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Monday, 03 October 2016

October 1-3, 2016

National News: Survey: One in 5 say they may not vote for fear of election hacks | US Senators: Some mail-in voter registration deadlines defy law | 'Unprecedented level of hackings' targeted election cycle | How Columbus Day could disenfranchise thousands of voters | 'No doubt' Russia behind hacks on US election system | States urged to bolster election security | Trump urges supporters to monitor polling places

Alabama: Alabama to fix ballot 'typo'

Alaska: Alaska not changing voter registration deadline amid concern

Arizona: Board to hear about voting center updates | Maricopa Co.: Materials mailed in 2 Tempe precincts list wrong polling place

California: Gov. Jerry Brown makes it crystal clear: He really doesn't like ranked-choice voting | Brown vetoes bill to broaden ranked choice voting in California | Big ballot could lead to big lines on Election Day | Millennial's stamp of disapproval on voter registration | Poll workers sought

Colorado: Mesa Co. voting machines ready for Election Day

Florida: Florida's 67 supervisor of elections to get pay raises | FBI warns hackers tried to break into Florida system | Local election supervisor not worried about cyberattack

Georgia: Elections chief: Voting machines are safe | Selfie-taking voters chalk up a court win, but jury still out nationwide

Hawaii: Senators: Hawaii's mail-in voter registration deadline defies law

Idaho: Election workers say it's not enough to encourage people to vote

Illinois: Sangamon Co. clerk: We'll have enough ballots Election Day

Indiana: Switzerland Co. will use traveling vote centers again | Voting options available as election approaches

Iowa: Pate urges county auditors to use updated voter verification list | Key to Election Day, poll workers in demand

Kansas: Appeals court says U.S. 'motor voter' law preempts Kansas ID rules | Appeals Court rules against Kansas in voting rights case | People react to registering to vote for the first time

Louisiana: EBR Clerk of Courts moves 19 polling places damaged by flood

Maine: Ballots go out as absentee voting gets more popular | Maine's voter guide will come in cartoon form this year

Maryland: Security experts question Maryland's online ballot system

Massachusetts: Town clerks brace for large turnout with early voting

Michigan: Voting exhibit opens at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Minnesota: Absentee voting soars in Becker Co. | Area counties see huge uptick in absentee voting

Missouri: Federal judge orders St. Louis Co. to allow disabled to vote on electronic machines | Cape Co. clerk: Security tight for counting votes in November

Montana: Secretary of state calls for automatic voter registration

Nevada: Election officials say Nevada system secure

New York: Officials: Successful hacking of LI elections unlikely

North Carolina: Mecklenburg officials hope voting machines shorten Election Day lines | NCSBOE asks for help securing voting system| Motion seeks to modify early voting ruling in NC | Early voting plans challenged in five counties | NC voting law challengers want court to expand early voting in five counties

Ohio: Ohio's push to replace aging voting machines may come with $150M price tag | BOE recruits crucial poll workers for Election Day | BOE cuts ribbon on expanded office | A million Ohio voters didn't get absentee ballot mailing | Lucas Co. to reinstate 30K voters | E-poll machines should work well this year BOE says

Oregon: Two longtime Democratic lawmakers endorse Richardson for secretary of state | Secretary of state candidates trade comments over their records

Pennsylvania: Voting machines could be susceptible to hackers | Erie Co. officials prep for Election Day | Increased poll worker pool could prevent Election Day fraud and intimidation

South Carolina: Republicans, Dems support early voting measure

South Dakota: Former South Dakota Secretary of State Joyce Hazeltine dies

Texas: Nacogdoches Co.'s award-winning website puts election information at fingertips | Gregg elections office provides registration forms to county high schools | Bell Co. orders 180K ballots for Nov. 8

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Croix elections board ready for general election

Utah: Young Utah voter registration booming with Facebook push

Vermont: Vermont clerks see strong interest in absentee ballots

Virginia: Libraries will host demo of accessible voting machines

Washington: Secretary of state proposes citizenship checks, automatic voter registration | Citizen check proposed for Washington voter registration

West Virginia: Area counties offer options for all voters at polling places

Wisconsin: Federal judge orders investigation into Wisconsin's voter ID system | Judge orders DMV to investigate voter ID incidents | City giving free rides to UWGB students for early voting | State Ethics Commission chairwoman posts photo of ballot online