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Tuesday, 23 August 2016

August 23, 2016

National News: Asian-American population surges, but voter turnout still lacks | Poll: 52 percent of Republicans call voter fraud major problem in 2016 | One in three in U.S. think voter fraud a 'major' problem | Most Americans favor early voting, AVR, photo ID laws | Cleansing of voter rolls carries risks of bias | Poll-watching talk spurs calls for international monitors of U.S. elections

Alabama: Woman convicted in election fraud case serving out jail sentence| Alleged segregation of poll workers raises concern ahead of election

Alaska: Mistake at polls could cost North Slope representative his seat

California: Restored voting rights sought for California disabled | Starbucks joins secretary of state in promoting CA voter registration | California polling places as we know them would be a thing of the past if this measure becomes law | Imperial Co. registrar launches voter feedback survey

Colorado: Mobile voter tools aimed at young voters | Secretary of state to reach out to homeless voters

Florida: Detzner reminds voters of early voting options | Early voting starts strong in Bay Co. | Siesta Key polling place moves off island | Deceased Florida man's voter registration card sent to stepdaughter's home, raising questions | PBC early voting dipped over weekend, but head of 2012 | More than 1M votes already cast | New polling place prompts traffic concerns

Idaho: Bannock Co. elections office moving

Illinois: Cook Co. clerk's office offering high school, college students chance to work on Election Day

Indiana: Hot election year could cost Porter Co. taxpayers

Kansas: Federal appeals court to hear Kansas voter registration case | Kansas asks court to exclude voters over citizenship proof

Massachusetts: Early voting in Holyoke established at City Hall, Senior Center

Missouri: St. Louis voter fraud case heads to court | New allegations in absentee voting case

Nevada: Even when registration and voting are easy, many in Nevada simply don't do it

New Mexico: Boosting voter turnout is partisan, not secretary of state's job, Espinoza says | Dueling campaign complaints resolved in secretary of state race

North Carolina: Who will get stuck in line on Election Day | Matney honored to work during elections | Counties scramble with early voting in wake of legal decision | Cumberland Co. BOE will without early voting plan

Ohio: Ohio to unveil tool highlighting importance of 2016 election | Tuscarawas Co. BOE to vote on new director

Oklahoma: In search of way to attract more Oklahoma voters to the polls

Pennsylvania: Election officials: Voting machines 'extensively' tested, can't be hacked | Poll watchers a regular occurrence in York Co.

South Carolina: Judge orders Richland Co. voter board to pay $38K bill

Tennessee: New voting machines on Shelby Co.'s political horizon

Texas: Commissioners mull over elections software | Local elections officials push early voting | Secretary of state approves Nueces Co.'s countywide polling program

Virginia: Voting rights restored for 13K in Virginia | Suffolk hands out free voter IDs at City Hall

Wisconsin: Federal appeals court allows early voting | Appeals court allows early voting