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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

June 21, 2017

National News: Despite NSA claim, elections vendor denies system was compromised | 5 questions ahead of the election hacking hearings | House Russia probe digs into voter roll hacks with former DHS secretary | Lawmakers zero in on election system security

Alabama: New law more clearly defines which felons can lose their voting rights

Arizona: Soon you could cast your ballot anywhere in Maricopa Co.

Arkansas: Quorum court debates funding for voting machines | Miller County to get new voting machines

Colorado: County clerks aren't just guardians of democracy; they're its rock stars

Florida: Florida election officials continue push to protect voter registration information | Security threat on voting system looms as Florida's elections officials gather in Polk Co.

Georgia: Polling problems | Secretary of state says few problems in special election | After mix-up, two DeKalb voting sites remain open till 7:30pm | Inclement weather not deterring people from voting | Scattered problems, but no major issues | Thousands who don't live in 6th district show up vote, are turned away | Election official aims for timely vote totals

Illinois: Illinois elections official to testify to U.S. Senate panel on vote hacking

Indiana: Lawson to testify before US Senate select committee on intelligence | Vote center plan gets OK

Michigan: New voting equipment headed to Lapeer Co.

Missouri: Boone Co. commission appoints interim clerk

Nevada: Sandoval vetoes vote centers

New Mexico: Toulouse Oliver will run for full term as secretary of state

New York: NY settles federal voter registration lawsuit

Oregon: Clerk announces voter registration purge

South Carolina: Turnout moderate to awful in special election | Oversleeping church worker causes late start for one polling place

Texas: County commissioners approve new paper-based voting system | City moves elections back to May

Utah: Lawmakers say special-election process won't withstand legal challenge

Virginia: Man pleads guilty to submitting fraudulent voter registration forms

Washington: Seattle landlords must give voter registration info to new renters

Wisconsin: Wisconsin's decentralized voting system, paper poll books could have deterred hacking | Election officials approve e-poll books | Wisconsin will develop it's own e-poll books