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Wednesday, 27 June 2018

June 27, 2018

National News: Senate Intel panel moves to improve election security

Alabama: This group helps felons in Alabama regain their voting rights

Arizona: Early voting continues to grow in popularity

Arkansas: County to pursue voting centers | Election hardware arrives in county

Colorado: Ballot snafu to delay primary results | 'Pick one side or the other': Secretary of state talks about historic primary election | Parking lot polling | Independents may now vote in primaries, but some of their votes might not count

Connecticut: Legislature fails to override vetoes

Florida: Mass mailing causes voter confusion

Hawaii: Why Hawaii doesn't publish an official voters' guide

Illinois: Local teens determined to register more young voters | Clerk: Cook Co.'s methods of maintaining voter rolls better than SCOTUS-approved Ohio purge

Indiana: Indiana officials still working to put in request for federal election security funds

Kansas: Secretary of state candidate wants to audit elections | ACLU offering Kansans advice on voting rights

Kentucky: State seeking to verify voter rolls

Louisiana: Former Sen. AG Crowe announces bid for secretary of state

Maryland: Hampden polling location experiencing issues on election day | Primary election running smooth in Caroline | Voter registration snafu sows confusion in primary | Federal, local officials in Annapolis address election security | Latest: Officials have no reports of registration snafu issues | Maryland voters encounter early issues at polls | Computer glitch could impact MoCo election results | Power outages, delays reported at polls | Ballot snafu offers lessons in how to respond to an election hack | Officials blame programming error | Some changes to polling places in city, county | Polling location moved in Baltimore due to fleas and mice | With big increase in provisional ballots, some election results could hang in the balance | Essex voting location changed due to power failure | Voting extended at three precincts in Baltimore | Some election day issues reported, some cause reporting delays | Talbot Co. has highest early voting turnout in state

Michigan: GOP secretary of state candidates converge in Holland

Minnesota: Crow Wing Co. voters to see new equipment | Officials expect busy early voting period | Charter panel opts against ranked-choice voting, for now

Mississippi: Voter turnout low for run-off elections

New York: Voters reporting closed poll sites, other primary day confusion

North Carolina: Voter ID constitutional amendment clears House | Board picks equipment, but voting sites undecided | Lawmakers, opponents weigh in on voter ID | House backs new elections board, appointments amendment

North Dakota: Early voting drives some turnout in primary

Ohio: New Butler Co. elections director focuses on updating voting machines | Voter registration ordinance receives support from Toledoans, council members | DHS working to make Ohio elections more secure

Oklahoma: Multiple polling places delayed in Tulsa Co. | Voters report having to ask for ballots containing state question | Payne Co. BOE addresses complaints about access to state question | Problems reported at some Tulsa Co. polling places | Ballots cast in car trunks as polling location is late to open | Election official acknowledges hiccups, but says no widespread problems with state question ballots | Ballot mix-up cases delay at Tulsa polling place

South Carolina: SC precincts unaffected by outages | Power outage has voters in Donalds casting paper ballots | Turnout slow, but steady | State election officials: No major voting problems at polls | Greenville polling place changed to meet ADA requirements

South Dakota: Butte Co. recount finds ballot discrepancies

Tennessee: Commission secure equipment ahead of August election

Texas: 1 arrest, 3 charged in connection with state voter fraud investigation | Authorities uncover new case of voter fraud in the Valley | Three arrested in Hidalgo runoff voter fraud investigation | Judge orders new election in Kleberg Co. | Officials rage against 'crazy' special election | County commissioners OK agreements for elections

Utah: New study suggests Utah's vote-by-mail voting boosts turnout among millennials | Some 17-year-olds can vote in this primary | New filing in federal court asserts San Juan Co. failed to make changes | Record turnout in Iron Co. primary, clerk says

Virginia: Court strikes down Va. House districts as racial gerrymandering

West Virginia: Mayoral race ends in tie, special election set for July

Wisconsin: Overseas voters may now receive ballots electronically