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August 1-3, 2020

  • National News
    National News The women's suffrage movement and the gender gap are fixtures of U.S. elections. It didn't start out that way
    National News Annual election security tabletop drill puts officials through 'Armageddon-like' test
    National News Supreme Court thus far is skeptical of pandemic-related efforts to expand ballot access
    National News Voting Rights Act was John Lewis' life's work. 55 years later, minority voter suppression remains
    National News Michael Jordan, Jordan Brand donate $2.5M to combat Black voter suppression
    National News Despite coronavirus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail
    National News House-passed funding package includes $500M for election security upgrades
    National News From vote by mail delays to poll worker shortages, states face numerous election challenges
    National News Mail delays fuel concern president is undercutting Postal Service ahead of voting
    National News Black women's long struggle for voting rights
    National News U.S. voting rights in the spotlight ahead of November election
    National News Exclusive: Republicans, Democrats agree on one thing: Doubt about fair election
    National News Supreme Court signals federal judiciary won't mediate fights over voting and virus
    National News Coronavirus creates election worker shortage ahead of November
    National News New postal policies that are slowing service may affect 2020 mail-in voting, union leader says
    National News President's own intelligence officials contradict his claims of mail voting fraud
    National News Officials worry president could starve, if not delay, election
    National News Dems exit briefing saying they fear elections under foreign threat
    National News Here's how experts think the press should cover the run-up to November
    National News White House steps back from president's suggestion about delaying the election
    National News Ransomware feared as possible saboteur for November elections
  • AL
    Alabama Poll worker recruitment site launched by Alabama's secretary of state
  • AZ
    Arizona Maricopa Co. implements safety measures at the polls
    Arizona More than 2,100 Arizonans affected after voting registration site update
    Arizona Safety a priority as Mohave Co. heads to the polls
    Arizona Coconino Co. voter with health concerns can vote via 'emergency early voting' Saturday and Monday
    Arizona Voting in Arizona primary outpaces 2018 and 2016; Observers watch for signs of what's to come
    Arizona At-risk election workers preparing to continue employment amid pandemic
    Arizona Safety a priority as Mohave Co. heads to voting booth
  • AR
    Arkansas Pulaski commissioners approve FireEye cybersecurity for elections
  • CA
    California Voting recommendation from Inyo Co. registrar of voters
    California 'All hands on deck' as election officials struggle to find pandemic-safe polling places
    California While vote by mail ramps up, Monterey Co. elections will still see in-person voting
    California Stanford professors present research on holding a COVID-19 election
  • CO
    Colorado Is Colorado ready for November
    Colorado Sheriff's office dismisses complaint filed by clerk's office
  • CT
    Connecticut Stamford registrars: Absentee ballot surge possibly due to election confusion
    Connecticut Wilton 'I Voted' stickers celebrate women's suffrage
    Connecticut Absentee voting expansion presents challenges for municipal governments
  • FL
    Florida Clay Co. tests voting equipment ahead of August primaries
    Florida Leon Co. supervisor of election extends early voting
    Florida Florida election officials urge caution over confusing vote by mail apps arriving in Pasco Co. homes
    Florida Supervisor of elections: Vote by mail in the primary; otherwise wear a mask at the polls
    Florida SWFL election supervisors prepare for poll worker shortage
    Florida Sarasota Co. voters urged to return mail ballots promptly
    Florida Young people needed to help work in election season
    Florida Leon Co. sees rise in poll worker applicants
    Florida Jacksonville early voting sites same as COVID-19 testing sites
    Florida Early voting begins Monday
    Florida Pandemic, hurricane won't stop early voting from starting Monday
    Florida Rubio 'not concerned' about mail-in voting in Florida
    Florida Early voting begins today in some counties
    Florida Lee Co. supervisor of elections is expecting a shortage of poll workers
  • GA
    Georgia Chaotic June primary leads to changes in Fulton Co. elections
    Georgia Chatham official urges mailing in absentee ballots ASAP
    Georgia Chatham Co. BOR talks about absentee ballot security
    Georgia The Georgia Youth Poll Workers Project is recruiting election day workers
    Georgia State of elections in Richmond Co.
  • HI
    Hawaii Why does Hawaii have such low voter turnout?
    Hawaii Isle voter turnout surging in first-ever all-mail election
    Hawaii Group calls for better access for rural and displaced voters
  • IL
    Illinois Will Co. seeing 'all-time high' vote by mail applications
  • IN
    Indiana What Indiana's Congressional delegation said about the president's suggestion to delay the election
    Indiana Indiana sued to extend absentee ballot deadline
  • IA
    Iowa County auditors call on Reynolds to quickly restore felon voting rights
    Iowa Iowa's secretary of state working towards election security
  • KS
    Kansas JoCo election commissioner says 'we're ready' for Aug. 4 elections
    Kansas Kansas workers quarantined days before primary
    Kansas With COVID-19, 2020 primary election taking different shape
  • KY
    Kentucky Clerk's office awaiting state answers on how to prepare for general election
  • LA
    Louisiana Local officials say mail-in voting is safe
  • ME
    Maine Most Republicans use ranked choice
  • MD
    Maryland Hogan says he tried to expand access to voting. Instead he sparked a revolt
    Maryland Some Marylanders answer call to serve as election judges amid shortage, told to call back later
    Maryland As president, Hogan discuss November election, local director details preparations
  • MA
    Massachusetts Registrar: Residents not completely filling out mail-in ballot apps
    Massachusetts Western Mass. towns preparing for mail-in ballots
    Massachusetts Voting by mail increasing in popularity in Attleboro area
  • MI
    Michigan How to run a primary in a pandemic: Michigan clerks get a crash course
    Michigan Here's how Michigan is preparing for it's pandemic primary
    Michigan Voting safety become a major priority for local clerks
    Michigan Montcalm Co. clerk faces primary challenge from public sector veteran
    Michigan Michigan clerks 'prepared for unknown' as absentee ballots mount in primary
    Michigan Secretary of state expects lengthy delay in election results
    Michigan Granholm issues controversial warning about potential election intereference
    Michigan Michigan high court won't hear absentee ballot deadline case
    Michigan Clerk says Saginaw Co. seeing highest voter turnout for primary
    Michigan Formerly incarcerated people can vote in upcoming MI elections
    Michigan Clerks 'prepared for unknown' as absentee votes mount
  • MN
    Minnesota Numerous safeguards aim to make mail-in balloting safe
    Minnesota 531K Minnesotans have requested absentee ballots
    Minnesota Minneapolis election judges prepare for August primary
    Minnesota Number of absentee ballot requests continues to climb in already record-setting election
    Minnesota Minnesota aims for full ballot boxes, empty polling places this year
    Minnesota COVID-19 sparks 'tidal wave' of mail-in ballots across Minnesota
    Minnesota Lawsuit filed against Olmsted Co. for absentee ballot review board appointment practices
    Minnesota Can you vote in a bar in Minnesota
  • MO
    Missouri Voters asked to social distance and wear masks to polls on Tuesday
    Missouri Concerns over mail delays as more St. Louis area residents choose absentee voting
    Missouri Absentee voters left waiting in Missouri
    Missouri As coronavirus surges in Missouri, voters and officials prepare for an election
    Missouri KC-area officials prepare for unprecedented primary
    Missouri Boone Co. preps for Tuesday's election
  • NE
    Nebraska Election commissioner offers mail-in ballot tips
  • NV
    Nevada Assembly approves bill to address voting safety
    Nevada Assembly passes divisive main-in voting bill
    Nevada NV Dems respond to president's tweet about taking legal action against legislation
    Nevada Nevada passes bill to mail voters ballots amid pandemic
    Nevada Nevada Legislature OKs election bill expanding mail-in voting, ballot collection procedures
  • NH
    New Hampshire Sununu vetoes bill on voter reg
  • NJ
    New Jersey Lawmakers want voting system vendors to disclose shareholders
    New Jersey GOP Senate candidate seeks recount to highlight what he calls perils of vote by mail elections
    New Jersey Hunterdon Co. pursues grants for reimbursement of 2020 mail-in primary costs
  • NY
    New York Judge will decide whether postmark problems should invalidate thousands of primary votes
    New York After a chaotic primary, New York scrambles to resent for 2020 election
    New York Election officials weigh changes for November
    New York Why the botched NYC primary has become the November nightmare
  • NC
    North Carolina Sheriff's office warns of people lying about being from the board of elections
    North Carolina Wilson Co. seeks state approval for 3 early voting sites
    North Carolina BOE submits two plans for campus voting site
    North Carolina NCBOE: Statement about absentee ballot security
  • OH
    Ohio Ohio elections chief faces two new lawsuits 95 days out from the November general election
    Ohio Voting rights group hits secretary of state with lawsuit
    Ohio Cavs in discussion with city to make arena a polling place
    Ohio Advocates rally for in-person voting in Lorain Co. BOE
    Ohio How mail-in voting works in Ohio
    Ohio Tuesday's election in Hamilton Co. will give Ohio a glimpse of voting during a pandemic
    Ohio Commemorating the centennial of women's suffrage
  • OK
    Oklahoma Election board urging voters to send absentee ballots in quickly
    Oklahoma Tulsa residents break record for absentee ballots requested for upcoming mayoral election
  • OR
    Oregon State eye vote by mail, Oregon officials say it's safe and secure
  • PA
    Pennsylvania Pennsylvania to pay for mail-in ballot postage in November
    Pennsylvania Lehigh Co. reviews election issues
    Pennsylvania Chester Co. makes moves on mail-in voting
    Pennsylvania Lingering Luzerne Co. election issues discussed
    Pennsylvania 'Sister Suffragette'--celebrating anniversary of votes for women
    Pennsylvania State election officials urge swift legislative action on voting reforms
  • RI
    Rhode Island Board of canvassers fear they won't have the resources to verify mail ballot applications
  • SC
    South Carolina Voting at risk in SC due coordinated cyber threats, experts say
    South Carolina 'High-risk' voters ask SC Supreme Court to expand ballot access
    South Carolina State election commission website now features .gov extension
  • TN
    Tennessee Judge: Too little time before Tennessee's Aug. election to decide felony voting rights lawsuit
    Tennessee Absentee voting surpasses expectations for upcoming primary election
    Tennessee Absentee voting surpasses expectations for upcoming primary
  • TX
    Texas Local election official expects smooth transition for extended early voting
    Texas Preparations underway for October and November elections
  • UT
    Utah Utah officials defend vote by mail
  • VT
    Vermont Ballots should be mailed Monday, Aug. 3, Condos says
  • VA
    Virginia Lack of witness signatures doomed some ballots in Arlington
    Virginia Arlington election officials pleased with summer results, pivot to fall
  • WA
    Washington Washington was a vote by mail pioneer; now other states are following suit amid pandemic
    Washington Mail-in voting is 'not rampant voter fraud,' says Washington's top election officials
    Washington Washington voters ready for Tuesday's busy primary
  • WI
    Wisconsin Madison clerks test voting machines ahead of primary
  • WY
    Wyoming Water main break closes county building, suspends election activities
    Wyoming Wyoming officials speak out against proposed election delay
    Wyoming Cheney, Barrasso reject suggestion of election delay
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