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Friday, 11 November 2016

November 11, 2016

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National News: European poll watchers report myriad flaws in U.S. elections | Voter suppression laws likely tipped scales, rights groups say | Effect of voting laws seen, but not enough to sway outcome | For pro athletes, voting can require extra effort

Alabama: Preparation work for next election begins | Judge calls vote process a success | Voter registration mishap

Alaska: Voters use an app to submit vote | Alaska's cash cow now comes with automatic voter registration

Arizona: More than 400K mail-in ballots still not counted | Lawmaker seeks more poll centers after voters saw long lines

Arkansas: Lakeview voters run out of paper ballots, go electronic

California: Dead city treasurer wins re-election | Roll of election observers redefined | Uncounted ballots mean Sonoma Co. election results may not be final until December | More than 200K Merced ballots still to be counted | How the vote is counted in California after Election Day | At least 4M ballots left to be counted | Polling issues minimal

Colorado: An inside look at ballot counting | Secretary of state address Pueblo ballot counting problem | Newly created primaries a challenge for election officials

Connecticut: Close vote will trigger a recount | Glitches plague state election results website

Delaware: Race with 11-vote difference to be recounted

Florida: Recount looms in two races | St. Augustin to take up issue of 'sham' write-in candidates | Brevard man voted in every election since 1936

Georgia: School board still to consider student voter registration drive policy | Paper ballots slow Floyd count

Hawaii: Voter turnout the largest since 2008

Idaho: Illegible ballots were cause of delay for Canyon election results | Election Day saw record turnout in Southeast Idaho| A day in the life of a poll worker | Election judge says no issues with inaccessible polling place

Illinois: DuPage NAACP turns focus on voter registration, education | Officials: Election Day ran 'smoothly' | Computer problems snarl access to vote totals in DuPage on election night | DuPage officials disappointed in software roll out | Central HS students assist at the polls | For wheelchair users, Chicago's polling places could use some improvement

Kansas: Mickey Mouse, Daffy Duck slow down election | Computer snafu causes long line for Johnson Co. election official

Kentucky: Six calls from Floyd Co. made to election hotline

Louisiana: Livingston Parish voter turnout exceptionally high on Election Day

Maine: South Portland mayoral candidates request recount | What ranked choice voting means for Maine

Maryland: Clerical error moved woman's registration

Massachusetts: Voting went well, overall, but officials look to iron out wrinkles | Voting machine malfunctions, forcing a hand count | Student poll workers bring diversity to voting centers | Human error cased ballot mix-up

Minnesota: Jackson Co. results in just a little bit later | Mayor revises retirement plan to avoid special election | Voter turnout fell | Software glitch to blame for delay results

Missouri: After Missouri approves photo ID, legal battle likely

Montana: Late registration reached an all-time high | Missoula boasts 71 percent turnout

Nebraska: Close races coming down to provisionals

New Hampshire: Secretary of state says number of ballots cast in election shattered 8-year record | Paving project caused traffic problems at Dover poll

New Jersey: Registration address mix-ups prohibit students from voting in campus polling booths

New Mexico: Challenges await new secretary of state

New York: Walker pleads not guilty to election-law charges | Woman go groped at Upper East Side polling place | Susan B. Anthony's gravestone a sad place 2 days after election

North Carolina: Candidates gird for legal fight over votes | Voters returned to the rolls | Provisional ballots higher than usual in county, but not state | Election staff work to review thousands of provisional ballots

North Dakota: Long lines plague voting | Voter turnout lower than expected

Oregon: New voting record set | Breaking down Oregon's voter turnout | Oregon turnout record high number, but not record high percentage | Oregon couple creates Election Day-themed baby announcement

Ohio: BOE receives complaint from one voter | Some Norwalk voters got wrong ballots | Provisional ballot totals fall short of 2012

Pennsylvania: Luzerne Co. reviewing election polling place needs | Poll: Should Pennsylvania have early voting? | 86-year-old woman votes with help from hospital staff | Action mulled on Westmoreland election gridlock

Rhode Island: BOE considers fraud complaint

South Carolina: Early rush at polls creates some long waits | High turnout, few problems for Lakeland officials

Tennessee: Johnson waiting till Monday for provisional vote | Shelby vote count delay caused by 'technical and human' errors

Texas: Bandera Co. voters voice early voting concerns | Mistake forces Denton Co. to recount ballots | County elections officials dealt with record turnout

Utah: County Clerk: Long lines caused by turnout, insufficient outreach| Election officials still processing ballots | Utah GOP: Voters in Salt Lake City disenfranchised by long lines at polls | GOP bashes Salt Lake for long lines | Lawmaker seeks more poll centers after voters saw long lines

Virginia: Ex-felon votes for first time | New record for absentee ballot use | Thousands in VA were forced to cast provisional ballots

Washington: Kim Wyman re-elected as secretary of state | Election results still filtering in

West Virginia: County processed paper ballots more quickly than primary | Turnout was 57.2 percent

Wisconsin: Chippewa Co. clerks write Election Day off as success | Milwaukee elections head says voter ID law hurt turnout | Turnout near 20-year low | Roughly 80 city employees help process election| Polls were busy

Wyoming: Recount confirms election night results | Voter turnout set state and local records