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Wednesday, 12 October 2016

October 12, 2016

National News: Democracy Live launches voting app to view election ballots on smartphones | von Spakovsky dings election hacking fears | More states request DHS assistance | Native Americans face unique barriers to voting

Arizona: Pinal recorder mails corrected voter records | Federal Judge: Arizona counties don't have to tally out-of-precinct ballots | Recorder's office will send record number of vote-by-mail ballots

California: North State elections offices prepare for rush as early voting begins | Record number of mail-in ballots sent in San Diego Co. | Registrars alert poll voters to come prepared | Why voting by mail will cost more this year | LA County approves poll worker pay hike | Hundreds of San Mateo Co. students to serve as poll workers

Florida: Voting groups join legal battle over Florida deadline | Fl. felons voter rights still hot topic as Election Day approaches | Three compete to replace longtime supervisor | Intersection: Seminole Co. supervisor of elections | Stegall: Incorrect absentee ballots sent to 78 Lake voters | Scott hints at changes to voter registration law

Georgia: As online voter registration closes, mixed success in Ga. | 205-minute wait at Sandy Spring license office on last day of voter registration | Cost-cutting moves spur fears about reducing access for Ga. voters | Some South Fulton voters will vote in Atlanta, at least for now

Illinois: Voting machines questionable for December referendum | Election Day prep

Indiana: Officials recruit poll workers, expand voting machine poll for November | Carroll Co. tests voting machines | Secretary of state: Your voter registration is secure | Election hype opens doors to high school poll workers

Kansas: Doss, Black vie for Saline Co. clerk job | Kobach found in default in proof-of-citizenship suit

Kentucky: Officials prepare for November election | Voting rights group: 1 in 4 black Kentuckians cannot vote in upcoming election

Maine: Polls across Maine busy for first day of in-person absentee voting

Maryland: Aberdeen council introduces charter to allow for runoffs

Massachusetts: Mattapoisett town clerk gets ready for election

Michigan: Did the secretary of state's office wrongly tell a U.S. citizen he can't vote?

Minnesota: Voters say early voting is convenient, if anticlimactic

Missouri: Another new election granted because of absentee ballots

Montana: Secretary of state: Lindeen vs. Stapleton

New Mexico: County clerks offices hotspots for last-minute voter registration | Anxious voters line up for first day of early voting

New York: Good questions: What happens to paper ballots after the election | Assemblyman demands election official resign after linking minorities to voter fraud

Ohio: BOE gearing up for unpredictable general election | Secretary of state teams with Homeland Security to prevent election fraud | Husted defends voter removal process | Voters camping out to cast early ballots | Cuyahoga Co. BOE: We're ready for early voting | Counties ready for early voting in Ohio

Oregon: Washington, Oregon break voter registration records

Pennsylvania: At deadline, Pa. sees surge of voter registration | MoCo will have flu shot at Lansdale polling site

South Dakota: 28K absentee ballots head out | Absentee ballots cannot be retracted

Tennessee: New voters pack Rutherford election commission

Texas: Election worker, 87, enjoys her duties in Williamson Co. | How Texas voter security stacks up to Russian hackers | Texas awaits Supreme Court ruling on voter ID petition | Broken part on voting scanner will be replaced | Two Valley counties not complying with VRA

Washington: Washington, Oregon break voter registration records | Record one-day registration broken again | More record-breaking numbers in Washington

West Virginia: Flood damage moves several polling places in three counties

Wisconsin: New lawyers sought in voter ID fight | Democratic election commissioners: State not doing enough public outreach on voter ID | Clerk: 300 voters report not getting absentee ballots | New polling place chose for church damaged by fire