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National News: Voting machine hackers have 5 tips to save the next election | States ramping up defenses against election hacks | Administration stirs alarm over voter purges | LBJ signs Voting Rights Act, Aug. 6, 1965
Guam: Election reform debated
Illinois: Court rules on voting booth selfies | He wanted to take a ballot selfie but was told he couldn't. So he took it to court | Same-day voter registration challenge tossed back to lower court | Seventh Circuit upholds same-day registration
Louisiana: Voter ID procedures create confusion
Utah: Utah residents help officials vet new voting machines | Wastach, Utah county officials sort out special election ballot blunder | Ballot mix-up, municipal drop-outs increase Utah Co. taxpayers' cost to administer primary election
West Virginia: Ex-workers in secretary of state's office sue over firings