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Tuesday, 11 October 2016

October 11, 2016

National News: Elections officials say they are ready if disaster strikes | Could the U.S. election be hacked? | Hurricane victims face another challenge: Exercising their right to vote |

Alabama: Secretary of state requests investigation after report that Forkland mayor called off runoff election

Alaska: Hundreds of Interior Alaskans register to vote

Arizona: On deadline day, AZ voter registration site gets 10 times normal traffic

Arkansas: Arkansas voter registration deadline extended

California: Poll workers receive a stipend for their service | County may hike poll worker pay

Florida: Plaintiffs await court's word on voter-registration extension | Flagler Co. SOE reopens | Florida elections officials checking seaside polling places | Costal voting officials eager to check polling sites for damage | Federal judge extends voter registration deadline, rebukes state for 'irrational' decision | Sancho offers after-hours voter registration | Broward ballot issued with errors | State Rep. wants improvements in ballot drop-box accessibility

Georgia: 105-year-old casting ballot this year, wants others to do the same

Illinois: New early voting site opens in Chicago's Loops| Same-day Illinois voter registration reinstated | Fox Valley food truck adds voter registration to its menu

Indiana: Marion Co. short hundreds of poll workers | Lake, Porter election officials ready for early voting | Clerk demonstrates how to use voting equipment | As voter registration ends, counties prepare for early voting season

Kentucky: County approves Election Day alcohol sales

Louisiana: Rodrigue Blue Dog stickers to boost participation | La. secretary of state's office relocated flooded voting precincts

Maine: More schools cancel classes to avoid polling place conflicts

Michigan: Ishpeming election workers to receive pay increases | What college students should know about voter registration

Minnesota: Gadfly seeks to stop election-day registration

Mississippi: Legislature less inclined to restore felons' voting rights | They're locked up, but not locked out of voting

New Hampshire: Nashua to give free rides to voters

New Jersey: Cedar Grove moves polling station for November election

New Mexico: Clerks geared up to start early voting

New York: Museum exhibit has many ways to learn about electoral process | Elections official caught on video blasting de Blasio's ID program | As Nov. 8 nears, 87K prisoners and parolees can't vote in NY

Ohio: Forget the 'I Voted' sticker; now it's ballot selfies

Oregon: Secretary of state candidates lay out positions

South Carolina: Charleston plans to open three absentee voting sites

Texas: Travis Co. now taking bids for new voting system | County elections website receives 'outstanding' rating | 90 percent of Travis Co. eligible voters now registered

Virginia: UVa says it won't provide buses for students to vote

Washington: Washington state online voter registration hits record number after Sunday debate

Wisconsin: Latest court challenge to Wisconsin voter ID | Milwaukee election officials open third location for early voting | Wisconsin Rapids native fights for voter rights | 'Exactly what our city needs:' Voters cast ballots at Milwaukee's 2 new early voting locations | Milwaukee plans to appeal for leniency in new absentee ballot law | Early voters pack new polling place