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Monday, 31 July 2017

July 29-31, 2017

National: Hackers at DefCon conference exploit vulnerabilities in voting machines | US elections are an easier target for Russian hackers than once thought | Timeline: Foreign efforts to hack state election systems and how officials responded | Top lawyer for civil rights at DOJ leaving after roughly 6 months

Alabama: State sending poll watchers to Dothan Tuesday

Arkansas: Arkansas resubmits voter data | Secretary of state acknowledges report of voter info for sale | Election equipment needed

California: Man sues county so he can personally recount last year's election votes

Colorado: In Larimer, 600 withdraw or make data private | Millennials, minority groups are not expected to vote in 2018, study says

Connecticut: Woodbridge Democrat eyes Merrill's seat

Delaware: New law eases access to absentee voting

Florida: Machines for disabled voters to be installed in Lake Co. | Florida releases voter data | Voters cancel registrations | Earley fighting WH panel backlash | Bring in the FBI, candidate says, to get to bottom of absentee fraud

Georgia: Latino groups, Gwinnett cities dispute Spanish-language elections materials compliance | Voting rights challenged for Thunderbolt resident

Guam: Bill introduced to move primary date earlier

Illinois: Marion Co. clerk announces biennial purge of voters | Illinois elections officials to review new request for data | Tazewell auditor launches bid for county clerk post

Indiana: Public hearing on vote center concept is Tuesday

Iowa: New voting machines explained

Kentucky: KY secretary works with hackers to restore constituent confidence

Michigan: Sneak peak at new voting machines | August primary to introduce new equipment in many places | Eastpointe adds voting precincts to lessen wait times | Precincts 11, 14 combine, move to new voting | New voting equipment set to be delivered to county Monday | Lansing city clerk extends absentee walk-in voting hours

New York: Herkimer Co. BOE looking for poll workers | Ulster Co. Dems tap new elections commissioner

Oregon: Secretary of state releases more limited policy on voter information

Pennsylvania: Wolf writes, shares another rejection letter to WH panel

Rhode Island: Gorbea gets a win with voter registration law

Tennessee: City council members express uncertainty, doubt over IRV

Texas: GOP ballot fraud bills focus on criminal penalties, but critics say more change needed | House pursue crackdown on mail-in ballot fraud | County passes halfway point in ADA repairs

Utah: Group files lawsuit against Utah's Lt. Gov. over voter data access

Virginia: Jesse Jackson encourages voter participation in Va. | Elections staff: Why isn't state covering salaries?

West Virginia: State making progress on trimming voter rolls

Wisconsin: Barrett raises concerns over request for voter info | Election commission responds to WH request