National News: Ads get creative, even seductive to attract voters | Five states put voting reform to the voters | Voter registration bill would improve outdated election system | GOP pushes early voting |

Alaska: Fast ruling sought in ballot lawsuit

Arkansas: Fort Smith library charged $12,400 for special election

Delaware: National Voter Registration Day even in Wilmington

District of Columbia: DC lawmaker still waiting on post-primary report

Florida: Elections office cuts may not happen after all

Georgia: Less than 1 percent of voter forms turned in by group actually fraudulent | Clergy members blast holdup of voter registration forms | Local officials working to clear new voter forms as inquiry continues

Hawaii: Backup plans in place in case lava impacts general election

Idaho: County warns of voting registration scam

Indiana: App helps Indiana voters | New voter registration app launching soon

Kansas: Kansas court: Remove Democrat from Senate ballot | Kobach disappointed over ballot ruling

Kentucky: Election board continues quest toward Nov. 4 | Kentucky's election agency director to retire Nov. 1

Maryland: Md. Co. proposes lowering voting age to 16

Minnesota: Ready, set, vote: Minn.'s window opens for voting by in-person or mailed absentee ballots | Red Lake is county absentee voting site | City of Farmington looking for election judges | 'No excuse' voting polls open Friday in Red Lake, bill author visits site

Mississippi: Hosemann's election reform committee looks into state laws | McDaniel files appeal arguments

Missouri: County has to reprint election ballots | Late change to ballots spurs call for earlier deadlines, but won't cost Boone Co. | New words will cost counties thousands

Montana: ACLU: Keep election day voter registration

Nevada: Nevada system makes it easier to vote overseas

New Mexico: Federal judge bounces ballot case back to state court

North Carolina: Clayton Co. approves early Sunday voting

North Dakota: Funds OK'd for overtime, temporary help in SoS office

Ohio: Elections board allocates scanners | Bill Clinton backs Nina Turner | Elections board says it can redistrict in two weeks | Elections board expects high absentee voter numbers | Brecksville resident wins award for work on elections | SoS candidates face off in lunchtime forum | Electronic poll books may make paper passe | Jefferson Co. BOE on the move

Oklahoma: State launches new web page to educate about absentee voting | Oklahomans urged to mail in votes

South Dakota: Federal case filed over voting rights on Pine Ridge | Absentee ballot options

Tennessee: Hagewood now interim administrator

Virginia: Registrar facing felony charges

Washington: King Co. debuts Instagram campaign | Council meeting on ACLU ruling delayed

Wisconsin: Voter ID has clerks, colleges scrambling | Wisconsin given deadline to respond to voter ID | UW campuses will issue student voter IDs | Voter ID challenges clerks | Madison events will recruit poll workers, help with voter ID requirement | DMV computers go down for more than an hour | Voter ID no concern for clerks in county| Officials rush to get absentee ballots out ahead of deadline | Design of Wisconsin ballot goes to court on Wednesday