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Friday, 18 May 2018

May 18, 2018

National News: Not Just Ballots: Tennessee hack show election websites are vulnerable too | US election system may be open for hackers | Ryan to delay election security briefing, make it classified

Alabama: Could hackers affect upcoming Alabama elections?

California: With voting changes, Sacramento Co. expects bigger turnout | Secretary of state, college association sign agreement to increase voter turnout | Bad penmanship causing votes to go uncounted | County facing 'critical' shortage of poll workers as election approaches | Sonoma Co. clerk candidates raise thousands in first contested race in 12 years | Voting record becomes issue in Nevada Co. clerk-recorder race | Church faces challenger in primary

Florida: Study says allowing felons to vote would boost Florida's economy | UWF Center for Cybersecurity partners with FDLE to enhance cybersecurity

Iowa: Pate encourages Iowans to prepare for new voter ID law | Secretary of state hopeful wants to 'depoliticize' voting | Voter Ready website launched to help prepare Iowans for June 5 primary | Pate changes law to make election day registration easier | Iowa changes voting law to allow electronic proof of residence

Kansas: Johnson Co. to buy new voting machines | Former Brownback administration official running for secretary of state

Kentucky: Clerk's office: 'Integrity of election is secure' | Electronic polling books to debut in primary

Louisiana: La. looks likely to restore voting rights for former felons | Gov. Edwards expected to sign voting rights bill

Maine: Thanks to ranked choice, expect a spike in spoiled ballots | Dunlap says GOP lawsuit over ranked choice is based on speculation

Minnesota: Wilkin board approves mail balloting | Cass Co. Board: Outreach launched on Cass polling locations | Elections security money in limbo

Montana: Clear up primary confusion with this handy guide

New Hampshire: NH Supreme Court sets May 31 deadline for memos on voting rights bill | Lawmakers consider plan to let secretary of state postpone elections

Pennsylvania: Election hacking puts focus on voting machines like York Co.'s | Voter turnout in Pa. primary was slight up from last midterm

Rhode Island: Officials: Ranked choice voting could cost the state millions

South Carolina: Early voting an option if you're affected by bridge shutdown

Tennessee: Not Just Ballots: Tennessee hack show election websites are vulnerable too | Knox Co. election night cyberattack was smokescreen for another attack | Pilot project underway to make voting in TN more convenient

Texas: Candidate alleges Kaufman Co. voter fraud

U.S. Virgin Islands: Public ejected from mystery elections meeting | Lawsuit, meetings the latest round of election woes

West Virginia: Preston Co. prosecutor disputes handling of primary election certification