National News: Voter ID foes stress legal cost in new tactic | Rock the Vote still hip, still needed after 25 years

Alabama: NAACP president blocks Merrill from giving out voter registration posters

Arizona: New ballot envelopes still secure, but cost less

California: Sacramento Co. elections chief tied to group chosen to review her office | Ranked-choice voting linked to lower voter turnout | San Francisco could lead on open source voting

Colorado: Clerk's office has 2K+ ballots back | Boulder Co. opening more voter service and polling centers

Connecticut: Merrill hires applicant with political ties over three ranked higher by selection panel | Nov. 3 ballot expected to be longest in recent history

Florida: State has 45 witnesses in Kimberle Weeks' case

Georgia: Officials: Old voting machines still good | Macon-Bibb committee to vote on proposed site for BOE office

Hawaii: Judge OKs election

Indiana: Hammond write-in candidate complains ballot has no write-in area | Early Courthouse voters appreciate opportunity | Clerk responds to voter's complaint about phrasing of letter

Kansas: College course on voter registration is proposed in Kansas

Kentucky: SoS race pits incumbent against former councilman

Louisiana: Malfunctioning voting booth at Baton Rouge voting site leads to long waist for some voters | 28 Jefferson polling sites change for disabled voters | Secretary of State Tom Schedler re-elected | Election day weather worries | Voter apathy a real concern after low turnout at polls | Rain does not hinder Caddo voters

Maine: South Portland names new clerk

Maryland: Montgomery Co. early voting site dispute settled with OK from state board

Minnesota: Duluth mulls ranked-choice elections

Mississippi: Dueling initiatives baffle voters

New Hampshire: State law bars write-ins from using stickers

New Jersey: Judge issues stay on new vote-by-mail applications until Monday

New Mexico: Duran's long political career comes to incongruous end | New Mexico secretary of state resigns, enters guilty plea | Duran's downfall ended 36-year career | Governor to pick Duran's replacement | Duran's out, here's what will happen next

New York: State corruption prompts special elections, but little debate | Final legal effort denies Barrett tie-breaking ballot | BOCES, BOE partner to service voters and enhance security

North Carolina: Judge refuses to dismiss NC voter ID challenge | Federal lawsuits over NC voter ID mandate stay alive

Pennsylvania: Voting advocates turn Philly election into lottery | Pa. elections official: Positive reaction to OVR

Tennessee: Election commission certifies results of Oct. 8 Memphis elections | Bipartisan effort wants more Nashville teens voting

Texas: New elections department facility ready for November | Vote centers OK'd for 2016

Vermont: Now online: Voter registration, election tools, reports

Virginia: Paper ballots return for Nov. 3 general election | Teens arrive a tad early to register for 2016 elections| Fairfax Co. schools to open late for 2016 presidential primary

Washington: King Co. acknowledges using cardboard boxes to collect ballots

Wisconsin: New Life Assembly of God again to be considered for voting site