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Friday, 22 June 2018

June 22, 2018

National News: Voting machine vendor treated election officials to trips to Vegas, elsewhere | New election security bill introduced | Senate election security bill picks up momentum after stalling | State election officials stress the importance of paper trails | Officials at odds over real, perceived threats to state voting systems | Federal funds, expertise helping secure local elections | States need more money to secure the vote. Congress is unlikely to send it by November

Alaska: Elections Division: No vote by mail for Anchorage in state elections

California: Bill would give free postage for mail ballots |

Colorado: Elections office reaching out to voters | Unaffiliated voter situation improves in Pueblo Co. | Hundreds of unaffiliated voters in Arapahoe Co. have voted incorrectly in primary | La Plata Co. clerk's office says thank U to firefighters

Delaware: Same-day registration and early voting pass Delaware House

Florida: Voter experience should be focus for Duval elections advisory panel, councilman says | League seeks court order to allow early voting on campus | Court urged to reject state rights restoration process | Hillsborough voters to decide on nonpartisan elections | PBC voters, beware: Your polling place may have changed

Georgia: Invisible barriers for disabled people in Augusta

Illinois: Kane Co. clerk feels pressure of meeting needs of Aurora voters

Indiana: County to adjust security guidelines for elections

Kansas: Ruling affects 109 voters in county

Kentucky: Reducing number of precincts saved county $2600 in workers

Maine: Ranked-choice voting fans hope Maine's experiment pays off | Maine secretary of state calls ranked-choice voting a success | Wiscasset absentee ballots sent to state without vote night tally

Maryland: Voters cast record number of ballots as early voting wraps up | As early voting concludes in Carroll, election volunteers lead the way

Massachusetts: Write-in workshops planned for 'unique, not unusual' primary

Michigan: State funds will allow for security upgrades for elections

Minnesota: Kaardal urges special session after polling place apparel ruling

Mississippi: Secretary of state pleads with public to vote in runoff

New York: Voters who wear candidates' names in polling places will be asked to cover them up

North Carolina: Thwarted before, NC GOP wants photo ID mandate | Photo ID mandated headed to House panel debate | Efforts to revise ID bill fail

Ohio: Biden endorses Clyde for secretary of state | Weber is new election board member

Oklahoma: Oklahoma man's mistake kept him from early voting

Pennsylvania: New voting machines on the horizon for Westmoreland Co.

South Carolina: New election ordered for some voters in Florence

South Dakota: Despite a snafu, counties sticking with vote centers

Tennessee: Voting machine inspection dates announced | Officials: Cybersecurity program will help protect Rhea elections

Utah: DHS scanning Utah's voting system for weak spots

Wisconsin: Wisconsin reverses ban on some overseas absentee ballots