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Thursday, 22 September 2016

September 22, 2016

National News: House Dem unveils election hacking bill | Officials are scrambling to protect the election from hackers | Your address could determine your right to vote. What if you don't have one? | A simple, potent overhaul for 'motor voter'| John Lewis calls for election observers at polling places this November | Conservatives file voter registration lawsuits that liberals say are blocking voters | Most eligible ex-pats don't vote

Alabama: Judge denies stay in Brighton election lawsuit | Ahead of election, Alabama first to implement electronic voting for deployed military

California: Secretary of state says counties don't need to change their election audits

Georgia: Dougherty elections board OKs Sunday vote | Judge orders Ga. to release database records on voter registration

Illinois: East Chicago polling place to be moved out of contamination zone

Indiana: Four new vote centers added for general election

Iowa: Voter app launched in county

Kansas: Election official testifies on non-citizen voters in Sedgewick Co. | ACLU wants Kansas to count all votes | Judge: Kansas primary voting order also applies to November

Maine: Certain Ellsworth voters will have new polling places

Massachusetts: Clerk's get ready for first early voting in Massachusetts

Michigan: The secretary of state's office coming to students

Minnesota: Voting early? 7 things you should know

Missouri: County clerks apathetic about new voter ID law

Montana: Yellowstone Co. faced with reprinting ballots after candidate dies

Nevada: Court date set for Native American voter disenfranchisement suit | Clark Co., Las Vegas reach deal on election costs

New Mexico: Candidate criticizes voter registration effort

New York: Residents: Move voting site from schools to Town Hall

North Carolina: Johnston cancels classes for schools on Election Day

Ohio: MoCo BOE adding machines to reduce poll wait times

Oregon: Mailings confuse, alarm voters

Pennsylvania: County honors voter loyalty

South Carolina: SEC urges voters to prepare ahead for November

Texas: Prepping for the vote: County officials brace for large voter turnout | Schools serving as point of voter registrar for students | Texas lawmakers take up issue of voter fraud

Utah: Navajos ask judge to restore polling places | Judge to rule on Navajo complaint over San Juan Co. polling places

Vermont: Republicans suggest secretary of state exploiting ballot process

Virginia: Appeals court to hear challenge to Va. voter ID law

Washington: New ballot drop boxes prove popular during August primary | Capitol Hill ballot drop box to be installed at Seattle Central

Wisconsin: Ballots sent without candidates names | Previously a 'major concern' city builds up poll worker roster | City girds for big Election Day