The Voting News Daily: Protests grow as Governor considers Florida elections bill, North Carolina: Shorter early voting costlier

Florida: Protests grow as Governor considers Florida elections bill | Orlando Sentinel Gov. Rick Scott has yet to sign a sweeping elections bill that rewrites much of the state’s voting laws, but the measure is already having repercussions in a South Florida mayoral race – and drawing challenges from Democrats in Florida and in Washington.…

Ohio: Ohio House passes election reforms – Democrats call bill an attempt to hinder their voters | The Columbus Dispatch

Elections officials could no longer send absentee ballot applications to all Franklin County voters, and the time for in-person early voting would be significantly reduced under an elections overhaul bill that passed the House today along party lines. The sweeping bill, which also would attempt to lessen the need to cast provisional ballots, allows election…

Kentucky: Secretary of State Candidate intends to seek recanvass in Kentucky GOP secretary of state race | Kentucky.com

Republican secretary of state candidate Hilda Legg said Wednesday that she intends to ask for a recanvass after Tuesday’s vote totals are certified. The Republican race for secretary of state was the closest of Tuesday’s primary. According to The Associated Press, Todd County businessman and teacher Bill Johnson beat Legg, a Somerset consultant and former federal…