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Tuesday, 17 April 2018

April 17, 2018

National News: Blockchain is coming to an election near you, but don't expect it to be perfect | Senators, state officials to meet on election cybersecurity bill | After Parkland, youth activism not showing up in voter registration numbers

Alabama: Johnson announces candidacy for secretary of state

California: Ranked-choice voting could come into play in SF mayor's race | Teen voters targeted with technology and driver's licenses

Colorado: Pueblo council raises concerns about hosting mayoral election

Connecticut: State coming up with ways to spend $5.1M to prevent election tampering | Student voter turnout on the rise | Elections cybersecurity task force to meet for first time

District of Columbia: Washington, DC may let 16-year-olds vote

Florida: Scott, Cabinet seek to delay court order on felons' voting rights |Youth activism not showing up in Fla. voter reg numbers

Georgia: Pilot program to speed voter check-in | Kemp on voter suppression concerns during his tenure

Illinois: LaSalle Co. voting system sound | Two Chicago civic innovators have been chosen to serve as Obama Fellows in the inaugural class

Indiana: Election workers needed in St. Joseph Co. | County preps for first vote center election

Maine: 'One man, one vote' among legal concerns facing ranked-choice | Maine getting up to $3.5M for election security

Maryland: Maryland pounces on federal funding for election cybersecurity

Michigan: OVR bill moves to House

Mississippi: Mississippi seeks to merge 2 voting rights suits | Lawsuit seeks to have ex-felons rights restored

Nevada: Voters face new sign-in device

New Jersey: A lot more people in NJ will be registered to vote soon. Here's why

North Dakota: Cass Co. commissioners vote to keep voting hours the same

Ohio: Portage hopes for voting machine reimbursement | Rep. gives voters incorrect information about mail-in ballots during robo call | Polling places moved from schools over security concerns

Oregon: Secretary of state touts transparent elections

Pennsylvania: State pushes counties to replace voting machines | Pa. will receive funding to upgrade voting machines, but will it be enough? | Philly won't have new voting machines in place for 2020, commissioner says | Luzerne Co. officials commend high school voter registration count

Virginia: Polling site called inadequate

Wisconsin: Walker denies AG's claim voter ID law won 2016 election