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Wednesday, 23 September 2015

September 23, 2015

National News: Report: Minorities still face obstacles to voting | From Carter to California: Automatic registration is the new endgame for elections | A thousand miles for the right to vote | Singer Janelle Monae, White House push voter registration | Kendall Jenner rocks the vote

California: State looking to automate voter registration through DMV | Students sign up on NVRD | Groups push to increase California voter turnout  

Colorado: Mayor, clerk and SoS talk up voter registration

FloridaSOE: Polling issues not a problem for Collier voters | Register to vote for free Chick-fil-A sandwich | On NVRD, officials try to motivate Millennials | Snipes starts re-election campaign for 2016 | SoS launches new voter education campaign

Georgia: Tifton residents react to possible voting precinct consolidation

Indiana: State election report blames humans, not computers for Porter Co. snafus 

Kentucky: Online voter registration coming to Kentucky

Maryland: Some outraged by decision to move early voting sites | New voting machines and expectations of higher turnout | New voting system coming to polls in Maryland

Massachusetts: City, school officials team up to promote voter registration | Amherst sets annual town election for March 29| Nine percent voter turnout

Minnesota: Saterbak meets with Secretary of State Simon

Nebraska: Online voter registration website launches | Freemont Co. threatened with lawsuit over voter roll size

New Jersey: Atlantic Co. GOP pushes back on mailed ballot applications

New Mexico: County clerk tightens voter roll security | Secretary of state back at work

New York: City council candidate calls for audits of votes

North Carolina: State BOE encourages voters to register | NVRD see push for sign-ups, clarification

Ohio: NVRD goes to college | Groups partner for voter registration in Wellsville | Cuyahoga Co. BOE hosts expo, expert pane discussion and NVRD

Oregon: Teens hold voting drive on NVRD

South Carolina: State, counties push for voter registration

South Dakota: SD SoS visiting to promote voting

Tennessee: Election chief's pay raise upsets commissioner | Election commissioner on voting error | Dozens sign up to cast ballots on NVRD

Texas: Bexar adds six deaf voter registrars | Voter ID law in limbo as thousands register | Volunteers register student voters at UNT | Sullivan teaming with high schools to register voters | Plans for 34 Smith Co. vote centers approved

West Virginia: W.Va.: Register to vote online soon | West Virginia OVR should be ready by end of September