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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

January 14-17, 2017

National News: What election technology actions are needed now? | President-elect meets with Martin Luther King, III to discuss voting rights

Arizona: New Maricopa Co. elections chief disagrees with plans for election reform

California: San Joaquin Co. registrar to retire | Lawsuit focuses on disqualified ballots | Complaints against former city clerk prompt election questions

Connecticut: Monroe swears in new registrar of voters

Florida: Judge dismisses lawsuit against city for special election

Georgia: McIver still on state elections board despite arrest in wife's death | Former secretary of state passes away | County elections office has moved

Idaho: Voter intimidation case yields no criminal charges

Illinois: Bill aims for precinct consolidation

Indiana: Judge suggests special election

Iowa: Pate lowers cost estimate of election integrity law

Kansas: Few cases, many questions about Kobach's war on voter fraud | Kansas election officials threw out thousands of ballots | Longtime poll worker dies at 94

Kentucky: Grimes again backing early voting

Maryland: Separating churches from elections not likely to happen in 2017

Michigan: House Democrats start year with push for voting reform

Minnesota: South Washington Co. lawmakers agree on voting change | Fergus could have a new voting precinct

Nebraska: Would Nebraskans embrace mail-only voting?

New Hampshire: Forty bills in NH Legislature target voting

New Jersey: Brothers testify to living at one address and voting from another in fraud trial

New York: Group gives NY poor grade for voting rights, elections | U.S. threatens to sue NY over voting rights | A push to allow early voting in next election | NY voting process very close to failing, advocates say

North Carolina: Parker: BOE makeup may change | Election irregularities, precinct workers investigated

North Dakota: Secretary of state requests funding for electronic voting booths

Ohio: Husted worries feds' national security concerns could encroach on state elections

Pennsylvania: In final count, local recounts cost taxpayers $37K in OT | Luzerne Co. reaches settlement with government over polling place accessibility | Election judge in Springdale to face charges for being a no-show

Texas: In Texas, a test of whether the Voting Rights Act still has teeth

Vermont: Same day voter registration arrives in Vermont

Virginia: Montgomery Co. elections board discussing new precincts

West Virginia: Piedmont to continue with early voting at city office

Wisconsin: Recount costs show Pierce Co. well under budget | Audit: Sheboygan polls aren't ADA compliant