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Friday October 30, 2020

  • National News
    National News Most US states will allow voting without mask to prevent clashes
    National News Long lines, broken machines: Why voters should not be too worried about some poll site snafus
    National News Is it safe to lick the ballot envelope? Public health officials take on the new challenge of making voting safe amid a pandemic
    National News Pandemic spurs election 2020 poll site changes
    National News ‘Like a yo-yo’: Election officials grapple with flood of confusing last-minute rule changes
    National News How votes are actually counted on Election Day
    National News Here’s what each state says about taking photos while you vote
    National News Long lines, stressed poll workers, COVID-19: How Stanford d.school is using design to streamline voting
    National News Three states announce National Guard troops to assist at voting sites on Election Day
    National News US election lawsuits: Less than a week out, where do they stand?
    National News Hundreds of absentee ballots In Detroit, Pennsylvania missing, not delivered by Postal Service
    National News Supreme Court readies for possible post-election cases
    National News Overstating the foreign threat to elections poses its own risks, U.S. officials and experts say
    National News On poll workers, many election officials breathe sigh of relief
    National News Student voting surges despite efforts to suppress it
    National News Within the early voting boom, youth turnout seems to be surging
    National News Does free food (and other election festivities) increase voter turnout?
    National News Here's a rundown of mail-in ballot cases that have been settled in US courts
    National News Millions of mail-in ballots not yet returned in battleground states
    National News Mask requirements at polling places lead to confrontations and lawsuits as infections rise.
    National News A journey into the heart of America's voting paranoia
    National News Tracking viral misinformation ahead of the 2020 election
    National News Q-tips, generators and a prayer: How to run an election
    National News Poll worker numbers have many election officials breathing sigh of relief
  • AL
    Alabama Ala. lawmakers to re-introduce early voting legislation in 2021
    Alabama Masks not required at Alabama polling locations
    Alabama Doug Jones campaign hints at legal action over Tuscaloosa absentee voting waits
  • AK
    Alaska Ballot Measure 2 on Nov. 3 ballot: It’s called “Election Reform” but detractors say “Election Confusion”
    Alaska A push for election reform in Alaska scrambles party lines on Ballot Measure 2
  • AZ
    Arizona Yuma County gearing up for Election Day
    Arizona Arizona sees massive turnout, smooth process in early voting
  • CA
    California Voting guidelines outlined by San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder ahead of Election Day
    California Federal officials gear up for Election Day in Sacramento area, but not at polling sites
    California Beverly Hills police, LAPD making security preparations for Election Day
    California New, hi-tech voting system put to the test in SB, SLO and Ventura Counties
    California How A’s are transforming Oakland Coliseum into Alameda County’s largest voting center
    California Dozens of ballots deposited at Richmond City Hall drop-off site missing, county official says
    California How a small county got the money to buy “I voted” stickers and other election supplies
    California How to adjust voter access when wildfires interrupt your local election
    California Hotel Figueroa, downtown L.A. landmark, to serve as a vote center too
    California Poll: Which of LA's iconic entertainment, sports venues will be most popular with voters this year
    California LA County launches mobile voting centers to reach people who might have difficulty getting to polls
    California Amazon Studios, Homeboy Industries team to provide meals to LA poll workers
    California Inglewood coffee shop Sip & Sonder will serve as a pop-up vote center
    California 168 vote centers to open across OC, including super site at Honda Center
    California For Native Americans, voter outreach is by both wi-fi and radio
    California See inside LA Co.'s vast election ballot processing center
    California Huntington Park to get two new voting centers after community outcry
    California VoteMobile helps wildfire victims and seniors cast their ballots
  • CO
    Colorado Rejected ballots top 10,000 in Colorado. And election officials are working to get them counted.
    Colorado City of Aspen gearing up for a spring election pandemic style
    Colorado Despite chaos of wildfires, election officials in Grand, Larimer counties making sure every vote counts
  • CT
    Connecticut Wrong absentee ballots sent to voters in Stratford House of Representatives district
    Connecticut Connecticut cities and towns expect to report unofficial results on Election Night despite record number of absentee ballots
    Connecticut Conn. broke its voter reg record just days before the election
  • DC
    District of Columbia From Capital One Arena to Nats Park: Inside voting at DC's sporting venues ahead of 2020 Election
    District of Columbia Bowser: D.C. Election Day preps to include parking restrictions, potential road closures
  • FL
    Florida Voting twice for president in NJ and Florida is possible for 300 double-registered voters
    Florida Preparing for long lines at the polls
    Florida Collier County Supervisor of Elections asking residents to vote early
    Florida Butt of election jokes in the past, Florida believes its election system is ready
    Florida Duval County judge leading vote-counting board donated to Trump 12 times. That's not allowed.
    Florida Formerly incarcerated women speak out on voting rights for Florida felons
    Florida Chair of Duval County Canvassing Board resigns
    Florida Central Florida elections chiefs, law officers stand at the ready to fight voter intimidation
    Florida Supervisors plan to revive effort to remove voter registration information from public record
    Florida Palm Beach County leaders stress calm, coronavirus caution in election homestretch
    Florida Central Florida counties hire ballot drop box security guards to discourage copycat arson attacks
    Florida Hurricane Zeta cuts early voting hours short in Santa Rosa County
    Florida Florida failed to spend $10 million for election security, COVID-19 protection at polls
    Florida Tampa Bay elections supervisors seeking “cures” for mail ballot signature issues
  • GA
    Georgia Some Sandy Springs voters are surprised by polling place changes
    Georgia Early voting knocked offline in several counties after storm blows through
    Georgia Hall election files leaked by hackers, reports show
    Georgia Georgia election networks untouched by Hall County ransomware attack
    Georgia ACLU latest group feeling jilted after offering DeKalb elections help
  • HI
    Hawaii A majority of Hawaii voters have already cast their ballots
  • ID
    Idaho Moscow Police take proactive measures to keep voters safe at polling sites
    Idaho 5 Canyon poll workers test positive for COVID-19, some elections staff out...
    Idaho Canyon County switches to out-of-state ballot printer this year
  • IL
    Illinois The United Center will be a polling place on Election Day
    Illinois Rockford, Winnebago County election offices brace for Election Day unlike any other
    Illinois Ballot rejections and the election in Illinois
    Illinois McLean County continues to work with sheriff's department, helping those in jail vote
  • IN
    Indiana Pulaski County Election Board preparing for large voter turnout
    Indiana State: Masks, distancing, etc. can't be forced at polling sites
  • IA
    Iowa Iowa confident rejected ballots won't be an issue
    Iowa What to expect on Election Day in Story County: Prep for long lines and wear a mask, auditor says
    Iowa Secretary of state promises strengthened election security
    Iowa Judge backs Iowa's limits on absentee ballot drop box sites
    Iowa Keeping poll workers safe and healthy ahead of and during the election
  • KS
    Kansas ACLU files complaint for Ellis Co. election worker over lack of mask mandate
  • KY
    Kentucky Adams: Voter intimidation will be taken seriously
    Kentucky Secretary of state wants some COVID-era voting changes to become permanent
  • LA
    Louisiana Louisiana secretary of state, governor focusing on power restoration at polling locations hit by Zeta
    Louisiana Parish Clerk, Secretary of State assessing conditions at New Orleans voting sites after Hurricane Zeta
    Louisiana A critical mission after Hurricane Zeta: Racing to survey damage to polling places
  • MD
    Maryland Many voters confused about ballot status, county election official says
    Maryland More than 70,000 Harford voters have cast ballots already, either early or by mail
    Maryland Maryland mail-in ballots at historic levels before Election Day
  • MA
    Massachusetts 'We know where our ballots are at all times'
    Massachusetts Mass. ACLU training thousands of nonpartisan poll watchers
  • MI
    Michigan Clerks must pick up absentee ballots, but you need to request it and conditions apply
    Michigan Issues with absentee ballot instructions in Deerfield Township
    Michigan Detroit election clerk addresses turnout, absentee ballots at press conference
    Michigan "We are prepared for 100%" Detroit voting officials ready up for busy election day
    Michigan Two conservative operatives charged in a robocall scam are ordered to call 85,000 people back.
    Michigan Detroit city clerk says 500 ballots were not lost in mail, but spoiled
    Michigan Michigan court rejects appeal on gun ban outside polling places
    Michigan Extra sheriff’s deputies assigned to prevent voter intimidation at Washtenaw County polls
  • MN
    Minnesota GOP campaigns ask for late ballots to be separated
    Minnesota Judge bars Atlas Aegis from placing armed agents near Minn. polling locations
    Minnesota Area counties head into Election Day with plan, staff in place
    Minnesota Simon explains poll challenger laws
    Minnesota Court: Late Minnesota absentee ballots must be separated amid ongoing litigation
  • MO
    Missouri Springfield City Utilities offering free rides to the polls on Election Day, providing polling place
  • MT
    Montana Counting down the days: 30,000 ballots already have been returned in Cascade County
    Montana In final days of campaign, secretary of state candidates trade accusations
    Montana Cascade County leads the state in ballot returns so far
    Montana Glacier Co. declining to place ballot drop boxes on Blackfeet Reservation
    Montana Ravalli Co. elections sees high early voting numbers
    Montana Missoula Co. officials give election update
    Montana Glacier County sets up ballot drop boxes on Blackfeet Reservation
  • NE
    Nebraska What happens if a Nebraska voter dies after voting early and other questions answered
  • NJ
    New Jersey Voting twice for president in NJ and Florida is possible for 300 double-registered voters
    New Jersey Morris County Clerk clarifies Election Day in-person voting options
    New Jersey County workers begin scanning ballots in N.J
    New Jersey Burlington County receives $2.9 million grant from nonprofit to fund election expenses
  • NM
    New Mexico Secretary of State talks about what to expect on election night
    New Mexico Turnout in NM passes 660,000, 82 percent of 2016’s total turnout
  • NY
    New York Agreement reached on Bard voting location
    New York Determination, uncertainty about Election Day lines drive Lower Hudson Valley early voters
    New York DeBlasio calls for board of elections overhaul
    New York Long lines at polls persist on day 6 of early voting in NYC
    New York Ulster Democrats sue to compel longer early-voting hours and added site to shorten waits
    New York NYC BOE grants Manhattan one extra early voting site to alleviate long lines
    New York NYC BOE secretary responds to criticism: 'I think a lot of it is unfair'
  • NC
    North Carolina Despite COVID concerns, teams venture into nursing homes to get out the vote
    North Carolina Stanly Board of Elections works through COVID-19 restrictions to serve voters
    North Carolina A Black voting rights activist confronts the ghosts of racial terror in North Carolina
    North Carolina Young NC voters less likely to trust that the 2020 election will be legitimate
    North Carolina Last day of early voting in North Carolina is Saturday, when polls close earlier
    North Carolina Grand Forks County election officials begin to process mail-in ballots
    North Carolina County election staff, observers and voters report election law violations
    North Carolina Absentee ballot rejection rates down in NC despite record number of mail-in votes
    North Carolina Carrboro rejects state’s request to remove Black Lives Matter flags from Town Hall
    North Carolina How one rural county struggles to find polling places
  • ND
    North Dakota ND man accused of threatening to blow up polling location
  • OH
    Ohio Voided votes: Why did 8 local counties reject 5,800 ballots this spring?
    Ohio Return your ballots, Lake Elections Board director urges
    Ohio Mahoning County elections board wins $785K grant
    Ohio Two conservative operatives charged in a robocall scam are ordered to call 85,000 people back.
    Ohio More than 56,000 Ohioans trained to work the polls for 2020 election
    Ohio Truckloads of ballots delivered to Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
  • OK
    Oklahoma 'However long it takes': Voters line up in rain at ONEOK Field to get ballots cast early
    Oklahoma Massive lines & eager voters on day one of early voting
    Oklahoma Thousands cast ballots on first day of early voting at ONEOK Field
  • OR
    Oregon In Oregon, vote by mail has been going strong for two decades
    Oregon Heightened concerns about voting integrity prompt calls to elections officials in Clackamas Co.
  • PA
    Pennsylvania Why this swing-state county is investing over $1 million in its voting infrastructure
    Pennsylvania Mail-in voting should lead to shorter lines at the polls, Boockvar says
    Pennsylvania County commissioners caution against Election Day intimidation
    Pennsylvania Cumberland County under fire, waiting until after Election Day to count mail-in ballots
    Pennsylvania USPS, Butler Co. at odds over lost ballots
    Pennsylvania Westmoreland elections officials: ‘Number of residents’ have not received mail-in, absentee ballots
    Pennsylvania Pennsylvania struggles with how — or if — to help voters fix their mail ballots
    Pennsylvania One glove per voter: How Philly will keep polling places COVID-safe on Election Day
    Pennsylvania Erie County sets rules for guns at polling places on Tuesday amid intimidation concerns
    Pennsylvania Skipping the neighborhood polls? Allegheny County voters have lots of reasons for using mail ballots instead
    Pennsylvania Pennsylvania struggles with how — or if — to help voters fix their mail ballots
    Pennsylvania Behind-the-scenes look at Allegheny Co. elections warehouse
    Pennsylvania County canvassing delays met with confusion, frustration
    Pennsylvania Cumberland County commissioners stick with plan; mail-in ballot count there to start on Nov. 4
    Pennsylvania Council committee kicks off inquiry into county elections
    Pennsylvania Pennsylvania emerges as likely hot spot for voting disputes and legal challenges after Election Day
  • RI
    Rhode Island Board of Elections says they’re ready for Election Day, vote certification process
    Rhode Island RI Election: Vote count already underway
  • SC
    South Carolina Process of counting mail-in versus in-person absentee ballots
    South Carolina Upstate voters wait hours after power outage at satellite early vote location
    South Carolina Heavy winds caused power outages, delays at in-person absentee voting precincts
    South Carolina Power outages cause hours long wait at Fort Mill polling location
  • SD
    South Dakota S.D. election officials take new approaches to voting amid pandemic
    South Dakota In South Dakota, Native Americans face numerous obstacles to voting
  • TN
    Tennessee Tennessee offers post office absentee drop-offs until Nov. 3
    Tennessee TN vote count could take longer as absentee ballot requests smash records
    Tennessee Gardner: Voters can ensure fast delivery of absentee ballots
    Tennessee Are you COVID-19 positive and still need to vote in Davidson County? There's a way.
    Tennessee Voters with COVID-19 symptoms will have designated voting location in Knox County
    Tennessee Voters with COVID-19 symptoms, exposure to have an option Nov. 3, election commission says
  • TX
    Texas These are the ballot machines and systems available in Texas
    Texas Worried your mail-in ballot still hasn't arrived? Here's how to be sure your vote counts
    Texas TSU voters waited hours to cast a ballot on Super Tuesday. Harris Co. says it won't happen againt
    Texas 'A bald-faced lie': Candidates implicated in voter fraud allegations deny claims
    Texas Hays and Williamson counties broke voter turnout records
    Texas US judge requires face masks in Texas polling locations; appeals court halts ruling
    Texas Most Texas voters favor some voting reforms--but they don't agree on what kinds
    Texas Voters complaining of mail-in ballot delays as Election Day approaches
    Texas 24-hour voting underway in Harris County
    Texas Number of problem ballots in Tarrant Co. fewer than originally thought
    Texas Harris County breaks all-time voter turnout record, surpassing 2016 election
  • UT
    Utah KSL investigators explore voting issues in Utah's rural counties
    Utah Utah preps response plans amid national worries over voter intimidation, threats
    Utah Counties have plan if civil unrest breaks out on Election Day
  • VT
    Vermont Condos still not happy about Kavanaugh’s incorrect opinion even with change
  • VA
    Virginia Life of Judy: Meet the woman who's been overseeing Loudoun County's elections for three decades
    Virginia Saturday is the last day for Virginians to vote early in-person
    Virginia Virginia voters worry about voter suppression despite recent legislative changes
  • WA
    Washington How WA officials are fighting election interference in 2020
    Washington Incumbent Kim Wyman faces Democratic challenger Gael Tarleton for Secretary of State
    Washington Elections officials warn last-minute Washington voters could face hours-long lines
  • WI
    Wisconsin Madison City Clerk Office implements, details election security measures
    Wisconsin Election Officials urge patience on election night results
    Wisconsin Clerk prepared for surge of absentee ballots
    Wisconsin State Supreme Court denies Outagamie, Calumet counties advice on broken ballots
  • WY
    Wyoming Secretary of State: Misinformation is a 'threat'
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