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Thursday, 22 June 2017

June 22, 2017

National News: DHS official: Russian government actors tried to hack election systems in 21 states | Senators press officials for more details on Russian hacking | Congress urged to increase voting system security | US elections systems vulnerable, lawmakers told in dueling hearings | Federal officials say they're stepping up efforts to protect election systems

Arkansas: Election panel endorses rules under ID law | GOP state legislator announces run for SoS

California: Election officials respond on election hacking | Lawsuit challenging Santa Monica elections survives city challenge

Colorado: Colorado voters should feel secure, says secretary of state

Connecticut: Prosecutors probe possible Stamford election scam

Florida: Test driving Florida's new voting option: Registering online | Lee Co. elections supervisor warned of Russian hacking threat

Illinois: David Orr will not seek re-election as Cook Co. clerk | Illinois BOE director discusses Russian hacking | Rockford attorney appointed to SBOE | Cook Co. Clerk David Orr won't seek 8th term

Indiana: No more voting at Logan Mall | Lawson: DHS withheld hacking threat info from state election officers

Iowa: New large print voter registration card

Kentucky: Grimes releases statement on 2016 election

Maine: Senate sets aside legislation to repeal ranked choice voting law

Massachusetts: Officials look to move election polls from school to church

Missouri: Kansas City is looking for your thoughts on new voting equipment

Montana: Missoula leaders vote 'no' on municipal election primary

Nebraska: Secretary of state hires new elections deputy | Officials: No reports of election system hacks in Nebraska

New York: Commissioners push back on voter suppression charge

North Carolina: New policy to promote voter registration in high schools

Ohio: Erie Co. voters can test new technology | House passes early voting bill | Rules change for absentee voting draws debate in House

Oregon: Bulking up the ballot box

Texas: Hays Co. hold public forum for new voting equipment | Group that fueled president's fraud claim scales back 2016 election audit | 6 key bills vetoed by Gov. Abbott | Denton Co. going back to paper ballots

Utah: Lawmakers put brakes on action against governor over special election

Wisconsin: Assembly passes bill limiting who can seek recounts | Wisconsin's top election officials testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee