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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

May 24, 2017

National News: Top hacker conference to target voting machines | How applied mathematics could improve the democratic process

Connecticut: House takes step on long road to early voting | Early voting could be on the ballot in 2020

Georgia: DeKalb halts plan to penalize early Dunwoody voters | Police honored for swift work recovering stolen voting equipment | Efforts to fire board of elections in Stewart County

Indiana: Putnam clerk proposes vote centers for 2018

Kansas: Civil rights group wants Kansas official's documents public

Louisiana: Lafourche Council appoints new registrar

Maine: Ranked choice voting system violates Maine's constitution, court says | Maine's highest court rules ranked-choice voting is unconstitutional | How Joshua Chamberlain's ghost struck down ranked-choice voting

Massachusetts: Norwell committee hears vote of confidence for electronic voting

Michigan: Saugatuck applying for new voting equipment | Stein recount sparks Michigan to double fees | Costs for some election recounts double

Montana: Many Montanans unsure how to vote in special election, officials say | B-SB officials ready for special election | Special election absentee ballot returns continue at steady pace

Nevada: Voting rights for felons part of Legislature's criminal justice reform push

New Hampshire: Measure would clarify absentee voter signature rules

Rhode Island: House panel set to vote on AVR

South Carolina: Richland Co. must make polling places accessible by June

Texas: House backs voter ID overhaul, with changes | House approves voter ID overhaul | House reforms ID law, but legal fight looms | Phillips: Denton Co. election systems were not vulnerable to tampering

Washington: New election supervisor | New Clallam Co. elections supervisor takes reins at busy time