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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

September 13, 2017

National News: Probate judge: Election integrity group should look to expand, not limit, voting rights | After 2016, some states return to paper ballots | Voter fraud commission clashes over NH voter fraud claims | Election commission's data problem | Fact check: Kris Kobach's bogus 'proof' of voter fraud | More than a dozen states still refuse to release voter data | Election panel vice-chair: Group may not recommend changes | New guidelines for hack-proof elections get a key vote of approval | Democrats on voter fraud panel join those criticizing it | Voter fraud panel strikes civil tone in NH | Heritage lamented Dems, moderates on voter fraud panel | How states are handling voter information request | Tension and protests mark voting commission meeting

Alabama: Probate judge: Election integrity group should look to expand, not limit, voting rights | Lauderdale hires election worker

California: Judge tosses Hmong voters' claims against Siskiyou Co. | California may move its primary

Colorado: El Paso Co. woman pleads guilty to voter fraud

Louisiana: Leopold appoint to parish BOE supervisors

Maryland: College Park to allow non-citizens to vote in local elections | Fewer than 2K voters hit polls in first 8 hours of voting in Frederick primary

Missouri: Missouri voting rights advocates take on election commission | Cape Girardeau Co. clerk's office hosting 'I Voted' sticker design contest for high schoolers

Montana: Record number of ballots

New Hampshire: At voter panel meeting, Gardner takes aim at vice-chair's claims of NH fraud | Gardner to Kobach: Election was real and valid | Belmont, Laconia hold first election under new SB3 voting law | Judge allows SB3 to go forward, but block penalties | First election under SB3 goes smoothly

New York: Smattering of voting snafus reported during low-turnout primary | Lawmaker says BOE is 'willfully ignoring the law' | Poll problems plague some Albany voters | 'Where do we go?' Voters face delays, confusion at city polling sites

Tennessee: Election commission calls special meeting to discuss proposed precinct changes

Texas: Randall Co. debuts new voting system | SCOTUS blocks redrawing Texas voting maps

Utah: County my vote will fix plurality issue with runoff election

Vermont: Condos says election integrity commission has 'nefarious' agenda

Virginia: Chesapeake City Council approves more than $700K for new voting machines | Missing computer prompts Charlottesville elections office change

Wisconsin: Chetek man charged with voting twice in presidential election