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Monday, 12 June 2017

June 10-12, 2017

National News: Anti voter suppression bill reported to be gaining momentum on Capitol Hill

Alabama: Additional options to get a voter ID card this summer

Arizona: 'House of Cards' riffs on last year's voting center fiasco in Maricopa Co.

California: Mayor uses veto power to restore $5M for special election

Connecticut: Brookfield appeal of registrar case dismissed | Merrill plans to reintroduce early voting proposal in CT in 2018

Florida: State probe of 2016 Sand Springs election nears a decision | Duval elections office finds hacked emails

Georgia: Judge dismisses paper ballot suit in Ga.'s special election | Long lines form during early voting

Idaho: Bannock Co. elections administrator to speak at political soup luncheon

Indiana: Indiana voter registration group, employees charged with falsifying applications | Indiana voter group registered a felon, a non-U.S. citizen and a dead person, police say

Kansas: Kansas GOP chair considers run for secretary of state

Maine: Constitutional amendment for ranked-choice voting splits Senate committee

Massachusetts: Lawmakers consider AVR

Michigan: New voting technology

Minnesota: Anoka Co. says 'typo' lead to inflated voter count in recent referendum

Mississippi: County voting machines, paper ballots used in small elections due to cost | Y'all Vote website earns international recognition

New Hampshire: Voter registration measure among key bills now headed to governor

New Jersey: Paterson election fraud case debated but not decided | Assembly OKs bill on ballot selfies

North Carolina: Federal court leaves open possibility of special election

Ohio: Tuscarawas Co. hopes state will reimburse for new voting equipment | Voter rights groups question differing ballot access in Ohio | Commissioners approve $26K to elections board for electronic pollbooks | Candidate unveils voting website

Tennessee: Commission talks voting equipment

Texas: Dallas Co. taking extra precautions with mail ballots for runoff | Texas voting officials not among those targeted by hackers, state says | Runoff results delayed due to Dallas mail-ballot sequester

U.S. Virgin Islands: Third Circuit: Only Legislature can decide if Rodriquez can take his seat

Virginia: County acquires new voting machines in nick of time | Former JMU student receives voter registration fraud charges | Richmond registrar mails wrong ballot to four absentee voters | Some local polling places change

Wisconsin: Elections commission says mailing is not a scam