsylvania: Citizenship application spike follows election-year trend

Puerto Rico: Sanders supporters up in arms over polling locations

Tennessee: New exhibit brings election process to life for kids | Coming of age to vote | Election commission changes precincts after waits during last election

Texas: City election report: One mail-in ballot marked invalid | Bell Co. recount process explained

Virginia: Va. Dems to appeal voter ID decision | Advocate pushing to register 1K ex-offenders in Roanoke | Herring defends McAuliffe's voting rights order in face of GOP lawsuit | Newport News officials prepping for June primary elections

West Virginia: County will stick with paper ballots

Wisconsin: Wisconsin at vanguard of national fight over voter ID

Friday, 27 May 2016

May 27, 2016

Arizona: Consultant: Secretary of state trying to 'deflect responsibility' for pamphlet error

Arkansas: Several counties receive new voting machines

California: 24/7 ballot drop box now available in Berkeley | Training for poll workers begins | Fresno Co. gearing up for primary

Connecticut: 4 GOP legislators oppose AVR via DMV | Republicans to get new registrar, Democrats re-endorse Cody

Florida: House bill would allow felons to regain voting rights | Earley, Pate weigh-in at supervisor of elections forum

Georgia: Georgia eyes another SEC Primary in 2020

Hawaii: Voter registration drive begins in June

Illinois: District 204 calls for end of Tuesday voting in some elections

Indiana: State to recount two races for first time in 5 years

Kansas: Voter registration law causes confusion as deadline lingers | Judge rejects Kobachs request for delay | Sedgwick Co. looking for poll workers

Kentucky: Recanvass complete, Clinton still winner | Clerk says no changes found

Maryland: Baltimore officials recertify April primary | Former mayor still not pleased with primary

Michigan: Michiganders clamor to revive voting aid

New Jersey: Bill creating automatic voter registration gains Assembly approval | Bill to expand primary voting rights clears Assembly | Judge approves recount | Judge to decide if polling place moves

New Mexico: State officials gear up for busy primary

New York: New York election laws lead to plenty of ballots but little innovation

North Carolina: Low turnout marks day one of early voting | First election with voter ID offers lessons, anxiety | Advocacy group crying foul over voter ID law ahead of primary | Group says ID mandate in primary portend November problems | State BOE to hear Pembroke election protests

Ohio: East Liverpool woman indicted on 35 voter-fraud charges | Ohio appeals early voting ruling

Pennsylvania: Nearly 80K voted in Luzerne primary |

South Dakota: Primary election polling locations changed for ADA accessibility

Tennessee: Kyle recuses himself from Halbert suit against election commission

Texas: Brooks Co. held primary, but no runoff

Virginia: County takes next step for new voting machines| Democrats to appeal voter ID case |

West Virginia: Recount doesn't change out come

Wisconsin: Judge hearing voter ID trial says the law will remain in place for August election | Voter ID trial wraps up with verdict expected in July

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday, 19 May 2016

May 19, 2016

National News: Do pre-registration laws improve voter turnout among young adults?

Arizona: Elections officials need another day to count ballots | Pima Co. to resume counting ballots at 2pm | Election tally may not be done till Friday

California: Supes name Ryan Ronco new county clerk, elections chief | Delayed ballots to arrive this week | LA County voters now have will-call ballot pick-up and drop-off options | Election Officials: There's likely a misprint on your ballot | Grand Jury urges tracking system for vote-by-mail ballots

Connecticut: GOP Legislators: Merrill, DMV circumvented General Assembly with new 'motor voter' system| Lisbon proposing using one polling place for ballot referendums

Delaware: Bill gives felons voting privileges

Georgia: Pace of early voting slow | Fulton Co. launches 'Know Before You Go' campaign

Idaho: Frustrations over learning curve with accessible voting machines | No automatic recounts in close Idaho races

Illinois: Senate panel advances AVR

Indiana: Police impound county's primary election results because of recount request | Secretary of state's office mailing postcards to update voter info

Iowa: Election officials plan for local primaries

Kansas: Judge slams Kansas voter ID law's 'magnitude of harm'| Douglas Co. clerk ready to comply with court order on voter registration | Election officials preparing for possible voter lawsuit outcomes

Maryland: Court hearing examines Baltimore primary voting problems | Dixon campaign believes state elections officials broke law | Rawlings-Blake: State needs to provide better oversight of elections | Elections officials continue review

Missouri: Gov.: 'It's a concept I disagree with.'

New Mexico: 17-year-olds can vote in primary election starting Wednesday | Clerk's office takes final voter security step a year after scheme | Absentee ballot postage increases

New York: Board of elections slammed at voter assistance hearing

North Carolina: Forsyth elections chairman still has concerns about WSSU

North Dakota: Voters urged to plan ahead for upcoming elections

Ohio: Stalker uses voter registration to track down address of Ohio victim

Oregon: Big primary matchups? Big voter turnout? Meh, not so much | Turnout tops 1M, but not a record | Primary ballots on pace for record | About 25K Multnomah Co. ballots yet to be counted | Turnout breaks 60 percent in Klamath Co.

Texas: First public meeting held about vote centers | Two days added to early voting

Utah: Voting machines nearing end of expected lifespan | Utah trying to decide how to run future elections | Report: Election Day registration working--so far

Virginia: Virginia data project debuted | Virginia felons registering to vote in force

Washington: Island Co. voters turning in ballots early| State hopes mock election will inspire future voters

Wisconsin: Witnesses detail difficulties obtaining IDs in voter ID case | Emergency rule helps people obtain ID for voting | Majority leader: Senate may reject pick of new elections chief

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

May 18, 2016

National News: More than 30 states offer some online voting

Arizona: Teaching you people the importance of voting in elections | Long lines not an issue for special election | Threat of hackers keeps Arizona's online voting program small | Voters see shorter lines for special election | Election officials admit to feeling pressure during special election | Several AZ voting stations see short lines for special election

California: Delayed ballots arrive this week | No ballot selfies during June 7 primary, state election officials say | Sample ballot mailing nearly complete | State election officials put the kibosh on ballot selfies | San Diego Co. hiring poll workers for primary | Closing the gap in voter turnout for California's disabled

Connecticut: State and DMV to automatically register voters | State unveils first-of-its-kind automatic voter registration | DMV, Merrill agree on streamlined, 'automatic' motor voter registration system

District of Columbia: Dozens of DMV polling places may be inaccessible for voters with disabilities on Election Day

Florida: Candidate raising funds for elections hacker

Georgia: Elections board switches precinct again

Idaho: Voters begin trickling in for primary | Latah Co. clerk encourages everyone to come out and vote | Polls are slowly starting to see more voters | Behind the scenes look at election day

Illinois: McLean Co. clerk suggesting more election judges voting machines for November

Indiana: Recount in 8th District Congressional primary

Iowa: Wellhausen addresses primary absentee confusion

Kansas: Voting machines demonstrated | Judge rules Kobach must register 18K suspended Kansas voters | Judge says Kansas can't require citizenship proof to vote | ACLU claims victory in ID fight

Kentucky: AG Beshear announces first election fraud hotline update | Polling places open on rainy primary day| Early turnout light, no major voting problems reported | Henderson voter turnout steady, but low | Calls to Kentucky election fraud line up sharply from 2015 primary | Better than expected turnout in Madison Co.

Louisiana: Vetting voter rolls

Maine: Some Maine absentee ballots delayed at printer

Maryland: Battle brews over Wicomico Co. library | Election workers working on Baltimore voting irregularities | Press gets a limited peek at review of Baltimore's primary | State will allow public to watch election review which focuses on 60 precincts | In court filing, Dixon demands more transparency from elections officials | Dozens of DMV polling places may be inaccessible for voters with disabilities on Election Day | Canvass meticulously reviewing ballots

Missouri: Groups pledging to defeat voter ID in Missouri | Council hears Fey, Fuhr outline issues with election fiasco

Montana: Thirteen satellite offices set up for tribes

New Mexico: In race for county clerk, candidates get testy

North Carolina: 4th Circuit sets June 21 date for arguments in voter ID case | Ben & Jerry unveil new flavor, voter registration push in NC | What's fudge got to do with voting rights?

Ohio: Senate debates shielding victims' addresses

Oregon: Secretary of state's office says 36 percent of Oregon voters have turned in their ballots | Election Day comes to Oregon | Primary tests new automatic registration system | Grant Co. government phones, Internet down on election day | What it's like casting a ballot in a state that takes voting seriously| Richardson, Avakian win secretary of state primaries

Pennsylvania: 'Emotion' could lead to Election Day shutdown of Easton schools this fall

South Carolina: Several Florence Co. polling places will not have Democratic primary voting

Texas:  Hidalgo Co. elections administrator selected to speak at NCSL | Early voting popular on first day | Wichita Co. vote center public hearing | Texomans voice opinions over potential voting guideline changes

Virginia: Virginia voter registration outpacing 2012 levels | So far 3,933 felons have registered to vote | Dozens of DMV polling places may be inaccessible for voters with disabilities on Election Day

West Virginia: ACLU requests information from county clerks on OVR

Wisconsin: All Madison public libraries to hold voter ID sessions | Researcher tells court voter ID laws are a 'hindrance' to elections process

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

May 17, 2016

National News: Communities continue fighting voting changes

Alabama: YMCA made polling place

Arizona: Elderly Arizonans face familiar barriers to voting | Pima County's polling locations not listed on secretary of state's website | Purcell announces changes for special election | Flaws in website omit Pima Co. polling places

California: California's 'modified' primary system is kinda complicated | El Cerrito offers June primary ballot drop-off box | Counties expect large turnouts, seeking poll workers

Connecticut: Two contend for Dem registrar endorsement Tuesday

Florida: Woman accused of filling out absentee ballots now running for mayor

Georgia: Early voting suspended at Fulton Co. recreation center | Macon-Bibb polling location OK'd

Idaho: Election officials test counting machines, prep for Tuesday | Ada absentee ballots duplicated after programming error | Polling preparations | Election officials expect another low voter turnout| Time to vote | Election set up begins

Indiana: Final primary count fails to break 40 percent

Kansas: 22 provisional ballots counted

Kentucky: Newport's primary ballot will include race that won't be counted | Election sites ready but will voters show up? | Light turnout expected for primary

Louisiana: Election board may ban cellphones from vote counts

Maryland: Wicomico Library, Culver in dispute over where to store voting machines | Closed-door review of city election underway | Officials still working on Baltimore primary audit

Nebraska: Clerk aims to move past primary election oversight

New Jersey: Voter registration drive at Union High School

New MexicoSecretary of state relying on emergency loans, grants | Auditor: Elections are chronically under-budgeted by secretary of state

New York: Photo access at voting sites often problematic | Safety concerns prompt polling place change

North Carolina: Retired teacher is a judge on Election Day | Voter concerned about address change | Ben & Jerry push to register voters in NC

North Dakota: With higher turnout expected, Jaeger reminds voters of one-party primary ballot

Ohio: Poll worker wants case moved to mental health court

Oregon: Coos Co. uses new technology for ballots | Oregon on track to surpass million-voter mark for 2nd time in history | Klamath Co. ballot box broken into | Ballots streaming into county clerks | Three prominent Democrats in heated race for secretary of state | Klamath Co. ballot box broken into | Portland tech firm spins out new company to make elections more secure | Officials expect large voter turnout

Texas: Travis Co. launches student PSA contest to promote voter registration | County continues elections snafu talks, decision on vendor

U.S. Virgin Islands: Democrats taking elections issue to court

West Virginia: Major voting turnout causing precinct problems? | About 300 votes not counted in officials Kanawha vote count | Mon Co. begins canvassing process

Wisconsin: Ex-GOP staffer says senators were 'giddy' over voter ID law | Federal lawsuit challenging voter ID, other election changes begins | Voter ID events to be held in Madison