(Editor’s Note: ElectionlineToday will not post on Friday October 9 and Monday October 12. We’re going to California in search of the one of the coolest polling places. We’ll be back with all the news from Oct. 9-12 on Tuesday the 13th. Apologies for the inconvenience, but we’re fairly certain this is our last break until 2017!).

National News: The future of U.S. voting may be U.K. technology | Will iPads replace election poll books?

Alaska: Two precincts generate 1700+ votes in Sitka| Voter turnout may be highest in a decade for Fairbanks

California: Foothill senior poster wins county registrar of voters contest

Florida: Miami-Dade designates next elections chief

Georgia: Albany prepares for election day

Illinois: County clerk to cast a close eye on another overseas election

Indiana: Hamilton Co. mulling iPad check-ins at polls

Iowa: Black Hawk Co. voting machines more costly than expected

Kansas: Judge to consider blocking Kansas voter registration rules | Judge sets Dec. 4 hearing on suspended voter lists | Sedgwick Co. officials to comb over suspended voters list | Political blowup comes down to the details in clash between Kobach and Davis

Kentucky: Campbell Co. clerk inspects voting machines | Kentucky plans electronic voter registration

Louisiana: West Monroe gets early voting site | Jefferson Parish moving more than 2 doz. polling sites

Maine: Ranked choice voting likely to appear on 2016 ballot

Minnesota: TV ads promote ranked-choice voting in Duluth | Board OK's voting equipment upgrade

Montana: ACLU joins fight for reservation satellite offices

Nevada: Early voting: Fourth graders cast ballot, get lesson on process

New Jersey: Mount Laurel moves numerous polling sites out of schools

New Mexico: Judge to consider defense motion to delay preliminary hearing | Conference center work cuts polling sites for 2016

New York: Two challenged Deerpark residents have voting rights redeemed

North Carolina: State wants federal judge to rule on voter ID before March primaries | NC primaries moved to March 15 for turnout, savings | Election hiring criticized | Board of elections wins award for coordination

Ohio: Husted calls for new protections for victims of domestic violence| Franklin Co. moving 18 voting locations

Oregon: Avakian joins a now-crowded secretary of state race

Pennsylvania: Two election-related retirements could lead to county government personnel reduction

Tennessee: Final preparations underway for election | Your normal polling precinct may no longer exist | Election commission says they are ready for election day

Texas: County elections staff to train; office to move | Brown Co. approves polling places for special election

Virginia: Essex gears up for elections with new voting equipment | Alexandria mayoral vote totals could be delayed this fall

Wisconsin: Republicans to introduce bill reforming elections board | Wisconsin GOP introduces bill reforming state elections board | Local clerks see potential of e-poll books