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Wednesday, 15 June 2016

June 15, 2016

National News: Why is it so hard for states to keep track of registered voters

Alabama: Secretary of state's office sets up around the state offering free voter IDs

Arizona: AG won't investigate secretary of state over election manual

California: Voters, poll workers complain about voting problems during primary | LA Co. voters bring concerns about election day issues to supervisors | One week later, almost 2M primary ballots still must be reviewed | No clear answers for Laguna Woods delays

Connecticut: Bristol primary cost approximately $13K

District of Columbia: On D.C. primary day, celebrating 60 years of having a vote | Some DC voters see change in party affiliation, glitch in mobile app blamed | Glitch believed to be based in mobile app erases some voters' party affiliation | D.C. makes it shockingly easy to snoop on your fellow voters

Iowa: Trio of teens work as precinct officials for primaries

Kansas: No vote for new voting machines | Kansas moves to register those without citizenship proof

Maryland: Voting machines showdown between Wicomico, library ended | Baltimore election chief wants 800 additional judges in November | Md. elections officials address Baltimore primary problems

Massachusetts: City council approves polling places

Nevada: Washoe reports slow start | Why does Washoe give out different 'I Voted' stickers? | No election problems noted in Las Vegas area | Turnout just 21 percent in Washoe Co.

New Hampshire: After traffic disaster on primary day, Merrimack looks to add polling places | Council, school board meet over polling sites

New Jersey: Recount sought in tight Flemington race

New Mexico: Lincoln Co. posts best primary turnout of last four elections

North Carolina: Crafters again express concerns about South Fork voting

North Dakota: Power outages cause minor voting disruptions in Grand Forks | Primary turnout strong statewide with 22 percent turnout | Grand Forks voting slow but steady | A mail mix up causing voting confusion for some people | Little hassle at polls despite higher turnout | Postcard gives wrong polling location | | Precincts work to manage turnout | Auditor corrects polling site information for some West Fargo voters

Ohio: Dead voters and out-of-staters will be purged from rolls | Husted's office to reach out to eligible voters who aren't registered | Clark Co. elections employee fired for sexual harassment | Voter roll clean up underway before election

South Carolina: Anderson Co. voting running smoothly | Slow start to voting | Fewer voters turnout for primary | Do you understand South Carolina's open primary system?

Virginia: Lawsuit opposes felon voting rights restoration | 2nd lawsuit filed over felon voting rights in Virginia | 2nd lawsuit over felon rights restoration in Va. | Redrawn districts creating confusion

West Virginia: Parsons takes advantage of vote-by-mail