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Tuesday, 02 August 2016

August 2, 2016

National News: Hacking an Election: Why it's not as far-fetched as you might think

Arizona: County voting machines pass test | Ballot harvesting ban won't be enforced this year | Judge won't require court election oversight

Arkansas: Clerk: County will use laptops for November election

California: General election could cost San Diego $5.5M

Florida: As voter ID laws falter, Florida shines by comparison, for now | Broward supervisor of elections race features different views of office | Group aims to restore voting rights for ex-felons | Activists push to restore voting rights for ex-felons

Guam: More in-office voters than two years ago

Hawaii: Procrasitnators can still sign up and vote in this year's primary

Kansas: Finney Co. removes polling places | Douglas Co. clerk hopes court decision won't further confuse voters | Kobach says citizenship law did not hurt voter registration | More than 4K Sedgwick Co. citizens added to voter roll following ruling | Voter shaming hits Kansas again | Election workers trained on newest registration ruling

Maine: After tonight, Woodford's Corner may no longer have a polling location

Michigan: Ypsilanti Twp clerk urges early voters to check on absentee ballots | Eight Mile closure affects some Farmington Hills primary voters | Officials ask to delay ruling on straight-ticket voting | State won't oversee Macomb Co. election | New election site in Hannibal ready for voters |Northern Michigan polling places prepare for election

Missouri: Election authorities prepare for primary | St. Louis Co. using iPads to speed up process

Montana: Interview with secretary of state candidate Corey Stapleton

North Carolina: NC BOE scrambles to undo voter ID law

North Dakota: Federal judge blocks ND ID law | Federal judge blocks ND voter ID law, calling unfair to Native Americans | Former Fargo mayor, commissioner to join election-reform task force

Ohio: Elections board extends director's paid leave, awaits his resignation | New member appointed to Drake Co. BOE | Hamilton Co. polling places in violation of ADA

Rhode Island: RI secretary of state: Voter registration is easier with new online system

Tennessee: Early voting turnout reaches 12K in Rutherford Co. | Sumner early voting down 40 percent | Election commission working towards fixing issues

Utah: Recount requested

Virginia: McAuliffe office rushes to fulfill promise by individually restoring voting rights

Wisconsin: Judge strikes down part of ID law | LWV 'delighted' by court ruling | Election officials in holding pattern following ruling | Menasha has change in polling place | Dexter man faces voting fraud charge | Damage to Madison voting machines more costly than expected, all 97 machines to be replaced | AG Schimel seeks to restore full voter ID law | State and local officials brace for confusion this fall | Local election officials take a wait and see approach to new voter ID laws

Wyoming: Election official expects record turnout