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Wednesday, 02 August 2017

August 2, 2017

National News: To fix voting machines, hackers tear them apart | To make our voting tech more secure, policymakers may need to work with the people who can break into them | US judge denies Common Cause effort to block WH panel

Arkansas: NLR special election tests revived voter ID law | Inman to again run for secretary of state

California: Governor signs bill that encourages foster youth to vote | Potential new assembly bill focuses on pushing off special elections

Colorado: Colorado sends voter roll data to WH

Florida: 12 Treasure Coast voters opt off voter rolls ahead of data collection | Packed polling places expected in September

Georgia: Elections board to meet on precinct consolidation | Democrats continue to oppose Smiley on Hall elections board | Fairburn to give voters more options

Idaho: Voter registration lookup temporarily unavailable on secretary of state website | Idaho Dems won't challenge new request for data

Illinois: School districts pushing for new laws on school polling places

Iowa: Auditor calls special election turnout pathetic | Absentee voting continues growth in popularity

Kansas: Wrong instructions included on primary election ballot in Coldwater | Kobach appeals order to answer under oath plan to change election law | Kobach had duty to publicize new voting schedule; it appears that he didn't

Michigan: Testing underway for county's new voting equipment

Missouri: Voter ID rules rankle some | Secretary of state addresses voter concerns, questions

New York: Candidates seeking change rail against BOE in Brooklyn

North Carolina: How much proof is needed for a voter fraud allegation | Elections board staff gets an earful about voting protests

North Dakota: Some county voters to get vote-by-mail option

Ohio: Brown: President should buy ID protection for voters

Rhode Island: RI becomes ninth state with AVR | Raimondo signs AVR into law

South Dakota: With a $2,500 check WH could get SD voting list

Tennessee: Series of meetings facing election officials in August | Applications open for Wilson Election Institute

Texas: Partisan gap widening on how to tackle mail-in ballot fraud in Texas | County OK'd for voting centers | Travis DA still investigating 17 who voted twice |

Utah: Utahns invited to test new voting machines the state might buy

Washington: Election officials aim for increased Millennial turnout