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Monday, 22 August 2016

August 20-22, 2016

National News: Yes, it's possible to hack an election | After DNC hack, cybersecurity experts worry about old voting machines, vote tampering | In-person voting fraud is rare, doesn't affect elections | Only 11 percent of Trump backers expect 2016 votes to be counted accurately| Federal reports on military voting often flawed | Millions more to face new voting restrictions in 2016 | Does all voting happen on Election Day? Think again | There's work to be done to make U.S. elections secure | Donald Trump, a 'rigged' election and the politics of race | Little evidence of widespread voter fraud

Alabama: Possible voter fraud under investigation in Brighton | Polling places top list of concerns heading into Tuesday's elections | iPads to be used at some Alabama polling locations

Alaska: Language assistance provisions for elections enacted in Bristol Bay | Questions arise over close House race after revelation of ballot mistake

Arkansas: Lawyer blasts voter-roll response | UA early voting center turned down | Washington Co. election commission nixes voting dreams of UA students

California: Call for poll watchers brings back fears of 1988 Santa Ana

Delaware: AG: No voter fraud vigilantes please

Florida: Leon Co. prepares for early voting | Trial delayed for ex-Flagler elections chief | They just became U.S. citizens--and immediately registered to vote | Florida has safeguards against election day hackers

Guam: Voting machines assist disabled voters           

Hawaii: More than 1600 ballots arrive late statewide | Big bunch of ballots in Monday's mail

Illinois: Park Ridge early voting moves to Maine Park

Indiana: Election board working out kinks in newly-implemented vote centers

Massachusetts: Stalemate over city election commissioner job continues

Michigan: Ballot mishap prompts resignation of Armada Twp. deputy clerk

Montana: Tribe asks state to force more office voting hours

New Jersey: Ex-Morris freeholder tapped for BOE

New Mexico: Secretary of state candidate cleared of any violations

North Carolina: Local BOE split on early-voting formula | County has less than one week to submit early voting plan | Residents unhappy with New Hanover Co. BOE decision to stop Sunday voting | Elections board holds to schedule | Butterfield calls on Pitt board to hold Sunday voting

Ohio: In elections board emails, absence of fiscal officer often noted | State lawmaker drafts bill to eliminate unnecessary elections | Candidate says pricey election not his fault | 17 judges all say they can't Anthony's case | Election board requests additional funds | New early voting site to open in Summit Co.

Pennsylvania: Luzerne Co. election director wants new voting machines

Texas: Texas scrambling to train poll workers with ID changes| Heavy lift to educate poll workers about changes to Texas ID law | Super voting centers approved for Grimes | Fewer than 400 vote early in special election | Paxton fights for voter ID law, elections office readies for absence

Virginia: McAuliffe to announce restoration of voting rights to 13K felons | State officials say it's up to Richmond to decide how to handle felon candidate | Roanoke registrar's office moves into larger space

West Virginia: State Supreme Court will hear Wells' Kanawha Co. ballot appeal

Wisconsin: Walker laughs off Roger Stone's allegations of rigged elections | Madison announces early voting hours, but some clerks are waiting | Early voting could begin in September | Election auditing practices at center of Dane Co. clerk race