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Tuesday, 26 June 2018

June 26, 2018

National News: State using election security grants for new voting machines that won't be ready for 2018 | Maine tried a new way of voting. Will other states follow? | Tech giants met with US intelligence officials over midterm elections | Congress frets over lack of election threat info

Alabama: Is collecting absentee ballots illegal?

California: 9th Circuit: Judge properly declined to block state's vote-by-mail law

Colorado: How mail-in ballots work | Record voter turnout for primary election in El Paso Co.

Connecticut: After 3 failed primaries, 4th should do trick in Bridgeport's beleaguered 133rd | Community leaders vote to revive town polling place

Florida: Elections staff designated with MFCEP credentials

Hawaii: Absentee ballots mailed to voters affected by Kilauea

Idaho: Secretary of state's election system upgrade gets a boost, lawmakers told

Illinois: Social media will be Illinois' first line of election hacking defense

Indiana: Indiana may need millions of dollars to prevent election hacking

Kansas: 'It takes five minutes or less.' Court ruling means new Kansas voters sign up easily | Kobach's successors will likely sort after-effects of ruling | Kobach asks for new hearing in local effort to summon grand jury to investigate his office

Louisiana: La. slows down process to replace state's old voting machines

Maine: What Maine learned from its first ranked-choice election

Maryland: After voter records flub, what Md. voters need to know about casting provisional ballots | No ballots mailed for some voters with address changes | Voter registration snafu affects four times as many voters as initially announced | Few Calvert voters affected by registration snafu | What is a provisional ballot? | Officials announce emergency polling place move in Baltimore Co.

Missouri: Boone Co. to spend up to $1M to replace voting machines

New Jersey: Senate passes online voter registration bill

New Mexico: Bernalillo Co. plans to use mobile polling station in November

New York: Only in New York, where primary day comes twice a year

North Carolina: Lawmakers finalizing talks on proposed voter ID bill | Lawmakers seek amendment to settle elections board court fight | Cooper vetoes early voting bill | Changes coming to early voting

Ohio: Toledo's utilities department, municipal court could soon offer voter registration | Congressional candidate claims ballot-box fraud, asks Supreme Court to intervene | Trinity Church out as polling place

Oklahoma: Oklahoma SBOE offering tips, reminders for voters | Voters upset with email from Tulsa Co. election board vice chairman | Tulsa Co. election board prepares for high voter turnout

South Carolina: Polling places prepare for runoff elections | York Co. voters reassigned voting precinct due to construction | Richmond Co. polling location moved for runoff election | New Darlington Co. voter registration building coming in handy

Texas: Supreme Court upholds Texas voting maps that were called discriminatory

U.S. Virgin Islands: Unified elections board votes to split into committees