Nice Social Bookmark

Monday, 21 May 2018

May 19-21, 2018

National News: Just 13 states have requested funds Congress set aside to secure election systems | Young voter registrations rise in battleground states | The Cybersecurity 202: Congress is offering millions in election security. States may not use it by November

Alabama: Checking in at polls could take 20 seconds instead of 2 minutes

Arkansas: Land commissioner, legislator face off in GOP secretary of state primary | Marion Co. to open countywide voting centers

California: Taking a ballot selfie is now legal in California | Mariposa Co. elections dept. reports an error on vote-by-mail ballots | North San Juan ballot dropbox location added

Florida: Russian hackers, long lines, voting data: What Florida elections officials are talking about this week | $385M is what it costs Florida every year to deny civil rights for non-violent felons, report says | Proposal to move election dates makes ballot | Weeks gets 30-day jail sentence | Snipes vows elections will be safe from hackers

Georgia: Buckhead Library suddenly closes on last day of early voting | Woman suing county, fired from polling job

Illinois: Conroy leading effort to consolidate DuPage election commission | Legislation to disband DuPage Co. election commission clear Senate

Indiana: Recount petition filed in race separated by single vote | Election board takes care of post-primary business

Iowa: Voter ID gets soft roll-out in June primary | Secretary of state candidates talk issues

Kansas: JCEC recommends new voting machines |

Kentucky: Grimes reminds voters of election day do's and don'ts | Poll workers undergo training | Website helps voters find polling place

Louisiana: Ardoin sworn in as secretary of state

Maryland: State election officials: No time to print new ballots

Massachusetts: After 2016, what are New England states doing to prevent election hacking this year?

Minnesota: Election process to see updates across county

New Hampshire: Voting bill heads to the Supreme Court as lawmakers head home

New Mexico: Las Cruces could make switch to ranked choice voting | Bernalillo Co. looking for student election workers

New York: Youth Voter Registration Day at all NYC high schools aims to reverse dismal youth turnout | Town supervisor proposes extending elections when trains aren't running

North Dakota: Republican secretary of state candidate drops out of race

Pennsylvania: Adams Co. poll worker told not to bring baby to work. She's alleging discrimination

South Carolina: Beauty shops become prime ground for voter registration efforts in SC

South Dakota: 162 Pennington Co. voters list Walmart as address

Tennessee: Primary election expense causes concern | Rutherford Co. election commission, MTSU offer voter registration

Texas: Asked to propose a fix to voting rights violation, Texas offers few answers | Texas objects to proposed motor-voter fixes | Voting in primary runoff better than recent comparable elections

U.S. Virgin Islands: Jevon Williams takes seat on BOE