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Thursday, 22 February 2018

February 22, 2018

National News: The myth of the hacker-proof voting machine | Dems want to boost FBI budget to fight Russian election interference | Election officials face voting machine challenges ahead of 2018

Alaska: To boost election security, Alaska suspends electronic absentee program

Arizona: Let My People Vote: Adrian Fontes' fight to fix Maricopa Co.'s broken election system

Arkansas: Marion Co. still grappling with vote centers | Boone Co. happy with vote centers | Poll sites to remain open

California: Supes OK $6.75M for new Contra Costa Co. voting system | SMC launches new website

Connecticut: Poll shows strong support of National Popular Vote | Merrill: 'Firewalls worked' to prevent Russian election hack

Florida: Legislature votes to share voter information

Georgia: Inside Gwinnett's quest to find 350 Spanish-speaking poll workers | Secretary of state candidate speaks on revamping the state's voting system

Illinois: Official: A perfect defense against election meddling is 'probably impossible' | In the aftermath of Russian interference, local election officials say security efforts are crucial

Indiana: Voting rights bill heading to governor's desk

Kansas: House moves to settle Shawnee Co. election budget dispute

Kentucky: Secretary of state responds to poor election security grade | 'No voter fraud' in Bullitt Co. election, clerk says

Louisiana: Secretary of state responds to poor election security grade

Maine: With one exception, Maine's election system is about as secure as possible

Maryland: Debate over international election observers ends in Senate

Minnesota: Steve Simon: Election cybersecurity is a race with no finish line | Cass Co. Board: $135K in state funding received for voting equipment

New Hampshire: Superior Court hears arguments in SB3 voting law case

New Jersey: Local Hoboken officials express support for ranked choice voting bill

Pennsylvania: Pitt cyber institute to study election security | Valley election leaders get clarity on new voting map boundaries | Beer and Ballot: Philly organization uses happy hour to get new voters | Lawsuit or not, Pa. taking steps to implement new congressional map in time for May primary | Professor: Sixteen a better age to start voting

Texas: Hidalgo Co. residents cast ballots electronically

Utah: Settlement announced to create equal opportunities for Navajo voters

Vermont: Secretary of state responds to mediocre election security grade

Wisconsin: Voting roadblock: Some voters found their registrations purged when they arrived to vote Tuesday