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February 24-26, 2018

National News: Russian fears have election vendors feeling the heat | Homeland Security's tall order: A hacker-free election | States rethink prisoner voting rights as incarceration rates rise | At least 18 states are looking into changes in the way they draw legislative districts | Governors fear for election security amid Russian cyberattacks | What's the best way to verify votes?

Alaska: Due to deadlines, PFD applications won't register voters in time for Muni elections

Arkansas: Hearing set on voter ID law challenge; Martin defends law | Changes to county's voting sites approved

California: MALDEF wins voting rights suit against Kern Co. | SF elections department seeks neighborhood polling places for June 5 election

Connecticut: Voting registrars face growing responsibilities, strained resources

Florida: Election workers recognized

Guam: Election Commission: Elections must go on, despite allegations in lawsuit

Illinois: County clerk's office getting ready for election run | Kane Co. clerk will open Aurora satellite office if election commission voted down | Marion Co. upgrades polling places

Indiana: Time cards for Porter election officials show long hours leading up to Election Day | State election commission will try again to consolidate Lake Co. precincts

Iowa: Pate: Voters will vote, hackers will not

Kansas: Commission chairman proposes mail ballot elections

Maine: Maine court urged to institute ranked choice voting | US too passive on cyberthreat to elections, remains vulnerable, Sen. King says | Secretary of state to discuss role in defunct election commission

Maryland: After Russian tampering, Maryland looks to improve election defenses

Minnesota: Argument Preview: Justices to hear challenge to Minnesota voting dress code | County will buy electronic voting rosters

Nebraska: Voting rights dispute prompts extraordinary scene in Legislature | Federal form gives incorrect info on felon voting rights in Nebraska

New Jersey: Bergen Co. clerk sets 2018 goals with municipal clerks

New Mexico: Perseverance pays off for ranked-choice proponents

New York: Tina Ramos leaves post at Suffolk elections board

North Carolina: Elections board approves precinct relocation, early voting hours | Judges weigh NC Supreme Court elections board ruling

Ohio: To make a $30M decision, Ohio county turns to mock elections

Pennsylvania: Montgomery Co. offers previews of new voting machines

South Carolina: Dorchester Co. is working to ensure secure elections

Tennessee: Proposed state law would outdate county voting machines

Texas: Democrats accuse Texas of voter suppression in schools | County had eluded voter fraud | Mail-in ballots through the roof in Hidalgo Co.

West Virginia: Kingwood seeks election feedback | New voter ID law on the books in WV | Morgantown city council explores merging city and county elections

Wisconsin: Janesville Police Department still recommended as temporary polling place

Wyoming: GOP selects 3 finalists for secretary of state