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National News: Beefed-up DoD voter education campaign to launch soon

Alaska: Doyon CEO joins PFD voter registration campaign

Arizona: Homeless disenchanted by politics face barriers to vote

California: Blind Bay Area voters object to paper ballots | When legislators resign, costs can be high

Georgia: Busy Floyd county election year includes local, state and presidential bids | Evon Billups ending Rome elections career after decades of service, happiness

Illinois: Effort to make CLC early voting site

Indiana: Special prosecutor to review recent voter fraud allegation | Combining Monrovia polls considered | Clark Co. election board votes on absentee ballots

Kentucky: County clerk office under budget; seeking new voting machines

Maine: Bill would target videotaping, intimidation at Maine polling places

MarylandNew voting system in Wicomico Co. | COG moves forward on proposed election changes

Massachusetts: Longtime Westminster town clerk to retire Jan. 3

Michigan: Clerks say they'll be ready if voting measure is signed

Mississippi: Pike considers replacing voting machines with tablets | Pike Co. may replace voting machines

New York: So what's Victor going to do with those old-school voting machines anyway?

North Carolina: Forsyth Co. elections board turns down request for voting site at WSSU | Election protests won't be heard until January

North Dakota: Jaeger: ND needs new voting machines

Ohio: Huber precinct to be split

Pennsylvania: County takes over handling of Lopatcong mayor's recall

South Carolina: Busy election year will test aging SC voting machines

Tennessee: Election techs get hands-on training on county's new voting machines

Virginia: Public hearing set on new Bland Co. voting machines | Judge rules voter ID challenge can proceed

Wisconsin: Federal court decisions could impact Wisconsin voters in 2016