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Monday, 27 July 2015

July 25-27, 2015

Electionline.org is currently out of the country and experiencing occasional Internet issues. We’ll do our best to get the stories posted every day by 8 a.m., but there may be some days it won’t be till 10 a.m. We apologize for the delay, especially to those early risers and readers on the East Coast.

National News: The new look at 'one person, one vote,' made simple

Alaska: PFD applications proposed as a way to boost voter registration--and voting

Arizona: Tucson election with no races to cost $540K

California: OC leads the way with new voter system

Florida: UF professor wins grant for work to boost voter turnout

Georgia: Precincts approved

Louisiana: Polling places have changed for this year's election

Massachusetts: Preliminary election is no contest in Lynn

Michigan: Flint voters get an extra chance to cast an absentee ballot

Minnesota: Five Minnesotans who helped pass the Voting Rights Act

North Carolina: Plaintiffs rest case in federal voting rights trial; state attorneys call first witness | Pamlico looks at possible precinct consolidations as polling sites | Former housing board chairman will join BOE

Ohio: Electronic poll books are coming to the county | Elections director named

Oklahoma: Younger Oklahomans not voting, citing political disillusion

Oregon: New Oregon SoS steps into spotlight

Pennsylvania: Minor parties get court win in Pa. ballot-access lawsuit

Rhode Island: Chairman of state BOE steps down

South Carolina: Voter registration and elections office has new home

Texas: Judge: Pressley, attorney must pay $100K for election challenge

Virginia: Ousted registrar in Botetourt files lawsuit against electoral board | Augusta Co. electoral board announces new general registrar | W&M Law's Revive My Vote project receives Knight Foundation grant

Washington: Busy season for Clark Co. ballot handlers

Wisconsin: Wisconsin nonpartisan elections board targeted by Walker, Republicans for elimination | Kevin Kennedy defends GAB