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Wednesday, 09 May 2018

May 9, 2018

National News: All the voter ID laws in May primary states, explained | Why it takes so long to get election night results | Russia tried to undermine confidence in voting system, senators say

Alaska: No damage reported from partial breach of Alaska's election system | State in the market for new election system

Arizona: DOJ calls out Coconino Co. for polling place issues

Arkansas: Requirement encounters no defiance in Pulaski Co.

California: County elections process enters a new age | All Sacramento Co. voters will get mail-in ballots under new system | Easy access vote centers planned for 2020 in LA County

Connecticut: House debates then tables voting rights bill

Delaware: Officials lockdown Gallaher Elem. after threat, polling place closed

Florida: Felons' rights legal showdown set for July in Atlanta courtroom | Amendment aims to restore rights to 1.5M ex-felons

Georgia: New Ga. voting system divides candidates for secretary of state | Voter registration mistake goes unnoticed for 46 years | State probing voting problems in Atlanta mayor's race

Illinois: Panel recommends lease for county clerk's office in downtown Aurora

Indiana: LCSC admin building newest county voting center | Harrison Presidential site offers free admission for primary voters | Poll workers report higher turnout than expected | Voters in Clark Co. say iPad usage polls is working well | South Bend-area polling sites 'ready for voters' | Southern Indiana poll workers ensure Democratic process works | No problems or glitches reported so far on primary day | A few problems reported Tuesday morning at Lake Co. polls | Ballot scanner mishap looms over Dearborn Co. elections | Early morning voting issues resolved for smooth election day | A few problems reported Tuesday morning at Lake Co. polls | Other than kerfuffle in CP, election day quiet and turnout a little 'disappointing' | Clark Co. clerk 'surprised' by light turnout | New voting system a hit with voters and candidates alike | Clerk happy with vote center election | Shoving match among poll workers breaks out at Lake Co. Government Center

Iowa: Cybersecurity major topic for this year's election

Kansas: Mock election to showcase new voting equipment | McClendon files to put name on ballot in secretary of state race | County clerk seeks commission's OK for $677K in new election equipment

Louisiana: Tuesday marks last day in office for secretary of state

Maine: Date set for GOP's ranked choice voting arguments

Michigan: Changes to Michigan voting laws | No Jackson Public Schools apparel allowed at polling place, officials ay

Minnesota: Little Canada makes 'changes' to pre-election day voting

Mississippi: Lauderdale Co. to use new voting machines in primary

Missouri: Clark Co. BOE without phone service

New Hampshire: Judge suggests conflict of interest in hearing election law case, moves to recuse himself

North Carolina: Minor voting problems reported in Halifax | New voting machines could make elections more secure | New tools help Buncombe voters avoid long lines at the polls | Voters urged to return after early-morning issues | Shootout, school lockdown could mean extended voting hours in Franklin Co. | New voting machines could make elections more secure | Precinct extends voting hours | Primary election draws typical turnout; no problems reported | Polls close but 2 precincts stay open | Polling site hours extended | Accident injures 4 at polling site | Voting time not extended after shootout, lockdown in Franklin Co.

North Dakota: Settlement talks scheduled in ND voter ID case

Ohio: Glitch fixed at west Toledo voting location | Ohio elections chief: No major voting problems so far | Electronic poll books reduce time spent at the polls | The little voters that could | Early morning problems on election day in Highland Co. | Ballots roll into Erie Co. BOE | Number of poll workers on the decline | Only minor glitches mar primary in Tuscarawas Co. | Electronic poll books reduce time spent at the polls | Oldest poll volunteer in Franklin Co. still working elections at 99

Oklahoma: State's High Court upholds voter ID law

Pennsylvania: Bradford Twp. residents remain disgruntled at poll site changes

South Carolina: Anderson Co. in dire need of election day workers

Tennessee: Williamson commission delays certification of primary results | Save IRV campaign aims to allow for instant runoff voting | Washington Co. election commission 'unintentionally' violates election laws in county primary

Vermont: Condos files petition for re-election

West Virginia: Some WV independent voters get resistance at polls | Secretary of state's office: 'Isolated incidents' cause confusion at the polls for some | Cabell struggles to find poll workers for primary | Fayette Co. upgrades voting system | Harrison Co. precincts see quick results from all electronic ballots