National News: States race to secure their voting systems

Alabama: Even sponsors of the crossover voting law disagree on prosecuting cases as voter fraud

Alaska: PFD voter program sends first mailers this week

Arizona: Maricopa Co.'s recorder apologizes for his online tirade

California: Mendocino Co. residents in fire affected areas can vote at usual polling places

Connecticut: UConn's Center for Voting Technology Research supports fair and free elections

Florida: Restoration of rights backlog highlights need for change, committee says

Georgia: Former Gov. Roy Barnes' firm to represent state in voting machine suit | Secretary of state's office: Elections server wipe followed standard practice | Elections supervisor hopes to boost Crips Co. early voting | DeKalb clarifies voting hours after candidate warns of confusion

Idaho: Latah Co. will use new ballot-counting machiens on Election Day

Massachusetts: Town clerk prepares for Braintree's write-in campaigns | Boston elections department reaching out to voters after fraud complaints

Michigan: This Detroiter wants to change how the city votes | Here's how to use Kalamazoo's new voting machines | Secretary of state, clerk roll out new voting equipment

Minnesota: New electronic voter check-in | Minneapolis promises faster mayoral race results next week

New Jersey: Allegations of voter fraud erupt in AC a week before election

New York: NYC elections board settles case over voter removal| City election board to revamp voter registration roll procedures | Museum to mark 100 years of women's suffrage

North Carolina: Greene Co. testing new voting equipment | NC judges: Law cutting governor's election role is valid

Pennsylvania: Two dead candidates will be on Nov. 7 ballot | Westmoreland Dems to challenge absentee ballots erroneously granted by county elections officials

Texas: 'Just dismal': 3 percent turnout in Potter, Randall as early voting draws to a close

Virginia: Max Healy honored for his 60 years as election official | William & Mary law students to host Election Day VOTEline

Washington: New mandate requires 10 new ballot drop-boxes

West Virginia: Over a thousand high school students registered to vote

Wisconsin: Madison city clerk's office to offer voter outreach training