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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

October 11, 2017

National News: US voting machines susceptible to hacking by foreign actors | The race to secure voting tech gets an urgent jumpstart | After Russian election hack, U.S. security advisors form group to make 2020 race unhackable | Democratic member isn't sure of voter fraud panel will ever meet again

Florida: Johnson named 'I Voted' contest winner | Manatee school board urged to reconsider special election

Georgia: Atlanta Hawks players and staff kick off the RISE voter registration program

Iowa: Linn Co. residents have few options for early voting

Maine: Waterville moves polling place

Massachusetts: Occupy Natick to hold ranked choice voting presentation | Springfield to employ robo calls to remind people to vote | Lynn reprints Ward 3 election ballots after spotting an error

Michigan: County's election equipment supplier opens first Michigan office

New Hampshire: Lawmakers weigh expanding SB3 wrongful voting penalties

New Jersey: Atlantic Co. GOP raise more questions about the clerk's office

New York: NY inches its way toward easier ballot access | 'Vampire Removal' ads in NY promote voter registration

North Carolina: Deadline to register is Friday, except for one-stop voting           

Ohio: Better safe than sorry: BOE tests voting machines twice | Candidate uses security breach at election headquarters to campaign on transparency | Elections board to have job fair

Tennessee: YCEC sets guidelines for vote centers | How pumpkin went from ordinary cat to Athens celebrity

Texas: Appeals court declines bid to speed up voter ID ruling

Virginia: Virginia voters ditching touchscreen machines for paper ballots | William & Mary Law students help convicted felons restore their right to vote

Wisconsin: UW-Madison: 2016 campus voting campaign successful, despite drop in turnout