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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

August 30, 2016

National News: How electronic voting could undermine the elections | Officials: Hackers breach election system in Illinois, Arizona | Why tracking military ballots can be complicated and confusing | FBI probes foreign hacks of state election systems

Alaska: Alaska elections director tells lawmakers: Division will fix 'training gaps' | Voting irregularities prompt concern among legislators | Officials grapple with primary election problems

Arizona: Officials: Hackers breach election system in Illinois, Arizona | Secretary of state reveals new vote results site ahead of primary | Electronic vote-counting method challenged | FBI concerns shut down part of secretary of state's website | State elections department to increase security | Election day security part of the ballot counting process | Local election officials talk ballot harvesting law

California: Secretary of state getting word out as poll volunteers needed for November | Lawmakers back trail of new voting method | California on guard after cyber attacks on election databases in 2 states | Measure phasing out neighborhood polling places goes to Jerry Brown

Connecticut: Voters being targeted by criminals in election related fraud | Merrill: State election data safe after report of hacks elsewhere | Brookfield's former GOP registrar suing town for $65K

Florida: Weeks of voting will conclude with Tuesday's primary | IRC elections supervisor disavows use of her photo by candidate | Drop box now available for vote-by-mail ballots | Jackson Co. upgrades voting machines for primary elections | Ex-felons rally in Quincy for rights restoration| Multiple hacking attempts target PBC voter data | Counties prepare as severe weather looms | Voters say letter 'shames' them into voting | FL elections chief confident about primary | Poll workers prepare for primary

Georgia: Is casting your vote an issue in Georgia's presidential election? | Kemp accuses Obama administration of hyping hacking threat

Illinois: Officials: Hackers breach election system in Illinois, Arizona | Illinois election officials say hack yielded information on 200K voters | Mercer Co. voters not impacted by recent database breach | Illinois election official downplays impact of records hack

Indiana: Voter app plays role in upcoming election | Uncertainty rules Indiana's laws on guns at polling places

Maryland: Talbot elections board requests high schools close on Election Day

Missouri: Republican targets incumbent Dem in run for secretary of state

New Jersey: No secrets in Monroe election trial

New Mexico: Sparks fly in secretary of state's race, but no violations found thus far

New York: Voting booth changes anger Brooklyn Heights residents

North Carolina: NC chapter of NAACP starts 15-stop voter registration drive | Early voting could be held in just one location | Early voting plans mixed in RC area

Ohio: Decisions are expected soon in Ohio's remaining voting rights lawsuits | Allan Sayre selected for Tuscarawas Co. BOE | Ohio prepares for absentee voting, notifies voters

Oregon: Voting machines vulnerable to hackers?

Rhode Island: With election pending, fate of RI BOE chief still undecided

Tennessee: Only Democratic election commission chair ousted

Texas: Voting officials educate public on new ID rules | Texas AG's office questions state's authority in maintaining voter lists | Student clerks play big part in Brazoria Co. elections

Virginia: Registrars work to clarify restored voting rights

Wisconsin: Appeals Court upholds voter ID rulings | Early voting in Milwaukee could include remote sites

Wyoming: Ed Murray: No voter fraud in Wyoming