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Secretaries of state gather for winter meeting
2016 still a major topic of conversation in 2017

By David Levine
Special to electionlineWeekly

On Friday, February 17, 2017 the National Association of Secretaries of State had its first conference since the November 2016 general election, and the conference didn’t disappoint.

Promoting Voter Trust and Confidence in Elections
At a morning general session, “Promoting Voter Trust and Confidence and Elections”, panelists discussed voters’ lack of confidence in elections and electoral systems, despite the generally successful administration of the 2016 general elections.

According to Rebecca Mark, Vice-President of Porter Novelli, large groups of voters have a perception of how the election was administered that did not match reality. Read More…

Feb 17, 2011

Overseas News: Lawmakers: Must troops sue for voting rights?

California: Bill would allow Californians to register online  |  Surprises loom as election debate picks up steam

Colorado: November ballots go through the mail

Guam: Lawmakers ponder possibility of repealing early voting

Hawaii: Instant runoff voting gains traction in Hawaii

Indiana: Grand jury probing vote by White  |  No charges filed in ballot probe

Kansas: Election commissioner forming study committee for voting places

Louisiana: Rep. Walker Hines plans to run for secretary of state

Maine: Bill would require voters to show ID at polls  |  Lawmakers considering bill that would require change in election rules

Maryland: Counties ask for more early voting sites

Nebraska: Vote by mail election gets an 'aye'

New Mexico: Committee vote on voter ID bill postponed  |  Voter ID bill unlikely to pass  |  Feds halt purge of 60K voters

New York: Villages prefer reliable older lever voting machines  |  Croton voters asked to move elections to November

North Carolina: Requiring voter ID: Good or bad for democracy?  |  Opponents speak out against voter ID  |  FSU students lobby against voter ID

Oklahoma: Bill's passage would help military voters

South Carolina: 1,127 voters not counted in Richland in November

Tennessee: Rutherford County elections administrator steps down  |  Walker resigns from post as administrator of elections  | County receives bill for election commission audit

Texas: Commissioners introduce new elections administrator

Virginia: Judge's ruling expands access to Virginian's voting records

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