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Friday, 27 January 2017

January 27, 2017

National News: WH postpones executive action on voter fraud | Many people are registered in more than one place | States are more likely to pass voter ID laws after GOP takes power, study finds | Illegal voting claims and whey they don't hold up | EAC commissioner underscores importance of congressional support for election assistance | Top Democratic super PAC makes voting rights a priority

Alabama: After local official won race due to voter fraud, secretary of state working to see him removed

Arkansas: Voter ID legislation moves to full House

California: Padilla: Election fraud 'nearly non-existent'

Colorado: Denver elections division wins prestigious international award | Ballot selfies one step closer to legalization

Florida: Ertel promotes trustworthiness in voting process | Feds order Pinellas to print ballots in Spanish and English

Georgia: DHS IG probing website scans | Augusta election officials watch obits to keep voter rolls current

Illinois: Local election officials welcome voter fraud probe

Indiana: Legislators raise concerns about precinct consolidation bill

Iowa: Auditors share views on voter verification

Kansas: County commissioner questions election official's comments on voter fraud | Kansas seeks citizenship proof from longtime voter

Maine: Secretary of state says he's certain there was no voter fraud in 2016 election

Michigan: Johnson: Michigan may boost post-election audits | Firm: No proof to voter fraud claims

Montana: Secretary of state: Voter fraud not a 'huge issue' here

New Jersey: President calls out NJ voter fraud, governor agrees | Local officials defend election system

New York: NY AG alleges 'gross negligence by city BOE

Ohio: Cuyahoga Co. to update voting booths

Pennsylvania: Inactive voters in Westmoreland, Allegheny counties notified of pending purge | Warren Co. saw no reports of voter fraud, officials say

South Dakota: Does SD have voter registration fraud?

Texas: Hidalgo Co. voting machine replacement delayed | DOJ delay in ID case sparks concerns amid debunked fraud claims | Civil rights group asks judge to sanction state in voter registration suit | Elections official has plans to update office practices | 9 investigations on voter fraud that found virtually nothing

U.S. Virgin Islands: Rodriquez case turns into argument over elections system and new board law

Vermont: Recount resolution requires more debate

Washington: King Co. elections tests pre-paid postage for special election

Wyoming: House passes bill that would automatically restore voting rights for some non-violent offenders