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Monday, 10 October 2016

October 8-10, 2016

National News: Nine states shorten deadline for voter registration

Alaska: Senators throw support behind automatic voter registration

Arizona: Compare the candidates for county recorder | Tempe polling place draws criticism

Arkansas: $100K OK'd for election worker salaries

California: Polling places could give way to vote centers | Heads up! Long lines are expected at polling places in November | California is making it easier than ever to vote

Florida: Orange Co. SOE open Saturday for voter registration after Hurricane Matthew| Vote-by-mail ballots mailed on schedule | Fla. Dems sue Scott over voter registration deadline | Post-Hurricane Matthew: Volusia Co. gov't closed, but supervisor of elections office will be open for voter registration

Georgia: Secretary of state fighting accusations of disenfranchisement

Guam: Homebound, in-office voting begins today

Idaho: In Idaho, a tide of voters want ballots by mail

Illinois: 'I Voted" stickers won't return, but Chicagoans who vote will get wristbands| Tons of voting boxes, new polling location downtown| Same-day voter registration will be an option Nov. 8 in Illinois

Indiana: Voter ID law may pose obstacle for transgender voters| Investigation widens into Indiana voter registration fraud

Kansas: Why is a clown in a Sedgwick Co. election video

Massachusetts: Massachusetts launches online guide for early voting

Minnesota: Minnesota's early voters are setting records | Ranked choice voting as easy as 1, 2, 3? Not so fast, critics says | Minnesota wants to reclaim top spot in voter turnout

Nevada: Mail voter registration deadline extended to Oct. 11 | US judge sides with Nevada tribes in voting rights case

New Mexico: Poll: Toulouse Oliver favored in secretary of state race

New York: Tracing voting history back to Western New York | New language for NYC voter registration could expand access for immigrants | Elections commissioner helps register voters, but saving souls is her calling |

North Carolina: Lawmakers contend that challenged early-voting plans comply with court ruling | Iredell election workers prep for voters | Davidson deputies won't be deployed at polling sites

North Dakota: Cass officials to explain changed in ND voter rules

Ohio: Ohio expected to set early voting record | Thousands of Ohioans will have ballots disqualified, attorney says | After e-poll book problems, voter purges, is Hamilton Co. ready for the 2016 election?

Oregon: Dennis Richardson supported proof-of-citizenship laws

Pennsylvania: Polling places in Bucks and MoCo ready for Election Day | Online voter registration surges in Pennsylvania | Can pro-Trump poll watchers disrupt voting in Pa.? | Elections staff working hard ahead of Tuesday deadline | Critics claim poll-watcher bill is a bid to disrupt elections

Rhode Island: RI elections commissioners seek to double their stipends

South Carolina: Furman students will get to vote after judge issues injunction

Tennessee: Hawkins election commission preparing for biggest voter turnout in recent memory

Texas: What the elections administrator is hoping will speed up the process | Group claims Hidalgo Co. in violation of Voting Rights Act | Dozens of Texas counties not providing bilingual info on websites | Officials say Texas voter databases haven't been hacked | Starr Co. election administrator sued | New Ellis Co. elections office dedicated | Campus gets early voting polling places

Utah: Mail-in ballots growing in popularity | Lawmaker wants to let you decide if Utah sells your voter info

Virginia: New precincts, postal delivery standards could impact voting | Election officials gear up for possible last-minute registration rush

West Virginia: Wood Co. officials plan for early votes | Precinct changes cause voter registration confusion

Wisconsin: New voting machines planned at Racine Co. polls | DOJ investigation find flaws in information given to people seeking voter ID | Absentee ballot at risk of being tossed