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Wednesday November 7, 2018

  • National News
    National News Broken machines, rejected ballots and long lines: Voting problems emerge as Americans go to the polls
    National News Voting problems surface as Americans go to the polls
    National News Voter advocates sue over delays at polling sites
    National News Voters approve major changes to redistricting and other voting laws
    National News Voting itself was on the ballot Tuesday. Red and blue states went different ways
    National News Study: Ranked-choice elections don't reduce polarized voting
    National News electionline Election Day 2018 Dispatches
  • Tech News
    Tech News Voting machine meltdowns are normal--That's the problem
    Tech News Voting machine hell, 2018: A running list of election glitches, malfunctions and screwups
    Tech News Voting problems hit some areas, but feds see no signs of a hack
    Tech News DHS cyber unit fields false alarm, but no hacks on Election Day |
  • AL
    Alabama Merrill wins 2nd term as secretary of state
  • AK
    Alaska Voters at West Anchorage polling station briefly without paper ballots
  • AZ
    Arizona Valley voting computers go down for 5 minutes on Election Day
    Arizona Republican Gaynor is elected secretary of state
    Arizona Republicans want emergency vote centers to be re-verified
    Arizona Man arrested after bringing BB gun to polling place
  • AR
    Arkansas Voter ID passes, becomes constitutional amendment
    Arkansas Thurston elected Arkansas secretary of state
    Arkansas Baxter Co. voters grapple with long lines, delays
  • CA
    California Voting machines issues reported across Orange Co.
    California Most voting goes without a hitch, but there are complaints of malfunctions and lines
    California Voters take advantage of California's conditional voter registration
    California Los Angeles Co. registrar develops new digital voting system
    California 3 charged with voter fraud in Kern Co.
    California Long lines, waits at Riverside Co. registrar of voters office on election night
    California Lots of Riverside Co. voters cast mail ballots, results may be delayed a week
    California Voters voice frustration over provisional ballots, broken machines and roving chicken
  • CO
    Colorado Democrat Jena Griswold wins secretary of state
  • CT
    Connecticut Judge to hold Friday hearing on same-day registration voting in New Haven, Mansfield
    Connecticut 4-hour wait for same-day sign-up
    Connecticut Hundreds of voters told they weren't on voting list in Meriden
  • FL
    Florida As counties place polls in gated communities, Florida voters are left out
    Florida Florida election brings high turnout, some voting snags
    Florida Florida will restore voting rights to felons
    Florida Judge: Duval elections supervisor failed to provide Spanish ballots
    Florida They didn't get ballots in the mail, so these voters got on planes
  • GA
    Georgia Ga. voters wait hours after county mistakenly only installs 3 voting machines
    Georgia Fulton Co. used fewer than 700 voting machines, here's why
    Georgia Athens-Clarke BOE rejects motion to conduct voting machine audit
    Georgia Multiple DeKalb absentee voter issues arise on Election Day
    Georgia Nail-biter in Ga., runoff a possibility
  • HI
    Hawaii Broken voting machines fixed at Oahu locations
  • ID
    Idaho ACLU says Idaho intimidates student voters with posters
  • IL
    Illinois Some voters asked to show ID even though Illinois doesn't require it
    Illinois Long lines again at Illinois State University site
  • IN
    Indiana Incumbent Connie Lawson easily holds on to secretary of state seat
  • IA
    Iowa Pate wins second term
  • KS
    Kansas Republican wins Kansas secretary of state
    Kansas Volunteers flock to Dodge City to give Election Day rides
  • LA
    Louisiana La. secretary of state race down to two
    Louisiana Disabled voters can't access New Orleans polling site
  • ME
    Maine How Maine is handling its first general election with ranked choice
    Maine Judge orders Portland polling place to stay open late
    Maine Baking soda in absentee ballot shuts down Boston polling place
  • MD
    Maryland Harford election directors put on administrative leave
    Maryland Polling site goes dark in West Baltimore
    Maryland Maryland BOE delays results until all finish voting
  • MA
    Massachusetts Democrat Galvin re-elected secretary of state
  • MI
    Michigan Proposal 3 approved
    Michigan Problems at Michigan polls persist as voter turnout ramps up
    Michigan Voters approve Proposal 3, bringing sweeping changes to Michigan's election laws
    Michigan Benson declares victory in Michigan
    Michigan Race to replace ousted clerk Spranger too close to call
  • MN
    Minnesota Simon wins re-election
  • MO
    Missouri Voter ID confusion over registration cards reported at some Missouri polls
    Missouri 'Every vote matters': Missouri election results not released till last ballot was cast
    Missouri St. Charles voter sues county elections director for denying right to vote--and wins
    Missouri Many voters confused over polling locations this year
  • MT
    Montana Heavy Butte turnout, registration issues make for long lines, delayed results
    Montana Late surge, long lines and a midterm record in Missoula
    Montana Don't expect final vote counts will Wednesday
  • NE
    Nebraska Evnen wins Nebraska secretary of state race
  • NV
    Nevada Nevada makes DMV voter registration automatic
    Nevada Hours after polls close, voting ends
    Nevada Some Nevada polls stayed open 3 extra hours
  • NJ
    New Jersey Counting of Somerset Co. vote-by-mail ballots suspended
    New Jersey 'Glitch' affects 7K new voters in Passaic Co.
  • NM
    New Mexico Maggie Toulouse Oliver to remain secretary of state
  • NY
    New York Long lines and jammed machines frustrate voters in NYC
    New York Voter troubles arise in Saranac Lake, elsewhere
    New York Susan B. Anthony grave covered with 'I Voted' stickers
    New York Poll worker accidentally locks self in at NYC school
  • NC
    North Carolina NC voters approve voter ID amendment
  • ND
    North Dakota A new ND law threatened Native American votes. They responded by turning out in historic numbers
    North Dakota Standing Rock sees strong voter turnout in spite of voter ID confusion
    North Dakota Standing Rock raises almost $250K to help pay for IDs
    North Dakota Jaeger re-elected ND secretary of state: 'This will be my last term'
  • OH
    Ohio New voter alert system causes confusion at polls
    Ohio Lucas Co. second-slowest in state to report results
    Ohio Miami Co. entering some votes by hand, which slows counting
    Ohio Hamilton Co. voter says a poll worker told him to fill in his ballot
  • PA
    Pennsylvania Lehigh Co. polling place stayed open late after evacuation
  • RI
    Rhode Island Gorbea re-elected secretary of state
  • SC
    South Carolina Voting machine issues reported around Grand Strand
    South Carolina Voting issues reported in Anderson amid broken machines, lines, other problems across SC
  • TN
    Tennessee Memphis voters shoot-down IRV repeal
    Tennessee Computer glitch delays posting Hawkins election results
    Tennessee Davis eyes final Election Day as administrator
    Tennessee Robertson woman allowed to vote after seeking federal order to undo registration purge
  • TX
    Texas Voting groups win lawsuit to keep Houston-area polls open |
  • USVI
    US Virgin Islands Incumbents make return to VI elections board
  • UT
    Utah Utah polls close on record-breaking midterm
  • VA
    Virginia Dozens of Radford students turned away from polls due to registration confusion
    Virginia Virginia Beach registrar gets reports of intimidation
  • WV
    West Virginia Sumner Co. received grant from WV for new voting machines
    West Virginia Secretary of state: WV first to use mobile voting app
  • WI
    Wisconsin Ballot count delayed in New Berlin
    Wisconsin Hundreds of wrong ballots handed out in Howard
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