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Monday, 25 July 2016

July 23-25, 2016

National News: 5 things you need to know about e-voting machines

Arkansas: Pokestops attract people to voter registration | Error flags voters on state list

California: Some say it's time California had statewide rules for provisional ballots | Brown signs bill to provide accessible vote-by-mail ballots to voters with disabilities | San Mateo Co. suit inspires voting rights law for the blind

Connecticut: Elections officials investigate ballot fraud in Stamford | Lisbon wants to cut polling places in half

Florida: Four seek county's top elections job | Elections officials preparing for 'potential interruptions, disturbances' | Brevard elections supervisor collects supplies, donations for back-to-school | Mail ballot requests for primary surpass 2M |Leon Co. to set vote-by-mail record

Georgia: Fulton Co. had issues at some early voting sites | Ga. allows more time to track voter registration applications

Illinois: Cook Co. clerk seeks high school students for help at polls

Indiana: Clark Co. proposes new voting machines | Election centers save money, add convenience

Kansas: Scammers fundraise with election year schemes

Kentucky: Special elections prove costly for Kentucky counties

Louisiana: Registrar of voters offices push for more people to register

Massachusetts: Local voters turning to online registration

Michigan: County clerks hope for speed decision on straight-ticket voting

Mississippi: Hosemann says Mississippi 'did it right' in light of Texas ruling

Missouri: St. Louis leaders test voting machines ahead of primary | Candidates back ID laws for voters

New Jersey: Passaic Co. elections chief forwards 13 names to AG

New Mexico: Dems launch site attacking GOP candidate Espinoza

New York: Hudson considers polling location changes

South Carolina: David Alford likes running elections, likes public service more

Tennessee: Relatively few take advantage of early voting | County election official concerned about clarity of ballots | NAACP says Tennessee's voter ID law makes it harder for poor, minorities to vote | Poll watchers rare, but possible in primaries

Texas: SA attorney fights for voting rights on two fronts | Judge issues blueprint for fixes in Texas' voter ID law | Additional ID options allowed for special runoff election | Petition filed to examine local voting inaccuracies

Virginia: Va. court overturns order that restored voting rights to felons | Court strikes down felon rights restoration | Local registrars fault McAuliffe in reversal of governor's restoration of felon voting rights | Polling places to stay put | Survey finds Fauquier polling places violate ADA

Wisconsin: State seek fast-track appeal for voter ID ruling | DOJ appeals voter ID affidavit ruling, asks court for stay | Wisconsin racing to get voters' website ready | Mount Pleasant seeks more help at the polls