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Tuesday, 01 May 2018

May 1, 2018

Arkansas: Secretary of state asks Supreme Court to maintain voter ID law in upcoming May elections

California: Thousands of San Diego youth registered to vote in March | Civil rights groups sue secretary of state over voter language assistance

Florida: Group asks appeals court to hear case to purge voter rolls

Georgia: Spread the Vote helps people navigate the challenges of voter ID laws | Gwinnett voters can now cast their vote in English or Spanish

Illinois: Officials outline automatic voter registration | Galesburg election commission chairman responds to calls for abolishment | Illinois works to combat election judge shortage

Indiana: Porter Co. wants to hire 134 more poll workers | County elections officials encourage early votes

Kansas: Kobach's office: Stopping him from paying contempt fine with state money 'illegal'

Kentucky: Preparing for election day is year-round process with sometimes hefty price tag | Law expands absentee voting

Maine: Hays to lead ranked-choice voting workshop

Massachusetts: Should 16-year-olds get to vote in city elections

Minnesota: Secretary of state, county auditor/treasurer talk new voting equipment, cybersecurity

New Hampshire: No plan to enforce residency requirement for voting, even if it passes Legislature

New Mexico: Mexico's new online voter information portal

New York: NYC voter registration hits all-time high--but turnout continues to lag | More New Yorkers would vote if elections were on weekend

North Carolina: Voter turnout lowest among college students

Pennsylvania: Butler Co. to spend $6M on voting machines | Westmoreland Co. voting machines must be replaced by 2019 at cost up to $7M | Cranberry Twp. develops online tool to help confused voters

Tennessee: Outdated software could delay Shelby Co. election results | Election officials prep for county primaries

Texas: Bell Co. considers upgrades to voting equipment | Mail-in ballot mishap

Virginia: Virginia makes voting faster | Election day preparations continue on eve of the big day

Washington: Wyman asks authority for prepaid postage for 2018 ballots | National Guard to tighten election security in Washington

Wisconsin: Schimel claims voter fraud in Waukesha Co.