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Monday, 12 December 2016

December 10-12, 2016

National News: US voters, poll workers say they trust American voting systems | President-elect blasts early voting | A 'political horror show' of recounts, 16 years after hanging chads | Obama orders review of foreign attempts to hack election

Alaska: Feds expand areas where ballots will be in native languages

Arkansas: Election monitor critical of county election set up and procedures

California: State voter turnout was 75 percent | Feds take a new position on Napa Co.'s Spanish-language voter outreach | Nevada Co. supervisors examine special election | New law requires cities to move election dates

Colorado: The winner of the 2016 election in Colorado just may be Wayne Williams | Secretary of state certifies election

Connecticut: Vote audit completes election cycle | Election count complete, certified | Scanners replace time-consuming election hand counts

Delaware: Write-ins for president skyrocketed in November

Florida: Okaloosa elections supervisor part of military/overseas advisory group

Georgia: Henry Co. not ready for bilingual ballots

Idaho: Saville requests recount in District 28 Senator race

Illinois: Voter turnout in Will Co. highest since 2008 | Issue of e-poll books arises again | DuPage Co. proposes merging election commission, clerk's office: Everything you need to know

Indiana: State rep. proposes vote centers, cutting polling places in Porter Co. | Voting centers still in the running in Porter Co.

Louisiana: Voters head to the polls for runoff election

Maryland: Election Board preps for changes after non-citizen voting passes

Massachusetts: Automatic voter registration in Mass.: Will 2017 be the year? | Early voter turnout in MetroWest, Milford region among the highest in state | State data shows strong early voting turnout

Michigan: Recount mess: What if Michigan had held the key to the election? | Michigan Supreme Court denies recount request | Kent Co. recount: How totals could have changed | Proposed voter ID cards would cost $10M | 1 vote separates candidates in small town's clerk race | Broken polling machines reported in Michigan | Stein concedes end of Michigan recount, suggests reform

Nebraska: Felons seeking expanded voting rights in Nebraska

Nevada: Sample recount of Nevada presidential vote changes 15 votes

New Mexico: Toulouse Oliver to be sworn in as secretary of state | Vote recounts in 3 races affirm winners

New York: NYU cybersecurity students devise a new way to safeguard electronic voting systems

North Carolina: Why every vote is counted, even those for Bigfoot | New Hanover commissioners race in limbo | Stuber concedes auditor's race | NCSBOE finalizing vote count

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia judge to rule Monday on state vote recount | Chester Co. will recount ballots

Tennessee: Elections chief on what it takes to stay above the fray

Texas: Travis, Hays see low turnouts in early voting for runoff elections | Texas: Darth Vader, Deez Nuts and Dak Prescott for president?

Utah: Lawmaker to sponsor plan to end universal vote-by-mail | After long lines, lawmaker looking to back off universal vote-by-mail | Case dismissed against man who wore MAGA hat to polling place

Vermont: Condos attends Pew conference on 2016 election | Inconclusive recounts have two Vt. house races in question

Virginia: Election officials: Lists of registered voters in Va. are inaccurate

West Virginia: Longtime WV secretary of state, congressman Ken Hechler dies at 102

Wisconsin: Judge won't end recount | Juneau Co. among first to finish recount | Recount wrapping up in Milwaukee, Waukesha counties | Marathon Co. finishes recount, has little change | Judge: Wisconsin recount will go forward | Down for the count? Not anymore in Lafayette, officials say | Election recount affirms some of life's truths | Janesville to consider increasing poll worker pay | Rock Co. clerk defends deletions of some ballot images