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August 29-31, 2020

  • National News
    National News State elections officials push back against concerns around mail-in voting, drop boxes
    National News Carter Center to push for transparency, information in US election
    National News What if players showed up at voter reg centers and at the polls on Election Day to help boost turnout
    National News No more in-person election briefings for Congress, Intelligence Chief says
    National News Inside Stacey Abrams' 'monster movie' about voter suppression
    National News Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic
    National News American Muslim groups rally thousands to get political on National Muslim Voter Registration Day
    National News HeadCount launches 'Festival Challenge' to encourage voter reg
    National News Google greenlights ads with 'blatant disinformation' about voting by mail
    National News Here's why even the suggestion of sending law enforcement to the polls is troubling
    National News Fearing delays and chaos, swing states weigh early counting of mail-in ballots
    National News Ignoring FBI and fellow Republicans, president continues assault on mail-in voting
    National News NBA arenas to set to be voting centers under social justice plan
    National News Coronavirus worries force election officials to get creative
    National News Are you an American voting from abroad? Here's how to do it
    National News Nation-state hackers 'rattling at our doorknob', election officials tell Congress
    National News Nursing home residents isolate by coronavirus now face looming challenge: Voting
    National News Do not open until Election Day: State laws will delay counting mail-in votes
    National News Will you have enough time to vote by mail in your state?
    National News Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic
  • AL
    Alabama Alabama to recruit teenage poll workers for 2020 election
    Alabama Close vote totals, provisional ballots leave some city election results up in the air
  • AZ
    Arizona Firm told to stop offering to illegally collect ballots in Arizona
  • AR
    Arkansas Benton, Washington counties process absentee ballot apps
    Arkansas State gears up for absentee ballots
    Arkansas County clerks see big demand for absentee ballots
    Arkansas Arkansas court blocks open primary measure
  • CA
    California LA Sparks guard Chelsea Gray to donate $50 for every assist
    California San Diego Co. registrar of voters looking for more election site managers
    California Staples Center to be vote center for 2020 election
    California Election Day becomes a paid holiday for some Hollywood companies
    California Forum to serve as vote center for presidential general election
  • CO
    Colorado Denver Elections Division conducts war games to test contingency plans for November
    Colorado Clerk: Mail-in ballot controversy won't impact Teller Co.
  • CT
    Connecticut Conn. voters urged to use drop boxes
    Connecticut Follow the instructions: Greenwich's registrars warn voters of mail ballots
    Connecticut DMV glitch leaves some primary voters in lurch
  • DE
    Delaware How is voter outreach shifting amid a global pandemic
  • DC
    District of Columbia DC composer delivers strong voting rights message in new music video
  • FL
    Florida Florida mail voting collides with postal delays, procrastination
    Florida Why the Lightning's Amalie Arena probably won't be a polling place
    Florida Lee elections supervisor changes future vote by mail envelope after misleading viral video
    Florida Primary raises questions for general election
    Florida 99.4% of Clay Co. primary mail-ballots counted
    Florida Lee, Collier spent $630K on election security
    Florida Volusia elections chief complains about mail-in ballots USPS didn't deliver on time
    Florida Mail ballots from nursing home residents, entire family, didn't count in Florida primary
    Florida Law firms helping felons pay legal debts
    Florida Volusia, Flagler elections offices spent thousands on technology, bulletproofing
  • GA
    Georgia Elections board mulls halving Cassville voting precinct
    Georgia Double-voting and election irregularities alleged in Long Co., Ga.
    Georgia Postal officials say they are ready to deliver mail ballots
    Georgia Elections officials in DeKalb assure voters absentee applications are being processed
    Georgia Fayette County elections workers to receive Covid-19 masks, gloves, other PPE
    Georgia Georgia launches absentee ballot request website
    Georgia Marker remembers women's voting rights movement in Ga.
    Georgia New protocols for Ga. absentee ballots
    Georgia Hawks owner Tony Ressler on creating polling places
  • GU
    Guam Guam cancels 2020 primary election
  • IL
    Illinois McHenry Co. clerk adds 4 more drop boxes
    Illinois Will Co. to have 8 ballot drop boxes set up for Nov. 3
    Illinois Illinois exceeds 1.1M mail-in ballot requests for November election
    Illinois 'We're in uncharted waters': Illinois counties rush to finalize early voting sites
  • IN
    Indiana Vigo Co. voter reg office to participate in Poll Worker Recruitment Day
    Indiana Indiana forecasts 10-fold jump for mail-in voting
    Indiana Indiana gets a 'D' for its vote-by-mail procedures according to Brookings
  • IA
    Iowa Drop boxes must be at county auditor's offices, secretary of state says
    Iowa Pottawattamie Co. will likely be able to keep ballot drop boxes at courthouse
    Iowa Linn Co. auditor reacts to judge's ruling
    Iowa Judge to rule over lawsuit of Woodbury Co. absentee ballot request form
    Iowa 2nd Iowa judge backs GOP, rules ballot requests invalid
    Iowa Clarification sought for absentee ballot collection boxes
    Iowa Johnson Co. auditor awaits ruling in absentee ballot app case
  • KY
    Kentucky Michael Adams to testify in front of Congress
    Kentucky Secretary of state defends expanded absentee voting, slams critics of primary
    Kentucky No widespread fraud in mail-heavy primaries in MI and KY, officials say
    Kentucky Kentucky county clerks preparing for general election
  • ME
    Maine Voting rights groups want Maine to do more to improve mail-in, absentee voting
    Maine Maine secretary of state appeals decision putting RCV challenge on ballot
    Maine Mainers cite postal failures, worries ahead of November election
  • MD
    Maryland Baltimore Co. among locations to host Smithsonian exhibit on voting, democracy
    Maryland Maryland approves 17 in-person voting centers in Howard Co.
    Maryland Most Maryland jurisdictions have filled election judge vacancies; Baltimore City, County still in need
    Maryland Senator: Some voters who applied online for mail-in ballot are getting mailed applications too
    Maryland State approves Montgomery's 39 vote centers for general election
  • MA
    Massachusetts Marblehead & Swampscott voters concerned with Post Office woes
    Massachusetts 'An unprecedented election': Mass. primary is the first statewide vote to include mail-in ballots
    Massachusetts This Mass. primary day is unlike any other, more than 700K people have already voted
  • MI
    Michigan No widespread fraud in mail-heavy primaries in MI and KY, officials say
    Michigan 'Bad bag' of ballots found at Dalton Twp. recount
    Michigan Genesee Co. election officials suggest Flint cut number of voting precincts
    Michigan Michigan secretary of state testifies on election security
    Michigan Election voting at Crisler Center? 'Conversation' has begun
    Michigan Township turmoil, absentee ballots nullified for recount after error
    Michigan After Detroit absentee precinct issues, canvasser explains changes
  • MN
    Minnesota Six in every 10 voters in Minnesota primary cast absentee ballots
    Minnesota Target Center would be pop-up absentee voting site
    Minnesota Minnesota United exploring Allianz Field as polling place
  • MS
    Mississippi Second lawsuit filed over MS absentee voting law
    Mississippi Election commissioners adapting to changes ahead of November election
  • MO
    Missouri Judge orders new election in Iron Co. sheriff race
  • NV
    Nevada Sisolak says in-person voting safe but wants to avoid lines
    Nevada Sisolak, Dems condemn 'Republican attacks' on voting law
  • NJ
    New Jersey Somerset freeholders' resolution pushes back on Murphy vote-by-mail executive order
    New Jersey Lawmakers approve bill to expand ballot drop off access
    New Jersey Murphy signs 5 NJ bills into law, safeguarding voting rights
    New Jersey 'You just don't trust it': Middletown protestors rail agains Murphy, mail-in voting
    New Jersey 'Ballot Cure Act' to provide voter remedies passes Leg
  • NM
    New Mexico District attorney closes voter fraud investigation in Otero Co.
    New Mexico Younger generation steps in as poll workers for November in Dona Ana Co.
  • NY
    New York Board of elections presents plan to implement ranked choice voting
    New York Madison Square Garden to serve as polling site for over 60K eligible voters
    New York Some LI schools balk at hosting polling sites
    New York Ortiz appoints Sheppard as deputy Democratic elections commissioner
    New York After months of infighting, a new county Democratic elections boss goes to work
    New York Confusion for some NY voters after BOE site lists wrong polling locations
    New York New voting machines could help with early voting but undermine ranked choice voting
  • NC
    North Carolina Craven mail-in ballot requests already double 2016 numbers
    North Carolina Board of elections to implement safety measures at voting sites
    North Carolina NCSBOE launches website to help voters navigate election options
  • OH
    Ohio Check this list to see if you're one of 115K voters who could be purged from Ohio's rolls
    Ohio Biden supporters trust Ohio election integrity more than president's
    Ohio Ohio publishes list of voters on bring of being canceled after November
    Ohio Ohio threw out 1 of every 100 primary absentee ballots
    Ohio Secretary of state: Rush to vote; don't rush to judgement on Nov. 3
  • OK
    Oklahoma Absentee voting rules set for November
    Oklahoma Executive order extension pushes Oklahoma absentee voting changes to November
  • OR
    Oregon Curry Co. clerk reports no concern about mailed ballots
  • PA
    Pennsylvania Robocall targets battleground states such as Pa. with falsehoods about mail-in voting
    Pennsylvania Wolf urges Pa. Legislature to begin work on his election reform package
    Pennsylvania Blair, Cambria voter won't see ballot drop boxes
    Pennsylvania Philly area counties scramble to recruit more--and younger--poll workers
    Pennsylvania Pa. implements OmniBallot tool for blind voters in November
    Pennsylvania Philly teens signing up to be poll workers amid pandemic
    Pennsylvania Eagles want Lincoln Field to be a polling place
  • RI
    Rhode Island RI board, fearing deluge of 400K mail ballots suspends some requirements for November election
    Rhode Island Many RI cities, towns are short poll workers
  • SC
    South Carolina SC asks counties to move absentee voting up a week. Greenville is already working on it
    South Carolina Expected high turnout moves early voting to Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
  • SD
    South Dakota ACLU urges absentee ballot drop boxes at libraries
  • TN
    Tennessee Shelby Co. election commissioner pushes to make FedExForum a potential polling location
    Tennessee Election chief: Using FedExForum for voting 'not practical'
    Tennessee FedExForum won't become polling place
    Tennessee As states make voting easier during pandemic, Tennessee is moving in other direction
  • TX
    Texas Some Dallas Co. mail ballots went uncounted in July
    Texas Texas if violating voter reg laws again, federal judge says
    Texas LWV of Texas no longer allowed to leave voter reg forms at Post Offices
    Texas Grimes Co. getting new voting equipment ahead of November
    Texas Texas tells Harris Co. to halt plan to send all voters apps for mail-in ballots
    Texas Voting group says its no longer allowed to leave voter reg cards in post offices
    Texas How Tarrant Co. plans to fix voting issues, prepare for surge in mail-in ballots
    Texas American Airlines Center to be largest voting center in Dallas Co. on Election Day
    Texas There is a plan for Election Day, Taylor Co. administrator says
    Texas More poll workers, fewer voting sites
    Texas Dallas Co. looking for high school election workers
    Texas Mail-in voting expected to increase in McLennan Co. with COVID-19 concerns
  • UT
    Utah Utah Jazz announce Vivint Arena, select Megaplax Theatres to serve as polling centers
    Utah Weber Co. officials, voter advocates gearing up for Election Day
  • VA
    Virginia Virginia ramps up cybersecurity for election
    Virginia Virginia just passed a law making it easier to vote. Local registrars have just weeks to carry it out
    Virginia Absentee ballot app forms create confusion for residents in central Va.
    Virginia Court approves Herring's agreement to protect voting rights of Virginians with disabilities
    Virginia Va. General Assembly votes to expand access to absentee voting, create ballot drop boxes
    Virginia Public hearing scheduled for Tuesday to add in-person absentee voting center in James Center
    Virginia Absentee ballot requests up 2K% from four years ago
    Virginia Sen. Mark Warner on DNI's move to end in-person election security briefings
  • WA
    Washington 8 more ballot drop boxes installed in Clark Co.
    Washington Mail-in voting not a concern for county officials
    Washington Judge: Postal Service must give details to Washington about changes in mail delivery
    Washington With opener looming, Seahawks cancel practice--so they can all be registered to vote
    Washington Security and ballot drop boxes: How it works in Washington
    Washington 'It's going to require patience': With delays and litigation likely, observers urge calm ahead of election
    Washington County drop boxes pulled in more than half of the primary votes
  • WV
    West Virginia Randolph to raise pay for poll workers
    West Virginia Secretary, United Way work together
  • WI
    Wisconsin Packers to use tailgate venue as polling location for November
    Wisconsin Wisconsin officials press USPS for reassurances on election-related mail
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