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Friday, 15 June 2018

June 15, 2018

National News: Study: Legislators who back voter ID laws are less likely to respond to Latino constituents | Supreme Court delivers TKO win on political apparel ban | The science of elections

Alabama: Secretary of state's office: No estimate of Alabama voter ID need | DA asks secretary of state to send election monitors

Arizona: Maricopa Co. aiming to make voting easier for deaf, hard of hearing

California: Why did ballots take so long to count | Compton's lawyers demand county stop processing ballots with mismatched signatures | County identifies election map errors

Colorado: Unaffiliated voters surge in primary

Florida: Lee Co. elections office warns voters of misleading mailings

Georgia: Ga. panel looks to phase out state's 16-year-old voting machines

Illinois: Aurora city council questions bill for election mailings | Clerk: Supreme Court did not OK mass voter purges | SCOTUS decision on polling place buttons could have local effects

Indiana: St. Joseph recount to continue

Maine: Ballot pickup begins for ranked-choice count | Ballots start arriving in Augusta

Michigan: Democrats propose changing voting age to 16

Minnesota: Voting system in good shape according to secretary of state | Supreme Court strikes down political apparel law | Supreme Court throws out Minnesota voter attire law

New Jersey: Losing candidates want recount | How much does it cost Bayonne to hold a municipal election?

New York: Assemblyman criticizes possible felon voting memo

North Carolina: Pierce says voter ID likely to gain passage | GOP proposal would drop final Saturday from early voting | Legislation to take away popular early voting day speeding through Legislature

North Dakota: Will Gardner withdraws from secretary of state race | Man robbed, assaulted Tuesday outside Bismarck polling place

Ohio: Ohio reviewing SCOTUS ruling on what voters wear to the polls | Bamfield now BOE director

Pennsylvania: New voting machines coming to Mercer Co. in 2020 | Complying with governor's edict could be expensive, leaders say

South Carolina: Why did it take so long to get Horry Co. primary results | In SC, losing voting rights after a felony conviction, not a life sentence | 'Error' during primary caused Hilton Head race to flip-flop

South Dakota: Server connection problem blamed for election day problems

Texas: New voting machines for Orange Co. to save county money | Election apparel ban struck down, similar Texas law still in force | Harrison Co. seeks new election equipment | Robstown resident pleads guilty to voter fraud

U.S. Virgin Islands: At first BOE meeting following Supreme Court ruling, disarray, confusion

Vermont: Does Vermont purge voter rolls?

Virginia: Long day for workers in Montgomery Co.'s F-3 precinct--no one came to vote

West Virginia: Commission considering new voting machines