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October 8, 2014

National News: Court decisions on voting rules sow confusion in state races | Voting rights battles could complicate November elections | Groups tap tech as state voter registration deadlines pass | Lil Jon remixes 'Turn Down For What' as 2014 midterm anthem

Alaska: State must translate election materials by Friday | Voters say no to by-mail voting | Treadwell addresses election

Arizona: Goddard, Reagan spar over voting rights in debate

Arkansas: Voter ID Law: State Supreme Court case has local voice | Wingard responds to suspended voting rights report

California: Fresno Co. supervisor name new election date for retirement board | Similar ideas mark campaign for secretary of state

Colorado: Pitkin Co. ballot snafu easily fixed

Connecticut: Elections officials review new polling place | Kent registrars will explain voting rules

District of Columbia: DC elections board says all voting machines need to be replaced | DC voting machines malfunction weeks before election  

Florida: Broward, Dade send out first batch of ballots | Manatee sets voters inactive list, Dems call foul | Record number of absentee ballots ready to mail

Georgia: Kemp and Carter contend for secretary of state | Athens OKs Sunday voting | No voting on Sunday this year | Paulding removes security screening for voters

Idaho: Absentee ballots become hot topic and SoS debate

Indiana: Dampness does slight damage to voting equipment | Tippecanoe Co. is ready for Election Day | Voting accessibility funds approved for Allen Co.

Iowa: Preparing for the polls

Kansas: Race for secretary of state close in new poll

Kentucky: Absentee voting machine to be checked

Michigan: Secretary of state wants no-excuse absentee voting | Security concerns prompt change in voting venue

Minnesota: Students supply questions for secretary of state debate

Mississippi: Hosemann releases report on primary, runoff

Missouri: Ferguson voter registration increase way lower than reported

Nebraska: Courthouse now polling place

New York: Oneida restaurant's voter registration drive features free lunch | Judge invalidates Ramapo ward referendum

North Carolina: Same-day voter registration restored, at least for now | State elections board cautions voters to register before deadline

Ohio: In-person early voting up first day in Franklin Co. | Early voting underway statewide | Betras questions Mahoning elections board budget increase | Early voting begins following dispute | Mahoning elections board cuts expenses, increases budget | Summit Co. elections board to hire nonpartisan poll workers | Dems cry foul over Husted name at polling place | First-time early voters give Mahoning's process a thumbs up

Oregon: Election officials question bad voter cards

Rhode Island: Secretary of state's office holding events for voter IDs

South Carolina: Johnson selected as new head of Richland Co. elections board

South Dakota: Minnehaha Co. introduces new voting tool

Tennessee: Wilson Co. honors veterans with votes

Texas: Wichita Co. purchases Hart voting system | Secretary of state addresses Taylor Co. voting

Vermont: Early voting halted when ballot omits 5 candidates

Virginia: AG endorses electronic signatures for voter registration | Court declares Congressional map unconstitutional

West Virginia: A field trip to the ballot box

Wisconsin: Elections board explains decision to implement voter ID | Opponents ask again for relief from voter ID | Groups seek emergency stay of voter ID law | Area clerks urge voters to get their ducks in a row | Legislator voices concern about state elections board | County clerks scramble as new law takes effect