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Wednesday August 12, 2020

  • National News
    National News Tuesday voting in 5 states open with no wait times, smooth ballot processing
    National News A new clash over mail voting: The cost of postage
    National News President's latest falsehood: Democrats are trying to end signature verification for ballots
    National News 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: Unpacking the Legacy
    National News Two-thirds of Republicans not confident election will be fair after president attacks voting system: Poll
    National News Congress' stinginess is putting democracy at risk, state election officials say
    National News A record 76% of Americans can vote by mail in 2020
    National News How to vote by mail: A guide to send in your ballot
    National News Postmarks come under scrutiny as states prepare for mail-in voting
    National News 'Return to sender': US Postal Service problems affecting voters
    National News Postal workers decry changes and cost-cutting measures
    National News Only 1 in 5 Republicans say they are likely to vote by mail
  • AL
    Alabama Alabama using federal funds to keep polling sites clean workers safe in November
  • AK
    Alaska Former Dunleavy campaign manager leaves administration to campaign against ranked choice voting
    Alaska Alaska primary election day is fast approaching but results could take a while
  • AR
    Arkansas Hutchinson proclaims COVID-19 a valid reason to vote absentee
  • CA
    California Change is coming to San Diego elections. Here's what you need to know
    California Reporter sues to see report on LA Co. election meltdown
  • CO
    Colorado Mesa Co. elections division meets state standards
    Colorado Mayor ballot initiative moves forward
  • CT
    Connecticut Poll workers outnumber voters
    Connecticut Civic duty brings a few voters to low-stakes primary election
    Connecticut Official: Counting absentee ballots in New Haven won't start until midnight
    Connecticut Polls open for primary amid lingering outages
    Connecticut Greenwich's polling places are 'really eerie' with low in-person turnout
    Connecticut Absentee ballots received before Thursday to be counted
    Connecticut COVID protocols vary between polling places
  • FL
    Florida Federal COVID-19 funds for Florida election supervisors expected this week
    Florida Record number of vote by mail ballots received as locals adjust voting habits to pandemic
    Florida Swing states like Florida to see more GOP monitors at voting locations
    Florida With voting rights restored, convicted felons visit polls for first time
    Florida Frenchtown gets new voting location
    Florida Despite drop in return poll workers, primaries fully staffed in Central Florida
    Florida Mail-in voting soars in popularity, but early voting is slow
    Florida South Florida Puerto Ricans distressed by primary situation
  • GA
    Georgia Voting time extended at two Bibb polling locations after reported problems
    Georgia Georgia election officials encourage masks at the polls
    Georgia Chatham Co. sees rise in absentee requests, early voting for runoff election
    Georgia Bibb Co. voters report problems at the polls
    Georgia Voters see short lines, but a few glitches in Ga. runoffs
    Georgia In-person voting for Chatham Co. runoff results in a few 'minor issues' but is mostly smooth
    Georgia Georgia voters lose fight for postage on absentee ballots
    Georgia Polls to stay open until 9pm after delayed precinct openings
    Georgia Judge: Postage requirement for mail ballots isn't a poll tax
    Georgia DeKalb voters wait for two hours following issue with voting cards
    Georgia Chatham Co. reports slow day for in-person voting
    Georgia Two precincts extend voting hours as Macon voters deal with tech difficulties
    Georgia 'In and out, quick': Voters, poll managers report smooth runoff
    Georgia Cobb commissioners won't take up absentee ballot funding request
    Georgia Light turnout, reforms keep Metro Atlanta voting lines short
    Georgia Worth Co. elections board combines precincts for runoff, sees good voter turnout
    Georgia Lee Co. BOE to implement new advanced voting precincts in November
    Georgia After troublesome primary, Chatham Co. sees no major snags
    Georgia Past troubles at Ga. polls, strained relationship between two election leaders
    Georgia State's new technology during runoff to help things go smoother in November
  • HI
    Hawaii Record primary election sees 99% of votes cast by mail
    Hawaii Honolulu officials address what happens to ballots that missed Saturday deadline
  • IL
    Illinois County clerk pushes people to vote by mail
    Illinois Sangamon Co. preps for mail-in voting for November
  • IN
    Indiana Vanderburgh Co. commission purchases new voting machines
    Indiana Clerk's office inundated with absentee ballot apps
  • IA
    Iowa Auditor's office advises public regarding texts, mailings
  • KS
    Kansas Making sure they count
  • KY
    Kentucky Secretary of state recommends agains universal vote by mail
    Kentucky Adams opens poll worker volunteer portal
    Kentucky Secretary of state to nix no-excuse mail-in voting for November election
  • LA
    Louisiana Making History: Broussard is Vermilion Parish's first female registrar of voters
    Louisiana Secretary of state to test election results
  • MD
    Maryland Local election judges reaffirm commitment to service
    Maryland Some Marylanders answer the call to serve as election judges
    Maryland Washington Co. BOE works on voting centers plan
  • MA
    Massachusetts WBUR Poll: 4 in 10 Mass. voters plan to cast ballots by mail
    Massachusetts Watertown will move polling place from elderly housing complex
  • MI
    Michigan Ann Arbor mayor vetoes nonpartisan elections proposal
    Michigan Sterling Heights clerk receives dozens of late ballots
  • MN
    Minnesota Bemidiji voters hit the polls
    Minnesota After flood of mail-in ballots, Minnesota voters trickle into the polls
    Minnesota Minnesota judge rejects RNC bid to limit mail-in ballots
    Minnesota More Minnesotans voted by mail in 2020 primary than all vote totals in 2016 primary
    Minnesota Slow but steady voter turnout at Superior and Duluth polls
    Minnesota In-person traffic sparse, mail-in ballots gain traction
    Minnesota Absentee ballot count soars in St. Louis Co.
    Minnesota Pandemic polling places well prepared but sparsely attended
  • MS
    Mississippi Mississippi Center for Justice files lawsuit to bolster absentee voting
    Mississippi MS voters shouldn't have to pick between staying healthy and voting lawsuit says
    Mississippi Secretary of state speaks about upcoming election
  • MT
    Montana Flathead Co. considering all-mail general election
    Montana Election administrator provides details on all-mail election
  • NV
    Nevada Nevada officials taking steps to combat election fraud
    Nevada Secretary of state's office prepares for another mail-in election
  • NH
    New Hampshire Amherst council scraps single polling place plan, pares three polling sites
    New Hampshire Area municipal clerks see uptick in requests for absentee ballots
    New Hampshire NH secretary of state announces new voter hotline
  • NJ
    New Jersey Camden voters might get say in nonpartisan elections
    New Jersey Recount denied for Singh in Atlantic, Cape May counties
    New Jersey Paterson candidates agree to another election
    New Jersey Ocean Co. to Murphy: Let NJ residents vote in-person Nov. 3
    New Jersey Bitter rivals agree to do-over in disputed Patterson election
  • NM
    New Mexico With Election Day in sight, NM absentee ballot planning underway
  • NY
    New York Democratic split puts Ortiz appointment as elections commissioner in doubt
    New York Legislators hear testimony on primary issues
    New York Officials warn of more voting problems in November
    New York SBOE sys it needs $50M to get November election right
    New York 5M New Yorkers could vote absentee this November
    New York Neighbors worry recent mail delays will affect absentee ballots
  • NC
    North Carolina Local policy center working to restore the voting rights of nearly 60K North Carolinians
    North Carolina County BOE adjusts one-stop voting plan because of pandemic
    North Carolina Head of NC elections say state won't be doing all mail-in balloting, citing supply and logistical issues
  • ND
    North Dakota 3 measures will appear on ND's Nov. ballot
    North Dakota Measure that would change North Dakota election processes qualifies for November ballot
  • OH
    Ohio Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse to serve as polling place
    Ohio Local boards of election worries about mail-in deadline
    Ohio Board of elections preparing for November voters
  • OK
    Oklahoma OK election official answers questions regarding absentee ballots
  • OR
    Oregon Supreme Court again stop pandemic-related decision on election procedures
  • PA
    Pennsylvania Bucks Co. considering $376K for high speed ballot processing machine
    Pennsylvania Ridge says voters should be patient for results in November
  • PR
    Puerto Rico Puerto Rico governor sues elections commission in primary debacle
  • SC
    South Carolina SC top lawmakers tell Supreme Court to stay out of COVID-19 absentee voting issues
  • SD
    South Dakota Mailing cost estimates might be added to absentee ballot instructions for South Dakota
  • TN
    Tennessee Tennessee files motion to dismiss absentee voting lawsuit
  • TX
    Texas New website aims to make election workers ready amid pandemic
    Texas Burnet Co. officials working toward smooth and safe election
    Texas Travis Co. considers sending mail ballot applications for voters over 65
    Texas COVID-19 brings change to how election workers are trained
  • UT
    Utah Young people are motivated to vote this November. Can they figure out how to get a ballot
  • VT
    Vermont In-person voters head to pandemic-tweaked polls
    Vermont In-person voting is light, but turnout high for pandemic primary
    Vermont Southwestern town clerks report smooth process
    Vermont Central Vermonters vote early, not often
    Vermont Override of Burlington mayor's first veto fails
    Vermont Why the pandemic didn't stop in-person voting in Vermont
    Vermont Vermont polling places get creative to stay safe
  • WA
    Washington Primary turnout set for record highs
  • WV
    West Virginia Absentee ballot request period begins Tuesday
    West Virginia Absentee ballot requests now open
  • WI
    Wisconsin Milwaukee Bucks announced 'Bucks Vote' to educate, engage Wisconsin voters
    Wisconsin Poll workers set to process thousands of absentee ballots
    Wisconsin More absentee ballots, curbside voting in August election
    Wisconsin Green Bay polling places quiet
    Wisconsin 'This is a test run for November': No issues reported at polls as voters cast their ballot
    Wisconsin Madison voters report few lines, quick turnaround
    Wisconsin Younger generation steps in as poll workers for August primary
    Wisconsin Polling sites low in-person voting
    Wisconsin Absentee voting contributes to improved voter experience
    Wisconsin Election officials felt more prepared
    Wisconsin Absentee ballots keep Madison poll workers busy
    Wisconsin Appleton voters face no long lines
  • WY
    Wyoming Zero mail-in ballots in Wyoming, but plenty of absentee ballots
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