National News: Unlocking democracy: Inside the most insecure voting machines in America | Civil rights icon Julian Bond dies at age 75

Arkansas: Benton Co. election officials seek raises for poll workers

Florida: Voting rights groups slam proposed South Florida district | More on elections office move | 2016 election to cost town $69K to self-administer | Will election office move be election issue

Georgia: Heard appointed chief elections official

Hawaii: Suit: Native Hawaiian election would be unconstitutional | One step closer to all-mail voting?

Iowa: Election official casts retirement ballot

Louisiana: Authorities investigate voter fraud in Port Allen election

Massachusetts: Holyoke gets state OK to hold preliminary election Sept. 22

Minnesota: Ranked-choice voting will be on fall ballot in Duluth| City council sets ranked choice voting ballot question

Mississippi: Lawmaker has questions about primary election

Missouri: Cherokee Co. plans to examine voter rolls

New Jersey: New legislation to end ballot system connected to AC voter fraud

New Mexico: RJ Hernandez, fired by clerk's office, may sue county

New York: State police probing ex-GOP voting chief

North Carolina: Fayetteville man charged with voter fraud | Madison commissioner named to state elections board | SBOE to review early voting plans

Ohio: Controversial handbook approved

Pennsylvania: Auditors race recount upholds vote totals, tiebreaker

South Carolina: Veterans urging more people to vote in Charleston Co.

South Dakota: Voting rights case enters costly phase

Tennessee: Election commission meeting draws criticism | Finalists picked for election job | Election commission appoints Britt as next administrator

Texas: Process of getting mail-in ballots poised to simplify | More electronic poll books purchased for Harrison Co. elections office | Bill will simplify mail-in ballot access, close loophole

U.S. Virgin Islands: Joint Elections Board: Voting machine software changes will eliminate 'confusion' next election | Joint Board fighting stalls vote on deputy elections supervisor

Utah: Vote-by-mail ballots increase turnout, late ballots cloud results