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Friday, 01 September 2017

September 1, 2017

National News: Voting rights group will target more politicians who block ballot access | Dem pushes to defund voter fraud commission

Alaska: State of Alaska weighing options for conducting elections

Arkansas: Sebastian Co. election board certifies testing results

California: Senate passes bill to change San Diego elections | August mail-in ballot elections may disappear

Georgia: New voting machines could change how your vote is cast

Illinois: Board of election commissioners of Chicago met July 25

Indiana: Lawson: Reforms have not lured voters

Iowa: Cybersecurity firm to review Linn Co. election system

Kansas: Schwab supports Kansas voter registration policies | Kobach files two new election fraud cases

Maine: Lawmakers could tackle ranked-choice voting bill

Michigan: Pontiac recount results remain the same | Flint mayor drops legal challenge to recall election

New Hampshire: AG moves two lawsuits challenging new voting law to federal court | SoS office examines processes after disclosure of nonpublic info on voter checklists

New Mexico: Push for open primaries coming to Las Cruces

New York: Chisholm keeps elections board post | St. Lawrence Co. sets primary polling sites | Officials get ready for unusual primary day in Watertown

North Carolina: General Assembly moves forward with new voting maps | Polk BOE approves early voting dates

North Dakota: Single poll could be standard for Minot

Texas: Voter ID law stays in place for Sept. 9 elections | Paxton asks SCOTUS to keep state House districts in place | Sword open carry law does not include polling places

Utah: Recounts coming in Salt Lake City, Sandy council races | Voting by mail helped nearly double turnout in Salt Lake Co.

Virginia: State senator urges expansion of DMV to keep early polling place

Washington: Election chief deems 'BS" too vulgar for voter pamphlet

West Virginia: National Voter Registration Month comes just ahead of special election | Secretary of state encourages participation in National Voter Registration Month | Commissioners approve fees for towns holding elections to mirror county

Wisconsin: Polling places moved out of schools