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Friday, 02 September 2016

September 2, 2016

National News: Analysis: Voting rights hang in the balance this November | Bucking a trend, blue states pass laws to make voting easier | White House considers steps to protect voting systems from hackers | Fears of cheating, false polls could spell Election Day trouble

Alabama: UAH expert says election hacking possible, expects problem to grow | Alabama to use iPads to receive voting ballots | Merrill announces September 2016 National Voter Registration Month

Alaska: Steinau: No evidence ballot issue affected results

Arizona: Elections office wants new machine after primary night glitch | Purcell has slim lead in recorder race after last count | One career, 374 votes: Maricopa Co. Recorder Helen Purcell could win, lose by a sliver | Fitness complex approved as ASU's first on-campus polling place

California: Surge in San Joaquin Co. voter registration prompts call for thousands of poll workers | Long ballots await voters | Supervisors look to cancel several elections

Delaware: City considers landlord-based voter registration

Florida: Miami-Dade increase early voting hours for November

Georgia: Macon-Bibb elections office moves to new home

Illinois: All eyes on Champaign Co. clerk | Fewer voter records hacked than originally thought |

Indiana; Law change impacts Hoosiers looking to vote straight-ticket | Pottawattamie Co. poll workers are getting a raise

Kansas: Kobach defends voting laws in light of primary results | Only 73 Kansans affected by court rulings cast ballots in August

Kentucky: Poll: 65% of Kentuckians support early voting

Louisiana: Caddo Parish voter registration drive continues

Massachusetts: In a first, undergrads register to vote during check-in

Michigan: Michigan straight party voting ban remains blocked | Straight party voting likely for Nov. ballot after court ruling

Missouri: Kander: Missouri election system was not hacked | Newspaper investigation reveals absentee voting problems

New Jersey: Judge declares winner in disputed Monroe primary

New Mexico: Secretary of state candidate is coming to Silver City | Democrat denies Republican's claim in SoS race

New York: After national breaches, how safe are Erie Co.'s voting machines?

North Carolina: Court decision won't affect elections here | Elections boards working to figure out early voting | Struggle for voting rights moves to NC counties

Ohio: Officials: Ohio voting process secure and well monitored | All Ohio voters to get absentee ballots in mail soon

South Carolina: Computer science professor says SC voting machines are vulnerable

Tennessee: Shelby Co. elections administrator not worried about cyber threats | Tennessee launches National Voter Registration Month with #GoVoteTN drive

Texas: Are Harris Co.'s voting machines vulnerable? | Citizens talk voting booths at county budget meeting | At the first voter ID outreach event, officials focus more on registration, less on new rules

Virginia: UVAVotes registers students | Norment proposes path to voting rights for nonviolent felons; McAuliffe calls it 'step backward' | Richmond candidates caught up in felons' rights issue OK to stay on ballot

West Virginia: WV ups efforts to increase voter registration

Wisconsin: Early voting could expand in Racine