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Monday, 29 August 2016

August 27-29, 2016

National News: Two swing states decline DHS security for voting machines | Study finds no evidence of widespread voter fraud | Felons' rights restored, early voting and other voting law changes this week | FBI says foreign hackers penetrated state election systems

Alaska: State plans more changes for autumn elections | Newly enacted Native language voting provisions rolled out at polls in August primary

Arizona: 'Neighbors helping neighbors' | Maricopa Co. trains troubleshooters ahead of primary| Church fire forces change of polling site | ASU to have first on-campus polling site for general election | County to hold on to ballot images after suit filed

Arkansas: Benton Co. election officials seek new vote machines | Clerk's office: Poll-data flaw affected 1119

California: Mendocino Co. election observers file complaint | California weighs voting revolution

Colorado: More voter registration efforts targeting homeless population

Connecticut: Bridgeport could get three registrars of voters

Florida: Elections officials work to combat hacking | Elections no longer a one-day affair | Largest turnout saved for last day of early voting | Early voting turnout for Collier primary, highest in a decade | Early voting ends with more than 1.7M votes cast | Polk election officials prepare for primary | Residents crowd polls as early voting ends

Georgia: New Clayton elections rules raises ire of groups registering new voters

Guam: GEC all set for primaries | Ballot tabulation begins at Election Central | GEC fields few primary problems | More than 1K ballots spoiled due to crossover voting

Illinois: Extent of damage from voter database hack unknown | They agreed to serve, now their personal information has been leaked

Iowa: Iowa felon who voted in 2012 election ordered to pay $750

Louisiana: Mobile voting precincts possible in November elections

Michigan: Absentee ballot bag snafu may spoil Armada Twp. recount

Missouri: Missouri Republicans gearing up for another voter ID fight | Smith, Ashcroft discuss secretary of state election | Could a failure to use envelopes doom an election?

Nebraska: Voter registration drive reminding students of responsibility ahead

New Hampshire: NH prepares for upcoming state primary

New Mexico: City grapples over wording, type size on Nov. ballots

New York: Request to move election date goes to judge

North Carolina: Early vote plan unresolved in many NC counties | DOJ urges SCOTUS to leave rejection of NC voter ID law in place

Ohio: 'Rigged' election? Ohio elections chief Jon Husted begs to differ | Ohio releases voter info app to encourage Millennial participation

Pennsylvania: Advocates say electronic voting machines should print paper ballots | Pa., Berks officials say voter fraud is virtually nonexistent

South Carolina: New partnership brings CCU students new way to register to vote

Texas: Latino voter outreach efforts include video series detailing all parts of the process | Texas withholds details of $2.5M voter ID education effort | Changes to voter ID law allows more options

Utah: Judge: Wayne Co. clerk improperly helped husband campaign, but vote stands | Officials dispute claims election could be rigged

West Virginia: Lewis Co. preps for upcoming elections | Kanawha prosecutor calls Wells' ballot plan a 'statutory scheme'

Wisconsin: Court declines to hear appeal on Wisconsin voter ID law | Appeals Court OKs Wisconsin's voter ID law | City pays $25 a vote in special election | State unregistered voters to be sent election postcards