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Thursday October 22, 2020

  • National News
    National News US blames Iran for threatening election emails, says Russia may interfere too
    National News US government says Iran and Russia to affect public opinion on the election
    National News Election fact check: WA, OR ballots can’t be ‘cancelled’ online
    National News Officials confident ahead of November
    National News AG Nessel joins coalition opposing Alabama’s attempt to ban curbside voting
    National News Mid-October numbers indicate increased turnout of military absentee voters
    National News How to vote during a pandemic
    National News U.S. agencies mount major effort to prevent Russian interference in the election even though president downplays threat
    National News With Election 2020 underway, a key provision of the Voting Rights Act languishes
    National News Voting rights group files suit against president, administration officials alleging voter intimidation
    National News Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group in electorate--but many face additional obstacles to vote by mail
    National News Shouting matches, partisan rallies, guns at polling places: Tensions high at early-voting sites
    National News Transgender and non-binary voters face barriers ahead of the 2020 election
    National News 2020 Election Cybersecurity company finds hacker selling info on 186 million U.S. voters
    National News Hacking federal voting system now a federal crime
    National News President sued over alleged voter intimidation by rights group
    National News ‘We’ve seen Americans step up’ to overcome poll-worker shortage, says federal election commissioner
    National News 'Unprecedented': Voter turnout in election could reach highest rate in more than a century
  • AL
    Alabama Alabama woman fears her absentee vote won't be counted
    Alabama Supreme Court bars curbside voting in Alabama
    Alabama Russell Co. elections officials introduce electronic polling pads, COVID-19 precautions for Nov. 3 election
    Alabama Losing Anniston city council candidates file suit over election results
    Alabama Feds name election officer for north Alabama to handle voter concerns, fraud complaints
    Alabama Ala. Secretary of State, Attorney General respond after Supreme Court ruling on curbside voting
  • AK
    Alaska Lt. gov responds to lawmakers' concerns over Newtok primary mishaps
    Alaska Election reform supporters and opponents debate Alaska’s Ballot Measure 2
    Alaska Alaska officials highlight voting precautions and absentee options in push for pandemic-safe election
  • AZ
    Arizona Goodyear man sentenced for bringing holstered BB gun, filming inside polling place in 2018
  • AR
    Arkansas Two election commissioners resign first day of early voting
    Arkansas Pulaski County Election Commission receives new voting machine equipment
    Arkansas The envelope, please: Election workers begin tackling absentee votes
    Arkansas Fort Smith man turned away at polling site because he wasn't wearing a face mask
  • CA
    California Is the election stressing you out? You're not alone in the Bay Area. Here's how to cope
    California More Orange County voters returning mail ballots early than in 2016
    California San Diego County Registrar announces masks not mandatory in order to vote in person
    California SD Co. registrar has received more than a quarter of all ballots already
    California Registrar of Voters explains misfires in current election cycle
    California Counties setting up alternative ways to assist maskless voters
    California San Diego County prepares for in-person voting: 'Be ready to have patience'
    California How to vote in a pandemic when you’ve lost your home in a wildfire
    California Sneeze guards, hand sanitizer, disposable gloves: County preps for safe polling places
  • CO
    Colorado County clerk prepares for uncertain in-person turnout
    Colorado Eagle County is seeing a rush of people voting before Nov. 3
  • CT
    Connecticut Towns handling influx of absentee ballots
    Connecticut 10K volunteers step forward to replace elderly poll workers
    Connecticut Absentee ballots changing voting dynamic
  • DE
    Delaware Sussex Co. dept. of elections trains poll inspectors
  • DC
    District of Columbia Nearly 30,000 Ballots Automatically Mailed to DC Voters Returned to Sender
  • FL
    Florida Florida accused of sowing confusion with last-minute voting changes
    Florida ‘We would consider this voter intimidation’: Duval Co. Supervisor of Elections Office weighs in on ‘Proud Boys’ email
    Florida “Just do what’s right and vote”: ASO and Alachua County Supervisor of Elections debunk voter intimidation scheme
    Florida Body camera footage shows confusion surrounding mask ordinances at early voting site in Fort Lauderdale
    Florida Emails threatening Democratic voters circulate in Collier, Lee counties
    Florida Extra help brought in to count mail-in ballots as records turnout continues
    Florida Duval County voter says he was intimidated by campaigners at early voting site
    Florida Palm Beach County sheriff says agency is 'paying attention everywhere' during election
    Florida Florida secretary of state fights legal attempt to kill open primaries amendment
    Florida Election night clarity from...Florida? Early counting of mail ballots could help
    Florida Pinellas deputies investigate report of armed voter intimidation at St. Pete voting location
    Florida Construction at Flagler County's government services building causes dust-up over voting
    Florida Canvassing boards in Broward, Miami-Dade working hard to make sure all votes are counted
    Florida Okaloosa Co. elections' office not yet open for early voting
  • GA
    Georgia Athens poll workers face concerns during COVID-19 pandemic
    Georgia She’s 21. He’s 32. They’re leading a youth movement helping to run Muscogee elections
    Georgia Complaints at Albany voting location lead to arrest, security precautions
    Georgia Georgia Secretary of State announces elections improvement task force
    Georgia Macon-Bibb Board of Elections wins $557K grant to boost election outreach
    Georgia ACLU offers help to DeKalb County on Election Day
    Georgia Houston, Macon-Bibb elections boards start processing absentee ballots
    Georgia DeKalb to start processing absentee ballots Thursday
  • GU
    Guam Voters who claimed they were too ill to vote in person caught shopping
  • HI
    Hawaii Hawaii voter service centers open as Oahu ballot tally tops 200,000
  • ID
    Idaho 1A election officials set up outdoor polling place for those with COVID-19...
    Idaho Secretary of State awards $500,000 to establish Election Cybersecurity Center
  • IL
    Illinois Early voting ‘started with a bang’ in suburban Cook and Lake counties, with more sites now open ahead of the General Election
    Illinois Despite guidelines, not all polling booths are 6 feet apart
    Illinois Cook County Clerk Deputy of Elections: ‘It isn’t a backlog…and we will count every ballot that comes through’
    Illinois Printing mistake blamed for 3,800 wrong polling place change cards sent in Sangamon County
  • IN
    Indiana Grant funds extra cleaning of Lake County polling places before and after voting
    Indiana Unprecedented early voting numbers, lines in Vanderburgh Co.
    Indiana Warrick Co. Election Board approves travel voting, younger election workers
  • IA
    Iowa New app provides Woodbury County voters with election information
    Iowa With 2 weeks to go, Woodbury County auditor says early mail voting may have peaked
    Iowa More than 750,000 absentee votes expected in Iowa this year, far surpassing previous records
    Iowa Iowa Supreme Court upholds GOP-backed law adding steps to absentee ballot request process
  • KS
    Kansas Early voting on hold in western Kansas county after ballots improperly labeled
    Kansas Kan. election offices dealing with influx of provisional ballots from early voters
  • KY
    Kentucky NKU to host public forum on election security
    Kentucky As COVID-19 conditions worsen in Kentucky, Beshear urges people to vote this week
  • LA
    Louisiana More machines, shorter lines at busy Marrero early voting location
    Louisiana How long is the early voting wait time in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes?
  • ME
    Maine Downeast municipalities see surge in Election Day staffing
    Maine Gorham councilor questions accuracy of voter list
    Maine Maine secretary of state floats crackdown on confusing ‘blizzard’ of absentee ballot mailers
    Maine Absentee ballots secured in vaults, locked rooms until processing can begin
  • MD
    Maryland Wicomico Co. preps for general election
    Maryland Voting rights volunteers helping to ensure access, fair election
    Maryland Advocates say Baltimore woman convicted of felony mistakenly told she can’t register to vote
    Maryland Nearly 100 Howard County election judges have quit days before early voting is set to start
    Maryland With Election Day looming, Maryland sees wave of mail-in ballots
  • MA
    Massachusetts Massachusetts State Police to deploy ‘enhanced staffing’ on Election Day
    Massachusetts Statewide coalition has been fighting to ensure inmates' voting rights
    Massachusetts Cape’s town clerks say mail-in ballots, early voting indicate strong turnout
  • MI
    Michigan Lansing Police Department to monitor for ‘suspicious behavior concerning voter intimidation’ at the polls
    Michigan Mail delays continue to dog Detroit area, Peters report finds
    Michigan Expect vote counts by Friday after Election Day, says Michigan elections director
    Michigan Safety, security of 2020 election with Detroit city clerk
  • MN
    Minnesota Local auditor's offices busy keeping up with absentee ballot avalanche
    Minnesota Former MN Secretary of State Joan Anderson Growe: Everyone's vote should be counted
    Minnesota Calls for armed guards, volunteers vex Minnesota election officials
    Minnesota New accessibility resources available for MN voters with disabilities
  • MS
    Mississippi Mississippi expands curbside voting, sets absentee 'cure'
    Mississippi Hinds Co. supervisors say Nov. 3 election safe
    Mississippi Lafayette County sees record voter registration numbers as it returns to paper ballots for the 2020 election
    Mississippi Forrest Supervisors consider updating election system
    Mississippi Mississippi leads the country in denying felon voting rights
  • MO
    Missouri Another Step in Livingston County Electoral Process Complete
  • MT
    Montana Montanans voting at record pace; 'enhanced' ballot security measures to be implemented
    Montana More than 243K Montana ballots already returned, two weeks before Election Day
    Montana County election officials on voting in this year's unusual election
  • NE
    Nebraska Some Nebraska voter registration errors corrected; officials will scan for more after election
  • NV
    Nevada Voters can use drive-up ballot drop box at Carson City's Fuji Park, community center
  • NH
    New Hampshire For some NH voters, volunteering at the polls helps ease election anxiety
    New Hampshire NH AG: Out-of-state students don't lose voting eligibility due to 'temporary absence'
  • NJ
    New Jersey Morris County installs ballot drop box in Dover after asked to reconsider
    New Jersey More than 2 million N.J. voters have cast their ballots, state says
    New Jersey Court turns down request to redo GOP Senate primary race
  • NY
    New York Senior towers to be used as polling centers
    New York Poll worker training underway at Yankee Stadium
    New York Amid wave of mail-in ballots, de Blasio and election bigs urge in-person voting
    New York Chemung County prepares for early voting
    New York Ulster County GOP election commissioner Tom Turco stepping down
    New York After months of election mishaps, can NYC pull off early voting?
    New York New Democratic Elections Commissioner gets committee approval
    New York Election officials ready for early voting in NY
  • NC
    North Carolina With voting underway In North Carolina, a check-in with election officials
    North Carolina Your absentee ballot will not be counted until Election Day
    North Carolina Some children getting spam texts, letters asking them to register to vote
    North Carolina NC scrambles to inform voters of absentee errors
    North Carolina County hears complaints about poll observers
  • OH
    Ohio Employee tests positive for coronavirus at early voting center
    Ohio Ohioans have cast more than 1.1 million ballots with two weeks to go until the presidential election
    Ohio What happens if there are power outages on Election Day/
  • OK
    Oklahoma Oklahoma student describes ‘horrifying’ fake Proud Boys email she received
    Oklahoma More than 172,000 Oklahomans have voted absentee in Nov. 3 elections, officials say
  • OR
    Oregon Oregon early voting results so far show 'unprecedented early turnout'
    Oregon Ranked-choice voting makes its Oregon debut in Benton County and could become a state-wide initiative
  • PA
    Pennsylvania Officials say state is prepared for November election
    Pennsylvania Pa. top election official says dropping off mail-in ballots in person is safest way to go
    Pennsylvania Luzerne County resident facing voter fraud charges after accusations of submitting absentee ballot application for deceased mother
    Pennsylvania Bucks election official says mail is safe for ballot returns
    Pennsylvania A year ago, voting machines malfunctioned in a pivotal Pa. county. Have the problems been fixed?
    Pennsylvania Nearly 1.2 million Pa. voters have returned mail ballots
    Pennsylvania Early voting in Pa.: In an elections office as voters stream in, phone lines ring
    Pennsylvania Secretary of State discusses successful voter registration, election security in PA
    Pennsylvania County stands alone in requiring voters to pay for postage
    Pennsylvania Westmoreland County says mail-in ballot backlog cleared
    Pennsylvania Election officials working to correct mail-in ballot problems in Fayette County
    Pennsylvania Many York County voters submitting mail-in ballots in person
    Pennsylvania ‘Voters should not worry’ about ballot-status updates, says Pa. secretary of state
    Pennsylvania Clearfield County Elections Office adds four temporary workers, receiving record number of mail-ins
    Pennsylvania Conservatives fail in attempt to block use of private grant funding designed to aid election
    Pennsylvania A record 9M people register to vote in Pa.
    Pennsylvania Talks collapse on a deal to let Pennsylvania counties open mail ballots before Election Day
    Pennsylvania Glitch sends some Pa. voters duplicate mail ballots, but officials say only one will be counted
    Pennsylvania Ballot box shift from hallway to elections office has upset some voters
    Pennsylvania Report: Westmoreland Co. sheriff assigning deputies to polling locations
  • RI
    Rhode Island RI BOE dealing with ‘backlog’ of mail ballots
  • SC
    South Carolina Horry County fills election box full of invalid mail-in absentee ballots
  • TN
    Tennessee Judge dismisses COVID-19 absentee case in favor of state but advocates say there's a win in the end
    Tennessee Election Commission working closely with local law enforcement to keep you safe at the polls
    Tennessee Rural counties setting early voting records, but lines are still moving fast
    Tennessee Nursing home staff become registered poll workers to help residents vote
  • TX
    Texas Hollins asks secretary of state to affirm support for drive-thru voting amid legal challenges
    Texas Curbside voting options brings the polling place to the voters car
    Texas They might not be able to vote yet, but these Irving students still serve as election clerks
    Texas Dan Patrick claims 'almost everyone in office' knows mail-ballot fraud is real
    Texas “Front Line Pay” for election workers hopes to draw in more to help
    Texas Ballot board member infected with COVID-19, prompting tests
  • UT
    Utah What Utah’s early voting data tells us about the state and the election
  • VA
    Virginia Masks encouraged, but not required, for voting Nov. 3
    Virginia Virginia poll workers pitch in to keep voting safe
    Virginia UVA cybersecurity expert: Virginia is one of the safer states to cast a ballot
    Virginia Additional early voting sites open in Richmond area; advance balloting surging
    Virginia Problems reported with Virginia’s ballot tracker
  • WA
    Washington Think voting by mail is secure in Washington state? Here’s what we found
    Washington Election security is front and center as Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman and challenger Gael Tarleton face off
    Washington Vote by mail has increased minority participation in Washington, but other hurdles remain
    Washington Concerns over mail-in voting could be driving ballot drop box numbers in Washington
  • WV
    West Virginia Hundreds line up early to vote early in W.Va.
    West Virginia Early voting begins in WV
    West Virginia West Virginia voters bustle to the polls on the first day of in-person early voting
    West Virginia More than 800 people line up for first day of early voting
  • WI
    Wisconsin Green Bay City Council bans guns, weapons at polling places after workers express fear
    Wisconsin Can people bring guns to the polls? In Wisconsin, it depends where you vote
    Wisconsin All 12 Milwaukee Public Library branches to close on Election Day
    Wisconsin They're parents, pet owners, volunteers -- and helping run the election. Meet these Milwaukee-area municipal clerks.
    Wisconsin Officials announce launch of Milwaukee Election Commission website
    Wisconsin As Election Day draws near, efforts are underway to keep polls safe and secure
    Wisconsin More than 75,000 ballots cast in Wisconsin on first day of in-person absentee voting
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