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Thursday, 13 July 2017

July 13, 2017

National News: One in four will consider not voting due to cybersecurity concerns | Advocates worry fraud commission members could hurt voter participation | State election officials fear feds are making security worse | Democrats aim to block funding for WH election commission

Alabama: Election commission laptops, printers get OK | New state law restores voting rights to some felons | Officials worry over voter participation in special election

Arkansas: Schneider criticized for canceling voter registration | Quorum Court to consider change in voting locations | US tells state to delete files on voter data

California: Sacramento Co. plans new voting system

Colorado: Denver voters withdraw registrations | Democrat Jena Griswold launches campaign for secretary of state

Florida: Palm Beach Co. voters asking to unregister | Lake Co. supervisor of elections addresses data request | Florida's silent civil rights struggle: Thousands wait decades to regain the right to vote | Voters remain concerned as voter data request put on hold | Florida voters sue to keep their registration information private

Georgia: Buying voting machines in Ga. not so simple anymore | South Georgians are being asked to confirm their voter registration

Indiana: Lawsuit seeks to block release of Indiana voter data

Maryland: College Park considers extending local voting rights to noncitizens

Michigan: Muskegon Co. election workers training on new voting equipment | Gladwin Co. Twp. clerk's position discussed following election tampering accusations

Mississippi: Lafayette Co. board of supervisors nix idea of going back to paper ballots

Missouri: Ashcroft praises poll workers and BOE for successful St. Louis election

New Hampshire: NH fight over data release put on hold

North Carolina: Ten percent of county election boards have empty seats, including Pitt

North Dakota: Efforts underway to void Grand Forks Arbor Park election

Ohio: Trumbull making plans to switch to pen-and-paper voting

Pennsylvania: Republican lawmakers express no confidence in governor's refusal to help WH commission

Rhode Island: No RI voter data will got to Washington, for now

South Carolina: Ready to vote

Tennessee: McMinn Co. to fund new voting machines

Texas: County ballot system remains in question

Utah: Data request prompts some Utahans to privatize records

Washington: Kittitas Co. rolls out new voting system this year

West Virginia: Warner to send WH some, not all of requested data | Secretary of state assures sensitive data will not be shared | Putnam town looking to align state, county elections