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Tuesday, 06 February 2018

February 6, 2018

National News: Voting rights for women: How countries stack up

Alaska: Anchorage to hold first vote-by-mail election in April

California: County ballots, voter guides to now include info in Chinese

Georgia: Student ambassadors help with voter registration | Secretary of state candidate meets with voters in Columbus

Idaho: Whitman Co. asks for help with forthcoming election

Illinois: Early DuPage primary voting delayed by ballot changes | Student leaders respond to clerk's decision not to grant more early voting locations | Voting rights suit against Chicago Heights flops before federal appeals court | Early voting may be delayed for millions in Chicago area due to ballot challenges

Indiana: Porter Co. Dems, GOP optimistic for polling place issue resolution

Kansas: Public demonstration of new voting machines to be held| Bills clarify that yes, Kansans who have trouble signing their names can vote-by-mail

Maine: What Mainers need to know about latest ranked-choice voting twist | How the ranked-choice voting people's veto would affect 2018 Maine elections

Massachusetts: Town poised to receive compensation for unfunded state mandate

Minnesota: Ranked-choice supporters gather signatures for ballot question | Lincoln Co. receives grant for voting equipment

Missouri: Election czar wants new rules for ballot questions | Election officials prep for primaries

Ohio: Deal struck on congressional redistricting

Pennsylvania: Settlement reached over Cumberland Co.'s access to polling locations | Justices won't block Pa. gerrymandering decision

Texas: Paxton pushes for new checks on voter fraud | Voting rights groups focus on turnout as registration period ends | Jefferson Co. officials working to find location of displaced voters | Abbott's mail-in ballot push creates backlog for county election workers | Ballot confusion for those voting by mail ahead of the March primary

Virginia: Will Martinsville merge voting precincts? | Arlington electoral board OKs officers of election for 2018

Wisconsin: ExpressVote to debut at primary | MMSD employee pushes to have staff development days held on election days