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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

May 22, 2018

National News: The Cybersecurity 202: We surveyed 100 security experts. Almost all said state election systems are vulnerable | Dems pitch voting rights, ethics overhaul with focus on president | Congress to receive classified briefing on election security

Arkansas: Turnout climbs for early voting across Arkansas | Benton Co. voting machines secure, officials say | Crawford Co. budget panel approves appropriation for election equipment | Lack of paper trail a concern

California: Voter registration effort continues with outreach to schools | Santa Clara Co. accidentally unregistered voter

Connecticut: CT works to fend off cybersecurity attacks on election

District of Columbia: Student commissioner pushes to lower DC voting age

Florida: Supervisors focus on security ahead of fall elections | Voters to decide whether to move city elections

Georgia: Voting chief worried about turnout for primaries | New elections chief wants 'free and fair' process | New polling location for some Macon-Bibb Co. voters | Candidate says inaccurate signs at early voting sites 'irretrievably harmed' campaign | DeKalb Co. poll workers dismissed from duties

Indiana: Porter Co. Dems want review of primary problems, complaints | County election complaints prompt call for public meeting

Iowa: Voter ID law gets first trial on June 5

Kansas: 18 arrested in Topeka protesting Kris Kobach's office

Kentucky: Poll workers prepare for Tuesday primary | Need a ride to the polls? Lextran has you covered

Maine: Republicans' court filing takes aim at ranked choice | Breaking down ranked choice

Massachusetts: Surge in youth voters yet to materialize, local officials say

Missouri: Group suing Mo. call for action before election

New Mexico: Las Cruces city council opts in to consolidated elections | Las Cruces to consider ranked choice voting

New York: NYC's first citywide Student Voter Registration Day draws teens looking to stop school gun violence

North Dakota: Incumbent to run independent campaign for secretary of state

Tennessee: Williamson commission candidate contests election, alleges 'irregularities'

Texas: Federal judge sides against Texas in Motor Voter case, state plans appeal | Texas appeals after a judge orders the state to implement online voter registration for drivers | Voter fraud investigation underway in Edinburg | AG asks judge to seize mail ballots, postpone election results

West Virginia: Commission race recount not as easy as 1, 2, 3

Wisconsin: Milwaukee Public Library opens kiosks in an effort to boost voter registration in the city

Monday, 21 May 2018

May 19-21, 2018

National News: Just 13 states have requested funds Congress set aside to secure election systems | Young voter registrations rise in battleground states | The Cybersecurity 202: Congress is offering millions in election security. States may not use it by November

Alabama: Checking in at polls could take 20 seconds instead of 2 minutes

Arkansas: Land commissioner, legislator face off in GOP secretary of state primary | Marion Co. to open countywide voting centers

California: Taking a ballot selfie is now legal in California | Mariposa Co. elections dept. reports an error on vote-by-mail ballots | North San Juan ballot dropbox location added

Florida: Russian hackers, long lines, voting data: What Florida elections officials are talking about this week | $385M is what it costs Florida every year to deny civil rights for non-violent felons, report says | Proposal to move election dates makes ballot | Weeks gets 30-day jail sentence | Snipes vows elections will be safe from hackers

Georgia: Buckhead Library suddenly closes on last day of early voting | Woman suing county, fired from polling job

Illinois: Conroy leading effort to consolidate DuPage election commission | Legislation to disband DuPage Co. election commission clear Senate

Indiana: Recount petition filed in race separated by single vote | Election board takes care of post-primary business

Iowa: Voter ID gets soft roll-out in June primary | Secretary of state candidates talk issues

Kansas: JCEC recommends new voting machines |

Kentucky: Grimes reminds voters of election day do's and don'ts | Poll workers undergo training | Website helps voters find polling place

Louisiana: Ardoin sworn in as secretary of state

Maryland: State election officials: No time to print new ballots

Massachusetts: After 2016, what are New England states doing to prevent election hacking this year?

Minnesota: Election process to see updates across county

New Hampshire: Voting bill heads to the Supreme Court as lawmakers head home

New Mexico: Las Cruces could make switch to ranked choice voting | Bernalillo Co. looking for student election workers

New York: Youth Voter Registration Day at all NYC high schools aims to reverse dismal youth turnout | Town supervisor proposes extending elections when trains aren't running

North Dakota: Republican secretary of state candidate drops out of race

Pennsylvania: Adams Co. poll worker told not to bring baby to work. She's alleging discrimination

South Carolina: Beauty shops become prime ground for voter registration efforts in SC

South Dakota: 162 Pennington Co. voters list Walmart as address

Tennessee: Primary election expense causes concern | Rutherford Co. election commission, MTSU offer voter registration

Texas: Asked to propose a fix to voting rights violation, Texas offers few answers | Texas objects to proposed motor-voter fixes | Voting in primary runoff better than recent comparable elections

U.S. Virgin Islands: Jevon Williams takes seat on BOE

Friday, 18 May 2018

May 18, 2018

National News: Not Just Ballots: Tennessee hack show election websites are vulnerable too | US election system may be open for hackers | Ryan to delay election security briefing, make it classified

Alabama: Could hackers affect upcoming Alabama elections?

California: With voting changes, Sacramento Co. expects bigger turnout | Secretary of state, college association sign agreement to increase voter turnout | Bad penmanship causing votes to go uncounted | County facing 'critical' shortage of poll workers as election approaches | Sonoma Co. clerk candidates raise thousands in first contested race in 12 years | Voting record becomes issue in Nevada Co. clerk-recorder race | Church faces challenger in primary

Florida: Study says allowing felons to vote would boost Florida's economy | UWF Center for Cybersecurity partners with FDLE to enhance cybersecurity

Iowa: Pate encourages Iowans to prepare for new voter ID law | Secretary of state hopeful wants to 'depoliticize' voting | Voter Ready website launched to help prepare Iowans for June 5 primary | Pate changes law to make election day registration easier | Iowa changes voting law to allow electronic proof of residence

Kansas: Johnson Co. to buy new voting machines | Former Brownback administration official running for secretary of state

Kentucky: Clerk's office: 'Integrity of election is secure' | Electronic polling books to debut in primary

Louisiana: La. looks likely to restore voting rights for former felons | Gov. Edwards expected to sign voting rights bill

Maine: Thanks to ranked choice, expect a spike in spoiled ballots | Dunlap says GOP lawsuit over ranked choice is based on speculation

Minnesota: Wilkin board approves mail balloting | Cass Co. Board: Outreach launched on Cass polling locations | Elections security money in limbo

Montana: Clear up primary confusion with this handy guide

New Hampshire: NH Supreme Court sets May 31 deadline for memos on voting rights bill | Lawmakers consider plan to let secretary of state postpone elections

Pennsylvania: Election hacking puts focus on voting machines like York Co.'s | Voter turnout in Pa. primary was slight up from last midterm

Rhode Island: Officials: Ranked choice voting could cost the state millions

South Carolina: Early voting an option if you're affected by bridge shutdown

Tennessee: Not Just Ballots: Tennessee hack show election websites are vulnerable too | Knox Co. election night cyberattack was smokescreen for another attack | Pilot project underway to make voting in TN more convenient

Texas: Candidate alleges Kaufman Co. voter fraud

U.S. Virgin Islands: Public ejected from mystery elections meeting | Lawsuit, meetings the latest round of election woes

West Virginia: Preston Co. prosecutor disputes handling of primary election certification

Thursday, 17 May 2018

May 17, 2018

National News: Google rolls out free cyberattack shield for elections and campaigns

Arkansas: Power outage affects early voting in Craighead Co.| Johnson Co. to buy new voting equipment

California: Court rules Santa Clara violated CA Voting Rights Act | Mail ballot voters asked to double-check election packets | Nevada Co. elections office mails missing info to Grass Valley voters | Ranked choice voting will determine San Francisco's next mayor | Issue reported with San Diego mail ballots | Bid to halt election fails

Connecticut: League considers security of elections

Florida: Amid election cyber-threats, counties plead with state: Send money | Alachua Co. SOE registers Hawthorne students to vote | Lengthy voting lines not expected in Lee Co. despite long ballot

Georgia: Low voter turnout has election official rethinking second early voting location

Idaho: Bad ballots had 2C counting votes past 3am | Brown wins GOP primary despite confusion on ballot

Iowa: Attn. voters: New rules you need to know before primary day | Clinton Co. offers "WhereUVote'

Kentucky: Beshear joins fight against voter suppression laws | Kentucky sees statewide shortage of election officers

Louisiana: Paroles felons may get their voting rights restored | Lawmaker enters race to become La. secretary of state

Maine: Judge rules ranked choice voting group can't intervene in suit to block it | Lewiston spreading the word on ranked choice voting

Maryland: Five Towson-area polling places get additional ballot scanners | College Park residents no longer need an excuse to vote absentee

Massachusetts: How secure are Massachusetts voting systems? | Somerville proposal would make voter registration more accessible

Michigan: Haslett students host voter registration drive | Clerk calls for an end to May elections

Minnesota: Secretary of state calls for access to elections security funds | Simon to lawmakers: We need help stopping Russian hackers--now

Nebraska: More ballots cast early than on election day in Gage Co. | Election day workers keep busy | Secretary of state disappointed by low voter turnout | No easy way to quickly count late-arriving early ballots left in drop boxes | Gage Co. turnout exceeds one third of registered voters | Voter turnout low, but Hall Co. sees more young voters

Nevada: New voting equipment for Mineral Co. introduced

New Hampshire: Preliminary results are in after Southampton voting machine went down | Woodburn asks GOP officials to look into voter database amendment | Voting systems in flux | Council votes to send questions on voting rights bill to Supreme Court | Sununu says he'll likely sign voter residency bill if NH Supreme Court finds no issues

New York: Eldred election to be rescheduled because of storm | Group rallies for voting rights reform

Ohio: Miller retiring from BOE

Oregon: Secretary of state reacts to low primary turnout

Pennsylvania: Flashlights, generators, paper ballots deployed for primaries | Another primary election down fro Mercer Co.

Rhode Island: Council supports early voting bill

Texas: Mayor wants to move city elections to November | Altercation breaks out at Edinburg polling location

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board members appeal single-board decision | BOE members appeal court ruling

West Virginia: Cabell canvass ready to begin; new voting machines eyed

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

May 16, 2018

National News: Ryan schedules US election security briefing for lawmakers

Arizona: Tucson 'augmented reality' mural used as incentive to register young adults to vote

Arkansas: Free voting machines for Marion Co. | Voters turnout slow, Northwest Arkansas election officials say

California: Registrar of voters races to fix error in voter info guide | Three candidates seek seat of Nevada Co. clerk-recorder

Colorado: Pitch made for ranked choice voting in Pueblo mayoral election | Summit Co. clerk grapples with sending double number of ballots to unaffiliated voters

Florida: Hispanic group kicks off voter registration campaign | Florida felon takes lead in fight to restore voting rights | Elections chief asks for budget bump to boost security

Georgia: Same name, wrong school: Paulding elections worker mistakenly places signs outside Cobb voting precinct | Judge grants request for docs linked to Atlanta mayoral vote probe | ACLU letter prompts Cobb elections email change

Idaho: Ballot snafu in Meridian resolved | No, Ada Co. is not running out of Democratic ballots | Local woman works the polls for decades | Polls close; extension request denied | Poll workers report high turnout | Democratic ballot shortage reported at some Ada, Canyon polls

Illinois: Nonprofit wants Illinois' voting age to be lowered to 16 for local elections | State election board director says hacking 'a declaration of war' | Aurora election commission in business for at least another month

Indiana: Bad batch of batteries cited as source of voting machine woes

Iowa: Secretary of state

Kansas: New voting machines get a test run | Former cabinet official Dennis Taylor running for secretary of state

Louisiana: Two Saints voice support for Louisiana felon voting rights bill

Maine: Ranked-choice voting education campaigns underway as primary nears

Minnesota: St. Louis Park finalizes charter change to allow ranked-choice voting

Montana: Multiple ballots cause some confusion for Montana voters

Nebraska: Thin turnout across Lincoln as voters head to the polls | Enven wins GOP primary for secretary of state

New Hampshire: Vote-counting machine crashes in Southampton, delaying election results | AG drafted bill's language barring release of voter database for civil litigation discovery requests | Sununu to seek state Supreme Court opinion on voting bill

New York: Senate Dems look to simplify voting process ahead of federal and state primaries

Oregon: Primary ballot totals suggest lowest voter turnout in at least 16 years | Umatilla Co. paying $43K for May election | Clackamas Co. clerk will face runoff election

Pennsylvania: Here's what to do if you spot voting shenanigans on primary day in Philly | Voter turnout for primary election low and slow in Western Pennsylvania | Here's why come York Co. voters didn't know who was on the ballot until they got in the booth | Federal, state agencies monitor Pa. voting system for fraud | Luzerne Co. voter turnout 'very low' so far, election director says | DHS send officials to Pa. on primary day | Storm a hindrance on primary election day, but voting goes one | Storm crashes election day, causes power outages | York Twp. polling location opens with some problems | Storm knocks out power, backup batteries at Harrisburg polling place | Storm-related outages delay counting ballots | Polling places staying open despite storm, but turnout might suffer | State High students boost voter registrations among young people | Construction causes confusion near polling place | Storm damages Carbon Co. polling place | Senior facilities miss ballot deadline

Rhode Island: Secretary of state outlines ways to boost election security

Texas: Travis Co. clerk to May early voters: 'Where are you?' | Low turnout makes cost per vote high

Utah: Utah voters report unauthorized changes to registrations

Virginia: Simonds won't challenge misassigned voters

Washington: Inslee OKs prepaid ballot postage--except in King Co. | Washington will pay for ballot postage to boost turnout | Joint statement on King Co.'s exclusion from statewide prepaid ballots

West Virginia: Recount requested in 38th delegate district

Wisconsin: Costs of special elections

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

May 15, 2018

Arizona: Distance, language can still pose challenges to Native American voting

California: Voting guide mistake in the South Bay | Napa Co. mail-in ballots need 71 cents postage | Election workers greeted with deluge of incoming ballots | Mariposa Co. elections dept. reports an error in vote-by-mail ballots

Colorado: Candidates get behind the scenes tour of elections offices

Florida: Bill restoring voting rights to felons after 5 years on parole/probation clears committee | Broward elections supervisor illegally destroyed ballots, judge rules | Judge's ruling that ballots were illegally destroyed continues Broward election woes

Georgia: Kemp: Georgia's voting system is accurate and safe | Floyd elections board reviews security issues and plans to address an error on local ballots

Idaho: New voting machine | Bannock Co. gets new voting machines | Officials ready for today's primary | Ballot counting machines tested ahead of election

Illinois: Lawsuit: Kane clerk's ballot error mandates do-over

Iowa: Voter ID roundtable discussion | 2 Dems vie to face Pate | Secretary of state discusses voting changes | Preparing for the primary

Kentucky: Louisville debuts new voting equipment for primary election

Louisiana: Louisiana's ex-felons closer to having their voting rights restored | Morehouse Parish registrar recognized at annual seminar

Maine: Ranked choice voting begins for absentee ballots | State's animated video offers primer on ranked choice voting | Informational sessions explain how ranked choice voting will work | Secretary of state hopes to clear up ranked choice confusion

Mississippi: Former Hattiesburg candidate pleads guilty to voting outside district

Montana: Multiple ballots cause some confusion for Missoula voters

Nebraska: Clerk urges voters to get to polls | County is first in state history to participate in county-wide mail-in voting | Sarpy Co. changes some polling places

New Hampshire: Sununu readies questions for NH Supreme Court

New Jersey: Bloomfield 'Youth Voter Registration Day' targets local students

New Mexico: Are we prepared for hacking attempt of voting system?

North Carolina: Stanly BOE challenges repeat voter

Ohio: Election papers found days later caused worry, here's why they were there

Oregon: Check, doublecheck: Oregon's election security | Election day traffic adjustments in Washington Co.

Pennsylvania: Polling places changed in four districts in Erie Co. | Preventing a voting machine glitch for primary | First election after congressional district map redrawn | Mailers attempt to 'embarrass people into voting' by revealing voting history of neighbors | Philly mobilizing to deter fraud at polls during primaries | Secretary of state: Election returns website offers first look at vote count | Pa. waiting for security review of election systems

Rhode Island: Secretary of state outlines ways to boost election security

Tennessee: 'I Am A Voter' block party held to get young voters registered | After delay, Williamson primary results are now certified

Texas: Mexican national indicted for illegal voting in Harris Co. | Texas AG crusades against voter fraud

West Virginia: Election canvass underway in Kanawha Co. | New electronic system makes canvassing easier | Outcomes unchanged after canvass

Wisconsin: AG concludes for second time Project Veritas videos show no voter fraud

Monday, 14 May 2018

May 12-14, 2018

National News:  Many electronic voting machines are insecure. One county is trying to fix that | Former U.S. and European leaders start group to fight election hacking

Arkansas: Union Co. gears up for May primary elections | Electronic ballot clips two candidates' titles in Pulaski Co. | Former election worker honored for 67 years of volunteering

California: What is the ranked choice voting system?

Colorado: Colorado's Republican secretary of state is a far cry from president, but as Dems seek a blue wave this fall, it may not matter

Connecticut: Special election will cost cash-strapped Hartford $46K | Senate passes National Popular Vote bill

Florida: County upgrades election security measures | Florida voting officials fire back at Rubio's criticism of cyberthreats | Elections office staff recognized by the SWFL Chapter of FPRA | Special election for sales tax increase could cost a million | Florida to monitor Broward election chief

Georgia: Gwinnett Co. holding dual language elections

Illinois: Measure requiring schools that are polling places to send kids home on Election Day heard in committee

Indiana: Voting machines will get updated | Kentucky, Indiana move to keep elections safe from cyberthreats | Republicans, Dems agree Dearborn Co. vote count is accurate; both want answers on dead ballot scanners

Iowa: Area voters will see new voter ID rules at the polls | Voters to experience new changes in 2018 election cycle

Kansas: Election commissioner recommends purchase of new voting equipment | Douglas Co. says its voter registration website is accurate, but will update pages following ACLU complaint

Kentucky: Kentucky, Indiana move to keep elections safe from cyberthreats

Louisiana: House reinstates prisoner voting rights bill | Bid to restore La. voting rights to ex-felons gains traction

Maine: Maine's elections czar still refining how ranked-choice will work | Secretary of state to hold RCV informational meetings

Michigan: Clerk registering voters at schools | Genesee Co. clerk says Michigan should drop May vote

Mississippi: Secretary of state's office names new chief of staff

Montana: 350K primary election ballots in the mail--with a Green twist

Nebraska: State officers say Nebraska at forefront of election security | Early voting rates on the rise in Douglas, Sarpy counties | Two new polling places for voters this primary

New Hampshire: How free are New Hampshire's voting laws | Sununu's questions on voting bills could move quickly to state Supreme Court | Kander speaks out against voter suppression

New York: Fired Rockland elections board worker says he's a victim of politics | Judge dismisses petition seeking to move polling site

North Carolina: Elections director: No problems during primary | Wiggins appointed to Nash Co. elections board

North Dakota: As settlement talks near, Heitkamp says voter ID law 'clearly target' Native Americans, college students

Pennsylvania: What you need to know to vote Tuesday: IDs, ballot selfies, challenges | As primary nears, officials direct Pennsylvanians to votesPA.com | Pennsylvania readies itself for Tuesday's primary election | County wraps up planning for Tuesday's election | Westmoreland elections officials expect fewer voter, much confusion for Tuesday's primary | Polling place confusion in Lycoming Co.

South Carolina: SC will need a lot more money to secure its elections

Tennessee: Analysis finds evidence of cyberattack, surge in Knox election night web traffic | Report: Global cyberassault caused Knox election night server crash | Dukes new county election commissioner | Evidence Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections hack

Texas: Many electronic voting machines are insecure. One county is trying to fix that | Saying the state is violating a voter registration law, a federal judge gives Texas until Thursday to propose a fix | Elections marked by voter apathy | How a federal lawsuit could open the door to online voter registration in Texas

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board plans appeal of single board ruling

Virginia: Election official says some voters assigned to wrong precinct | New polling places for some voters since 2016 | Va. election officials assigned 26 voters to the wrong district. It might've cost Dems a pivotal race | Upcoming dual primary election explained

West Virginia: Election night in Marion Co. runs smoothly | Nicholas Co. clerk catches voting error

Friday, 11 May 2018

May 11, 2018

National News: Committee urges broader election security protections | 6 states hit harder by cyberattacks than previously known, new report reveals | A voting rights push: Allowing felons to cast ballots | They served their time, now they're fighting for other ex-felons to vote

Alabama: State officials address voter identity hacking concerns | Merrill: Morgan voters should see quicker check-in at polling places

Alaska: Alaska election officials respond to revealed hack attempt

Arkansas: Marion Co. to get new voting machines | Randolph Co. clerk's office gets new mapping system

California: Election officials test new voting machines in Contra Costa Co. | Initial error by county leaves some fifth district voters with no choice for city council | Ventura Co. sheriff hopeful asks appeals court to halt election | Non-citizens voting in SF school board elections to get immigration warning

Colorado: How Colorado became the safest state to cast a vote | How safe is your ballot? In the Mountain West, it's probably alright

Florida: For Jennifer Edwards, it's all about elections

Indiana: Dearborn Co. Dems call for hearing on voting machines | Officials to consider 34 provisional ballots | Voter turnout strong in Howard Co. | Poll workers and another kind of sheriff work vote centers

Kansas: JoCo voting machines reaching end of lifespan. New ones will have paper trail | ACLU demands Kobach correct voter registration information

Kentucky: How do you know your vote is secure?

Louisiana: Bid to restore voting rights to ex-felon gains traction

Nebraska: To take the stress and hassle out of voting, secretary of state offers suggestions | Election office open extended hours for early voting

New Hampshire: Sununu wants voter residency bill sent to state Supreme Court for review

Ohio: Poll worker describes 'nasty' conditions at Cleveland elementary schools

Oregon: Postmarks do not count in Oregon vote-by-mail!

Pennsylvania: Preparing for the Pa. primary | Council squabbles about election day woes, solutions

Tennessee: Bradley election results certified without difficulty

Texas: What happens to your vote? A look at how votes are tallied t the Lubbock Co. elections office | Changes at the polls | Hidalgo mayor claims voter fraud | Special election could cost Nueces Co. $125k

U.S. Virgin Islands: Court orders USVI boards of elections to consolidate

Thursday, 10 May 2018

May 10, 2018

National News: Senate Intel offers election security guidelines| Sanders Institute pushes for easier voter registration

Alabama: Merrill to seek re-election as secretary of state

Arizona: Federal Judge: Arizona's voting law does not burden minorities

Arkansas: What happens if you cast a provisional ballot?

California: SoCal counties gird elections systems ahead of 2018 vote |600 bilingual poll workers needed | Registrar of voters announces launch of new vote-by-mail ballot envelope | Quiet start to election day prep in Solano Co. | Easy access to vote centers planned for 2020 in LA Co.

Connecticut: Bill allowing parolees to vote debated

Georgia: Buckhead early voting site reopens

Hawaii: Supreme Court sends Nakamoto defamation case back to circuit court

Illinois: After election night debacle, DuPage officials cut ties with voting company

Indiana: Vote centers were a success | Clerks exploring alternatives to school polling places | Dearborn Co. ballot scanners crippled when batteries fail 4 years early

Iowa: Dubuque Co. residents receive mailers on new voter ID law

Kansas: 'BAM' is running for secretary of state and that's how he's listed on the ballot

Kentucky: Voting rights for KY felons may get new life after Florida case

Louisiana: Appeals court won't rehear felon voting rights case | Kyle Ardoin is officially Louisiana's secretary of state

Massachusetts: Oops! Wrong candidate declared winner in election, thanks to sloppy handwriting

New Jersey: Roxbury continues investigating ways to yank voting from schools | Trenton election drama continues with provisional ballot showdown

North Carolina: Wake vote results delayed, but things went according to plan | No second primary needed in Forsyth Co. | Primary problems not fault of poll workers

Oregon: Umatilla Co. ballots trickle in as election day nears

Pennsylvania: Election worker pleads guilty to intimidating voters | York Co. making extra preparations ahead of primary election | Ahead of primary, AG lays out voting rights | Mon County's 'ExpressVote' impresses Philadelphia officials

Texas: New voting machines will be on display starting Thursday | Texas works to create a more secure electronic voting system | Hidalgo's outgoing mayor to contest election

U.S. Virgin Islands: USVI, BVI confer on voting machines

Washington: King Co. senators say state should pay for mailed ballots

West Virginia: Lewis Co. election results delayed by write-in votes | Election canvass could change outcomes of several races | Voter turnout up on Tuesday compared to past midterm primary | Mon County's 'ExpressVote' impresses Philadelphia officials | WV completes first blockchain-supported state election

Wednesday, 09 May 2018

May 9, 2018

National News: All the voter ID laws in May primary states, explained | Why it takes so long to get election night results | Russia tried to undermine confidence in voting system, senators say

Alaska: No damage reported from partial breach of Alaska's election system | State in the market for new election system

Arizona: DOJ calls out Coconino Co. for polling place issues

Arkansas: Requirement encounters no defiance in Pulaski Co.

California: County elections process enters a new age | All Sacramento Co. voters will get mail-in ballots under new system | Easy access vote centers planned for 2020 in LA County

Connecticut: House debates then tables voting rights bill

Delaware: Officials lockdown Gallaher Elem. after threat, polling place closed

Florida: Felons' rights legal showdown set for July in Atlanta courtroom | Amendment aims to restore rights to 1.5M ex-felons

Georgia: New Ga. voting system divides candidates for secretary of state | Voter registration mistake goes unnoticed for 46 years | State probing voting problems in Atlanta mayor's race

Illinois: Panel recommends lease for county clerk's office in downtown Aurora

Indiana: LCSC admin building newest county voting center | Harrison Presidential site offers free admission for primary voters | Poll workers report higher turnout than expected | Voters in Clark Co. say iPad usage polls is working well | South Bend-area polling sites 'ready for voters' | Southern Indiana poll workers ensure Democratic process works | No problems or glitches reported so far on primary day | A few problems reported Tuesday morning at Lake Co. polls | Ballot scanner mishap looms over Dearborn Co. elections | Early morning voting issues resolved for smooth election day | A few problems reported Tuesday morning at Lake Co. polls | Other than kerfuffle in CP, election day quiet and turnout a little 'disappointing' | Clark Co. clerk 'surprised' by light turnout | New voting system a hit with voters and candidates alike | Clerk happy with vote center election | Shoving match among poll workers breaks out at Lake Co. Government Center

Iowa: Cybersecurity major topic for this year's election

Kansas: Mock election to showcase new voting equipment | McClendon files to put name on ballot in secretary of state race | County clerk seeks commission's OK for $677K in new election equipment

Louisiana: Tuesday marks last day in office for secretary of state

Maine: Date set for GOP's ranked choice voting arguments

Michigan: Changes to Michigan voting laws | No Jackson Public Schools apparel allowed at polling place, officials ay

Minnesota: Little Canada makes 'changes' to pre-election day voting

Mississippi: Lauderdale Co. to use new voting machines in primary

Missouri: Clark Co. BOE without phone service

New Hampshire: Judge suggests conflict of interest in hearing election law case, moves to recuse himself

North Carolina: Minor voting problems reported in Halifax | New voting machines could make elections more secure | New tools help Buncombe voters avoid long lines at the polls | Voters urged to return after early-morning issues | Shootout, school lockdown could mean extended voting hours in Franklin Co. | New voting machines could make elections more secure | Precinct extends voting hours | Primary election draws typical turnout; no problems reported | Polls close but 2 precincts stay open | Polling site hours extended | Accident injures 4 at polling site | Voting time not extended after shootout, lockdown in Franklin Co.

North Dakota: Settlement talks scheduled in ND voter ID case

Ohio: Glitch fixed at west Toledo voting location | Ohio elections chief: No major voting problems so far | Electronic poll books reduce time spent at the polls | The little voters that could | Early morning problems on election day in Highland Co. | Ballots roll into Erie Co. BOE | Number of poll workers on the decline | Only minor glitches mar primary in Tuscarawas Co. | Electronic poll books reduce time spent at the polls | Oldest poll volunteer in Franklin Co. still working elections at 99

Oklahoma: State's High Court upholds voter ID law

Pennsylvania: Bradford Twp. residents remain disgruntled at poll site changes

South Carolina: Anderson Co. in dire need of election day workers

Tennessee: Williamson commission delays certification of primary results | Save IRV campaign aims to allow for instant runoff voting | Washington Co. election commission 'unintentionally' violates election laws in county primary

Vermont: Condos files petition for re-election

West Virginia: Some WV independent voters get resistance at polls | Secretary of state's office: 'Isolated incidents' cause confusion at the polls for some | Cabell struggles to find poll workers for primary | Fayette Co. upgrades voting system | Harrison Co. precincts see quick results from all electronic ballots