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Monday, 27 June 2016

June 25-27, 2016

National News: Democrats demand action on voting rights bill

Arkansas: Democrat tells GOP to boot election commissioner who brandished gun | Election panel hires GOP official

California: Law prof: Use of armed law enforcement in voter fraud investigations rare | California ballots still to be counted: 605,824 | Lawmaker wants ballot selfies legalized

Colorado: Larimer Co. ballot returns lower than in years past | New system puts ballot count ahead of schedule

Florida: Turner replacing Dent as Sarasota supervisor of elections | Group wants primaries for all | Supervisor of elections re-elected without opposition | Bucher, Spain vying for PBC elections supervisor | Snipes has primary challenger | Latimer re-elected as Hillsborough Co. SoE | Voters receive new ID cards | Voters warned about misleading voter registration forms

Guam: GEC improving accessible voting | Small change, big impact--some 17-year-olds can vote

Idaho: GOP presidential primary cost state $1.9M

Illinois: Macon Co. having trouble finding election judges

Indiana: Change in Gary polling place eyed

Kansas: Sedgwick Co. calls for more election workers

Massachusetts: Selectmen introduce early voting

Michigan: Plainfield voters now can access election information with touch app | Devine request on poll workers denied

New Hampshire: Merrimack council adds 2 polling sites

New Jersey: Hudson Co. prosecutor's office reviewing allegations of election fraud

New York: Fixing city's election board relies on state | New York election hotline for complaints Tuesday | NYC BOE looks to rebound with federal primaries

Ohio: Conflicting court rulings put Ohio's voting rules in limbo | Somethings could be changing for Ohio voters due to recent lawsuits

Oregon: Switch in ballot procedures has some worried about secrecy

Pennsylvania: Old county voting machines dropped off at county recycling center

Texas: Nueces Co. could see changes to polling locations

U.S. Virgin Islands: Polling places in territory not ADA compliant

Utah: Less than 30 percent of registered voters expected to participate in primary | Mail-in ballots have been coming in at a steady pace | Utah's primary turnout already 'surpassing a snoozer' election

Virginia: Records reveal little advance word to officials on voting rights move | Voting activists were prepped for felons order that surprised election officials

Washington: Secretary of state contenders square off

Wisconsin: Janesville council to consider elections adjustments | Wisconsin's nonpartisan elections board in final days | Should poll workers get paid more?