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Friday, 27 October 2017

October 27, 2017

National News: GAO to investigate voter fraud commission | Lawmakers debate how states should maintain voter registration rolls | Kobach transcript: Changes to US election law discussed | Some states look to feds for help replacing old voting equipment | Gardner says election commission staff 'overwhelmed'

Alabama: Jefferson Co. probate judge says crossover not actual votes

Arizona: Cochise Co.: Some voters didn't get mandatory pamphlets

Arkansas: Election commission confirms Elliott as coordinator

Colorado: Logan Co. clerk preps for election

Florida: Judge denies Miami candidate's request to issue new ballots

Georgia: Georgia election server wiped after suit | Kemp starts probe after data on Ga. election computer destroyed

Guam: Senators pass 8 bills

Indiana: State chairman: Election reform next Democratic priority

Kansas: New voting machines familiar, but better

Kentucky: 'Politically motivated and spurious.' Grimes denies allegations of misusing voter data | County waiting on computer precinct rosters

Maine: Analysis: Maine encourages everyone to vote, including prisoners and the homeless

Michigan: Long-shot recounts would get pricey for candidates under bill nearing final passage | This is a drill: Poll worker training in Detroit | Vote in the next election with an absentee ballot | House panel OKs new rules after Stein's halted recount

Minnesota: Hennepin Co. voters to check in using iPads

Montana: Commissioners will continue to appoint elections administrator

Nebraska: Sutherland recall election will by mail only | Bev Sack: Longtime county official integral in many services

New Jersey: NJ Assembly holds hearing to address security concerns | NJ to replace thousands of aging voting machines

North Carolina: Appeal denied, early voting will happen at App State | Attorney accuses poll worker of harassment

Ohio: Poll workers trained on new system | BCC increases poll worker pay

Pennsylvania: Township to use paper ballots for Nov. 7 election due to programming problem

South Carolina: Lawmakers vote to mandate general elections for single-candidate races starting in 2018 | Single candidate race for council chairman cost $30K-$40K

Tennessee: Stewart Co. election commission re-opens application process for elections administrator

Utah: Mark Thomas moves from the Utah elections office to Senate

Virginia: Convicted felon prepares to vote for first time after rights restored

Washington: State's high court says recall effort can move forward

West Virginia: Area seniors try new touch screen voting machine

Wisconsin: Dane Co. board to call on state leaders to suspend voter ID law