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Thursday, 03 August 2017

August 3, 2017

National News: A solution to hackers? More hackers | Confidence in US election system's invulnerability erodes | 33 states, 36 localities asked DHS for help protecting election | States with election day registration see bonus for democracy | Cyberthreats to US elections are prominent and growing | How states are handling WH voter data request

Alabama: Voting machines ready to go after test run-through | Polling places may differ for senate and municipal elections

Florida: Manatee Co. sees spike in voters canceling registrations | Pensacola group wants to restore voting rights to ex-felons | Elections supervisor takes first steps to combat absentee ballot fraud

Georgia: Forsyth Co. to remove voters with incorrect information from registration | About 17K inactive voters removed from rolls in Richmond Co.

Illinois: Rennels won't seek re-election as Coles Co. clerk

Iowa: Voter turnout in McIntire couldn't be any lower for special election

Kansas: Appeals court ruling requires Kobach to testify under oath

Michigan: New voting machines coming to Michigan: Here's how they're different | Some Michigan communities to see new voting machines at their precincts | State elections officials show off new voting machines | Grand Traverse Co. getting new voting equipment | Candidate Questionnaires: City Clerk

Missouri: Ashcroft travels state talking about new ID law | New election commissioner sworn in

New Hampshire: Lasky, Kurk want injunction against Gardner

New York: NY to share voter data | Ruling expected soon on fate of Schenectady primary

North Carolina: Opponents expect new NC voter suppression bill

Ohio: Electronic poll books to debut in special election

Tennessee: Snyder tapped as VP of county election commission association | Court hears vote-count case

Texas: County voting boxes will be consolidated

Utah: Security on mind as state auditions new voting machines, software | Utah demos newer, more secure voting machines | Now Wasatch Co. has sent GOP congressional primary ballots to unaffiliated voters | State evaluating new voting machines, but counties may have to pick up tab | State will comply with election ruling

Virginia: State auditors to review Virginia elections after IT troubles