KITV – Hawaii voters can now sign up to receive notifications about their ballot through a new service called BallotTrax.
Anchorage Daily News – In an unprecedented move, the June 11 primary will take place mostly by mail, with ballots sent automatically to all Alaska voters registered at least 30 days before the election. The Aug. 16 general election will occur on the same day, and on the same ballot, as Alaska’s regular primary election.
Greenwich Time – Days after a bill allowing out-of-town commuters and caretakers of the disabled or chronically ill to vote by absentee ballot received final approval in the General Assembly, a key legislative committee advanced a measure that would ease ballot access for all residents in Connecticut.
The Providence Journal – Are some restrictions on voting by mail in Rhode Island “kind of like how we all have the vestigial tail in our behinds, where we used to have tails?” That was the question posed by Rep. Jason Knight, D-Barrington, at a Thursday hearing of the House State Government and Elections Committee.