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Friday, 20 July 2018

July 20, 2018

National News: Hack an election? These kids will try | States face challenges on road to better election security | New voting machines are important, but here are three other ways states are investing in election security | DOJ plans to alert public to foreign operations targeting US democracy | House GOP refuses to renew election security funding as Dems fume over Russian interference | Young voters make up significant portion of new registrations in key states since Parkland shooting | Following Maryland revelation, bills would ban election vendors from foreign control | Rosenstein: Russian attack on 2016 election 'one tree in a growing forest' of cyber activity | Why security company Cloudflare is protecting US election sites for free | Three top FBI cybersecurity officials to retire | More than 60 breweries are making a beer with the exact same name. Here's why | After Russia summit, a look at how states are preparing for midterm elections

Alabama: Secretary of State: Ala. working with DHS to prevent election tampering | Voter fraud investigations underway in 2 AL counties | Secretary of state: Human error responsible for voting snafu | Klobuchar on Congressional efforts to combat Russian interference in elections

Alaska: A tale of two elections: What you need to know for muni, state votes this August

Arkansas: Arkansas named in Top 18 'most vulnerable' states for election security

California: Sacramento Co. elections department to change leadership

Colorado: Family of 101-year-old Denverite asks for her to be taken off voter rolls | An 'extra' vote was found during an Elbert Co. commissioner race

Connecticut: Connecticut seeing unprecedented rush of new voters

Delaware: Progressive group argues Delaware disenfranchises felons through voter restrictions

Florida: Florida OKs $19M for election security after hack attempts | Local election supervisors explain cyber security precautions | Florida accepts election security money, now counties await their checks | Lee Co. to use federal money for election security | A long, hot summer of building support to grant felons the right to vote | Northeast Florida supervisors seek election security funding | Youth voter registration went up 41 percent in Florida after Parkland | Longest Florida ballot means it's time to study up

Illinois: A family registered to vote at a vacant lot in Brooklyn. Now they're convicted felons | Illinois moves ahead with voter registration modernization

Iowa: Secretary of state's office releases election security video

Kansas: Kansas appeal in ACLU-Kobach fight says federal voter law doesn't pre-empt state law | Known for 'ruining things' Millennials might save election day

Kentucky: Wilkerson's election recount costs tallied

Louisiana: Race for secretary of state takes shape

Maryland: Following Maryland revelation, bills would ban election vendors from foreign control | Blair petitions for recount in MoCo primary

Massachusetts: Is Plymouth's vote safe from hackers, bots, Putin's minions?

Missouri: Search for election judges continues in several counties

Nevada: North Las Vegas, Las Vegas approve shared voting centers | Nevada tightens election security in years after targeting of 2016

New York: Experts confident in NY election security

North Carolina: State board to make call on local satellite voting sites | Buncombe BOE at odds over early voting | Mandates will change use of city early voting polls

Ohio: Putnam Co. BOE holds special meeting to approve additional funds for security evaluation | County's BOE will offer more inclusive balloting option

Oklahoma: Lankford: Russians tried to infiltrate OK election

Pennsylvania: Pa. leads nation in youth voter registration uptick, says Dem data firm analysis

Rhode Island: Vendor that supplied voting machines to RI says they cannot be manipulated remotely

U.S. Virgin Islands: First day of early voting is successful with 336 ballots cast

Virginia: Voters in Crystal City have a new polling place

Wisconsin: National group holding hearing in Milwaukee on voter suppression