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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

November 23, 2016

(Editor’s Note: Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, electionlineToday will not publish on November 24 and 25, but will return on Monday, November 28 with all the news. Happy Thanksgiving!)

National News: Clinton has grounds to challenge election results, activists say

Alabama: State leader pushes for early voting in upcoming legislature | Upgrades improve usefulness of secretary of state website | Judge declares signature requirement unconstitutional for short special elections

Alaska: Final votes to be counted today

California: Statewide vote count continues post-election | 2016 election set record for highest ever SF voter turnout | San Diego Co. vote count slowing as more tedious phase begins | 7 races in Santa Clara headed for automatic recount

Colorado: Republicans again dissent from certifying Boulder Co. election

Florida: State leaders certify general election results | Call for costly redo of PBC state senate race now before judge

Georgia: Georgia confirms record-setting voter turnout this year

Guam: Vote gap narrows

Hawaii: State high court to hear election complaint

Illinois: State group rejects District 204 polling place ban request

Indiana: Democrat sues over election results | Some Carmel parents express concern about Election Day polls at schools

Kansas: Statistician to discuss voting machine irregularities

Kentucky: AG selects counties for post-election audits | BOE certifies results

Louisiana: Recall Mike Yenni group loses lawsuit for closer access to polls

Maryland: Ballot counting ends in Queen Anne's Co.

Nevada: Nevada closing the books on election results with canvass

New Hampshire: Recount upends results

New Mexico: A convicted felon's first vote

New York: Commissioner post remains in play | Ballots still need to be counted in two Senate races | Bronx pol pleads guilty to absentee ballot scheme

North Carolina: Forsyth elections canvass continues | Durham Co. reviews more election protests | Felon voter protest fails on no-show | Craven Co. vote totals awaiting three protests | McCrory files for statewide recount | Civitas Institute leader sues to halt tally of same-day registration votes | State board to counties: Keep counting | BOE pulls convicted felon's ballot | Area election protests dismissed, withdrawn | Scouts help on Election Day | Election canvass finalized with few changes

Ohio: Stark Co. BOE makes election official | Elections boards scrambling to finish vote counts

Oklahoma: Tulsa Co. BOE has several unclaimed items from Election Day | State 'obliterated' records for early and mail-in voting

Pennsylvania: Springdale judge of elections charged with misdemeanor | Pa. House candidates take ballot fight to election board

Rhode Island: RI state police wrapping up mail ballot investigation | Ballot count is in, but issues remain in RI House race

Texas: Officials tabulate returns a third time | Texas, rights groups prepare for voter ID showdown | Democratic state lawmakers want automatic voter registration

U.S. Virgin Islands: 2016 election certified

Utah: Recount expected in House race | Some Utah counties had record-breaking voter turnout

Vermont: Recount a dead heat so far | Result in ballot recount raises questions about process

Washington: Thousands of new ballots counted each day in Snohomish Co.

Wisconsin: Discrepancies in unofficial Outagamie Co. election results explained | At least 399 votes not counted because voter did not have proper ID | State officials say all counties have reported election totals | Recount requested in Senate race | Medina town clerk resigns | Few provisional ballots cast, counted in Wisconsin

Wyoming: Recount confirms result | Bill would let voters become 'permanent absentee' voters