Friday, 07 September 2018
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National News: Expert panel calls for sweeping election security measures | 6 ways to fight election hacking and voter fraud, according to an expert panel | For older voters, getting the right ID can be especially tough | Congressional Black Caucus says Kavanaugh would weaken Voting Rights Act protections | DHS secretary talks election security during NORAD Northcomm visit | How officials and citizens can protect the integrity of their elections
California: Homeless people can vote too | Vowing fix, California officials acknowledge issues with DMV voter registration program | Motor Voter sparks unusual spike in 'no party' registrations at California DMV
Colorado: County officials work to keep elections secure | Homeland Security head: Colorado tops US in vote security | Colorado-based election prep summit included topics like cybersecurity threats and fake news | Colorado drills doomsday hacking scenarios with election officials | 'War games, election-style': Colorado's county clerks prepare for election night | Colorado elections brass practice for a hypothetical 'worst election day'
Massachusetts: Amore feels squeezed by election calendar | New election chief: Low voter turnout in Brockton, but not 'abysmal' as expected | Malden polling places ran low on ballots, but all votes got in | How do recounts work?
Michigan: Initiative to expand voting access OK'd for Michigan ballot | Michigan certifies voting-rights proposal for midterm | Wayne Co. election officials explain primary night snafus | Local clerks responding to 'Emily' FOIA request
New Jersey: Linden school board pushes to end primary voting
New York: Sex offenders may vote at schools--but only after 7pm | 9/11 anniversary and Rosh Hashanah move primary day to next Thursday | The path to becoming an underpaid, underappreciated and absolutely necessary election poll worker
North Carolina: New poll shows just how little North Carolinians know about what they'll be voting on | Feds now say they will wait until January for ballots, election docs | ICE's move to seize millions of voter records stalled after N. Carolina officials balk | Elections boards caught off guard by subpoenas