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January 2018

Wednesday, 03 January 2018

January 3, 2018

National News: New bill could finally get rid of paperless voting machines | Congress faces pressure over election cybersecurity

California: Redondo Beach to challenge state law on election dates

Illinois: Automatic voter registration law doesn't allocate money for implementation | Cronin: Merging two county offices a top issue

Louisiana: Candidates removed from New Orleans ballot sue in federal court

Massachusetts: Galvin facing conflicts for picking state primary date | LWV: Allow early voting during primaries | Jewish holidays prompt state to change primary date | Secretary of state is conducting investigation into how Leominister handled ballots during Nov. 7 election

Nebraska: Secretary of state services will move at the end of January

Nevada: Clark Co. change to absentee voting procedure will save $50K

New Hampshire: Slate of bills could change NH election laws...again

New Jersey: Hillside mayoral candidate files suit challenging election result

New York: Push for early voting | Expert presents options for new Port Chester voting system

North Carolina: With no NC elections board, Winterville race decided by 1 vote and a judge

North Dakota: Aging voting machines could pose a challenge for counties

Ohio: Mahoning elections director proposes changes to comply with secretary of state order

South Carolina: New election set after West Columbia election results thrown out

Texas: El Pasoans are split on whether voter ID law will benefit local voters | What to expect in Texas' voting rights court fights in 2018 | New countywide voting centers for March primaries | Impasse between Tom Green Co. party chair and elections administrator casts doubts on local primary elections

Virginia: Fairfax Co. registrar to deny voter registrations over concerns with Va. system | 'Plenty of better ways to do this': Why it can be hard to assign voters to the right House districts in Va.

West Virginia: ACLU-WVa official pushes back on voter ID law

Wisconsin: New election system coming to county in 2018

Tuesday, 02 January 2018

December 30, 2017-January 2, 2018

National News: Pressure builds to improve election cybersecurity | Despite reforms, the ghost of the hanging chad still stalks close elections | Ohio's move to toss inactive voters from rolls goes to court | WH panel, stalled by lawsuits, will meet in January

Arizona: Arizona joins national Electronic Registration Information Center

Florida: FDLE reviewing charges that Madison Co.'s elections supervisor overpaid himself

Iowa: With new year comes voter ID requirements in Iowa

Kansas: County upgrades ballot counter | Kobach voter integrity commission, stalled by lawsuits, will meet in January

Louisiana: Who can vote? A US Supreme Court case could alter how Louisiana updates its voter rolls | Voting case to get new judge

Maine: Bill calls for ban on signature gathering at polling places in Maine | Critics vow to keep signature gatherers at Maine polls

Michigan: Macomb Co. Clerk Karen Spranger: I was poor, didn't lie about residence | Candidate for Conyers' seat sues over election date | Exeter clerk submits resignation

Minnesota: New laws establish election dates

New Mexico: Heinrich joins Lankford to introduce major bipartisan election security bill

New York: Groups push for early voting in NY

North Carolina: Judge rules Hines' win should be certified

North Dakota: Attorney contends ND voter law still unconstitutional

Ohio: Ohio's move to toss inactive voters from rolls goes to court

Pennsylvania: Law blocks public from seeing who is buying their voter registration information

Tennessee: Election workers' numbers dwindling

Texas: Court OKs early voting times, sites | Election centers public hearing Tuesday | Upshur finalizes countywide voting | Wichita Co. taking the next steps for centralized voting

Utah: Lawmakers try to eliminate straight-ticket voting

Virginia: The teen who messed up his absentee ballot, creating Virginia's previous tied race | Va. GOP urges judges to stick by ruling on disputed ballot | Va. SBOE announces new date for random drawing | Va. knew of issues with voting in wrong House districts before 2017 election

Washington: Secretary of state wins 'Clearie' award

West Virginia: Voter ID law to take effect Jan. 1