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Thursday, 10 November 2016

November 10, 2016

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National News: Despite fears, few problems reported at polling places | States with new voting restrictions changed voting patterns | US election was fair, despite voting obstacles: OSCE rights group | 'Serious shortcomings remain' in U.S. electoral system | Republican sweep extends to secretaries of state

Alabama: Troy Univ. has voter registration mishap | A&M students wondering where lost registrations are | Merrill defends stand against automatic voter registration | Voters discuss polling place issues

Alaska: Alaskans favor ballot measure tying registration to PFD

Arizona: Voter turnout surges in Cochise Co.| New voting equipment delays results in Apache CO.

Arkansas: Busy day at polls in Arkansas described as calm | Record number of citizens vote in Eureka Springs | Balky machines, long lines hinder voters

California: Sac registrar breaks down election night | Hundreds of thousands of ballots yet to be counted in Bay Area | County elections inundated with uncounted ballots | 103-year-old man rides tractor to polling place | Election tensions surface in SLO Co. | Shortage of ballots in Tulare blamed on high turnout | A day in the life of a neighborhood precinct

Connecticut: Same day registration leads to long lines | Computer glitch delays full Connecticut election outcome | Hartford sheds third registrar

Colorado: Montezuma Co. count runs into Wednesday morning

Florida: Could Hurricane Matthew have affected voter turnout? | Old equipment means Indian River results lag behind | Recount in sheriff's race | Upgrades will improve results reporting| Seminole and Largo elections could face recounts | Candidate challenged legality of voters | Stegall's final election in Lake Co. runs smoothly | Judge Judy, Jeb! and Jesus make PBC election ballots

Georgia: More reported voting issues in Muscogee Co.

Illinois: DeKalb Co. Clerk: Some long lines, but a smooth election | Teens serve as election judges | Chicago teens working polling sites get front-row seat on Election Day

Indiana: Voter with disability frustrated with voting process | Long lines cause delays in counting votes | Election Day smooth for northeast Indiana | Clark Co. Clerk: Something must change to prevent election night delays | Long lines, multiple vote centers lead to election night delays | Vote centers had smooth election night

Iowa: Woodbury Co. officials report no election day issues

Kansas: No votes lost in Johnson Co. system crash | Huge influx of ballots in Johnson Co. delays results | Never again, Johnson Co. elections chief vows after delayed results

Louisiana: First-time voter can't vote after registration gets lost

Maine: Clerks report high turnout, some problems on Election Day | Maine passes ranked-choice voting | Scarborough counts thousands of absentee ballots missed on election night

Maryland: Man travels 150 miles to help couple vote | Voter turnout potentially record-breaking for Maryland| State to review problems that led to delays, lines at some polling places

Michigan: Voting problems in Detroit, but not here | Official: East Lansing 'voter intimidation' just a misunderstanding

Mississippi: Historic election

Missouri: Man attacks election judge for too long a wait | Long lines, but no major disruptions | What you need to know about Missouri's voter ID law | Greene Co. officials consider changes at polls

Montana: Voting machine error slows Cascade Co. results | Late-registration creates long lines on Election Day | High turnout contributes to reporting delays in Lewis & Clark Co. | Corey Stapleton elected as secretary of state

Nevada: No arrests, few disruptions at Nevada polling places | Final 509 ballots counted following glitch

New Hampshire: Poll workers, voters face some snags on Election Day

New Jersey: Voting early, counting late | Woman alleges voter fraud, pols want solutions for long lines | 3 towns face federal review over asking voters for ID at polls | Hoboken mayor says poll worker asked her for ID

New York: Election Day problems included broken machines throughout the state | Durham officials investigate technical glitch | E. Greenbush group monitored election for hackers

North Carolina: Durham's vote problems linger into Thursday | Group brings random acts of kindness to polling site

Oklahoma: Candidate considers challenging loss after complaints of voter fraud | Delay in Osage Co. precinct pushed results past midnight

Ohio: Mostly smooth day of voting at area polling places | Husted says Election Day went better than in years past | BOE staff discusses vote

Oregon: Officials cite Motor Voter for lower turnout | Richardson takes secretary of state race

Pennsylvania: Luzerne Co. voting machine calibration problems verified| Privacy concerns addressed at Falls Creek polling place | Dept. of state officials say no major problems on Election Day | Pa. lawmaker wants changes to improve polling problems | Long waits could lead to extra polling location

Rhode Island: Mail and emergency ballots to be counted Thursday

South Carolina: South Carolina looking to update voting machines | Technical glitch makes precinct reporting lone holdout | Pregnant woman still votes after water breaks

South Dakota: Voter turnout down slightly | Remote ranch above Lake Oahe serves as voting center for Stanley Co.

Texas: Election relatively smooth despite turnout | Forecasts for voter turnout fall short | Why Wichita Co.'s results were later than others | County seeks court order to retabulate ballots | Clerical error causes problems in Nueces Co.| County elections dept. will learn from Election Day

Utah: Long lines, nearly 230K uncounted ballots complicate election night results | Balloting bottlenecks brought frustration in Salt Lake Co.

Virginia: Canvas process begins across Virginia

Washington: Almost done: The canvassing board and the certification of elections | Wyman wins second term

West Virginia: Wood Co. canvas slated for Monday | Secretary of state wins comes at 'right time'