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Tuesday, 06 December 2016

December 6, 2016

National News: Issa gets into heated exchange with CNN anchor over illegal voting | Census Bureau releases 2016 determinations for Sec. 203 of the Voting Rights Act

Arizona: Secretary of state certifies election results

California: Elections office racing the clock to certify election

Florida: Group sues to demands Florida election recount | Bucher: Observer shoved me at audit | Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging election | Florida voters sue for recount

Georgia: New designation means Gwinnett must offer Spanish-language ballots

Idaho: Secretary of state wants to enhance sunshine laws | Election results contested

Indiana: Elkhart Co. gets rid of the last of their paper ballots | Vigo Co. recount to begin December 8 | Vigo Co. voter turnout third lowest in state

Iowa: State board certifies election results

Kentucky: Clark Co. recount at standstill

Louisiana: Early voting up in East Baton Rouge Parish

Maine: Question 1 recount begins |

Michigan: Mismatched numbers means precincts can't be recounted | Half of Detroit votes may be ineligible for recount | Campaigns seek volunteers as clerks finalize recount plans | Voter laws under debate | Recount kicks off in Oakland Co. | West Michigan clerks set to begin recount | Kalamazoo Co. recount starts Tuesday morning

Mississippi: About 64 percent of active, registered voters cast ballots Nov. 8

Nebraska: State board certifies election results

Nevada: Vegas-area ballots are bulk of statewide sample | Clark Co. begins recount | Recount underway of some Nevada presidential ballots

New Hampshire: Jasper: GOP control in Concord could pave way for election law changes | Expected rush of election law reform bills prompts change in committee structure

New Jersey: Christie vetoes voting bill

North Carolina: Cooper picks up six votes in Durham Co. recount | McCrory concedes to Cooper | Move to delay finalizing election results pulled | Civitas withdraws request to halt final count of ballots | Work ongoing in Durham Co. despite recount being over

Ohio: Board of elections hacked

Oregon: Measure calls for proof-of-citizenship to vote

Pennsylvania: Election recount brings no changes in Allegheny Co. | Green Party challenges presidential victory in Pa. in federal court | Stein lawyers take Pa. recount battle to federal court

Texas: Abbott taps Rolando Pablos to succeed Secretary of State Carlos Cascos | Judge orders new election in Hidalgo | County set to consider election official's pay

Utah: Recount affirms win, stretches difference to five votes| Census: Salt Lake Co. no longer need to offer voting help in Spanish

Virginia: Supreme Court struggles to thread needle on race, politics in Va. redistricting case | Additional polling places on Arlington agenda

Wisconsin: Dane Co. 'slightly' ahead of schedule in meeting Dec. 13 recount deadline | Portage Co. begins recount of presidential votes | Recounts in Crawford Co. | County recount stays on track | Counties slated to finish recount by deadline | 'No major problems' so far in Wisconsin recount | 6 counties, including Adams and Price, complete recount | Ballot recount ahead of schedule in Green Bay area | Local recount votes 'very close' to original