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Friday, 20 July 2018

July 20, 2018

National News: Hack an election? These kids will try | States face challenges on road to better election security | New voting machines are important, but here are three other ways states are investing in election security | DOJ plans to alert public to foreign operations targeting US democracy | House GOP refuses to renew election security funding as Dems fume over Russian interference | Young voters make up significant portion of new registrations in key states since Parkland shooting | Following Maryland revelation, bills would ban election vendors from foreign control | Rosenstein: Russian attack on 2016 election 'one tree in a growing forest' of cyber activity | Why security company Cloudflare is protecting US election sites for free | Three top FBI cybersecurity officials to retire | More than 60 breweries are making a beer with the exact same name. Here's why | After Russia summit, a look at how states are preparing for midterm elections

Alabama: Secretary of State: Ala. working with DHS to prevent election tampering | Voter fraud investigations underway in 2 AL counties | Secretary of state: Human error responsible for voting snafu | Klobuchar on Congressional efforts to combat Russian interference in elections

Alaska: A tale of two elections: What you need to know for muni, state votes this August

Arkansas: Arkansas named in Top 18 'most vulnerable' states for election security

California: Sacramento Co. elections department to change leadership

Colorado: Family of 101-year-old Denverite asks for her to be taken off voter rolls | An 'extra' vote was found during an Elbert Co. commissioner race

Connecticut: Connecticut seeing unprecedented rush of new voters

Delaware: Progressive group argues Delaware disenfranchises felons through voter restrictions

Florida: Florida OKs $19M for election security after hack attempts | Local election supervisors explain cyber security precautions | Florida accepts election security money, now counties await their checks | Lee Co. to use federal money for election security | A long, hot summer of building support to grant felons the right to vote | Northeast Florida supervisors seek election security funding | Youth voter registration went up 41 percent in Florida after Parkland | Longest Florida ballot means it's time to study up

Illinois: A family registered to vote at a vacant lot in Brooklyn. Now they're convicted felons | Illinois moves ahead with voter registration modernization

Iowa: Secretary of state's office releases election security video

Kansas: Kansas appeal in ACLU-Kobach fight says federal voter law doesn't pre-empt state law | Known for 'ruining things' Millennials might save election day

Kentucky: Wilkerson's election recount costs tallied

Louisiana: Race for secretary of state takes shape

Maryland: Following Maryland revelation, bills would ban election vendors from foreign control | Blair petitions for recount in MoCo primary

Massachusetts: Is Plymouth's vote safe from hackers, bots, Putin's minions?

Missouri: Search for election judges continues in several counties

Nevada: North Las Vegas, Las Vegas approve shared voting centers | Nevada tightens election security in years after targeting of 2016

New York: Experts confident in NY election security

North Carolina: State board to make call on local satellite voting sites | Buncombe BOE at odds over early voting | Mandates will change use of city early voting polls

Ohio: Putnam Co. BOE holds special meeting to approve additional funds for security evaluation | County's BOE will offer more inclusive balloting option

Oklahoma: Lankford: Russians tried to infiltrate OK election

Pennsylvania: Pa. leads nation in youth voter registration uptick, says Dem data firm analysis

Rhode Island: Vendor that supplied voting machines to RI says they cannot be manipulated remotely

U.S. Virgin Islands: First day of early voting is successful with 336 ballots cast

Virginia: Voters in Crystal City have a new polling place

Wisconsin: National group holding hearing in Milwaukee on voter suppression

Thursday, 19 July 2018

July 19, 2018

National News: Facing one troubling revelation after another, election officials work to prevent a 'digital Watergate' | Gaps remain in election security 4 months before midterms | Robocall company exposes hundreds of thousands of voter records | President's intel chiefs fight Russia's election interference--with or without him | Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Lin Manuel Miranda team up for voter registration effort | Election security bill picks up new support in Senate

Alabama: Possible crossover issues, no voting machine glitches | Alabama investigating absentee votes in Black Belt | Secretary of state explains reason for voting issues in Montgomery

Arizona: Study: Arizona ranks 43 in voter turnout; minorities, youth & poor participate least

Arkansas: Washington Co. ramps up election security | Could voting machines in our region be hacked? | Wash. Co. absentee voters to see ballot changes

California: California spends millions, enacts new law to strengthen election security | You won't have to put a stamp on your ballot starting in 2019 | California spends millions to secure elections

Colorado: Secretary of state candidates will be talking about cybersecurity a lot this fall

Delaware: State misses target for releasing voting machine bid info

Florida: Amid cyber-worries, election tensions persist between counties and state | Russia worries loom as Florida readies cybersecurity grant money | Some polling places moved for 2018

Georgia: Temporary polling places issued for some Chatham Co. voters

Guam: Election commission increases number of ballots to 170K

Illinois: Election hacking leaves Illinois voters uneasy | DuPage Co. election commission director abruptly resigns

Indiana: Congressional report lists Indiana as vulnerable to election system attack

Kansas: Election commissioner: 'Yelling obscenities at staff of this office, it is certainly not productive'

Louisiana: Crow, Free first to qualify for secretary of state race

Maine: Federal voter fraud commission documents finally headed to Maine secretary of state | After 2 court orders, Maine's member of voter fraud panel is getting documents he wanted

Minnesota: Simon: President 'made us less safe'

Mississippi: Lincoln Co. voting machines are not hackable

Missouri: Boone Co. election security--protecting polls from hackers & threats

Nebraska: Omaha-based voting machine company denies Russian hacking

New Hampshire: State receives $3.1M federal election security grant

New York: NY taking added steps to protect voting system | Ulster Co. elections commissioners reappointed

North Carolina: Elections board approves early voting schedule | Dare elections board fails to agree on early voting plan | One-stop voting plan mulled | Early voting approved without WSSU | New law increases county's cost for early voting | Forsyth Co. BOE approves early voting sites | Alamance Co. election board picks officers

Ohio: Ohio gets $12.1M to make sure state election system is protected

Oklahoma: OK accepts federal election money, forgoes security scan| Election board talks voter, ballot security

U.S. Virgin Islands: Despite delays, more than 300 come out for early voting in both districts

Washington: Primary ballots going out today, postage included

Wisconsin: Elections commission moves forward with plans for election security

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

July 18, 2018

National News: Voting-machine supplier admits it used hackable software despite past denials | Voting machine vendor says it installed remote software connections in a 'small number' of systemsTribal leaders tell Senate voting barriers are persistent, systemic | Dominion Voting Systems acquired by its management team and Staple Street Capital

Alabama: Voter turnout lower than expected, but voting process goes smoothly | Dem Rep. handed GOP ballot, says voter list wrong

Alaska: Division of Elections & LWV go behind bars to gain voters

Arizona: Arizona among 18 states vulnerable to election hacking | Millennials giving up their voice by not voting, ASU report finds | Mingus sues to stop consolidation of elections

Arkansas: Voting machines purchase approved for county

California: State budget provides $134M for election security

Connecticut: West Rocks window replacement shifts polling location for primary

Florida: Record number of vote-by-mail ballots sent to uniformed, overseas voters

Georgia: Delayed reports by Kemp's office allowed felons to vote in two counties | The Ga. GOP secretary of state race: What you need to know

Illinois: Bill taking Illinois out of Crosscheck vetoed | Hacked voter records in Illinois soar to half a million | Rauner vetoes 'Crosscheck' ban

Indiana: Board won't move Griffith polls from school buildings | Challenge to Lawson's candidacy denied

Iowa: Woodbury Co. looks into new voting machines | Voting options for Iowans with disabilities

Kansas: New website provides online voter registration for Kansans | Most candidates running for GOP secretary of state nomination skeptical of voter fraud claims

Maine: Maine seeks $3.1M in federal money to beef up voter registration

Maryland: Candidate still considering recount

Minnesota: Voter records tussle headed to high court

New Hampshire: City, town election officials sued for secretly throwing out absentee ballots if signature didn't 'match'

New Jersey: Judge to decide on BOE lawsuit against Vernon

New Mexico: Tribal leaders tell Senate voting barriers are persistent, systemic | Farmers market to provide booth for voter registration in response to protest

New York: State to fund cyber-protection of voting systems | Cuomo says state to move forward with plans to strengthen voting systems

North Carolina: Burke voting machines set to be replaced | Rowan Co. BOE sets early voting plans | County elections board seeks 4 more early voting hours | Gaston elections board can't decide on Sunday voting | More chance to vote early in Cleveland Co. this year | Sunday added to early voting in Lee Co. | 11 sites, two Saturdays part of early voting plan | Elections board sends early voting matter to state again | Elections board OKs early vote locations | Board to decide early voting sites Thursday | New law brings extra costs, hours for early voting | State board to decide local early voting sites | Hachadurian takes oath as new BOE member

Ohio: Election board talks cybersecurity

Pennsylvania: Auditor general expanding scope into voting security in Pa. | State auditor broadens review of Pa.'s voter system | Election audit: Berks voters 'have nothing to worry about'

Tennessee: All 27 early voting sites now open in Shelby Co. | Election officials in Shelby Co. confident about voting security | Election official says nothing to worry about if registered to vote

Texas: Price tag for new voting machines in Taylor Co. is $2M | State makes arrests in Hidalgo, Edinburg voter fraud investigations

U.S. Virgin Islands: Voting machines under-performed on under-voting

Washington: Chelan Co. auditor critical of 'free' ballot postage

West Virginia: City pledges to help residents with disabilities register to vote

Wisconsin: Disability groups promote access to polling places

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

July 17, 2018

Alabama: Fire damages old Parrish high school, moves voting to town hall | Crossover voting ban: What to know before Tuesday's primary runoff | Can the state save any money on elections | Voters preparing to cast ballots in primary runoff | Sheriff: Beauregard voters should be aware of construction

California: SF Department of Elections issues voter registration forms for non-citizens | Non-citizen voter registration forms launched for school board elections | New California law requires voter data breach reporting

Connecticut: Foundation awarding grants to help boost voter participation

Florida: Elections Office: Voters must be registered to vote at address of legal residence | Judge weighs campus early voting sites

Illinois: Rauner doesn't want Illinois pulled from multistate voter registration check | Elections board says voters should have confidence in election security, despite claims of hack

Indiana: With paper ballots, Howard Co. safe from interference, say election officials | Lake Co. Clerk: No local results from 2016 election were hacked, but 'we're being vigilant' | Lake Co. residents no help in consolidating local voter precincts | State officials working to ensure no future cyber-attacks

Iowa: Pate in line to head national secretaries of state group | Secretary of state's office receives honors

Maine: Secretary of state looks to improve cybersecurity for voter reg system

Maryland: Data firms says Russians had no access to Maryland system

Massachusetts: Local group encouraging disabled people to register to vote | Local pols react to passage of voter registration legislation

Mississippi: Voters given more time to register

Nevada: Over 25K ballots cast in special Clark Co. election

New Hampshire: What you need to know about New Hampshire's voter residency law | Judge hears arguments in case challenging absentee ballot law | Ballot lawsuit over discarded ballots argued in federal court

New Mexico: Dona Ana Co. works to build a stronger voting culture | Farmers Market voter-registration flap reaches city council

New York: Local election systems secure during increased hacking threat

North Carolina: Elections agency working to secure voting process | Cumberland Co. sets early voting times and places | Gaston's early voting schedule could be decided Tuesday

Ohio: GOP says Brown backed voter-removal standards he now opposes

Tennessee: All early voting locations set to open Tuesday | UT tries to make sense of Tennessee's dead-last ranking in voter turnout

Texas: Gregg Co. studies new voting machine options for 2019 | Local agencies are out in force for National Disability Voter Registration Week

Vermont: Jim Condos named head of national organization

Washington: Benton Co. voters to see changes in the primary elections | Primary, general election ballot return envelopes don't need stamps this year

West Virginia: WV may offer blockchain-based ballots to all of its overseas voters | County clerk to attend conference on election security funding

Wisconsin: State elections secure

Monday, 16 July 2018

July 14-16, 2018

National News: Mueller indicts 12 Russians for DNC hack, election interference | States with 'most vulnerable' voting systems named in congressional report | Indictment of 12 Russian agents exposes gaps in election security | Secretaries of state gavel in | FBI official overseeing election-meddling task force has left | Election officials from across US talk about Russian meddling at meeting in Philadelphia | Russia and state voting systems | U.S. official: Russia using social media to divide Americans | Top state election officials meet amid security concerns | Mueller indictment adds urgency to securing 2018 midterm elections

Alabama: County's polling sites could drop from 22 to 10 | What will happen to the National Voting Rights Museum | Groups seek to help felons regain voting rights

Alaska: Pilot program aids voter registration, absentee balloting for eligible prisoners in Alaska

Arizona: Challenger charges AZ GOP secretary of state of siding with Dems to loosen voter ID requirements | Groups aim to register 200K by midterm | Mingus sues to stop November consolidation election

California: California adds cybersecurity office to protect against election hacking | LA Co. voters asked for input on location of new vote centers

Colorado: One of the least understood statewide offices up for grabs

Connecticut: Preston Dems will choose candidate for registrar of voters at Aug. 14 primary

Florida: UWF leading Florida's cybersecurity training for 2018 | Voting rights group's lawsuit on amendment | Election officials look to secure cybersecurity funding before August primaries | Mueller indictments link Russian hacking to Florida

Georgia: Georgia GOP secretary of state hopefuls head for runoff | Ga. among 18 states most vulnerable to election hacking

Guam: GEC expects higher voter turnout this year

Hawaii: Motorists detour for drive-thru voter registration | Kauai to kick off vote-by-mail

Illinois: Illinois elections board 'very likely' named in Mueller indictment | Rock Island Co. recruiting students to help on Election Day | Durbin not confident Illinois election systems are secure

Indiana: Marion Co. settles lawsuit, will create five early voting offices

Iowa: Pate pushes back on Democratic report citing election vulnerabilities | Mueller Indictment: Russian officials scouted county elections websites

Kansas: Kansas Secretary of State: Keith Esau | Schwab pledges no more new laws if elected secretary of state | Kansas Secretary of State: Craig McCullah | Kansas Secretary of State: Brian McClendon | Kansas Secretary of State: Dennis Taylor | Kansas Secretary of State: Randy Duncan | Johnson Co. making changes to the way you vote

Kentucky: Grimes releases statement on Russian indictments

Maryland: FBI: Maryland's voting system linked to Russian oligarch | State investigates Russian investor's ties to Maryland elections software | 17-vote difference after recount | Hogan asks election board to look into network security | Hogan: Voter data not breached despite investor's ties to Md. election software

Massachusetts: Baker confident registry could handle automatic voter reg | Northampton City Council backs lowering voting age to 16 | We're picking up the pace' on election security following indictment of Russian agents, Galvin says | Republican Amore has sights on becoming secretary of state | Attleboro polling place may be moved outside the ward

Michigan: Election inspectors undergo training as primary approaches

Minnesota: Simon has 10 days to hand over voter information, a judge has ruled | Latest Russia indictment impact on Olmstead Co. |

Mississippi: Mississippi updating voter registration deadline for runoff

Missouri: Voter registration drives leave St. Louis election officials scrambling

Nevada: City election voters may be able to vote anywhere in Clark Co.

New Hampshire: New report lists states with weakest election security; New Hampshire is one | Sununu signs HB 1264 | Sununu feels squeeze after court OKs voter law

New Jersey: Lawsuit claims voter fraud in Dover's 4th Ward election results | How secure are New Jersey's voting machines from hacking?

North Carolina: Alamance Co. contemplates new voting machines

Ohio: Pumpkin the Cat has a benefactor

Pennsylvania: Counties await state plan for buying voting machines | Commission might not get to choose new voting system | Hearing set due to new voting law | Report: Pa. could increase voter turnout with voter registration changes

South Carolina: How SCOTUS pick ruled on SC's voter ID law

Tennessee: Williamson Co. technicians test each voting machine | Early voting kicks off in Shelby Co. after dramatic week | Election commissioner removed from office | Early voting site opens late due to poll worker mistake | First day goes smoothly in Carter early voting

Utah: Nothing new in Russian indictment, but Utahns still see cause for concern | Navajo Nation files election complaint against San Juan Co.

Virginia: Virginia Beach voter registration event helps people with disabilities

Washington: Wyman lauds Washington's election cybersecurity at national conference

Wisconsin: Russians tried to break into Wisconsin voter system

Friday, 13 July 2018

July 13, 2018

National News: Voting machine vendors under pressure | Election security legislation may be gaining steam in Congress | DHS: Current election system threats not as severe as 2016 | Warner blasts president's unwillingness to accept Russian threat to U.S. elections

Arizona: Polling location changed in Sonoita

California: Fresno ballot vendor has trouble in Colorado, warned by state of California | Registrar moves to make voting easier in November

Colorado: Group moves to change city of Aspen election date

Florida: Election supervisor sued over special election

Georgia: Election Board: Top manager didn't know he was consultant's agent

Illinois: DuPage Co. election commission took action following 'bungled' March election, director says | Will Co. to spend $72,400 to take over Aurora precincts

Indiana: Judge orders Marion Co. to offer even more early-voting sites

Maryland: Maryland MVA official discusses voter registration error | Blair says he's likely to ask for a recount in MoCo | Estimate of Md. voters affected by computer glitch reduced to nearly 72K

Massachusetts: Senate unanimously backs AVR bill | AVR bill unanimously passes Senate

Nebraska: Poll workers hall of fame honors dozens who serve democracy

New Hampshire: NH Supreme Court upholds constitutionality of voter residency bill | NH Justices give green light to voting residency bill

New Jersey: Want to register to vote online? New Jersey is working to make that happen

New Mexico: Rio Arriba vote stands, despite ripped-up ballots | Shredded ballots cause election kerfuffle in Rio Arriba Co.

North Carolina: Area residents split on early voting time extension | Durham legislators tell voters vote NO on constitutional amendments | Local elections board splits on Sunday voting

Oregon: Douglas Co. election box restoration to take place

Pennsylvania: Third vendor demonstrates voting machines | Counties await state plan for buying voting machines | Three years in, more than 1 in 5 voters register online | Haywood's early voting plan approved

South Dakota: Democrat Alex Frederick running for secretary of state

Tennessee: Hawkins Co. early voting begins Friday | Five polling locations open for early voting Friday

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections officials push early voting later...again | 2018 primary election early voting postponed again

Wisconsin: Collaborative effort to help homeless population register to vote | Wood Co. clerk retires

Thursday, 12 July 2018

July 12, 2018

National News: Senators push for increased elections security | Voting-machine vendors grilled on election security in Senate hearing | The 5 states move vulnerable to a 2018 election hack | Elections officials have a lot of security work to do before November, state and federal officials tell Congress | DHS official: No sign Russia targeting midterms 'to the level of 2016'

Alaska: Anchorage assembly member: 'We had a huge increase in voter turnout'

California: After trial run, changed expected in California's vote-by-mail system | Sac County's mail-in ballots aimed to improve turnout, so did they? | New places to vote in Santa Clarita?

Florida: It's not easy to become a voter in Florida

Georgia: Fulton Co. commissioners are frustrated with election connection | Fulton Co. leaders urge action against elections official

Hawaii: Office of elections conducts drive-thru voter registration

Iowa: Cerro Gordo Co. working with secretary of state's office to secure voter information

Indiana: Third person accused of voter fraud in Lake Co. pleads guilty

Kansas: Election audits would maintain trust in system, candidate says | Appellate court rejects Kobach's request to block Douglas Co. grand jury probe | Randy Duncan hopes to become secretary of state

Kentucky: No easy fix; Improving Kentucky's voter turnout may be easier said than done

Maryland: Recount of 85K ballots in Baltimore Co. primary begins Thursday

Michigan: National group says Michigan needs early voting opportunity | Bieda, Miller raise political heat in Macomb Co. clerk race

Minnesota: Kandiyohi Co. precincts join the vote-by-mail ranks

Mississippi: County moves forward on relocating precinct

Nebraska: Early voting gets easier in Douglas Co.

New Jersey: Big bucks, big issues in moving elections from schools

New Mexico: Santa Fe voters may have say on moving city election to November

New York: Nixon touts plans to combat 'voter suppression' and make it easier for people in NY to vote

North Carolina: Local elections board ponders early voting schedule | State officials once again tasked with setting Orange Co. early voting details | NC counties deadlocked on early voting plans | WSSU eliminated as early voting debate continues | Orange, Wake counties deadlock on early voting plans

Ohio: Clyde offers plans for secretary of state's office

Oregon: Wyden blasts voting machines cos. over cybersecurity

South Carolina: Federal push to update voting machines like South Carolina's is heating up | Are Horry Co. voting systems vulnerable to an attack?

Tennessee: Voting machine inspection | Hamilton Co.'s elections protected by new cyber defense system

Texas: Brazos Co. community given chance to test potential new voting machines

Wisconsin: Day shelter helps Madison's homeless register to vote

Wyoming: Laramie Co. sees record number of early voters | Goshen Co. gears up for the primaries

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

July 11, 2018

National News: DEF Con Voting Village grows this year | Kavanaugh's record doesn't bode well for voting rights | Latinos are bringing a growing number of voting rights cases | Here's an early look at how states are spending their cybersecurity cash

Arizona: Maricopa Co. recorder's office receiving national award for new, streamlined voter check-in system

Florida: Local election supervisors feeling the squeeze on deadline for federal cybersecurity funding | UWF partners with state and local election officials to enhance cybersecurity preparations | Alachua Co. SOE encourages voters to vote-by-mail this fall

Georgia: Ga. moves to secure federal grant to improve election system

Illinois: All registered voters will be receiving new voter registration card in July | McLean Co. nixes vote on election offices merger

Kansas: Taylor shares his campaign focus: Election security | With elections looming, ACLU scrambles to check if Kobach registered voters | Residents can view new election equipment for August primary

Maryland: Recount begins Thursday in Baltimore Co.

Massachusetts: Council considers allowing legal, non-citizens to vote | Noncitizen voting has Boston residents worried

Michigan: Election workers get look at new voting machines

New Hampshire: Kelly wants voter law vetoed

New Jersey: Sussex Co. BOE suing Vernon | Dover official asks judge to overturn primary results

New Mexico: Santa Fe city clerk up for one-year contract extension

New York: County to appeal FOIL decision to state's highest court

North Carolina: Forsyth board postpones early voting action | Guilford elections board OKs 2 fewer sites for early voting | An early voting site at NC state? | Wake, Orange counties deadlocked over early voting plans | Rowan County BOE considers ways to meet state mandate on early voting schedule

North Dakota: Riemers files petition to force recount in secretary of state race

Ohio: Early voting for special election began in the dark

South Carolina: SC's 13K voting machines vulnerable to hackers, lawsuit alleges

Tennessee: All Shelby Co. early voting sites now to be open by Tuesday | Early voting schedule changes again as court order signed

Texas: Voter fraud investigation deepens in Dallas Co.

Utah: Judge blocks reopening of election lawsuit

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

July 10, 2018

Alabama: Poll worker, inspector class to be held ahead of runoff

Alaska: Local organization seeks to change elections

California: California's primary saw higher turnout than recent years, but most voters still skipped it | Marin Co. raises awareness about disability voter registration | Is SLO Co.'s ballot producer suspended from operating in California? | With Russia meddling in mind, California invests $134M to safeguard election systems

Georgia: Atlanta mayor's campaign paid firm registered to election official

Illinois: Illinois residents can now register to vote at DMV

Iowa: Secretary of state opens voluntary cybersecurity assessment to county auditors

Kansas: Kanas official follows order, registers thousand to vote | Crowded field of candidates compete in secretary of state race

Maine: Sen. Angus King on Russia's election meddling: 'A thorough attack on our democractic principles'

Maryland: After razor-thin margin in MoCo, will there be a recount? | Candidate seeks recount after two-vote loss | Request for recount could come Tuesday

Massachusetts: Boston weighs giving legal non-US citizens voting rights

Michigan: 'Promote the Vote' aims for Michigan ballot| Group submits signatures for measure to expand voting in MI

Minnesota: Elections get new wrinkles this year

New Hampshire: Wanted: Inspectors to monitor elections

North Carolina: Orange Co. preparing for early voting under new law | New state law will mean fewer places to vote early in some counties | Cooper signs early-voting bill, keeping Saturday voting

Ohio: Ohio restarts voter purge process with changes to help prevent unnecessary cancellations | Akron council members question mayor's proposal to hold primary elections in May | Cleveland.com voter look-up tool credited for new feature on Ohio elections website

Oklahoma: After prison, many Oklahomans banned from voting for years

Pennsylvania: Westmoreland sees third demonstration of voting machines

Tennessee: Shelby Co. chancellor sides with NAACP/Dems on early voting | Democrats, NAACP prevail in voting site matters

Texas: Commissioners to appoint new elections administrator

Monday, 09 July 2018

July 7-9, 2018

National News: Patagonia is giving its workers Election Day off--and says you should too

Alabama: Testing voting machines before primary runoff | Merrill offers 'home visit' for those seeking photo ID to vote--'Just call my cell'

Arizona: GOP secretary of state candidates spar over voter-registration rules | For $75, your opinion can be included in Arizona election pamphlet

California: Five counties tried new method to turbocharge turnout. Here's what they got | Initiative proposes to end automatic voter registration

Colorado: El Paso Co. leads state in number of rejected primary ballots | Nearly 7K unaffiliated Colorado voters nullified their primary votes by turning in ballots for both parties

Florida: Supervisor of elections office announces polling location changes | Some Okaloosa Co. voters to see polling place changes ahead of election season

Georgia: John Barrow campaigns in Moultrie for secretary of state's office | Gwinnett argues minority voting concerns are taking care of themselves

Hawaii: Voting machines tested ahead of primary | Pahoa polling place designated for primary | Polling place to open in Pahoa on election day | Ballot machines tests, preparations underway for primary election | Residents affected by Kilauea can register and vote at Pahoa Community Center

Iowa: Court motion seeks to block portions of voter ID before November | Challengers of Iowa voter ID law advance case

Kansas: Johnson Co. election officials busy preparing for primary | After Kobach's controversies, secretary of state candidates stress competence

Kentucky: DOJ announces settlement with Kentucky

Maryland: SBOE and MVA reach agreement on number of voters whose information wasn't transferred on time: 83,493 | Brochin to call for recount after 9-vote loss in primary

Massachusetts: Boston officials to discuss giving legal non-US citizens voting rights

Michigan: Secretary of state candidate on mission to make state model for elections | Race to replace Karen Spranger gets heated

Missouri: Senate Bill 592 changes the way Missourians vote

New Hampshire: Secretary of state candidate launches campaign website

New Mexico: GOP taps candidate for secretary of state after primary winner drops out

North Carolina: Voter ID: November referendum likely won't be last word

North Dakota: Backers of ND citizen voting measure submit signatures

Ohio: County expects state funding

Oklahoma: Recount underway | The number of runoffs statewide may be unprecedented |

Tennessee: County Dems, NAACP sue to open early voting sites | Honor service members through early voting

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections officials now say early voting to start July 14 | Early voting pushed to July 14

Virginia: Fairfax electoral board taps new registrar from within staff ranks

Washington: With Russian hacking fresh in mind, Washington state beefs up elections cybersecurity

Wisconsin: Dane Co. Clerk: Moving students should vote with old address for primary

Wyoming: Early voting begins