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November 4, 2015

National News: Democracy for everyone: Designing a better voting machine | Dems pound drum for voting rights update | 2016 voting season kicks off Army-wide push for registration | Congressional Dems launch new strategy on voting rights | House Democrats push for voting rights bill

Alabama: Jefferson Co. has a plan to make getting a voter ID easier

Arizona: Officials: Maricopa Co. voting machines in good shape | Software plagues election night results | Software blamed for slow Pima Co. election results

California: Election Day snafu sparks frustration at District 3 polling place | Carlsbad looks into election costs, dates | Be prepared to wait (and wait) for some election outcomes | San Mateo Co. processes mail-in ballots on Election Day

Colorado: Election Day puts new voting system to the test

Connecticut: Voting slow in Windham Co. on Election Day

District of Columbia: 16-yr-olds could vote for president under proposal

Florida: Register to vote at PBC library sites | Low voter turnout, polling place confusion in Orlando elections | The case to erase 'absentee ballot' from Florida voting jargon

Georgia: Voters have issues with machines at polling places | Leggett campaign says they might 'raise hell' over polling place improprieties | Fayette voting rights trial postponed | Monitor to oversee Arlington election after controversy | Secretary of state office confirms Forest Park election investigation | DeKalb voters mistakenly excluded from LaVista Hills | Splint precincts create confusion on cityhood vote | NAACP files suit to stop voter purges in Hamilton Co.| Macon-Bibb mayor to sign lease for new BOE office

Idaho: Locked door delays polling site's opening | How did the first snowfall impact voter turnout

Indiana: Election: 'Lot of time on our hands' | Some glitches, but voting slow and steady | Poll worker killed in street on Far Southside | Polling locations open with few problems | Teens vote for first time | Portage polls open late | Poll workers happy to help, find ways to pass time | Programming error slows absentee ballot counting in Clark Co. | Voter turnout doubles primary, complaints few | Snacks, refreshments await some voters after casting ballots | Japser mayoral vote ends in tie | Too young to vote, but not too young to get involved | Some county residents confused with voting | Early problems push voting to 7pm in Portage | Election Day voting goes smoothly| Residents, poll workers express frustration with early voter turnout                  

Iowa: Voters use new voting machine

Kentucky: Voter fraud hotline receives 14 complaints | School board race left off Bell Co. ballot | Court order required after voting machine malfunction | Grimes narrowly wins second term as secretary of state | Grimes 'humbled' by re-election

Maine: Maine SOS says filming signature gatherers at polls not illegal

Maryland: Electronic voting machines result in quicker College Park election results

Massachusetts: Poll workers say voter turnout was underwhelming | Election officials bristle over costs of early voting | Polling place in Springfield ran out of ballots

Michigan: New election workers energize Riverview elections

Minnesota: Judges incorrectly asked for ID at one St. Cloud precinct | Duluth voters reject ranked choice voting| Ranked choice voting does not pass in Duluth

Mississippi: Voting issues reported to secretary of state's office | Non-partisan food: Eggville poll workers happy to share on Election Day | No widespread problems reported with 42 ballot | Hosemann re-elected secretary of state

Missouri: St. Louis startup could save you time in the voting booth | New voting machines popular at polls

New Hampshire: 2 Manchester polling places experience scanner issues | Federal investigation of Concord raises questions about voting accessibility in NH

New Jersey: Provisional ballots not delivered to polling places | Election Day monitors to be deployed by NJ and feds | Mount Laurel BoE thankful for polling location changes | Poll worker told voter machines were separated by party

New York: North Utica polling place remained open after crash left neighborhood without power | Albany Pine Hills voters could find difficult walk to polls | Supreme Court says Browning votes won' count | Suffolk elections board fills vacancy | Mostly elderly poll inspectors working 16-hour day

North Carolina: Forsyth election officials discuss early voting sites | Election Director: 'It's been a pretty smooth day'

Ohio: Problems, delays at 10 polling stations | Husted: Lack of preparation for poll workers lead to tech glitch | Minor problems at polling places | Cuyahoga Co. runs pilot program with e-poll books at four locations | Sahloff named to Putnam elections board | Voters angry after problems at Hamilton Co. polls| Problems with electronic sign-ins reported at polls | Teens help out at polls--for a day off school and $100 | Cincinnati area voting till 9pm | Fairless runners lend hand to election workers | Judge extends Hamilton Co. voting until 9pm | At one polling place, locked doors | Poll workers deal with extended hours

Pennsylvania: Election official a no-show at North Versailles polling place | York's hall of fame voters, a breed apart | Minor problems reported at two polling places | Power outage affects voting at Waynesboro precinct | 18-year-old voter: 'A good first experience'| Election judge accused of taking off with voting equipment | Polling problems in Kingston day's only glitch

South Carolina: Some voters turned way from polls based on city, town limits | 106-year-old says she never misses an election

South Dakota: Only 27 voters used state's $668K program to help military members vote

Tennessee: Museum to become new polling site

Texas: Metro and Uber offering free polling place rides | Travis Co. elections process criticized | Voting centers running smoothly |Voters can vote at any polling location | Voters report problems at polling locations, frustrated with long lines | Heavy rains put a damper on voting in San Perlita | Malfunctioning voting machines raise ire at precinct | After several tries, vote machines fixed | Smith Co. results delayed by new process and technical glitch | In Texas, homeless residents face obstacles to voting | Election Day proves busy at voting centers | Voting centers create new convenience for Smith Co. voters | Back up generators allow for voting in the dark

Utah: Judge strikes down part of law forcing open primaries

Virginia: Charlottesville, Albemarle see fewer voters Election Day morning | Glitch causes some delays in Prince William Co. | Roanoke wrestles with Election Day technology woes as voters are slow to turn out | Voting software problems at Roanoke precinct cause multi-hour delay | New paper ballots receiving mixed reviews | Voters unimpressed with new ballot machines, says registrars | Two polling spots do not meet ADA requirements | Early voting slowed by poll book glitch in Richmond | Problems fixed at Virginia Heights polling station in Roanoke | New voting machines in Newport News | Paper ballots replace electronic voting machines | Power back on at Giles Co. polling places | VB official says paper ballots working smoothly | A few glitches at local polling places

Washington: Return of mail-in ballots delayed by Post Office

West Virginia: Online system boosts voter registration submissions | West Virginia's new online registration clicks with voters | Tennant talks to students about voter registration at Fayette Co. high school

Wisconsin: City uses Election Day to remind voters to bring ID to the polls | Greenville's first look at voting with new voter ID law| Senate to take up election board changes on Friday