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Wednesday, 05 September 2018

September 5, 2018

(Editor’s Note: Due to work-related travel, electionlineToday will post by 8am Eastern on August 6 and 7. Thank you for your patience).

National News: Polling places remain a target ahead of November elections | What's next for data breach legislation? | How to vote as an American living abroad

Alabama: Merrill: Most AL voter fraud complaints now resolved

Alaska: Convicted felon found on voter rolls

Arizona: 'We had some problems': Fontes breaks silence on primary voting problems

Arkansas: BCQC approves move to vote centers |

Colorado: Colorado city could join movement to give younger citizens the vote | Colorado cybersecurity training to attract national, local officials | USPS preparing to send 3.5M ballots to voters before Election Day

Delaware: Rosh Hashanah forces rare Thursday primary vote in Delaware |

Florida: Leon Co. commissioners to discuss voter security grant | Campus early voting gets green light in Fla. | Hearing scheduled in voting rights lawsuit | Alachua Co. SOE looks to recruit more poll workers

Georgia: Ga. voters watch their ballots mysteriously switch

Guam: Election commission director: Machine counts 'just as accurate' | Commission completing report on ballot-tampering complaints

Hawaii: Why the Hawaii elections office doesn't do more to encourage voting

Illinois: DuPage trying to recruit more election judges | As midterms loom, Illinois toughens its defenses against election hackers | McLean Co. clerk, challenger trade attacks | Southern IL clerk says his county is read for midterms

Indiana: September is National Voter Registration Month

Iowa: Cerro Gordo Co. auditor's office retaining on-site support during November election

Kentucky: KY GOP files ethics complaint against Grimes

Maryland: Future vote program seeks students

Massachusetts: Newton voter turnout, heat, malfunctions | Massachusetts to spend millions on election security, after November | Voters hitting the polls despite heat | Primary election turnout higher than expected; voters confused by lack of ballot questions | Amherst voters encouraged to donate food, personal items at polling places | It's lonely here at the polling place | A landslide for Galvin in secretary of state race | Officials pleasantly surprised by high primary turnout

Nebraska: All county precincts to be vote-by-mail in 2020

New Mexico: NM counties eye attacking straight-party voting plan | An unlikely union seeks to stop straight-party voting in NM

North Carolina: Voter ID question remains on NC ballots | NC misses deadlines to print ballots due to court cases | Judges: Too late for new congressional map for fall election | Cooper, NAACP both lose their lawsuits against NC legislators over constitutional amendments | Columbus Co. BOE closes early voting sites | State board: Absentee ballots won't be ready Sept. 7

North Dakota: ND secretary of state solidifies | County prepares for another vote-by-mail election

Ohio: Signatures validated for Akron's proposed move to May primary

Oklahoma: Senators Daniels and Paxton attend conference on election cybersecurity

Rhode Island: State expects voter records to be fixed before primary

Tennessee: How to report voting problems in TN on Election Day

Wisconsin: Milwaukee adds new early voting locales | Organizations help to get more student voters at UWEC | Turnbull wants Wisconsin to consider ranked voting