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Wednesday, 08 November 2017

November 8, 2017

National News: Feds have eye on cybersecurity issues as voters go to polls

Alaska: Write-ins keep Election Day lively

Arizona: Russian hackers targeted Phoenix library data, not AZ voter info | Lawsuit contends voters are being disenfranchised | Did Maricopa Co. elections boss flub voting place rule?

Arkansas: Sebastian Co. election panel makes changes to polling sites

California: New vote-by-mail changes for voters

Colorado: Lafayette lifts detour near voting site

Connecticut: Early turnout light | Voter turnout remains steady into lunchtime | Listed as deceased, Montville 92-year-old votes from the dead

Florida: Deceased city official's name on ballot causes dispute

Georgia: Turnout so far medium in Atlanta, low in Sandy Springs | Fulton Co. election turnout surged in the evening

Illinois: County clerk convinces board to restore election funding

Iowa: Early voting turnout slow in Corridor city elections |Scott Co. will not participate in Iowa's voter ID 'dress rehearsal'

Kansas: Voting machines get good reviews from election workers

Maine: Turnout steady in central Maine polling stations | Ranked-choice voting supporters collect signatures for People's Veto at polling places

Maryland: Baltimore Co. orders extra voting scanners, but not as many as elections officials say are needed

Massachusetts: Failure in aging voting machine technology delay results by at least an hour | Lincoln students get a lesson in civics in dog tag vote | Meet the (volunteer) workforce behind Election Day | Student poll worker enjoys being part of voting process

Michigan: New voting machines used in Branch Co. today | Michigan has a new voting experience | Detroit Election Day: Computer glitches, faulty machines reported | Detroit NAACP chapter addressing polling problems for voters | Longtime Detroit clerk Winfrey wins re-election | Midland Co. debuts new voting equipment | Mason voter experience new technology while voting | Teens bring fresh perspective, computer savvy | Ottawa Co. clerk 'pleased' with election

Minnesota: Minnesotans head to the polls in tight local races | Minneapolis expected to delay election results | Minneapolis voters encounter problems with new e-poll books

Montana: With 2 provisional ballots yet to be counted, Election Day ends in a tie

Nebraska: A convenience for Millard voters is a concern for some | Lawmaker speaks out on volunteer ballot collectors | Recognizing election workers

New Hampshire: Trial run of electronic voter check-in goes smoothly | State elections website riddled with errors

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 |NYC BOE to restore 117K to voter registration list | Buffalo voter reports ripped ballots; election official sees no widespread problem | As New York votes, a push to allow 17-year-olds the ballot | Vestal polling place evacuated, voters redirected | Federal inspectors check out bilingual accommodations at some local polling places | Susan B. Anthony grave once again home to 'I Voted' stickers

North Carolina: Power outage impacting two polling sites in Greensboro | No issues at the polls on Election Day

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 | Coshocton poll worker has seen lots of changes in 42 years | Voters run into problems at four locations | New technology used at the polls in Ohio | Few minor bumps in Tuesday's general election | Election results slowest in Cuyahoga Co.

Pennsylvania: Voting machine glitch causes confusion in school board races | 'Redo' of some York Co. races after possible voting problems | Election Day sees a few bumps in the road | Candidate's name wrong in Philly voting machines | From voting booth to counting, Election Day is a full process | Election Day issues reported in several counties | Team effort ensures voting system integrity | Westmoreland judge orders Monessen absentee ballots to be impounded, unopened

South Carolina: Voter in Conway election claims civil rights violated | 'A lot' of complaints from county dwellers barred from voting in city election

Tennessee: Stewart Co. election commission needs new chair, as well as administrator

Texas: Denton uses old fashioned paper ballots...sort of | Wichita Co. receives positive reviews for vote centers | FWISD ballot mistakenly issued to Arlington voter

Utah: Voting off to slow start in Salt Lake, Utah counties | Salt Lake sees 37 percent voter turnout

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 |Martinsville debuts new voting machines | 'Trust votes will be counted' Henrico official says after machine jams | Voters in Madison Co. find different voting process | With eyes of the nation on Virginia, a smooth showing, election commissioner says | Former felons in Va. show just how meaningful it is to vote | Some Va. voters report robo calls saying polling place has changed | Roanoke man walks several miles from home to polling place | Polling machine in Chesterfield goes down

Washington: Oops. Washington secretary of state website lists wrong election day date