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Thursday, 02 June 2016

June 2, 2016

National News: Congressmen question voter registration actions by official | McConnell lauds voting rights law in memoir, opposes update

California: As clock ticks, mail-in ballots are almost due | Napa Co. agrees to provide election materials in Spanish | California judge rejects voting lawsuit from Sanders supporters | Registrar encouraging voters to get ballots back quickly | Options announced for vote-by-mail voters | Busy Calaveras elections office deals with dueling initiatives | Voter turnout for presidential primaries is usually low. Could 2016 be different? | Closed library will be open on primary day | Santa Monica offers new will-call locations for primary

Florida: Niceville student receives one of three statewide scholarships | Ballot returns prompt address hunt

Georgia: Plans updated for new Forsyth voter registration facility

Illinois: Suffrage at 17

Indiana: County adds vote centers, polling equipment to keep up with anticipated crowds

Iowa: Group explains disability voting rights ahead of primaries

Kansas: Thousands of voters in limbo after Kansas demands proof they're American

Louisiana: Louisiana repeals century-old voter registration requirement

Maryland: Analysis: Improperly scanned ballots too few to affect outcomes of city council primary

Montana: Secretary McCulloch visits Heart Butte's new satellite voting office

New Jersey: County clerk announces changes to polling locations | Judge says it's too late to change ballot

New Mexico: Early voting jump this year | Commission to consider voter ID | City to offer free transit rides

North Carolina: Election Official: Durham Co.'s re-vote 'very big deal' | Elections board redoubles efforts after state board's verdict

Ohio: More voting devices help county brace for November

Oklahoma: Ballot questions cost the state money

Oregon: Oregon election official details 'motor voter' impact

Puerto Rico: Transgender voters in Puerto Rico score victory |

Texas: Grimes Co. commissioners hear from Hart InterCivic

U.S. Virgin Islands: Magras says Moses needs to resign from elections board

Vermont: Vermont motor voter registration raises concerns

Virginia: State Supreme Court to hear arguments in GOP's rights restoration suit July 19 | Supreme Court calls special session to hear GOP challenge on felon voting rights

West Virginia: Secretary of state's office waiting on 18 counties to complete election certification | New voter registration system coming to West Virginia

Wisconsin: Dane Co. clerk position to be contested this fall