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Tuesday, 15 November 2016

November 15, 2016

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

National News: DHS Secretary: No Election Day cyberattacks | Jesse Jackson: Must protect voting rights

Alabama: Mobile Co. officials admit election night counting error

Arizona: Maricopa Co. officials move closer to finishing vote count | Pima Co. officials expected to count ballots through the week | Democrats slam election officials for early ballot decision

Arkansas: Uncounted early voting ballots could change outcome of Scott Co. races | 2018 election topic for Quorum Court | Commission to run election totals again

California: Voter turnout hits lowest point in 2016 | Elections office working to verify signatures, sort ballots | Some challenges, but smoother election than primary | Several SF election results still up in the air | 4K ballots still to be counted

Colorado: 'Anomalies' add to Pueblo Co. election day

Florida: Dade elections: Still 475K ballots away from declaring winner |Recounts in 2 Polk races get underway | More than 19K kids participate in Leon Co.'s kid voting initiative

Georgia: Georgia breaks all-time voting record | High school students volunteer on Election Day

Idaho: Idaho secretary of state: Stop harassing electors

Illinois: Lawmakers to try for veto override on automatic voter registration

Iowa: Early voting underway for special election

Kansas: Riley Co.: Nearly 50% of provisional ballots rejected | County canvasses; finalizes election

Louisiana: NO voters are still driving further to vote than before Katrina

Maine: LePage wants to change the way Maine citizens sponsor ballot questions

Maryland: Scanner shortage caused lines and long waits Election Day | Write-in votes up three times more than 2012 election

Massachusetts: Early voting a big success in Amesbury | Audit underway | Joke write-in votes no laughing matter, poll workers say

Michigan: Lenawee Co. canvassers work to certify election results | Clerks, GVSU reps to tackle problem of long lines at polls

Minnesota: Election law complaint filed in Olmstead Co. | Rice Co. voter turnout increases thanks to no-excuse absentee voting

Mississippi: Affidavit ballot voters face deadline | ID scanners called into question by voters | Connie Cochran's era could end on election commission

Missouri: Amendment 6: Will this cure election fraud?

Montana: Final ballot count could change result in Gallatin Co. | County elections office to count provisional ballots

New Jersey: In election court, motivated voters plead their cases | Teens get election close up

New York: Supreme Court candidate files lawsuit to impound ballots

North Carolina: Public keeps close eye on final election results | SBI investigating mishandled primary ballots in Durham

Ohio: Woman feared fraud after polls mistake | Numbers up at BOE

Oregon: Turnout for automatically registered voters tops 40 percent

Pennsylvania: Monroe Co. wraps up ballot count | Emergency hospital stay? A newborn? It didn't stop these patients from voting

South Dakota: Frayed belt on voting machine slowed results in Brown Co.

Tennessee: Two voter fraud cases sent to Knox DA

Texas: Bill filing begins for 2017 | State Legislators file 500 bills for 2017 session | Some totals went up, some totals went down

Utah: Election Day turmoil in Utah portion of Navajo Nation

Virginia: Apparent record turnout in Fairfax Co., and what voters forgot at the polls | Arlington turnout a record? Depends on how you add it up | Millwood precinct to have new polling place

West Virginia: Commission begins long process of canvassing, final certification could take days | Election results unchanged as officials wrap up canvas

Wisconsin: UW researchers to study voter ID effect | At least 590 provisional ballots cast last week because of ID law | Chippewa Co. town vows to speed up counting after slow Election Day effort