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Wednesday, 14 September 2016

September 14, 2016

National News: Voting experts call fears of election hacking overblown, insist process is secure | Postal Service urges vetoes to mail ballots early | DHS won't define election systems as critical infrastructure before November poll | Another Election Day First: OAS will observe U.S. voting | Experts offer reassurance of integrity of US voting tech

Alabama: Mobile ID unit seeks to increase voter registration

Arizona: Computer crash mars county's election effort | Judge orders recount

Arkansas: Craighead Co. won't get new voting machines this year

California: Vote-by-mail system for the blind coming | Nonprofit blasted for voter mail

Delaware: Primary coincides with teacher work day | Primary election votes being counted | Sussex Co. voting goes smoothly so far

Georgia: In 2016, Fulton aims to undo recent election chaos

Illinois: Illinois Supreme Court denies rehearing on redistricting amendment | Board to vote on limiting clerk's services for day before election

Kansas: Kobach, Johnson exchange blows in voter law debate

Maryland: Baltimore to pay more for election judges

Michigan: No-reason absentee voting statewide is focus of new county clerks leader | Michigan man sues for right to take ballot selfie | Midland proposes shift from odd to even-year elections

Missouri: Voting machines for 78th District race set to be tested | Voter ID law makes its way back to state legislature | Court OKs redo of primary

Montana: Court rules to keep Libertarian candidate on ballot

New Hampshire: Appeals court skeptical of New Hampshire's ballot-selfie ban | Appeals court hears ballot selfie case | Absentee ballots too wide for counting machines | Voter turnout light | Nashua voters satisfied with new polling place

New Jersey: Democrats plan to challenge Christie veto on voter registration bill

New Mexico: ASUNM, county clerk's office offer training to get young people to vote

New York: Slow start to primary  

North Carolina: Commissioners authorize election information brochure

Ohio: US Supreme Court declines to restore week of early voting in Ohio | 'Nuns on the bus' protest voter purge | Don't toss ballots for typos, appeals court says | Butler Co. spends $250K on uncontested special primary | Special election draws 0.02 percent of voters

Oregon: Voter registration up nearly 14 percent in past year

Rhode Island: Light turnout for primaries | New voting machines tested in primary | New voting machines appear to pass test

South Carolina: Election board problems come to Richland Council tonight

South Dakota: AARP, LWV back nonpartisan election plan

Texas: Texas heading back to court over voter ID law | Voter ID language not misleading, Texas officials say | Secretary of state: Students, register to vote with your principal | New election administrator selected

U.S. Virgin Islands: Joint Board deals with ballot issues as early voting period draws near

Virginia: Organization accused of registering dead people to vote in Rockingham Co. | Voter fraud investigation in Harrisonburg | Charlottesville council votes for online voter registration

Washington: Endangered incumbent, endangered dynasty: Podlodowski presses Wyman

West Virginia: Harrison clerk's office plans new voting machine demonstration

Wisconsin: Federal judge orders update on state voter ID education campaign