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Wednesday August 5, 2020

  • National News
    National News Anxieties about mail ballots on display in latest round of primaries, highlighting worries for fall
    National News 'Time is of the essence': Experts warn election officials need more money now
    National News President, Dems both hold fears about US Postal Service
    National News CISA unveils mail-in voting risk assessment
    National News Experts assure House panel of US election security improvements
    National News Why some mail-in ballots are rejected and how to make sure your vote counts
    National News Coronavirus pandemic impacts election site staffing
    National News How changes to the Postal Service could complicate mail-in voting
    National News Not all states prepared for voter safety report finds
    National News Federal program offers new cybersecurity tool for elections
    National News Voting rights experts say early end to census count could be 'disastrous'
    National News Postal Service says it has 'ample capacity to handle mail-in ballots
    National News Experts warn mail-in voting misinformation could threaten elections
    National News Officials look for younger poll workers because of COVID-19
    National News US has two weeks to get mail voting right to avoid a mess on Election Day, expert says
  • AL
    Alabama County to get state help for new vote tabulation machines
    Alabama Alabama secretary of state recommends filing absentee ballot sooner rather than later
    Alabama Florence prepares for municipal elections
  • AZ
    Arizona Eligible inmates inside Arizona jails often don't cast ballots. Here's why
    Arizona New voting locations cause some confusion among voters
    Arizona Voters say they felt safe voting in-person
    Arizona 41 Republican ballots mishandled at Tucson voting site
    Arizona AG wants suit to correct unsigned mail-in ballots rejected
    Arizona 2020 primary election in Pima and Maricopa counties
    Arizona Big voter turnout brings slow results
  • AR
    Arkansas Election commission talks money, staffing, COVID-19
    Arkansas Special election an opportunity for election annex to test COVID safety measures
    Arkansas Arkansas election officials urge voters to apply early for absentee ballots
  • CA
    California San Diego registrar of voters explains mail-in voting
    California With mail-in election looming, LA Co. will rent space from Fairplex
    California Nevada Co. elections office plans for potential mail problems
    California LA Co. seeks locations for spacious, WiFi-reliable voting centers
  • CO
    Colorado Voter outreach will extend to La Plata Co. jail
  • CT
    Connecticut A week before primary, more than 20K voters haven't received ballots
    Connecticut Fight erupts over 20K absentee ballots
    Connecticut Greenwich registrars wait for absentee ballots to return
    Connecticut Bethel preps for primary
  • FL
    Florida President flip-flops on voting by mail as polls show him trailing: 'Safe and secure' to vote absentee in Florida
    Florida Elections officials prepare for in-person voting
    Florida Judge denies request for provisional ballot info
    Florida Broward sets up 24-hour drop boxes
    Florida With elections looming, counties still waiting on promised CARES Act money
    Florida Final preparations made ahead of early voting in Clay Co.
  • GA
    Georgia A week before runoff, most early votes have been by mail
    Georgia Georgia recruits poll workers to help run big elections
  • HI
    Hawaii You only have a few more days to send in your mail ballot
    Hawaii What to do if you haven't received your mail-in ballot yet
    Hawaii Elections officials hopes switch to all-mail election boosts turnout
  • IL
    Illinois Peoria-area election leaders address concerns surrounding mail-in ballots
    Illinois Grossinger Motors Arena could become election day voting center
    Illinois Browser may affect Kane Co. ballot request
    Illinois Illinois voters have options in November
  • IA
    Iowa Secretary of state is asking Iowans to update voter reg
  • KS
    Kansas Voters safely cast votes in 2020 primary
    Kansas Ellis Co. polls open with social distancing, sanitation in place
  • KY
    Kentucky Gov. Beshear hopeful for no-excuse absentee voting in November
  • LA
    Louisiana Louisiana won't have widespread vote by mail option for fall election
    Louisiana Changes in Jefferson Parish polling locations prompt concern for voter turnout
  • ME
    Maine How Monday's rerun of July primaries could affect the future of ranked choice voting
  • MD
    Maryland Lamone to Hogan: We are working 'diligently' to carry out November election
    Maryland SBOE plans to mail absentee ballot apps by end of August
  • MA
    Massachusetts Fall River voters signing up by the thousands to vote by mail
    Massachusetts Needham clerk corrects voter reg announcement
    Massachusetts Amherst town clerk seeks to consolidate polls
    Massachusetts Amid postal delays, Brookline official cautions against waiting to request mail ballot
  • MI
    Michigan Some Detroit polling places opened late because workers didn't show up
    Michigan Voters mask up, head to the polls
    Michigan Report of delayed absentee vote count in Meridian Twp. was a misunderstanding
    Michigan Many Michigan residents still vote in person
    Michigan Shortage of workers, poll site changes delay some voters
    Michigan Voters experience pandemic precautions at Livingston Co. polls
    Michigan Detroit polling places open late after some workers no-show
    Michigan Voters trickle into Washtenaw Co. polls
    Michigan Voters unfazed by COVID-19 restrictions at polling places
    Michigan Ann Arbor employed 70 poll workers to count more than 28K absentee ballots
    Michigan Battle Creek voters opting to vote absentee makes for slow day at polls
    Michigan Light traffic at polls as 1.6M cast absentee ballots
    Michigan Expect results by mid-Wednesday, secretary of state says
    Michigan Absentee ballots slow election count in metro Detroit
  • MN
    Minnesota Mail-in ballot witness requirement waived for Minn.'s November election
    Minnesota Minnetonka Charter Commission rejects ranked-choice voting method
    Minnesota Minnesota judge extends vote-by-mail changes
    Minnesota Primary election amid pandemic sets stage for November
    Minnesota Lawsuit aims to block mask mandate at polling places
    Minnesota Mask mandate applies to Otter Train polling places
    Minnesota Online exhibit to honor Minnesota women's rights heroines
    Minnesota Duluth City officials prepare for primary
  • MS
    Mississippi Plexiglass, face shields being considered for upcoming elections
  • MO
    Missouri Masked voters turnout for Missouri primary
    Missouri North City residents forced to vote outside because polling place not unlocked in time
    Missouri Mask mandate at polls irks Ellisville man who walks away
    Missouri KC voters see new procedures due to COVID-19
    Missouri Election officials ask voters to be respectful and patient
    Missouri Callaway Co. taking extra precautions on election day
    Missouri Missouri cities report some poll workers no-show
    Missouri Missouri's third pandemic election builds on the first two
    Missouri Early primary voting in KC indicates 'decent' turnout, a few hiccups
    Missouri Minimal problems reported at area polling places
    Missouri Volunteers helping sanitize polling locations
    Missouri County clerks speak about election turnout
  • NV
    Nevada Campaign sues Nevada over mail-in ballot law
    Nevada Hundreds protest mail-in ballot law
  • NJ
    New Jersey Atlantic freeholders to vote on opposing all vote by mail election in fall
    New Jersey More than a century before the 19th Amendment, women were voting in New Jersey
  • NY
    New York County legislators authorize $4.5M for voting machines, equipment
    New York Judge orders count of absentee ballots without postmarks
    New York deBlasio says NYC BOE 'must do better' with mail-in votes
    New York Judge says thousands of primary ballots must be counted
    New York BOE to appeal absentee ballot case
  • NC
    North Carolina State will choose early voting for county
    North Carolina Dare election director could be named this week
    North Carolina North Carolina experiences massive request for absentee ballots ahead of election
    North Carolina NC must give voters a chance to fix mail-in ballot before they're thrown out, judge rules
  • ND
    North Dakota Improprieties mount against Stark Co. election officials
    North Dakota Cass Co. election officials start shaping plans for November
  • OH
    Ohio How did the first in-person voting go during the pandemic? So far, so good voters and poll workers say
    Ohio Is mail-in voting safe? Yes, and Ohio's system is among the best in the country, LaRose says
    Ohio Trumbull elections board may consider former bank for early voting center
    Ohio Mayor offers Cleveland rec centers, libraries as drop sites for absentee balltos
    Ohio More than 200 doctors and health care professionals demand coronavirus protections for in-person voting
    Ohio Cuyahoga Co. allowing employees to serve as poll workers to offset shortage in November
    Ohio Election officials prepare for record turnout 90 days ahead of general election
    Ohio Lucas Co. BOE pleads for poll workers
    Ohio Special election held in Hancock Co. under coronavirus protocols
    Ohio Voting will be in-person in November
    Ohio Election costs shoot up due to COVID-19 safety concerns
  • PA
    Pennsylvania State election officials urge swift legislative action on voting reforms
    Pennsylvania About half of Pa. counties took a week to count election results
    Pennsylvania Dauphin Co. elections office moving into one-stop-shop facility early 2021
  • SC
    South Carolina Citing COVID-19, voters ask federal judge to force SC to widen absentee voting
  • TN
    Tennessee Chester Co. election committee makes changes due to COVID-19
    Tennessee Tennessee counties scramble to find poll workers
    Tennessee Bradley Co. officials ready for primary
    Tennessee Tennessee joins other states in lower the age for election workers
    Tennessee Record early voting in Wilson Co.
    Tennessee Shelby Co. election commission gets new machines, extra staff to handle absentee ballots
  • TX
    Texas Elections administrator resigns
    Texas Parker Co. hires new elections administrator
    Texas Harris Co. to hire more than 8K workers for November
  • VA
    Virginia James City to hold hearing to discuss Rec Center becoming voting center
    Virginia Voter registrar, staff ready for Nov. 3
    Virginia Prince William Co. adding more early voting sites
    Virginia Virginia will require tracking codes on all absentee ballots
  • WA
    Washington It's primary election day in Washington; here's what you need to know
    Washington Clark Co. auditor explains how officials process mail-in ballots
    Washington Kim Wyman leads primary election results for secretary of state
    Washington Kim Wyman, Gael Tarleton lead field in race for secretary of state
    Washington Seattle vote center quiet on primary day
  • WI
    Wisconsin Mask mandate won't affect in-person voting
    Wisconsin Wisconsin clerks say they're 900 poll workers short
  • WY
    Wyoming Early voting underway at Courthouse
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