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Wednesday, 25 October 2017

October 25, 2017

National News: State officials press Congress for more election cyber resources | BuzzFeed sues Kobach over denial of records requests | What's become of the president's voter fraud commission? Even some of its members aren't sure | Experts: Citizen's data at risk in hands of voting commission

Alabama: Probate judge says voters shouldn't be prosecuted for crossing over | Merrill's office not ready to release names of crossover voters | Seven crossover votes reported locally, 647 statewide

Arkansas: State land commissioner seeks secretary of state's office

California: State audit probes reasons behind Santa Clara Co. repeated election errors

Connecticut: Connecticut's chief election official addresses voting rights

Florida: Broward needs to trim its voting lists, group tells judge | Fort Lauderdale moves election date

Guam: Election reform may depend on governor

Illinois: 'Embarrassing' data leak will never happen again, official says

Iowa: Auditor's office seeks to clarify voter law changes | Pate discounts Russian involvement in Iowa election

Kansas: Paper wins at ballot box | County OKs purchase of new equipment for upcoming election | GOP chairman Kelly Arnold wants Kris Kobach's job

Kentucky: Board of elections dismisses director, assistant director | Top officials at SBOE fired without being told why

Maine: After Legislature delays ranked-choice voting, push for people's veto is on

Massachusetts: Clerk: No early voting for Framingham city election

Michigan: County secures new election tabulators

Minnesota: Winona Co. to apply for money to improve election process

Nebraska: Platte Co. official Diane Olmer honored by state

New Jersey: County clerk announces mobile elections app upgrade

New York: BOE to admit it purged 200K from rolls | Exhibit, talk celebrate 100 years of women voting in New York | Local students recognized for women's suffrage research | Red flag raised on increase number of absentee ballots

North Carolina: Watauga Co. voting rights task force protest at App State

Ohio: Absentee ballot requests exceeding expectations | Ohio elections chief says absentee ballot requests on rise

Texas: First-day election turnout is low, officials say | Superintendents pledge to increase voter registration of students | Candidate for Dallas Co. commissioner asks judge to remove election official | Can't find your usual polling place? Here's why

Virginia: Absentee voting underway as Tazewell Co. debut new machines