National News: 5 ways to improve voting security in the U.S. | Designing a better ballot | 'Hamilton' creator debuts voting PSA featuring Obama, Ryan | The threat to voting system that is more likely than hacking | New research ties unconscious biases, fear and voter ID laws | Foreign election observers to cast their eyes on U.S. presidential vote | Boost mobile brand turning stores into polling stations on Nov. 8

Arizona: Secretary of state: Arizona hack likely originated in Russia | Arizona Dems concerned about early voting availability in Maricopa Co. | Fix found for wrong Tempe polling information

Arkansas: Sebastian Co. adds two early voting locations

California: Why can't we vote online?

Colorado: Students get props for voter registration | Secretary of state: Colorado's ballot-processing, vote tabulation systems are safe from hackers

District of Columbia: DC election officials focus on customer service

Florida: Florida sees historic surge in voting by mail | Broward Co. to lose several days of election prep | State says 48 counties have upgraded their voting systems in past two years | Supervisor Harrington defends Lee Co. election spending | State officials analyze restoring felons' voting rights | Elections chief touts experience, improvements in re-election bid | Miami-Dade NAACP wants to bring back Florida City early voting site | Gov. says hurricane won't impact election

Georgia: Athens-Clarke elections officials expecting heavy turnout for balloting | U.S. congressman seeks Ga. documents about voter citizenship proof | Athens-Clarke Co. names new elections supervisor | Hall elections director leaving for Athens-Clarke

Illinois: Feds, state officials look into Kankakee voter fraud allegations

Kansas: Kansas Dems roll out plans for election observers, attorneys

Maryland: With new state law on election ties in effect, Aberdeen moves closer to instituting runoff | Baltimore voter registration effort targets ex-offenders

Massachusetts: Election officials: We're ready for cyber attack | Early voting ballots to get counted at polls on Election Day | Cape Cod clerks getting ready for early voting

Missouri: Politically Speaking: Jay Ashcroft gearing up for secretary of state race | Voter ID on the ballot in November

Nevada: Tribes waiting for ruling on voting access

New Mexico: Secretary of state (R)--Nora Espinoza | Secretary of State (D)--Maggie Toulouse Oliver

New York: Officials: DMV option hasn't caught on here |New voters learn how to use voting machines

North Carolina: Ban lifted, thousands of students preregister to vote | NC elections board investigating worker's advice

Ohio: Absentee ballots different from past

Oregon: Ranked choice voting is on the ballot in Benton Co.

Pennsylvania: Second official resigns from MoCo elections dept. in less than a month

South Carolina: Board of elections office closed, but you can still register

Tennessee: Voter registration deadline is Oct. 11

Texas: County election official: Voting equipment safe, secure | Secretary of state explains voter ID, encourages turnout in November

Utah: Iron Co. stresses voting guidelines

Virginia: Probe looks at how dead Virginians came to be registered to vote in Harrisonburg | Ballot selfies are legal in Va., AG says | Student groups call on UVA to offer Election Day shuttles

Wisconsin: Federal judge to consider request to suspend Wisconsin's voter ID law next week | Experts say judge unlikely to change voter ID law this close to election

Wyoming: Mead: Wyoming should improve youth voter turnout