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Wednesday August 19, 2020

  • National News
    National News Possible mail-in voting snag: Missing postmarks
    National News At least 20 states plan to sue the USPS over service delays, threat to election
    National News A century of suffrage
    National News Las Vegas, Atlanta, counties across U.S. plead for young poll workers
    National News President to pardon Susan B. Anthony
    National News How Black women have continued to fight to vote 100 years after suffrage
    National News Pro sports teams offer up empty arenas for voting in the fall
    National News Barriers to voting access loom larger for tribes
    National News Michelle Obama stresses in-person voting in 2020 DNC speech
    National News In reversal, Postmaster General suspends mail-handling changes until after election
    National News States mull rules changes to make sure ballots are counted
    National News Cost of posting mail-in ballots could stop more people of color from voting
    National News Homeland Security officials urge voters to be patient this November
    National News Election Security: A progress report from CISA's Krebs
    National News Susan B. Anthony was arrested for voting when women couldn't. Now president will pardon her
    National News Biden voters twice as likely to vote by mail in November, survey finds
    National News CNN Poll: Questions about accuracy of vote counting rise as most want to vote before Election Day
    National News With more mail-in ballots, US may not have official results on election night
    National News The plan to turn stadiums into November polling locations could be perfect
  • AL
    Alabama Chattooga Co. probate judge dies
    Alabama Commission OK's new election equipment
    Alabama Secretary of state celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage
    Alabama Merrill urges Alabama voters to submit absentee apps as soon as possible
    Alabama Poll workers needed throughout Alabama
    Alabama Clerks, candidates attend voting machine testing
    Alabama Huntsville nonprofit will help with absentee ballot voting
  • AK
    Alaska In rule change, Postal Service forbids employees from serving as ballot witness
    Alaska Alaska's primary election is Tuesday, but declaring winners could take a week
    Alaska Voters in six villages won't have polling places
    Alaska Election officials say it was a slow day at the polls
    Alaska Here's what primary voting in Anchorage looked like
  • AR
    Arkansas Cast absentee ballots early, Arkansas governor says
    Arkansas Commission discusses poll worker shortage
    Arkansas Election panel restores 2 of 3 polling sites cut early this year
  • CA
    California Padilla re-launches California Students Vote Project
    California More drop boxes, extended polling period
    California Health, ballot safety concern voters ahead of November
    California Santa Barbara Co. prepares for election season
    California Man charged with voting in 3 elections as dead mother
  • CO
    Colorado La Plata Co. clerk perceives no delays with mail voting
    Colorado Colorado will join other states in Postal Service lawsuit
  • CT
    Connecticut Coventry voter, 17, denied right to vote in primary
    Connecticut Citing lack of confidence in Postal Service, Hartford legislators ask for more ballot drop boxes
  • DE
    Delaware AG Jennings announces suit to protect Postal Service from disruptions
    Delaware Elections commissioner says voters hoping to cast ballot by mail should not wait long
  • DC
    District of Columbia DC no longer has online voter reg
    District of Columbia Amid Postal Service concerns, DC region dramatically expands ballot drop boxes
  • FL
    Florida Voters head to the polls on primary election day
    Florida Local ex-felon casts first ballot in 16 years
    Florida Amendment 4 appeal kicks off on election day
    Florida PBC supervisor of elections provides update
    Florida Ballot drop boxes are a 'huge hit' during Florida primary
    Florida Treasure Coast elections supervisors: Polls open, no disturbances
    Florida Primary day in Central Florida
    Florida Escambia Co. voters, poll workers navigate COVID-19 precautions
    Florida South Floridians voting in huge numbers compared to 2016
    Florida Duval Co. election sites down volunteers amid COVID-19 concerns
    Florida UF professor creates app that makes voting in person safer
    Florida Leon Co. poll workers say early voting was busier than election day
    Florida Sanitation and safety top priorities for secretary of state
    Florida Election day running smoothly, polls full staffed
    Florida Treasure Coast residents get out to vote on election day
    Florida Light but steady turnout in Tampa Bay primaries
    Florida What's happening at the polls
    Florida Appeals court hears high-stakes voting fight
    Florida Some voters worried their mail ballot won't arrive in time
    Florida Election supervisors watching primary vote to gauge COVID precautions ahead of November
    Florida Unofficial results delayed after Taylor Co. runs into technical problems
    Florida Voters pick Broward, PBC elections supervisors
    Florida Volusia, Flagler election results run into delays
    Florida 'I don't believe it was malicious': Duval voter surprised of precinct location change
    Florida Pandemic primary finishes with few voters at polls
    Florida Jump drive containing 300 votes from Coconut Creek voting precinct fails
    Florida Florida judges stand out during felon voting rights case
    Florida Joe Scott leads in close race for Broward supervisor of elections
    Florida Broward supervisor of elections says ballot processing hiccups a 'great wet, dry-run for November'
    Florida Supervisor of elections in Sarasota Co. pleased with turnout
    Florida Supervisor of elections says 70% of Lee Co. votes were by mail
    Florida Bay Co. election day at the supervisor of elections office
    Florida Lori Edwards breezes to new supervisor of elections term
    Florida Polls 'quiet' on election day
    Florida President's mail ballot dropped at elections office
    Florida Link holds huge late lead in race for SOE
    Florida Florida holds a safe but slow primary election conducted mostly by mail
    Florida Recount likely in Broward supervisor of elections race
    Florida Naked man, sprinklers, fire alarms and power outages mark weird primary in Leon Co.
  • GA
    Georgia County approves additional $400K for November election
    Georgia Gwinnett commissioners delay decision on sending out ballot apps
    Georgia Ga. voters to be made 'inactive' after absentee mail undeliverable
    Georgia Complaints aired at election board meeting
  • GU
    Guam Voter reg ends today, new ballot marking machines up for use
  • HI
    Hawaii Case lashes out at president over mail-in voting
  • ID
    Idaho Idaho election official: 'No reason for concern'
  • IL
    Illinois Postal Service dispute puts Quad-City election officials on alert
    Illinois Coronavirus outbreaks at county clerks' offices could impact election
    Illinois Counties installing secure ballot drop boxes
    Illinois County clerk: Staffing, not voter fraud the real concern with mail ballots
    Illinois Drop boxes, other changes in the works for Lake Co.
  • IN
    Indiana Modern day suffragists in Indianapolis making an impact
    Indiana Commissioners begin process to become vote center county
    Indiana 2 Gary precincts with discrepancies in primary audit were results of 'training deficiencies'
    Indiana Judge asked to extend noon deadline for absentee ballots
  • IA
    Iowa Third Iowa county sued over absentee mailings
    Iowa Local election officials say they're getting bombarded with questions/concerns
    Iowa Campaign sues Woodbury Co. over absentee ballot requests
  • KS
    Kansas Sedgwick Co. DA warns of voter reg phone scam
    Kansas Kansas election officials prepare for mail-in voting push
    Kansas Secretary of state: You'll be safe voting by mail
  • KY
    Kentucky KY board of elections delays approval of voting plan at secretary of state's request
    Kentucky County prepares for new election rules, despite state delay
  • LA
    Louisiana Louisiana's COVID test would exclude 'thousands' from voting by mail
    Louisiana East Felicana to move two voting precincts
    Louisiana Edwards against secretary's plan to roll back mail voting
    Louisiana Interest in voting by mail has increased
  • ME
    Maine Maine receives 20K online absentee ballot requests in 24-hours
  • MD
    Maryland Amid Postal Service concerns, DC region dramatically expands ballot drop boxes
    Maryland Maryland among states suing Postal Service
    Maryland Board approves voting centers
    Maryland Despite growing need for election judges, people face online application hurdles
    Maryland Election 2020 will pose unique challenges
    Maryland Frederick Co. puts up drop box near board of elections
    Maryland Baltimore leaders seeking $140K for ballot drop boxes
  • MA
    Massachusetts Essex to premier digital ballot scanner during upcoming election
    Massachusetts Galvin urges voters to hand in mail ballots, use early voting
    Massachusetts Over 1M Mass. residents have requested absentee ballot
    Massachusetts Mass. residents can track ballots online with new system
    Massachusetts Training program aims to plug poll worker gap
    Massachusetts Haverhill relocates another polling place
    Massachusetts Election prep in Quincy
    Massachusetts South Shore readies for primary election
    Massachusetts Election commission prepares for record turnout
  • MI
    Michigan MI Supreme Court asked to reconsider absentee ballot deadline in light of uncounted primary votes
  • MN
    Minnesota St. Louis Co. officials brace for possible record absentee ballot voting
    Minnesota What MN's primary means for November election
  • MS
    Mississippi Election commission seeks poll workers ahead of election
    Mississippi Charged with one of these crimes? You may not be able to vote in MS
    Mississippi Oktibbeha board considering hazard pay for election workers
    Mississippi Lawsuit filed over absentee voting in Mississippi
    Mississippi DeSoto Co. clerk explains how to obtain absentee ballot in MS
  • MO
    Missouri Large number of mail-in ballots expected in Missouri
    Missouri Kansas City election officials reassure wary voters on mail voting
  • MT
    Montana Gallatin Co. commissioners vote for mail ballot election
    Montana Cascade Co. commissioners approve mail voting for general election
    Montana Less than 1% of Missoula, Gallatin Co. mail-in ballots rejected for late arrival
    Montana Election officials respond to mail ballot misconceptions
    Montana Bennett opens fire on county elections help in secretary of state race
  • NE
    Nebraska Douglas Co. election commission makes plea for poll workers
  • NV
    Nevada Nevada election officials seeks more ballot harvesting oversight
    Nevada County plans reduction of in-person Election Day voting locations
  • NH
    New Hampshire Poll worker wants felons to know they have the right to vote in NH
  • NJ
    New Jersey NJ will sue USPS to protect vote by mail, AG says
    New Jersey President keeps using Paterson, NJ as proof of vote by mail will bring fraud. Not true, critics say
    New Jersey Bateman urges Murphy to all in-person voting
    New Jersey Atlantic Co. getting ready for deluge of general election paper ballots
    New Jersey Campaign sues NJ after its decision to mail ballots in November
  • NM
    New Mexico NM pushes forward with emergency voting reforms
    New Mexico New Mexico election officials confident in relationship with Postal Service
    New Mexico Bernalillo Co. clerk making it easier for people to drop off absentees
  • NY
    New York Syracuse women rejoice after TN ratifies the 19th Amendment
    New York 'One of the most undemocratic things': Maloney demands end to USPS cuts to ensure mail votes count
    New York NY scrambling for solutions ahead of 2020 election
  • NC
    North Carolina State appeals court dismisses former NHC BOE director's appeal of termination
    North Carolina Wake Co. leaders hike pay for election workers ahead of 2020 vote
    North Carolina BOE slammed with mail-in ballot requests
  • ND
    North Dakota Secretary of state's office reprimands Stark Co. election official
    North Dakota Jaeger urges voters to return mail ballots quickly
    North Dakota Secretary of state recommends counties run a vote center model for November
  • OH
    Ohio Mentor-based company will provide masks for Ohio election workers
    Ohio Board of elections prepares for November
    Ohio Growing political divide on ballot drop boxes
    Ohio LaRose asks for $3M to pay postage for absentee ballots
    Ohio Survey: Many Stark poll workers don't want to work Nov. 3
    Ohio Drop box will be installed at Washington Co. elections office
  • OK
    Oklahoma Comanche Co. election board confident in absentee voting process
    Oklahoma Oklahoma to print green absentee ballots to help USPS
  • OR
    Oregon Oregon leaders debating using National Guard to protect vote by mail
  • PA
    Pennsylvania Westmoreland leaders mull solutions to accommodate expected volume of mail-in ballots
    Pennsylvania Pennsylvania high court asked to provide 'extraordinary' help in vote by mail cases
    Pennsylvania AG confirms Pa. to file lawsuit against Administration
    Pennsylvania Lancaster plans to add 30 elections staff
  • PR
    Puerto Rico Concerns persist for Puerto Rico general election
  • RI
    Rhode Island Leery of mail ballots
  • SC
    South Carolina Election officials prepping for November
  • SD
    South Dakota 9 big election day questions answered for South Dakotans
  • TN
    Tennessee Nashville's downtown post office again option for last-minute absentee ballots in November
    Tennessee Absentee ballots cannot be returned in-person by voters in TN
    Tennessee Could FedEx ease USPS' mail voting challenge? Shipping costs a hurdle
    Tennessee It's time to request absentee ballots
  • TX
    Texas Can the USPS handle universal voting by mail? An elections reporter weighs in
    Texas Smith Co. announces new early voting locations for November to help with social distancing
    Texas Brazos Co. election officials seeing increase in mail-in requests
    Texas Hood Co. chooses new elections administrator
    Texas County commissioners want to make voting safer
    Texas Travis Co. in search of donated spaces for Election Day
  • UT
    Utah New bill expands Utah voter options in the COVID-19 pandemic
    Utah Is ranked choice voting the answer to plurality?
  • VA
    Virginia USPS mail delay concerns have voters asking about Election Day voting
    Virginia Northam pitches policies to make it easier to vote absentee in November
    Virginia Fluvanna Co. registrar's office moving
    Virginia Lynchburg registrar gears up for election
  • WA
    Washington Inside Washington State's all-mail election
    Washington Washington preparing for potential problems ahead of general election
  • WV
    West Virginia Online absentee ballot portal popular among voters
  • WI
    Wisconsin Wisconsin clerks worry about November as mail-in ballot requests grow
    Wisconsin Milwaukee plans to install ballot drop boxes
  • WY
    Wyoming New voting machines confusing some Laramie Co. voters
    Wyoming Updated figures on the final day of early voting
    Wyoming Natrona Co. casts thousands more absentee ballots, many still head to polls
    Wyoming Over a third of Laramie Co. voters cast ballots before primary
    Wyoming Masks, absentee ballots abound as Natrona Co. goes to the polls
    Wyoming Election blog
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