National News: Wanted: A firewall to protect US elections | States get policy help in securing the 2018 vote

Arizona: All mail voting system a success for Maricopa Co.

California: Old voting machines are 'biggest threat' to California elections | Budget subcommittee, registrar of voters agree on new proposal for June election funding | Nevada Co. supervisors to examine $258K increase for June primary

Connecticut: Former New Fairfield first selectman to run for secretary of state

Illinois: Sen. Hastings pushes to stop Illinois' participation in Crosscheck

Indiana: Porter commissioners reject plan to reduce number of polling places for primary

Iowa: Iowa's new voter ID law goes into effect | Top administrator is out at Iowa secretary of state's office | Cerro Gordo supervisors approve rental space for counting absentee ballots

Kentucky: Proposal would allow voters to fill vacant Metro Council seats

Massachusetts: Over 8K inactive voters being dropped in Lowell

Minnesota: Grants for new elections equipment to make voting more secure, easier and faster

Mississippi: Secretary of state's office earns awards for web creativity, leadership in cybersecurity

Nebraska: While voter ID is pushed in Legislature, county election officials say voter fraud not an issue | Omahan Spencer Danner to run for secretary of state

New Hampshire: Governor's Millennial Council may take a stand on voting rights

New York: Officials urge state to change primary election due to Rosh Hashanah conflict

North Carolina: Governor's office orders elections boards to refrain from 'substantive action' after court ruling | Cooper seeks fast movement following elections board ruling

North Dakota: Democratic challenger says he would modernize, stream line secretary of state's office

Ohio: Elections board commissioners attend demo | Elections board approves pay raises | Morgan sues board of elections

Pennsylvania: County seeking OK to consolidate Steelton voting districts

Texas: Elections department asks, 'Are you correctly registered to vote?'

Utah: Attorneys seek more than $3M in legal fees for voting rights case

Vermont: Condos joins national group

Virginia: Obenshain voter bill passes Senate

West Virginia: County to consolidate voting precincts

Wisconsin: Electronic poll books may debut in August | DMV issues information on how to obtain free ID for voting | Voters should expect some changes to city's polling places for 2018