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Monday, 01 August 2016

July 30-August 1, 2016

National News: Judicial Watch: Ginsberg shouldn't hear voter ID case | Critics see efforts to purge minorities from voter rolls in new election rules | GOP voting restrictions struck down in 3 states | These bosses have an Election Day plan for their employees | What security measures are around voter registration data

Alaska: Alaska ending election night gathering amid budget crunch

Arkansas: 159 local voters affected by registration snafu

Florida: Phantom write-in candidates block voters from elections | Why are they no longer called absentee ballots?

Illinois: Voter registration system back online after hack | Wanted: Election judges (and a lot of them)  

Indiana: Indiana prepares for change to straight-party votes in November

Kansas: Judge: 17,500 suspended voters can cast ballots in all races Tuesday | Are you a Motor Voter? Here's what to expect Tuesday | People confused by judge's ruling on DMV-registered voters | 4200 Sedgwick Co. voters affected by two-tiered system | Sedgwick Co. election workers ready for Tuesday's election | About 15K Douglas Co. voters to have new polling places | Kansas voters have a choice to make, paper or electronic | Change in polling place for Tuesday | One Hutch voting site changes, others stay the same

Maine: Former Vermont governor touts instant-runoff voting in Maine

Massachusetts: Town clerks weight in on early voting coming this fall |Coalition to report on preparations for early voting

Missouri: St. Louis Co. aims to avoid problems of April | Pressure is on as St. Louis BOE readies to regain public trust | St. Louis city election board sued to release absentee ballot records from past four years| Running low on ballots | More than 18K Greene Co. voters affected by electioneering rules

North Carolina: Appeals Court strikes down NC voter ID law | Forsyth BOE may make meetings more accessible to public | County BOE fails to approve early voting schedule | Judge calls summit on Wake election maps

Ohio: Inside Ohio's fight over voting laws

Oregon: Motor Voter law brings surge of registrations statewide | Smooth election still planned in wake of departure of director of elections

Rhode Island: RI to launch online voter registration portal

South Carolina: Richland elections board finally may pay $38K to lawyer who sued

South Dakota: Civil rights officer added to U.S. attorney's office

Tennessee: Heading to the polls? Do this, not that | Anderson mayor seeks election office access records | Early voting ends with huge numbers

Texas: Court OKs early voting location change

U.S. Virgin Islands: District BOE invites public to voting machine test

Vermont: Vermont gears up for mid-summer primary

Virginia: State sets Aug. 8 deadline to cancel voter registration of felons

Wisconsin: Flooding destroys voting machines | Madison's flooded election equipment to be replaced Monday | Flooding damages Madison voting machines just before primary | Judge strikes down Wisconsin voter ID, early voting laws | Voter ID ruling has clerks wondering how to proceed | LWV executive eager to encourage people to get to the polls