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Wednesday, 08 March 2017

March 8, 2017

National News: Dems move to give grants to states for boosting voting security | House oversight committee won't investigate voter fraud claims

Alabama: Probate judge wants feedback on moving polling place

Alaska: Ketchikan assembly votes no to new election equipment

Arkansas: Lawmakers refer voter ID proposal to 2018 ballot | Voter ID measure to be on '18 ballot

California: San Mateo Co. encourages voter registration | Should California lower its voting age to 17? Lawmaker says it would boost turnout | Judge rules SoHum residents will have to endure farty election pamphlet | Proposed amendment would lower voting age to 17 | Two Manhattan Beach polling places changed | Voters trickle into polls

Florida: Voting rights advocates await Fla. Supreme Court decision | Legislation that would make secretary of state an elected position advances

Georgia: Congressional candidate inquires about elections probe

Illinois: DuPage Co. seeks high school students for Election Day help

Iowa: Drake law professor discusses proposed ID

Maine: Council says no to consolidating polls in June

Maryland: Questions raised about close Williamsport election

Massachusetts: Auditor's ruling renews calls for early voting funds | Republican bill would allow state to cover early voting costs | Early voting costs weigh on local budgets

Michigan: Bill introduced for ballot selfies

Mississippi: Lauderdale Co. election commission to manage city election

Missouri: Vote buying in East St. Louis? Candidate says no

Montana: School events impact Montana special election polling places

Nebraska: Gale expresses concern that stat's voting system could regress

Nevada: Sandoval: No decision on whether he will sign AVR bill

New Hampshire: Election law changes debated | GOP voting bill draws support from secretary of state, concerns about voter intimidation | Bill would add new requirements to prove eligibility

Ohio: Officials taking steps to wipe out voter fraud | County receives two bids for elections board project | Mahoning Co. elections board re-elects officers | Wilkinson unanimously chosen chairman of BOE

Oklahoma: Clerical error leads to delayed election results

Rhode Island: Lawmaker asks Congress to support stricter voting registration

Texas: Lawmaker: Transparency needed on voter ID spending | Local postal worker pleads guilty in voter fraud case | Elections office gets OK for hires

Vermont: Reminder: Same-day registration law now in effect

Virginia: Where Woodbridge voter office sits, DMV wants its space back | Arlington electoral board says no to satellite absentee-voting locations

Washington: County's elections entering the digital age

West Virginia: Secretary of state weighs in on elections issues