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Tuesday, 07 November 2017

November 7, 2017

12:30pm Election Day 2017 Update

Connecticut: Early turnout light | Voter turnout remains steady into lunchtime

Georgia: Turnout so far medium in Atlanta, low in Sandy Springs

Iowa: Early voting turnout slow in Corridor city elections

Maine: Turnout steady in central Maine polling stations

Michigan: New voting machines used in Branch Co. today | Michigan has a new voting experience

Minnesota: Minnesotans head to the polls in tight local races

New Jersey: Bad voting machines replaced with bad voting machines forcing use of paper ballots in Allentown | 'Lost' voter registration books delay voters at 2 Jersey City polls

New York: Old voting machines don't go away, they get melted down | Suffragist Rosalie Jones thanks you for voting

Ohio: Voters run into problems at four locations | Election Day to be first experience with many using E-poll books | No early problems logged | Nearly 450K request absentee ballots

Virginia: Registrars make sure elections run smoothly | Staunton voter says she was turned away by poll worker | Paper ballots make return across Virginia | Weather not limiting turnout | ACLU: Fake calls from Gloucester number telling voters their polling place had changed


6am News Roundup

National News: Tech startups can help revitalize both ends of your ballot

Alabama: Oak Mountain students learn about voting process | Judge: No illegal crossover votes cast in Mobile Co.| State continues to investigate alleged crossover voting violations

California: Voting rights lawsuit threatened in Lodi

Colorado: Two clerks absent as Election Day draws near

Connecticut: Cities, towns gear up for local elections

Florida: Hillsborough Co. supervisor of elections hosting behind-the-scenes open house

Georgia: Election officials: Photography restricted in polling places | Confusion and questions over voting system ahead of competitive Atlanta election

Iowa: City Elections: A dress rehearsal for voter ID

Kansas: Election commissioner wouldn't be surprised if voter turnout hits 25 to 30 percent

Maine: Ranked choice delay becomes law without LePage signature | Waterville voters will have new polling place

Maryland: Carroll to have 2 early voting centers in 2018

Massachusetts: Officials assure security of voting machines | Boston has 'troubled past' when it comes to elections | 'If you don't live here anymore, don't vote,' Mass. elections chief says day before voters cast ballots | Asian-American civil rights group will monitor Boston polls

Michigan: The Detroit clerk's race | Michigan communities struggle to find poll workers | Johnson previews Tuesday's elections | New voting machines make debut in Tuesday's election | Kent, seven other counties using new voting machines | Eight Western Michigan counties using new voting machines | Elections: Statewide survey explores problems, potential reforms

Minnesota: County to seek state funding to upgrade voting equipment | Ranked-choice voting likely to delay results | The lazy person's guide to ranked-choice voting | Officials: Twin cities election results may not come in for days | Ranked choice tale of two cities

Missouri: New voter ID law under spotlight in Springfield

Nebraska: No law against third- party ballot collection

New Hampshire: Push to send NH voter data stalls

New Jersey: Judge hearing arguments in AC vote-by-mail ballot | Judge denies AC mayor's request | Judge denies request in AC ballot case | Lawyers set to spread out across state on Election Day | Pols push for voting machines that offer paper trail

New Mexico: County clerk adds 6 voting centers after complaints from county commission

New York: Schneiderman: Voter access hotline will be up on Tuesday | As BOEs prep for Tuesday, here's what voters should know | NYC Students: Let us vote at 17 | 100 years of women's suffrage in New York | Like it or not, 300K voters get new poll sites | De Blasio's translators ordered to stay 100 feet from polling places

North Carolina: Judge hints he won't stop polling site software use in NC | Asheville early voting jumps 51 percent | On election days, Dave Hill's the chief | Judge won't block use of polling site software

Ohio: Portage Co. BOE shifts two polling places | Northeast Ohio polling locations moved due to power outages | Elections officials expect 'unheard of' number of write-in votes | County enters the e-poll era today | Tiffin voting location to be powered by generators | Member accuses BOE of politicizing race

Oklahoma: Voting tips offered by election board secretary | Rogers Co. is setting the bar in voter registration, engagement

Oregon: Secretary of state takes stock of first year

Pennsylvania: Mill Creek polling place moved for Tuesday | Students will get civics lessons by helping run the elections

South Dakota: 20K signatures submitted for vote-by-mail measure

Texas: Wichita Co. to use consolidated voting centers | Election Day first with vote center system | Harris Co. voters to test $1M iPad voting poll book

Utah: Salt Lake Co. mail-in ballots only trickle in

Virginia: Elections officials prepare for tomorrow's voting | Manassas, Prince William and Fauquier lead state in absentee voting increase | Officials prep for Va. elections | Localities scramble to get paper ballot voting machines in time for Election Day | Surge in absentee ballots for Virginia's 2017 elections

Wisconsin: State notifies voters by mail of need to re-register | Study: Black voter turnout in Wisconsin declined by nearly one-fifth in 2016

Wyoming: Clerks push for mail ballots