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Tuesday, 21 June 2016

June 21, 2016

Arkansas: ARCO to get new voting machines

California: How insufficient election funding can hold back voter turnout | Kings finishes vote tally

Colorado: Nearly 250K ballots returned for primary | In-person polling centers open in Mesa Co. | New program will allow eligible Denver inmates to vote from jail this fall

Illinois: Confusion in Effingham Co. over group's voter registration mailings

Indiana: Disabled voters fight for rights

Louisiana: State increases private and independent voting options for voters with disabilities

Massachusetts: Mass. towns prepare for first-ever early voting | Newton requests feedback on early voting | Purge of voter rolls causes stir

Michigan: Saginaw precinct, election year changes to be formalized in city code

Minnesota: Minnesotans, start your voting. Absentee at least

Nebraska: Can felons vote in Nebraska? As it turns out, not even election officials know the answer | Lincoln Co. budgets for $100K machine to count election ballots | Nearly half of all Neb. county election officials may be denying voting rights

New Jersey: Accusations of voter fraud fly in Bayonne Republican infighting

New Mexico: State calls for recount of two tight primary races

New York: BOE appointee agrees to give up lobbying | Brooklyn voter purge hit Hispanics hardest

North Carolina: Mailers cause confusion for voters | ID, other election changes at appeals court

Oklahoma: Election board offers voting tips

Oregon: Write-in votes keep election officials busy

Pennsylvania: Voter registration letter causing havoc for area election bureaus | Polling place change proposed for Morris Twp.

Texas: Commissioners approve purchase of new voting machines

Vermont: Early voting for state primary begins June 24

Virginia: Local man is elated to have voting rights restored | Commonwealth attorneys enter debate over voting rights for ex-offenders

Wisconsin: Clerks to hold voter registration day