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Friday, 12 August 2016

August 12, 2016

(Electionline is currently working from the Mountain Time Zone so news stories will be posted by 8 a.m. Eastern daily through August 16. Thank you for your patience.)

National News: A comprehensive guide on how to vote in every state | Kaine goes on attack over voting rights | Could ballot selfies help save democracy? | For Trump supporters, election fraud is a real fear

Arizona: Voter info on early ballot envelope raises concerns about anonymity

Arkansas: Second letter puts onus on clerks to fix voter rolls

California: San Diegans can opt out of mailed election pamphlet

Connecticut: New Motor-Voter registration system in full swing

Florida: Voting machines are vulnerable to hacking | President of election supervisors denies likelihood of 'rigged elections' | Precautions and testing ensure fair elections, official says | St. Johns Co. SOE: Our elections are 'open and transparent'

Georgia: Gwinnett lawsuit cites concerns some minorities say are ignored

Indiana: Tippecanoe BOE selects poll book | Elkhart Co. preparing for election night

Kentucky: Grimes promotes registration, voting

Minnesota: Secretary of state wants June primary | With 'no excuses' and instant gratification, Minnesota sees jump in absentee voting | E-poll books used in primary in Crow Wing Co.

Missouri: Judge won't order a do-over for Berkeley mayor's race | Lawmaker slams election report and Kander | Missouri woman launches Dance the Vote registration campaign

New Mexico: Both candidates say yes to debate

North Carolina: 9 Investigates: Election officials ensure accurate, secured voter count | Forsyth Co. BOE adds 2 early voting sites | GOP lawmakers say Cooper should defend ID law or resign | Despite photo ID law revoked, some still need to show ID to vote | Residents plead for fair early voting plan from Cumberland Co. BOE | NC NAACP ramps up election plans | Court: NC legislature districts violate constitution | BOE expands early voting | Rowdy Pamlico Co. elections board meeting produces early voting schedule | Count receives 85 ballots in recast

North Dakota: Pew study ranks ND first again in election administration

Ohio: Miami Co. BOE chairman to resign | Unexpected special election to cost taxpayers | Inactive Ohio voters could be removed from voter rolls

Rhode Island: Rhode Islanders to receive postcards as reminders to register

South Dakota: Count down to SD early voting

Tennessee: Students invited to take part in Tennessee's first-ever student mock election | Elections officials planning for big Nov. turnout

Texas: Commission seeks answers for voting inaccuracies | Election administrator explains voter ID court order | Federal judge requests state to appear in court in voting rights case

Wisconsin: Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end | Judge blocks voter ID ruling