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Thursday, 08 December 2016

December 8, 2016

National News: States push for AVR to boost turnout

Alaska: Census Bureau adds areas, languages served by translations for elections

California: Voter turnout hits all-time high | Election officials need more time to recount 10 races | Marin voting percentages broke Election Day record | Santa Clara Co. registrar works overtime on recounts | Imperial Co. set new voter turnout record | Voter turnout 'historic,' election chief says | California done counting

Florida: Possible voter fraud investigation underway in Doral | Brevard supervisor of elections office helps share your Christmas | County OKs cash draw for elections office | Florida voter turnout climbs from 2012, analysis shows | Appeals Court: PBC elections chief's records charge was 'reasonable'

Georgia: Foreign language ballots may be coming soon

Indiana: Judge picked to help settle election

Iowa: Safe at Home allowed for voting

Kansas: Out-of-state college students faced voting problems in November | Sedgwick Co. sees decline in mail ballots

Maryland: Council unanimously passes non-citizen voting amendment

Massachusetts: Advocacy group looks to boost Mass turnout

Michigan: GOP senators seek probe of Wayne Co. election issues | House votes to increase voter ID requirements in late-night session | Lawyer to judge: Don't stick taxpayers with $5M recount tab | Motor City Muckraker calls for Detroit clerk to resign | Stricter voter ID approved in Michigan House | Detroit launches municipal ID program for homeless, immigrants and other 'marginalized' residents | Human error, including duct tape, hampered recount | Buried in ballots

Minnesota: Board rules ballot at center of Thief River Falls recount effort does not count | Relph keeps lead after recount

Missouri: Springfield native named top aide to newly elected secretary of state

Nevada: North Las Vegas council to act on elections changes | No discrepancies found in Douglas recount

New Hampshire: Gardner to serve 21st term as secretary of state | Gardner says 'appropriate time' to revisit election laws

New Jersey: 2016 election saw record number of voters

New York: Onondaga Co. elections commissioner supports most proposed voting reforms | Senator says ballot selfies click with today's voters

North Carolina: House District 8 candidates still waiting for results | Surry participating in statewide recount | Watauga Co. BOE conducts recount | No cost estimates yet for statewide recount

Ohio: Elections panel audits, OKs ballots

Pennsylvania: Judge denies request to audit Philly voting machines | Green Party in court again with demands to examine county voting machines | Somerset Township vote recount denied | York Co. denies recount petition

South Carolina: Mandated elections audit remains the same in Richland Co.

Texas: Cascos speaks about stepping down as secretary of state | Candidate alleges voter fraud | Fraud allegations in Rio Grande City election

Virginia: Fairfax Officials: Upgrades, team effort lead to smooth Election Day

Washington: Federal judge hears arguments in lawsuit on Pasco's election system

Wisconsin: Recount wraps up in Racine Co. | Some Wisconsin counties will finish presidential recount this week | County makes progress on recount | Brown Co. recount complete | Few miscounted ballots discovered as recount continues in Jackson Co. | St. Croix Co. recount 'accurate'; Broken warranty seals on machines explained | 70 percent of recount done | Fond du Lac finishes recount | Brown Co. workers celebrate as they process the last ballots