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Monday, 12 March 2018

March 10-12, 2018

National News: States aren't shifting voting tech, despite ballot security concerns | President wants new authority over polling places. Top election officials say no

Arizona: Bill would mandate local election schedule for larger cities

Arkansas: Vote center proposal on Quorum Court's agenda | Pulaski Co. gets new machines for upcoming election | Voter ID law faces first legal challenge

Florida: CRC weighs felon voting rights proposal | Sarasota City commission seeks more information about ranked choice voting | Lake's election office to honor veterans with special voter sticker

Georgia: Concern expressed over Georgia's move to new voting machines

Idaho: Canyon Co. polling location changed

Illinois: First jail-wide, in-person voting held at Cook Co. jail | Early voting site closed by water main break |

Indiana: Lawsuit urges federal judge to add more early voting sites in Marion Co. | Indiana Election Commission takes first step toward consolidating Lake Co.'s 'small' election precincts | Five accused of voter fraud in Lake Co.

Iowa: Polk Co. voters report issues with voter ID law | Did voter ID law confusion sway election outcome? | Secretary of state announces campaign for third term | DeJear hopes to increase voting as secretary of state

Kansas: Kobach prepared for 'eventuality' of losing voter registration case | Kobach turns to controversial scholar as witness in voting rights trial | Kansas elections director unsure if Kobach followed court order | 'Incredible and offensive': Retired attorney feels sorry for Kobach team in voter fraud trial

Maine: Dunlap calls Lewiston mayor's letter to new voters 'a disservice to public discourse'

Maryland: MD counties score well in vote machine analysis

Michigan: Ballot initiative would make registering to vote easier

Minnesota: Auditor's office gears up for election season | Secretary of state to examine election integrity at PR event | Charter commission continues ranked choice voting discussion | County purchases e-poll books

Mississippi: Election board gets 'long overdue' raise

Missouri: Longtime Boone Co. clerk Wendy Noren dies | Wendy Noren, long time Boone Co. clerk, dies after lengthy battle with cancer | St. Louis Co. election officials headed to Russia to observe election

Nevada: New tech increases ballot access at polls

New Hampshire: Election day, snowstorm on collision course--again

North Dakota: Election training includes cyber-security

Ohio: Husted, other elections leaders slam idea of Secret Service in polling places

Oklahoma: Lawmakers consider amending election laws

Pennsylvania: Voter registration lawsuit filed | Settlement with former Luzerne Co. election director proposed

Tennessee: Nashville mayoral election set by commission but legal challenge looms

Texas: Candidate files complaint against Starr Co. elections | Wichita Falls voting locations to change soon amid security concerns

Virginia: Virginia cities, counties with ancient voting machines

West Virginia: Man accused of lying on voter registration form in Berkeley Co.

Wisconsin: Democrats demand special elections

Wyoming: Public input wanted on election equipment | Sheridan Co. considers election equipment replacements