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Friday, 06 April 2018

April 6, 2018

National News: Groups partner to improve local elections | President again claims massive voter fraud. A massive search for evidence finds none | Felony voting laws are confusing; Activists would ditch them altogether | Fact Check: President repeats voter fraud claim about California

Alabama: Hunter Street Baptist Church no longer voting site

Arizona: Secretary of state's office rewrites elections procedures manual

Arkansas: Budget committee recommends $195K for new voting equipment

California: Confusion over 'independent' voters in California prompts redesign of voter registration forms | New Ca. voter registration card aims to prevent mistakes | County redesigns ballots to encourage participation and security | Fact Check: President repeats voter fraud claim about California

Florida: Tom Steyer's group to make push for youth vote in Florida | Federal judge claps back hard after Fla. challenges ruling on felons voting rights | Former Flagler elections supervisor found guilty on 7 felony counts

Illinois: Election officials, observers talk security ahead of November midterms

Maine: New court fight erupts over ranked-choice voting | Legislative fix on ranked choice falters in Senate, leaving fate up to the courts

Massachusetts: City council aims to increase voter access

Minnesota: Bill would prevent local governments from enforcing ranked-choice voting

Montana: More election judges needed to run polling locations

Nebraska: For eighth year, voter ID amendment defeated in Legislature | Poll workers could scan electronic list

Nevada: Elections chief: 63K names removed from voter rolls | 19,272 voter registrations canceled in Elkhart Co.

New Jersey: Applying for a driver's license? You could be automatically registered to vote | Students are itching to vote. NJ could soon make it easier

New York: Poughkeepsie council members support early voting | Funding for early voting excluded from state budget

North Carolina: Fourth Wilson elections board member sworn in | Elections staff prepping for May primary | Ashe Co. BOE named | Ross, Tillett join Dare BOE

Ohio: LaRose visits Allen Co. BOE

Pennsylvania: To meet state voting standards, a Pa. county moves to auditable machines | These Philly-area teens got 100 classmates to register to vote | Luzerne Co. to ensure polling sites are ADA compliant | He illegally worked at a polling place, so now he can't vote for four years

South Carolina: County audit shows one vote for cat, no illegal ballots in Surfside Beach elections | Uncontested races with low turnout still cost city thousands

Tennessee: SEC to consider removing county election commissioner

Texas: Judge says no fraud tied to El Paso Co. elections chief

Virginia: Voter registration group confuses Va. voters with misleading mailers, officials say

Wisconsin: Some voters concerned they may have received wrong ballot