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Wednesday, 09 November 2016

November 9, 2016

Also, check out all our Election Day 2016 Dispatches here.

National News: Long line, snags, but major issues scant | Voters encounter problems, but not the ones most feared | How did the weakened VRA impact election? | How much Election Day costs the country--and voters

Alaska: Alaska voters passing ballot measure on PFD voter registration | Handful of voting machines malfunction on Election Day

Arizona: Massive voter turnout, long waits at polls | Judge rejects extension of poll hours in Maricopa Co. | Water main breaks near polling place

California: On social media, complaints about glitches at some LA polling places | Shouting, cops, ballot concerns: Riding along with Orange Co. registrar | For registrar, a busy night as truckloads of ballots arrive | Some Tulare polling places run short of paper ballots | LA County registrar's office doubles as polling place

Colorado: Voting system jams; only partial results in | Dems call to keep the polls open denied | Colorado polls close on schedule | Voter registration system went down for 29 minutes

Connecticut: 20K use same-day registration | Stamford registrar re-elected | Dozens turned away from Election Day registration in Meriden | 1500 late registrants vote, 50 don't

Florida: Cape Coral man turned away at poll for expired voter registration | Episodes of voter intimidation reported | Doyle defeats incumbent Harrington in Lee Co. supervisor of elections race | Mark Earley takes supervisor of elections post | Hays coasts to easy win in supervisor of elections race | Over 70 percent turnout on smooth Election Day in Volusia-Flagler | Broward election results sluggish compared to some counties

Georgia: Provisional ballots denied to some voters

Illinois: More than 1,600 high school students worked the polls

Indiana: Vote centers get people in and out | Indiana voters cast 900K absentee ballots | Poll workers stay late to make sure every vote gets counted

Louisiana: Man denied to vote due to voter registration mix-up | Voters pass registrar amendment

Maine: Approval looks like for ranked choice amendment | Voters approve ranked-choice

Maryland: Baltimore City elections smooth, chief says | Aberdeen mayor requests delay on elections ties amendment vote | Maryland high court rejected emergency request for polling stations in jails

Michigan: Voter turned away for improper identification | Absentee ballots slow count

Missouri: Voter ID approved by Missouri voters | Ashcroft wins in Missouri

Montana: Stapleton leads secretary of state race | Stapleton leads Lindeen | Voters wait to register across Montana | Montana sees record absentee ballots returned

Nevada: Washoe Co. sees record turnout of voters

New Hampshire: New Hampshire officials report few problems

New Jersey: Huge turnout creates long lines, hour-long delays | Mail-in ballot error leaves election in limbo

New Mexico: Second chance

New York: NYC mayor bashes state's voting system | Yates Co. teen charged following 'voter fraud' investigation

North Carolina: Durham Co. extends voting time | Cumberland elections director disputes reports of problems

Ohio: Elections went smoothly | Power outage hits 2 Warren Co. polling places | Uneventful night at Stark Co. BOE | Poll worker dismissed

Oregon: Major voting problems scant despite ominous warnings | Ranked choice measure passes in Benton | Richardson top Avakian for secretary of state

Pennsylvania: Voter registration through DMV fails some voters | Long lines, registration issues complicate voting at Temple University

South Dakota: First time voters denied following student registration issue | Voting lessons learned the hard way | Secretary of state talks ballot issues, turnout| Belt on vote counting machine replaced

Tennessee: Knoxville moves city primary elections | Delays mean no results from Shelby Co.

Texas: Polling station changes among voter complaints | Dallas Co. election judge assaulted and robbed | American astronaut casts ultimate absentee ballot

Utah: Rural reaction mixed on mail-in ballots

Vermont: Vermont election mostly smooth, but glitches reported

Virginia: No reports of voter intimidation | Youth manning the polls

Washington: Incumbent Wyman leads Podlodowski despite late bobbles

West Virginia: Warner beats Tennant in race for secretary of state | Warner unseats Tennant for secretary of state

Wisconsin: Wisconsin voters head to the polls for historic election | UW-Madison prints last-minute ID's for students | No major issues, election commission says | Ballot selfies problematic in Wisconsin

Wyoming: Delays at some Cheyenne voting centers