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Monday, 05 December 2016

December 3-5, 2016

National News: Attempts to block recounts in three states | Votes miscounted? Your state may not be able to find out | Poll: Some voters cling to unproven claims of rigged elections, illegal voting

Alabama: Secretary of state: Reprinted ballots cost $459,690

Alaska: Automatic voter registration won't change PFD application this year

California: When will all of California's votes be counted? | Registrar certifies election results | State GOP suspicious of Orange Co. results | Contra Costa elections chief turns to YouTube to explain tardy vote count | LA Co. vote count now complete, turnout down at 69 percent | New law requires cities to move election dates

Connecticut: Audit finds small discrepancies | Record-breaking voter turnout

Florida: Clemens proposes AVR bill

Georgia: Forsyth Co. election under budget, high turnout | Ga. election issues ranged from pictures at polls to NAACP investigation

Hawaii: Elections commission discusses all mail-in voting system

Idaho: Voter turnout reaches record numbers this year

Indiana: Secretary of state releases 2016 election voter turnout report | Indiana set early voting record

Kansas: Kobach was source of vote-fraud claims | Election mistake in Frederick, Kobach stands by results

Louisiana: Early voting ends in La. | Early voter turnout lower than expected

Maine: LePage cites possibility--but not evidence--of fraud | New way to vote in Maine | Maine adopts ranked-choice voting.

Maryland: HdG clearing way for Dec. 27 special election

Massachusetts: Find out how many people in your town chose early voting

Michigan: Judge orders Michigan recount to begin at noon on Monday | Questions remain in recount | Rep. Driskell: Without fraud evidence, voter ID proposals offer solution without problem | Ingham ballots secured, ready for recount

Minnesota: Minnesota voters make history | Mills backs off call for recount

Mississippi: Judge mulls Mississippi election dispute

New Hampshire: Voting rights debate looms over NH Legislature | GOP Senate proposes creating election law committee | Dartmouth study says voter fraud not rampant

North Carolina: Amid bitter partisan battles, another NC voting case heads to Supreme Court | Durham seeks more time for recount | GOP chair challenges 22 voters | Durham begins recount | McCrory administration won't explain decision that slowed election lawsuit | US Supreme Court to draw lines in gerrymandering case | Elections board dismisses protest in Bladen Co. | Thousands of ballots still being counted | Durham Co. BOE adds 10 more ballot machines to assist recount

Ohio: Husted to appeal voter purging case to SCOTUS

Oregon: AVR a success in Oregon | Secretary of state 'taken aback' by fake election news |Wyden cites Russian intervention during election talk

Pennsylvania: Green Party drops Pa. case, plans to go federal | Election officials call cyber-attack theory far fetched | New votes tallied | Somerset Co. will move to quash recount petitions | Election official stands by results in Lebanon Co. | Judge considers validity of 14 stray ballots in race

Rhode Island: Canvassers meet tomorrow on possible voter fraud case

Tennessee: Elections administrator Vickie Koelman announces retirement

Texas: Voting rights case wraps up in federal court | Duck picked to fill county election administrator spot

Utah: Endless hours spent in making Election Day happen

Vermont: Recount leads to criticism of tabulation process

Virginia: Confusion caused provisional ballot problem at Newport News precinct

Wisconsin: Wisconsin's recount: 'Drain on resources' or 'green Christmas'? | Vote recount goes on in Waukesha Co. | No day off for election workers as recount continues into Saturday | Federal judge denies quick halt to recount | Kenosha Co. presidential recount aims to show integrity | Brown Co. recount goes smoother in Day 2 | Sheboygan Co.'s recount could cost $38K