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Wednesday, 13 June 2018

June 13, 2018

National News: Counties using voting machines with security flaws might have to use them for years | Dems unveil push to secure state voting systems | After Supreme Court ruling, voting rights advocates fear more aggressive purges | Voto Latino announces goal to register 1M voters by 2020 | Bills to protect US elections against foreign meddling are struggling

Alabama: County NAACP protests Shelby Co. v. Holder polling place changes

Arizona: Native Americans try to boost turnout: 'Our ancestors couldn't vote, but we can'

California: Experts on California election panel warn of 'voter fatigue' | Pricey voting system approved by LA Co. board of supervisors | Solano Co. registrar of voters is finishing up ballot counts, results still stand | Why Sacramento Co. is taking so long to count ballots | Around 100K ballots still uncounted in Alameda an Contra Costa counties | Race for San Francisco mayor continues, so does ranked choice voting controversy

Colorado: Denver's Haul-n-Votes mobile voting center announces 2018 primary election locations

Florida: Group to flood Florida with voter registration forms | Thousands of Floridians could be removed from voting lists

Georgia: Dougherty Co. election officials prepare for general primary runoff

Iowa: Auditor: Verification process irks Scott Co. voters

Louisiana: Democrat Renee Fontenot Free jumps into secretary of state's race

Maine: New voting system credited for good primary turnout | With first ranked-choice election, LePage says he 'probably won't' certify the elections | Mainers weigh-in on using ranked-choice voting | Ranked-choice voting, spoiled ballots draw attention at local polls | Voting machines malfunction delaying results in Camden | Maine voters choose to keep new ranked-choice system | Governor, secretary of state clash over ranked-choice voting | Voter turnout strong as Maine uses ranked-choice voting for the first time | Maine's top election official: Primary turnout mixed

Michigan: Michigan uses controversial voter registration check | Saginaw voters testing new voting machines

Nevada: Officials say Reno voting-machine issues fixed | Washoe officials looking at reports that candidates were left off ballots | Some hiccups during voting in Nevada primary | Ballot issues resolved in Washoe, Clark counties | Churchill Co. experiences smooth voting | Tech issues delay vote count in Pershing Co.

New York: Safety concerns at school polling sites

North Carolina: As North Carolina updates voting machines, officials probe the line between hanging chads and hacking | Could old-fashioned voting machines resolve hacking threat? | What you need to know about the proposed voter ID amendment | Dozens gather in Fayetteville to oppose voter ID amendment

North Dakota: Voting starts off slow, but with no issues | 18,300 votes cast in Cass Co. | GOP candidate for ND secretary of state top vote getter despite exiting race | Dunn Co. election worker celebrates more than 40 years of working the polls | Breaking down the costs of an election | Voting location confusion prevents some from casting ballot

Ohio: Voting equipment to be upgraded in every county in Ohio | Elections board deputy director resigns | No Ohio voters will be purged before November election, secretary of state says | Lucas Co. to improve voting access for disabled residents

Oregon: Wyden-Merkley bill would require paper ballots, audits

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania's voter registration purge: How it works

South Carolina: Voting machines at one Spartanburg Co. precinct forced to operate on battery power | Officials say voting in Lakelands running smoothly | First-time poll workers get their first voter | Charleston-area polls open without issue | Machine problems, power outage causing issues at some Upstate polling places | Voters hit the polls despite the bad weather | Some Berkeley Co. voters learn polling place locations have changed | Voters turn out to cast ballots in relatively smooth primary | Primary results delayed in Greenville Co. due to broken vote counting machines | Results trickling in late for Florence Co. elections | Horry Co. race results could change after machine issues

South Dakota: Voter ID system glitches still questioned

Tennessee: Election commission now part of system to share information about online threats and vulnerabilities | Officials say cyber security program will help protect Montgomery Co. elections | Cheatham Co. enrolls in national cybersecurity program

Texas: Democratic chairwoman petitions for weekend voting in Victoria

U.S. Virgin Islands: Unified BOE squabbles, but fails to act

Utah: Utah may move to special elections to fill legislative vacancies | Duchesne Co. addresses ballot mishap

Virginia: On primary day in Virginia, officials say they're preparing for more cyberthreats against elections | Most find new polling places OK in Albemarle Co. | Arlington elections remain safe from cyberattacks, local and federal officials say | Roanoke electoral board accused of violating open meeting and records laws | Registrars report low turnout across Virginia | Dedicated election workers continue to volunteer

Wisconsin: Chippewa Co. board votes to buy voting machines