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August 2016

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

August 31, 2016

National News: Harry Reid wants deeper FBI probe into possibility of Russian hack | FBI chief responds to concern over cyberthreats to U.S. election system | Survey finds obstacles to voting for military members | White House asks 'Deception Committee' to study Russian hacks

Alabama: Fairfield city councilor questions election results | Alabama election officials inundated with 'hundreds' of complaints from Aug. 23 contest | Alabama moves to protect election systems after FBI discovers hacks into other states | Voter fraud complaint filed in Midland City election

Alaska: AK GOP calls for new election

Arizona: Hacked state voter database has raised security concerns| More than third of early ballots returned | Election officials brace for turnout | Election marathon down to the primary sprint | Arizona residents ease into voting | Officials: Turnout about 35 percent | New secretary of state results website crashes on election night | 'Error': Arizona's new elections site struggles in debut | Low turnout highlights primary vote | Purcell struggles to keep her job | Who let the dogs out? Crew faces feral canines other foibles on primary election day | School and polling place briefly closed | Minor glitches in Maricopa Co. mar primary day at the polls

Arkansas: Billboards go up, encourage early voting in November

California: Disability advocates want to raise awareness of new voting rights law | If you can't vote in person, this bill would allow anyone you choose to turn in your ballot | California's election system hacker-proof? | Judge rejects disabled man's petition to vote--for now

Colorado: Could hackers get into Colo. election computers?

Florida: Glitch causes some voting confusion in Seminole Co. | Broward polling places open for business under gloomy skies| A few glitches as voters cast ballots across Central Florida | Voting site reopened | Polk Co. poll clerk fired for issue at polls| Rain, smooth voting highlight primary morning | Polling place, 3 schools on lock down after shooting| Sancho: Florida primary safe from data breaches | Voter says he cast ballot without proper ID; voting official denies charge | Voting running smoothly at Florida polling places--although mosquitoes a factor in Miami Beach | Lone Longboat Key voting machine crashes | Software glitch delays vote count several hours | How state is fighting fraud at the polls | Snipes wins fourth term as Broward SoE | After technical glitch, all Alachua precincts reported | Harrington and Doyle to meet in SoE contest | Broward election results posted before polls close | Technical issues, inclement weather present challenges for maximizing turnout | Early voting and mail ballots make for a lonely Tuesday primary | St. Lucie Co. primary results posted late causing a ruckus on social media | Broward election supervisor referred to state attorney for publishing results early | Palm Beach Co. polling centers: No problems | Bucher wins another term | Rain and early voting put a damper on primary day | Long shifts, repellent and coffee: This is how it is to be a poll worker in Miami | Local GOP poll watchers monitor polls in Hillsborough | Some Lee Co. voters still like to vote the old fashioned way

Georgia: Kemp seeks to increase first-time voter registration | Is Georgia's voting system safe from hackers?

Illinois: Madison Co. clerk says her system was not hacked | Sangamon Co. clerk encouraging early voter registration | Statewide election offices change passwords, add code after July hack attack

Indiana: Hi, tech: November voting in Brown Co. to go nearly all electronic | Indiana election official says state's voter system is safe

Iowa: Official: No tampering with Iowa voter records | To fill spots, Woodbury Co. raises poll workers pay to $12 per hour

Kansas: Lawrence man asks Kansas Supreme Court to order grand jury probe of Kobach | Kansas partners with federal agencies to keep voter data secure from hacks | Handwriting analysis is used to determine validity of ballots | Election officials say voting system safe from hacking

Kentucky: Ky. secretary of state says 'no evidence' voter reg system compromised | State, local election officials say fall elections won't be hacked |Rockin' the vote: Mock election at McKell Middle School

Massachusetts: Chicopee plans for early voting

Minnesota: Minnesota's protection against a rigged election? Paper ballots

Mississippi: Voting rights group works to register Miss. voters

Montana: Montana group working to register Native voters

Nebraska: As worries of election-related hacking bubble, Midlands officials say voting systems are locked up tight

New York: Monroe Co. BOE busy preparing for Sept. 13 primary | Federal judge denies request to delay election

North Carolina: Does same-day registration increase fraud risk? Experts disagree | NC Republicans accused of dodging order to fix election rules | Where elections staff, jurists and the fuzz come to eat

North Dakota: Jaeger: Computer system handling ballot info being checked

Pennsylvania: State responds to concerns about election integrity

Texas: Travis Co. clerk stand by voting system | County officials work to secure voter data

Utah: Voting system safe despite data breaches, election officials say

Virginia: State officials discuss polls, ballot ahead of Election Day | Richmond electoral board to discuss felons' rights again Thursday

Wisconsin: Some could have trouble getting ID near election | Election officials OK voter registration mailings | No en banc hearing of Wisconsin voter ID suit | State and local election officials say they're prepared for threat of cyber attack

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

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

Friday, 26 August 2016

August 26, 2016

National News: Voting hurdles often keep college students from voting | Voto Latino launches Android version of voter registration app

Alabama: Mobile voter ID unit coming to Rogersville, Courtland | Voter fraud investigation turned over to secretary of state | Absentee voting controversy in municipal election | Campaigners creep closer to polls than in other states

Arizona: County prepares for primary |Arizona GOP trains poll workers to document 'ballot harvesting'

Arkansas: State election panel hires father of AG as director

California: Sanders fans' fight over Calif. voter rules tossed | City of Barstow election cancelled | California considers election changes that Colorado has also tried | Oxnard Union embraces early voter registration on high school campuses

Florida: Duval supervisor of elections prepares for potential weather impacts | Mail-in ballots up as early voting winds down | Potential tropical storm has local supervisor of elections calling to vote early | Candidates, election officials get Electicane scare

Guam: Guam residents lose voting rights case

Idaho: Boise district hopes 2014 woes are behind it

Indiana: BOE says electronic voting machines can't be hacked

Iowa: Woodbury Co. sees shortage of precinct election officials

Michigan: Clinton Twp. clerk named in election complaint

Minnesota: St. Paul public libraries registering residents

Missouri: Stronger voter ID laws key for Ashcroft

New Hampshire: NH schools grapple with concerns about guns, student safety on Election Day

North Carolina: Feds urge Supreme Court to leave NC voter ID ruling intact | Counties scramble to lock in early voting sites | More than 100 attend rally on fate of early voting | Elections director: Polls won't be staffed with armed residents | Moore board split over early voting plan

Ohio: Elections board expects 'massive amount' of early voters | Voter app now available

Oklahoma: Oklahoma struggles to get voters to the polls

Oregon: Jackson Co. rejects 1910 vote-by-mail attempt

Texas: Federal judge denies Paxton's request to delay hearing on voter ID law

U.S. Virgin Islands: Election Center designates 4 Virgin Islanders as elections, registration administrators

Virginia: Charlottesville man speaks about restoration of voting rights

West Virginia: Wells' appeal says constitutional rights are being violated | Funding cuts prompt issues with early voting location

Wisconsin: Mailing aims to register over 1M Wisconsin voters | Milwaukee plans to begin early voting Oct. 10

Wyoming: GOP voters in one Wyoming precinct must vote again

Thursday, 25 August 2016

August 25, 2106

National News: Data shows Trump election-rigging claim is unlikely | Clock running out on challenges to voting rights cases in key states| Do voter purges discriminate against the poor and minorities? | Efforts to restore felons' voting rights cause deep divide | Why overseas military personnel ballots may not be counted

Alabama: Possible recount in mayor's race | Complaint over absentee voting filed with secretary of state's office | Some names absent from voter list in Jacksonville

Alaska: North Slope race narrows, but irregularities draw scrutiny

California: New elections model passes state Assembly

Colorado: New initiatives would create presidential primary, open primaries for unaffiliated voters

Connecticut: West Haven Twp. chosen for primary audit

Florida: Threat of storm has elections officials urging voters to vote now | Questions raised about Osceola Co. SOE candidate | Elections officials planning ahead of possible storm | Polling place changes in Sarasota | Hillsborough busses to offer free rides on primary day | Weather whips up early voting push | UWF Haas Center to study election process

Illinois: Washington Park election judge says Social Security number was released to residents

Indiana: Council to decide who gets overtime pay in elections office

Iowa: Siouxland county has trouble getting poll workers

Kansas: 10th Circuit hears case for DMV voter rights

Maryland: Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co. planning election partnership

Massachusetts: Grant money to help Mass. municipalities hold early voting

Missouri: St. Louis BOE to produce records Thursday

New Mexico: Toulouse Oliver plans on increasing voter turnout as secretary of state

North Carolina: Cumberland Co. early voting still in limbo | State board to weigh in on early voting plans | Haywood BOE copes with changes | Early voting plans still have hurdle to clear | Rally for early voting in Cumberland Co. planned

Ohio: Butler Co. needs poll workers

Oklahoma: Luther candidate, wife charged with voter fraud

Pennsylvania: Shenango polling place changed

Texas: Seven forms of ID now accepted at polls| Response filed in Wake Co. election court battle | Williamson Co. seek students to work at polls

U.S. Virgin Islands: Territorial voting rights lawsuit faces setback | Court denies voting rights suit | Lack of quorum cuts short elections meeting

Wisconsin: No further appeals to block early voting

Wyoming: Primary voting high but strategic

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

August 24, 2016

National News: New voting technologies create need for improved infrastructure | Native Americans still fighting for voting equality | Investigation finds little evidence of voter fraud in key ID states | New laws leave voters to navigate maze of requirements

Alabama: Alabama hits the polls

Alaska: Lead shrinks to 3 after more ballots counted

Arizona: Maricopa Co. recorder to face rare primary challenger

California: State honcho works Starbucks counter | Registrar of voters conducting survey | Election lawsuit on track for October trial | State Sen. Allen's bill to change polling places | Counties could hold more mail-in elections

Florida: Voting machine problems at early voting locations in Lee Co.| After first day of mail ballot reviews, Pinellas rejects 29 votes

Georgia: Bibb BOE moves to new office

Illinois: DuPage to buy more equipment for November | DuPage election agency may impose restrictions on its representatives | County clerks preparing for November

Kansas: Kansas is latest state to press for voter restrictions | Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship

Maine: Group promotes voting change for Maine with ranked-choice beer tastings

Missouri: Absentee ballot applications and their envelopes are public record, St. Louis judge rules | County election board to move forward in re-do of Sunset Hills race | New Blunt ad slams Kander for ballot shortage

Nevada: Election officials say viral video claiming voter fraud doesn't pass muster

New Hampshire: Merrimack announces 3 polling places for elections

New Jersey: Tied election goes to trial

New Mexico: Toulouse Oliver says Espinoza is wrong about voter fraud

North Carolina: Two additional Orange Co. early voting plans being submitted to SBOE | Elections chair discussed arming civilians at polls

Ohio: Federal appeals court says no to restoring extra days of early voting in Ohio | Appeals Court: 'Golden week' of early voting shouldn't return | New e-books to help students understand Ohio's role in elections

Pennsylvania: Concerned about voter fraud this November? Officials say don't be

Tennessee: Polling place break in

Texas: Starr Co. early voting sites reduced to one | Counties ready for poll turnout

Virginia: Richmond electoral board to ask AG's advice on fallout from felon rights ruling

West Virginia: Commissioners vote to buy new voting machines for Putnam

Wisconsin: State DOJ won't ask Supreme Court to block voting ruling

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

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

Friday, 19 August 2016

August 19, 2016

National News: Voting machines are a mess--but the feds have a (kinda) plan | Pence urges Trump supporters to monitor voting sites

Alabama: Former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett dies | Dora residents report absentee voting problems

Alaska: Mallott: No major voting problems after legal settlement | One precinct has yet to record primary votes

Arkansas: Benton Co. see election worker shortage | Legislators back call for early voting center on UA campus

California: Registrar responds to grand jury report | Lodi to consider calling off election

Colorado: Turns out there's a lot to celebrate in how Colorado handles its elections | New early voting site to open in Summit Co.

Florida: Broward preps for start of early voting | Potential election poll worker denied over claims of head lice

Maryland: Washington Co. to get more voting equipment

Massachusetts: Norton will have one poll for state primary and presidential elections

Michigan: Michigan must allow straight-ticket voting | East Jordan polling location change approved

Minnesota: Simon stresses 'get out the vote' efforts

New Jersey: Christie vetoes bill to expand voting ranks

North Carolina: Churches respond to voting limits | Registrar convinces BOE to expand early voting | BOE adds early voting sites but no WSSU | Divided views on BOE early voting decision | County attorney: Raucous elections meeting was legal | No early voting reduction here, despite Woodhouse email

Ohio: Husted announces training funding for elections | Absentee ballot postmark fix earns Cuyahoga Co. elections officials national award | E-poll books coming to Shelby Co. in 2017

Oregon: Benton Co. effort to adopt ranked-choice voting cleared for Nov. ballot

Pennsylvania: Pa. Dept. of State steps up voter education efforts

Texas: Will your write-in vote really count in Texas? | AG challenges overturning of voter ID law | Possible voter fraud being investigated | Commissioners vote down creating administrator for local elections

Washington: King Co. adds Spanish and Korean ballots, boosts voter outreach

West Virginia: Judge: Erik Wells can't be on ballot for Kanawha Co. clerk

Wisconsin: As Madison expands early voting, Walker says keeping voter ID a priority

Thursday, 18 August 2016

August 18, 2016

National News: Hacking the U.S. election 'possible' but difficult, experts say | DHS offers states cybersecurity help for voting machines | Tech companies doing their part to get out the vote | Rutgers study: Disabled are 'neglected' voting block

Alabama: Difficulty of tallying write-in votes on election night

Alaska: Voter turnout among lowest since tracking began

Arkansas: County officials to decide on UA polling location

Colorado: Voter registration a cell call away in Colorado | Coloradans can now register to vote starting with a text message

Connecticut: Merrill: No risk of cyberattack or 'rigged' election in Conn.

Florida: 33,614 Floridians cast ballots in first 2 days of early voting | St. Johns Co. voting machines get final test before election | 4 vie for Volusia's SOE job

Georgia: Maige Ogle moves to Denver, Muscogee Co. voters win

Illinois: Rauner stands by veto | High turnout expected in Nov. 8 election

Kentucky: City of Ashland sues county clerk, elections board over alcohol sales vote

Louisiana: Elections chief already making plans to carry on following flooding

Maryland: Frederick, other counties add voting machines ahead of November

Massachusetts: Clerk Campbell creates Internet voter gateway

Michigan: Appeals Court won't halt straight-ticket voting ruling

Minnesota: Secretary of state challenges voters

Missouri: Lawsuit claims voter fraud in State House race | St. Louis BOE asks local prosecutor and US attorney to review allegations of voter fraud

North Carolina: NC GOP seeks 'party line changes' to limit early voting hours | Dare commissioners decline to take up resolution on early voting hours | Durham Co. BOE extends early voting after court decision | Email from GOP chief calls for limited early voting hours | State gets final say on Orange Co. early voting schedule

Ohio: Officials working to correct polling location errors

Oklahoma: Judge dismisses challenge to voter ID law

Pennsylvania: Polling place consolidations considered

Tennessee: Election commission approves early voting sites, hours

Texas: County officials to discuss countywide voting sites

U.S. Virgin Islands: With most absentee ballots counted, results unchanged

Virginia: Registrar: College students should apply for ballots

Washington: Wyman, Podlodowski spar in debate

Wyoming: How did the Teton Co. voting centers work for you? | Primary is over, but recounts have just begun