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Monday, 10 September 2018

September 8-10, 2018

National News: With Voting Rights Act weakened, black church networks seek more voters | US inmates mark end of prison strike with push to regain voting rights | US wages 'cyber combat' to protect elections

Tech News: This fall you may be voting with obsolete voting machines and ancient software

Arizona: Republicans couldn't vote for hours at one Phoenix polling place during primary | Despite issues, record 1.2M votes cast in primary | Every vote counts, so vote absentee | Appeal of ballot harvesting decision headed to federal appeals court

Arkansas: Jefferson Co. election commission building experiences water damage

California: USC and Unruh Institute of Politics rolls out new voter platform | San Bernardino Co. elections office pushing towards November without full time registrar

Colorado: Postal Service expects record number of ballots to hit mailboxes this fall

Delaware: Voter turnout impressive in Thursday's primaries

District of Columbia: DC awarded $3M for new election security & upgrades, $0 spend as midterms loom

Florida: Marion SOE issues warning about voter registration | Pacso voters asked to register pets, children, deceased relatives to vote | Voting officials say security is in check ahead of elections | Federal court orders 32 Florida counties to print sample ballots in Spanish | Duval Co. SOE says ballot vendor taking steps to avoid printing errors in November

Georgia: Statewide tour wants to see voting changes | John Oliver appeals to Floridians to restore voting rights for felons

Guam: GEC: Provisional ballots won't count | Certification of election results moved to Sept. 12

Illinois: This fall you may be voting with obsolete voting machines and ancient software | Adams Co. improves voting access for elderly, disabled

Indiana: Political party leaders clash over replacing state's voting machines

Iowa: 1906 voting machine

Kentucky: Todd seeing changes in voter poll sites

Louisiana: La. elections chief pushes back on voting machine contract protest | Annual voter education week in Ascension Parish

Maryland: A UMD coalition has registered about 300 voters so far this school year

Massachusetts: Voter ID featured in Amore's election security plan

Michigan: Read the official summary of Proposal 3 | US Supreme Court won't intervene in straight-ticket voting case

Minnesota: Republican secretary of state candidate hurt in parade-float crash

New Hampshire: New and improved ballot system being used for blind voters this election

New Mexico: Secretary of state firm on straight-party voting | AG defends secretary of state in ballot dispute | Santa Fe schools plan challenge to Local Election Act

New York: Proposed bill would let schools 'opt out' as polling sites | Sex-offender parolees pardoned by Cuomo can vote but only after 7pm | What can you wear to polling places on primary day? | $100K salaries, patronage appointments to Nassau BOE

North Carolina: State elections board to challenge federal voter records subpoena | Local BOEs 'pleased' with extended subpoena deadline | Early voting hours after work, Sundays higher than 2014 | Officials prepare for November election | Gaston Co. grand jury indicts woman for voting | NC's BOE fights back against ICE request

North Dakota: Pros, cons of approval voting aired at forum

Ohio: LaRose pushes for fair elections

Oklahoma: OK voters can update information online

Pennsylvania: Counties: Cost will be big hurdle for new voting machines | Pa. touts civic program to get more teens to register to vote

Rhode Island: Due to computer glitch, ineligible candidate listed on ballot

Tennessee: Scott CO. man honored for 45 years of assisting elections | Secretary of state invites tour of election-related records

Virginia: Radford to consider adding precinct as turnout grows

Wisconsin: Voter survey aims to unearth disability issues at the polls

Wyoming: Jim Byrd touts qualifications for Wyoming secretary of state