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August 5-7, 2017

Editor’s Note: From Monday August 7-Tuesday August 15, electionline will be operating in the Mountain Time Zone so daily postings will be available by 8am Eastern. We appreciate your patience.

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

Alabama: County must solicit bids for e-poll books

Arizona: Secretary of state vows to maintain voter notification records

Arkansas: In test of voter ID law, the jury is still out

California: Group says 11 counties may have more registered voters than eligible | Padilla still resists voter records request

Colorado: Model City: Denver cleaned up its voter rolls and boosted turnout

Florida: Broward voter rolls case has national implications | ACLU to help on voting rights restoration | Florida will pay $82K after losing vote-by-mail lawsuit

Guam: Election reform debated

Idaho: Denney sends voter commission public records form, bill

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

Iowa: Meet Deidre DeJear, candidate for secretary of state | Linn auditor investigating voter data release

Kansas: Kansas grandmother deported for voter fraud

Kentucky: Disabled Kentuckians had lowest voter turnout in 2016

Louisiana: Voter ID procedures create confusion

Maine: Maine regularly sells voter data it denied to feds

Maryland: Amid immigration battles, College Park considers giving noncitizens the right to vote

Massachusetts: Voter registration deadlines remain while judge's ruling is appealed | Greater Fall River election officials wary of same day registration

Michigan: Lansing tests new voting equipment | Lansing voters, meet your new voting machines | Detroit officials promise results by 10:30pm

Minnesota: Bloomington, St. Louis Park prepare for primary elections

Mississippi: Madison Co. officials are investigating possible voter fraud

New Hampshire: AG says Gardner is required by law to share NH voter data | Hearing set in challenge to voter fraud commission

New York: SBOE decision to hand over data sparks anger

Ohio: Attorney, council member say 2 elections commissioners must resign because of Cranley links

Tennessee: Free workshop aimed at improving voter engagement

Texas: Voting machine maker sues to block rival companies

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

Vermont: Vermont continues to deny data request

West Virginia: Ex-workers in secretary of state's office sue over firings