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Friday August 7, 2020

  • National News
    National News Voter registration 'a huge target' for ransomware
    National News There's a new remedy for the sick: Voting
    National News Voting while homeless during the pandemic
    National News This woman sought the right to vote from the Supreme Court: The nine men denied her
    National News USPS official: Mail-in ballot surge will not impact service
    National News More states are using ballot drop boxes for absentee voters, but the boxes are already drawing skepticism
    National News How COVID-19 changed everything about the 2020 election
    National News NFL launches voting initiative
    National News 55 years after Voting Rights Act passage, advocates now worry about COVID
    National News Congress urges Postal Service to undo changes slowing mail
    National News The world has show it's possible to avert COVID-caused election meltdowns, but the US is unique
  • AL
    Alabama Absentee voting lawsuit against state dismissed by judge
    Alabama How will absentee voting affect Alabama's fall elections?
  • AK
    Alaska Early voting is underway
    Alaska Lt. Gov calls for more poll workers ahead of August primary
  • AZ
    Arizona Voter advocacy groups concerned over primary voting issues
    Arizona Pima Co. recorder candidates hone in on representation, trustworthy elections
    Arizona 1-in-3 registered voters cast ballots in primary with 'few hitches'
  • AR
    Arkansas Large number of absentees may delay results
  • CA
    California Cal State Los Angeles honors secretary of state
    California San Diego Republicans criticize mail-in ballot system
    California Sacramento struggles to find adequate voting venues ahead of November
    California California lawmakers set in-person voting rules
    California California eyes turning arenas, businesses into polling places
  • CT
    Connecticut 'It's been crazy': New Haven clerks says of scramble to process absentees
    Connecticut Absentee voting is popular in the pandemic
    Connecticut 'If not, we'll use flashlights.' Conn. towns preparing plans if power outages persist until Tuesday
    Connecticut In-person voting will still happen at all Conn. polling locations despite power outages
  • DC
    District of Columbia Library of Congress lit up to mark the 100th anniversary of suffrage
  • FL
    Florida New Report: Vote by mail fraud is rare and does not benefit one party or another
    Florida North Port commissioner helps bring ballots to elections office
    Florida Elections watchdog says vote by mail system is 'reliable'--but 'this is Florida'
    Florida Early voting kicks off in St. Johns Co., masks and socially distanced voting booths are the norm
  • GA
    Georgia Georgia sued over long lines
    Georgia Augusta mailing absentee ballot applications to all voters
    Georgia Georgia, nation mark 55th anniversary of Voting Rights Act
    Georgia Secretary of state says he, others told they couldn't vote early by mistaken poll workers
    Georgia Trace Center added as in-person advance location in Muscogee Co.
    Georgia Devices to help voters with disabilities
    Georgia Chatham Co. BOE moves polling place after COVID-19 outbreak
  • HI
    Hawaii Hawaii's homeless voters face hurdles with all-mail system
    Hawaii Voter service centers offer options for those who miss mail-in deadline
  • ID
    Idaho Some polling places will not be open for the upcoming August election
  • IL
    Illinois Kendall Co. election officials already receiving thousands of vote by mail apps
    Illinois 'I Voted!' stickers are finally coming to Chicago this Election Day
    Illinois Tazewell Co. early voting expands, masks not required
  • IN
    Indiana Holcomb awaiting decisions on lawsuits before any changes to mail-in voting
  • KS
    Kansas McPherson Co. scrambles to replace mail-in ballots reported missing
    Kansas Voters pivot to advance by mail voting amid pandemic
    Kansas State election officials evaluate Kansas' primary election
  • KY
    Kentucky No action taken after investigation into possible voter fraud in Daviess Co.
    Kentucky On anniversary of VRA, a call for more poll workers
    Kentucky Grand jury takes no action against two cases of suspected voter fraud
  • LA
    Louisiana Polling locations change because of COVID-19 in Jefferson Parish
  • MD
    Maryland Prince George’s County exec says Gov. Hogan mocked her residents in letter accusing county of voter suppression
    Maryland 'Not going to be possible': Md. thousands short on election judges
    Maryland Gaithersburg ends write-in candidates in city elections
    Maryland Lawmaker proposes curbside voting
    Maryland Hogan, PG executive spar over election plan, voting rights
    Maryland Hogan warns SBOE against 'wholesale' closures of polling places
  • MA
    Massachusetts MA secretary of state explains voting in 2020
    Massachusetts Investigation underway after some Brookline residents mailed incorrect state primary ballots
    Massachusetts Vote centers planned for primary
    Massachusetts Newton clerk office tackles flood of ballot applications
    Massachusetts Massachusetts voting by mail a lightning rod for controversy
  • MI
    Michigan Dress rehearsal: Election bugs worked out in primary
    Michigan Kent, Ottawa counties record massive turnouts in 2020 primary
    Michigan After record absentee ballots, MI looks ahead to higher November load
    Michigan Macomb clerk, secretary of state recap Tuesday record absentee vote
    Michigan Cross-party voting spoiled many Northeast Michigan ballots
    Michigan Michigan's top election official warns November results could be delayed without changes
    Michigan State considers absentee ballot processing reform
    Michigan Ingham Co. clerk praises local election administrators
  • MN
    Minnesota Primary is Tuesday and Becker Co. is ready
    Minnesota COVID-impacted election year kicking into high gear with Aug. primary
    Minnesota Minneapolis offering drive-thru voting
  • MS
    Mississippi Hinds Co. election commission taking COVID-19 precautions
    Mississippi Secretary of state discusses election preparations in MS
  • MO
    Missouri St. Louis lawyer initially denied vote due to accessibility issues
    Missouri Clay Co. begins recount, checking of 44K ballots after three races possibly affected
    Missouri Atchison Co. clerk lauds 'extraordinary' turnout
  • MT
    Montana Bullock gives counties choice on all-mail ballot election
    Montana Counties give OK for mail ballot, expanded early voting for November
    Montana County elections administrator favors all-mail general election
    Montana Missoula Co. pleased with Bullock decision
  • NV
    Nevada Elections officials refute claims people can vote twice
    Nevada Officials urge updating personal information
  • NH
    New Hampshire All summer, election bills have fueled partisan fire between Sununu, Dems
  • NJ
    New Jersey Ocean Co. says voters should not have limitations placed on them
  • NM
    New Mexico Dona Ana Co. voters warned of mailing absentee ballot apps
  • NC
    North Carolina Checks and balances in place for voter reg materials in the mail
    North Carolina Could Wake Co. voters cast their ballots at PNC Arena this fall?
    North Carolina Party-line vote brings early voting to Sundays in Forsyth Co.
  • ND
    North Dakota Absentee voting encouraged for general election
  • OH
    Ohio Voter fraud in Scioto Co.? Not existent says BOE
  • PA
    Pennsylvania State reimburses Westmoreland for some voting machines
    Pennsylvania President's attacks on voting by mail cause concern among election officials
    Pennsylvania County bolsters voter reg staff
    Pennsylvania The partisan conflict behind a quest to purge up to 800K from Pa.'s voter rolls
    Pennsylvania Big mail delays in Philly are intensifying worries about the elction
    Pennsylvania Northumberland Co. election office sends notices to inactive voters
  • RI
    Rhode Island Fight over mail ballots heating up in RI
  • SC
    South Carolina Richland Co. election commission discusses upcoming election needs
  • TN
    Tennessee Election Day: Live updates as Montgomery Co. residents head to the polls
    Tennessee 'I'm a voter, baby': Shelby Co.'s election kicks off during pandemic
    Tennessee Polls open in Montgomery Co., with masks, social distancing
    Tennessee Secretary of state expects delay in voting results due to number of absentee ballots
    Tennessee Imagine 24 workers huddled around boxes and boxes of absentee ballots
    Tennessee Safety precautions provide no issue for voters in Maury Co.
    Tennessee Polls have closed in Tennessee's primary election
    Tennessee Dozens of volunteers sort & verify high number of Shelby Co. absentee ballots
    Tennessee Shelby Co. election commission sees major increase in absentee ballots
    Tennessee Shelby Co. election officials happy with election day despite challenges
    Tennessee Professor says people are overlooking important part of ruling in TN
    Tennessee Hamilton Co. voting locations see decrease in lines
    Tennessee 4 Hamilton Co. polling places switched after bishop denied use
  • TX
    Texas Blood, sweat and tears shed to ensure right to vote after it became legal for all
    Texas Jefferson Co. in need of poll workers
  • UT
    Utah Last year's ranked choice voting pilot was a success, Utah Co. officials say
    Utah Utah officials praise ranked choice voting in Thursday forum
  • VT
    Vermont How many Vermonters have already voted? A lot.
    Vermont Weinberger issues his first-ever veto to block ranked-choice voting
  • VA
    Virginia 'That's not right': Mislabeled vote by mail reg forms delivered to Roanoke Valley
    Virginia Mail-in ballot applications in Va. tap into worries about fraud with faulty instructions
    Virginia Confusion reigns as residents receive absentee apps with wrong addresses
    Virginia Fairfax Co. flooded with erroneous absentee ballot apps
  • WA
    Washington Secretary of state on being a state voting exclusively by mail
  • WV
    West Virginia Transitioning in WV: IDs, voting and deadnaming
    West Virginia Marion Co. clerk's office preparing for onslaught of mail-in ballots
  • WI
    Wisconsin Another election day in Wisconsin means more voting access issues for voters with disabilities
    Wisconsin New Green Bay mural calls attention to voter reg during pandemic
    Wisconsin More polling laces, more safety equipment for August primary
    Wisconsin DOT helps people get IDs prior to Tuesday primary vote
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