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Wednesday, 06 June 2018

June 6, 2018

National News: DHS official: States will probably know first if malicious cyber-activity hits primaries | Synack offers free penetration testing for election systems ahead of 2018 midterms | Election commission says 26 states have received cybersecurity funding ahead of midterms

Alabama: Electronic poll books working well in Morgan | Legislator on voting snafu: 'People know I'm not dead' | It's a rainy day for some Alabama voters | Merrill, Milam win nominations for secretary of state | Electronic poll books make their debut | Apparently, Alabama has a new 'I Voted' sticker

Arkansas: Secretary of state introduces new machines | GOP to fill vacant post on election commission | Quorum Court selects Diane Ferguson as interim county clerk

California: Election starts with a few blips | Californians offered last minute option for voter registration | Sacramento is ditching polling places for vote centers. Will people be confused | Technical issues delay some primary voting | San Mateo, Napa counties add conveniences for voters to boost turnout | All's quiet on the vote center front in Nevada Co. | Voting ends Tuesday, but some election results could take days | San Diego man has worked polls in 50 elections, but is now retiring | Some Claremont voters encounter glitches at the polls | Shasta Co. residents cast votes with new ballot machines | Villaraigosa calls for Friday extension after voters left off rolls | Machines for blind voters repeatedly failed when Ca. woman tried to vote | Printing error omits 118K names from voting rosters in LA County | First election with same-day registration | Some are sad without Sacramento polling places | Software glitch forces San Mateo Co. voters to cast provisional ballots | New voting system put to test in Sacramento Co. | Alameda Co. voters utilize drive through ballot box | Polling place briefly evacuated after suspicious device found | Record number of mail ballots could delay San Diego results | San Francisco mayor's race very tight under unusual system | Deva Proto winning race for Sonoma Co. clerk, elections chief | Where do 'I Voted' stickers come from? | Long lines of voters casting their ballots at SF city hall | Voter turnout in Sacrament, San Joaquin counties mostly by mail | Polling place issues in LA County complicate primary | Grandmother, granddaughter work vote center together | Polling place relocates for Sonoma Valley fire | Amador Co. polling places run out of ballots | Unique polling place in Ocean Beach | These are the 13 languages on California's new 'I Voted' sticker

Florida: After months of waiting, Florida counties will finally see federal funds | Study: Voting 'yes' to Amendment 4 could save Fl taxpayers millions | Election supervisor seeks modest budget increase

Hawaii: Voters affected by lava to receive mail-in ballots

Iowa: Some eastern Iowa voters face issues in voting process | Voter integrity laws raise questions | Secretary of State Office: Incorrect polling location texts appear to be a campaign error | Pate says texts with wrong voting site sent in error, not malicious | Computer issue causes ballot problems at Dubuque voting location | Water main break moves polling site | A campaign texted voters the wrong polling information, but officials won't say which one it was | Despite new voter ID laws, Johnson Co. has record primary turnout | Very few issues at polls with 'soft rollout' of voter ID law | Voter ID law getting a workout during primaries | Iowa takes new steps to protect voting | Pate will reveal sources of erroneous texts after polls close | Democrat DeJear wins secretary of state primary | System glitch affecting some Story Co. primary voters

Kentucky: Kentucky board of elections certifies primary except for one race |

Maine: Ranked-choice voting: What happened when some Mainers took a test run | King says he's supporting ranked-choice voting referendum | Secretary of state Matthew Dunlap | Town gears up for ranked-choice voting

Maryland: MD voter registration website back up after outage | Md. BOE fixes temporary glitch in voter system

Mississippi: Lines are short! Plenty of time left to go vote | Election day runs smoothly with new voting process

Montana: Voter participation increasing as ballots trickle in | Absentee voting the highest in decades

New Hampshire: State wants to boot professors in SB 3 lawsuit

New Jersey: Hoboken wrestles with polling problems during primary election | Slow voting pace set for primary | BOE addresses primary polling issues in Hoboken

New Mexico: Steady and slow at area primary election polling sites | Tackling voter fraud: AG's office to have agents at polling locations | Thousands of San Juan Co. residents voted early, absentee | Voters head to the polls in Taos Co. | Steady and slow at area polling sites

North Dakota: Williams Co. commissioners raise questions about elections process | Election workers encourage the younger generation to join in | ND Supreme Court, city council wrestle with voting locations

Pennsylvania: Brother lawmakers introduce legislation on weekend voting

South Dakota: Secretary of state issues 'clarification' on polling problems | Hughes, Hyde, Sully and Potter among SD counties having issues with electronic poll books | Voting resumes in Rapid City after glitch | What went wrong with voter verification on election day? | Election results to be delayed until 9:45pm after voting problems | Some city candidates concerned about voting systems problems | Longer poll hours in some counties | Voting issues, low turnout reported | Voting delayed when poll workers couldn't 'connect' with e-poll book | Auditor releases updated closing times for Pennington Co. polling places | Quick reboot of e-poll books in Hughes Co., but voters get some extra minutes | Long-time voter info trips e-poll books in Brown Co. | Disuse of provisional ballots in Pennington Co. criticized | Secretary of state's e-poll book vendor also has 10 other no-bid contracts | Shortage of ballots forces Groton Republicans to make multiple trips to vote center | Election snafus reported statewide | Voting glitches cause issues in Yankton Co. | Why you didn't get an 'I Voted' sticker at the polls today

Virginia: James City buys new voting machines

Wyoming: Wyo. gets part of needed funds for new voting equipment