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Monday, 11 June 2018

June 9-11, 2018

National News: Senators introduce election security amendment to defense bill

Arizona: Voter registration hacking attempts: What the state is doing about it

California: Amid heated SF mayor contest, pressure mounts to repeal ranked-choice voting | LA County launches independent review of error that left 118K voters' names off polling place rosters | Number of mail-in, drop-off ballots slows count in Sacramento Co. | Sonoma Co. voter participation reaches 48 percent | LA Co. registrar seeks independent review

Colorado: PSA: If you're an unaffiliated voter, don't accidentally turn in two ballots

Connecticut: Rose Scarpa, former registrar of voters, dies at age 88

Florida: Lake supervisor of elections moves into 'more user-friendly' space | Unique FSU course explores Florida's legal battle over felon voting rights | Marion Co. graduate headed to Florida A&M wins supervisors of elections scholarship

Hawaii: Puna election plan in place

Indiana: Federal judge blocks Indiana from enforcing voter purge law

Kansas: Probe of Kansas vote-fraud guru will continue | Appeals Court: Douglas Co. must call grand jury to investigate Kobach's office

Louisiana: Suit on parole voting rights goes to La. high court

Maine: Getting ranked-choice results could take up to a week | Ranked-choice voting looms over Maine election | LePage to SOS: 'I am dismayed' with ballot question wording | Maine voters to use ranked-choice voting | Maine voters to decide on whether they'll rank candidates in future elections

Maryland: Maryland taking steps to ensure ballot security ahead of primary

Massachusetts: LGBT leader presses Galvin on 'mixed' gay rights voting record

Michigan: Grand Traverse Co. introducing new voting machines

Minnesota: Attorney for Thao asks for case to be dismissed

Nevada: Primary to feature new technology and new voting machines

New Hampshire: Judge steps aside from voting law case | State AG's office closes two election inquiries

New Jersey: Somerset Co. freeholder not allowed to give doughnuts to poll workers

New York: Agreement reached to bring polling sites back to LeFrak City complex

North Carolina: Lawyers: Law punishing felons who vote is racist | Charged with voting illegally, she's challenging an NC law for its 'racist origins'| Rally planned in Fayetteville to oppose voter ID amendment

North Dakota: No voter registration point of pride, unease in North Dakota | After voter ID changes, election officials not expecting many hiccups Tuesday

Ohio: Clark, Champaign officials hoping for state approval for 'critical' new voting machines | Cera applauds passage of voting equipment funding bill | Supreme Court to decide case on purging voter rolls

Pennsylvania: The tech behind the vote

South Carolina: Palmetto Project gives 'I Voted' stickers a makeover in time for primaries

South Dakota: Voting mishaps were 'human error' election official says in heated county commission meeting

U.S. Virgin Islands: USVI Supreme Court rules for single elections board | Supreme Court uphold single BOE

Virginia: Virginia battens down the hatches against election threats | Area poll worker feels forgotten by Caps parade date selection

Wyoming: Wyoming county clerks draft mail-in ballot bill for Legislature | State HR manager makes run at county clerk