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Tuesday, 07 March 2017

March 7, 2017

National News: States find little evidence of voter fraud in months after election

Alabama: Merrill touted voter ID at Selma service, churchgoers left in protest

Arkansas: Effort to reinstate voter ID falls short in Senate | Senate rejects photo-ID voter bill

Arizona: Legislation being considered to limit Fontes' power

California: Future changes to local elections could boost turnout

Colorado: Routt among Colo. counties seeking to strengthen faith in voting process

Connecticut: Lawmakers consider allowing early voting | Merrill urges lawmakers to allow early voting

Florida: Voting rights supporters encouraged by Bondi's silence | Fla. justices mull ballot question for felon voting rights | House elections bill tightens poll closing hours

Georgia: Feds continue to look into alleged breach of voter records in Ga.

Idaho: Lawmakers reject bill to make every Election Day a school holiday

Iowa: Divided testimony on voter ID | Iowans voice concerns as voter ID changes get public hearing

Maryland: Election officials say numbers too close for them to call

Massachusetts: MIT launches an election data and science lab

Mississippi: Oktibbeha Co. eyes move to electronic poll book

Missouri: State election officials start spreading word about voter ID | Secretary Ashcroft pushes public awareness for new voter ID law

Nevada: Assembly schedules vote on DMV voter registration bill

New Hampshire: Bill would bar voting by people in NH for 'temporary purposes'

New Mexico: Council opposes same-day elections

North Carolina: Comments by elections board member face scrutiny | Voters to say good-bye to Sandy Mush precinct? | Council supports plan to move city election years

Ohio: East Liverpool woman sentenced for voter fraud | Stark elections board approves polling changes

Oregon: Should voting in Oregon be free?

Pennsylvania: Secretary of state to recognize longtime polling place | Quakertown school district asks county relocate polling places from schools

Rhode Island: GOP legislator will ask RI House to support proof-of-citizenship

Utah: Auto voter reg bill heads to full Senate | Senate committee kills ranked choice voting 

Washington: Senate votes to move primary

West Virginia: Mineral joins other counties in cleaning up voter registrations | Cabell cuts outdated voter registrations

Wisconsin: Elections commission member Millis resigns