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Thursday, 05 April 2018

April 5, 2018

National News: After disbanding his vote fraud panel, president still says voting system is 'rigged' | As threat of more election meddling looms, states' voting machines still at risk

Alaska: High turnout in Anchorage's first vote-by-mail election, with many ballots still to count | Last-minute bump in ballots points to high turnout | Public or private, what information is open to the public after elections | Muni vote-by-mail election sets record turnout | Election officials to focus on ballot design

Arkansas: Arkansas Supreme Court declines to intervene in voter ID case

California: Shasta Co. gets tech update with new voting machines, ballots | State funding proposal for open source gains support

Florida: Gov. Scott appeals judge's ruling on voting rights for felons | Election preparations underway

Georgia: Barrow seeks Ga. secretary of state office | Gwinnett elections office hiring poll officials

Illinois: DuPage election commission boss: We failed the public

Indiana: Gearing up for the Indiana primary

Kansas: McCullah seeks former boss Kobach's job

Maine: Judge rules ranked-choice voting should be implemented for June primaries | Judge orders state to use ranked-choice voting for June primaries

Maryland: Long, daunting ballot in MoCo may deter voting

Michigan: Who is running for secretary of state? Read about them here | Macomb leaders push judges for 'stability' as ousted clerk claims 'insurrection' | Spranger appeals to Michigan governor

Minnesota: Commission weighs even-year elections for Minneapolis mayor | Changes coming to polling booth

Missouri: Local lawmakers look to ban electronic voting | Election provids civics lab for 37 Boone Co. high school students

Nevada: County votes down Spanish-language ballots

New Hampshire: Gardner using Crosscheck to probe possible NH voter fraud

New Mexico: State to implement new voting rules

New York: BOE will move to take great control over probes

North Carolina: County elections board members appointed, officers selected | Documentary set in Fayetteville follows 2016 voting rights activists | New Guilford Co. BOE breaks election business logjam | Sunday voting included in New Hanover Co. plan this year | Democracy on display at elections open house

North Dakota: Citing Native Americans' 'cherished right' to vote, federal judge orders changes to ND voter ID law

Ohio: Hamilton Co. 17-year-olds registering to vote 'on par' with other years | Knox Co. BOE waiting to make decision on poll worker

Pennsylvania: Voters in Westmoreland Co. can test voting machines | Concerned voters ask Bucks commissioners to abandon electronic voting machines | New congressional maps challenge Luzerne Co. election office | Vote on e-poll books could happen soon

Texas: Kaufman Co. candidate files vote-fraud suit after losing by a single vote

U.S. Virgin Islands: Legislature orders primary elections

Wisconsin: Voting equipment malfunctions in the Village of Cross Plains | State gets federal funding for election security | Woman wants to bring ducks to polls in Wisconsin

West Virginia: Meet the guy paying for West Virginia to run an election on blockchain