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Monday, 18 July 2016

July 16-18, 2016

National News: Democrats have a plan to register 50M new voters | Google steers would-be voter to registration guides ahead of election | U.S. curtails federal election observers | Facing deadlock risks, election cases head to SCOTUS

Arizona: Pima Co. voters now have new way to check their registration info | Approval of Maricopa Co. polling places postponed

California: Many same-party runoffs set for California fall ballot | Nevada Co. had highest turnout among polling place counties | Primary turnout was third highest in 25 years | Upland council may adopt by-district voting all by itself

Colorado: Service members preserve voting rights, but struggle to exercise them

Florida: Emails shed light on decision to remove Boca mosque from list of polling sites | Lee supervisor of elections candidate still running despite controversy | More than 1.5M ballots already in the mail | Citrus elections officials prepping for primary

Indiana: Vigo officials announce extended early voting hours for November

Kansas: Two-tiered voting system will impact thousands

Massachusetts: Spanish-language ballots issue stays in committee

Michigan: Officials investigating if absentee ballots were on USPS truck that caught fire

Nebraska: Secretary of state upgrades website

New Mexico: SOS will not fill legal position

North Carolina: North Carolina voter law could put 29K ballots at risk | Early voting comes to Western Carolina University | No conspiracy in Durham Co. provisional ballot mishandling | Elections board OKs voting sites | No early voting site on WSSU campus | Armory, Kitty Fork polling place closed for election | Forsyth Co. BOE denies Anderson Center as voting site

Ohio: Ashtabula Co. BOE is on the prowl | Indicted Columbus-area elections chief placed on leave | New state rule could lead to headaches for poll workers | Thousands of names trimmed from voters rolls in area counties

Oregon: Proposal to limit access to voter data fails to qualify for ballot

Tennessee: Write-in process described for using voting machines | Early voting begins across Tennessee

Utah: State says Wayne Co. deputy clerk illegally helped husband win GOP primary

Virginia: Voter registrar relocating in Roanoke | Felon voting rights restoration going to Va. Supreme Court

Washington: Democrat hopes to undo GOP lock on secretary of state

West Virginia: Malden voters cast ballots in wrong Senate district