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December 2016

Thursday, 15 December 2016

December 15, 2016

National News: New poll reveals why people didn't vote | Six more counties must now give language assistance to Asian-American voters | More than 1.7M people didn't cast vote in presidential race in 33 states polled

Alabama: Commission approves voting machine contract

Arkansas: Representative talks about voter ID bill filed this week | Arkansas could move to automatic voter registration

California: Woman who lost to dead candidate warns of fraud

Colorado: Commissioners make clerk & recorder appointment | More than 21K ballots rejected in November

Connecticut: Longtime Montville clerk to retire Dec. 31

Florida: State moving forward with online voter registration | Election supervisors to renew push to keep voters' personal data secret

Georgia: State seeks help from incoming administration after alleged hack

Illinois: AVR bill dies in House after veto, but similar legislation could follow

Massachusetts: State auditor examines cost of early voting | Where did Massachusetts residents vote early

Michigan: Manary explains absentee voting procedure | Lessenberry talks recount fallout and ID legislation | U-Haul crashes into Redford secretary of state office | Three local races in Macomb to be recounted Thursday

Missouri: MSU-West Plains students see democracy in action during Nov. 8 election

New York: Herkimer Co. considers pay cut for election commissioners

North Carolina: County elections staff enjoying new home | Senate readies elections and ethics overhaul

North Dakota: More than 16K affidavits filed in ND election

Tennessee: Why Williamson Co. is putting on an election for 2 residents | Two farms vote will see an empty polling place

Texas: County elections admin says goodbye to the race | Vote fraud probe nabs local post office worker on bribery charges | Despair, meteors and f-bombs: Texas' write-ins had a lot to say| Election workers to be paid no later than Friday | Judge orders new election in Hidalgo

Vermont: Ainsworth appears to win recount by one vote

Virginia: Augusta Co. gets new voting machines

Wisconsin: Presidential recount in Vernon Co. goes smoothly | Wisconsin elections official says no security concerns

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

December 14, 2016

National News: Stymied recount show flaws in ballot integrity, Stein says

Arizona: Election fix: More early ballots, more vote centers

Arkansas: Yell Co. Quorum Court updated on 2016 election equipment | State Rep. presents new voter ID bill | Lawmaker files bill requiring document, ID card to vote

California: Salinas earns praise for election efforts | In a move that will save costs, vote for open council seats will piggyback onto countywide election

Colorado: More than 20K ballots not counted because of signature discrepancies, ID issues 

Florida; State moves forward with online voter registration

Illinois: Budget cuts may reduce polling places in Peoria Co. | DuPage Co. proposes merger of election commission, clerk's office | Nearly four-year-old ballot violation charge continued again

Indiana: Recount verifies win

Maryland: Elkton-area man awarded $2,416 in 'nose bite' case

Michigan: Detroit voting machine failures were widespread on Election Day | Michigan elections panel weighs value of vote recount | State vows to examine Detroit's over-vote precincts | Michigan Senate won't vote on voter ID | Strict voter ID bill stalls in Senate | Officials to audit some Detroit precincts as issues of uncounted ballots arise

New Jersey: Printing firm agrees to cover Burlington Co.'s extra election expenses

New York: NY primary purge still under investigation

North Carolina: State elections board dismisses complaint | Registration deadlines left thousands of votes uncounted | Federal judge asks for evidence, schedules trial in Greensboro redistricting case | Democrats introduce bills to change voting hours

Ohio: Henry Co. voter database breached week before election | Husted tells Legislature his office doesn't need money in upcoming budget | Local election worker honored

Pennsylvania: Poll workers to see pay increase in 2018

South Carolina: Harris appeals vote-fraud ruling

Texas: Paxton formally asks SCOTUS to take up voter ID

U.S. Virgin Islands: Elections board hires lawyer

Utah: County clerk believes vote-by-mail worked well in Cache Co.

Virginia: Federal appeals court upholds Va. voter ID law | Appeals court upholds Virginia's voter ID law

Wisconsin: Greenfield's 'found' ballots counted on election night | Rock Co. recount finds few changes | Committee favors transferring $27K for electronic voting to contingency fund | Election officials: No evidence of hacking in WI recount

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

December 13, 2016

National News: Green Party U.S. election recount bid comes to a close

California: Registrar confirms another delay in releasing recount results

Colorado: Douglas Co. election judge not welcome back after allegedly saying destroyed Dem ballots

Connecticut: Voters seek Election Day solutions

Florida: More names added to voter fraud probe

Georgia: Kemp questions feds claim that agency made no attempt to hack database | Feds: No attempt to hack Ga. state computers

Idaho: Second election recount filed in Bannock Co.

Iowa: Woman charged with voting twice pleads not guilty

Kansas: WSU statistician to present her vote-rigging case to the public

Michigan: Detroit's voting irregularities spur state audit | What we learned from the recount in Michigan | Records: Too many votes in 37% of Detroit's precincts | Michigan to audit 'significant' mismatches in Detroit vote | ACLU among groups speaking out against voter ID | New voter ID law could pass this week | Michigan Dems decry voter ID bills | Michigan's elections bureau to audit Detroit precincts

Minnesota: Recount request dropped

Montana: New voting equipment on the table in upcoming session

Nebraska: Counties say Nebraska's voting equipment becoming outdated | All-mail voting on the table in Nebraska | Plan sought to update Nebraska's election equipment

Nevada: Nov. 8 went 'very, very smoothly' in Nevada

New Hampshire: State won't narrow Right-to-Know request related to electronic poll books

New Mexico: Secretary of state fills staff positions

New York: Judge orders Albany Dems to move on $90K election commissioner's job

Ohio: Board of elections forced to move | Elections board investigating voter fraud claim

Oregon: Oregon voters shattered previous participation rates in November | Oregon leaders give nutty nod to motor-voter program

Pennsylvania: Federal judge blocks bid for recount in Pa. | Allegheny Co. certified election results | More thank 4K Montco voters went to polls but chose not to vote | Down by 25 votes, Pa. state rep seeks recount

Washington: Voter turnout misses mark in Kitsap

Wisconsin: Recount reveals small change in vote count, some problems to address | Rock Co. recount finds few changes | Election recount costs likely lower than expected in Columbia Co. | Dane Co. complete hand recount

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

Friday, 09 December 2016

December 9, 2016

National News: Wait times at polls in 2016 election improved in several states | Evaluating the voter experience | Census Bureau releases list of counties requiring Asian-language assistance under Sec. 203| The latest on the recounts

Alaska: Census Bureau adds areas, languages to be translated for Alaska elections

Arkansas: Commission asks state for better voting equipment

California: Final Stanislaus election results show record numbers

Colorado: 3 San Luis Valley counties to provide ballots in Spanish | Southwest Colorado counties must provide Ute language help in elections | Williams responds to elector lawsuit

Connecticut: Election audit finds optical scanners counted votes well | Connecticut using new system to audit election results

Florida: Investigators look into possible voter fraud in an office building | City saves $26K with Interlocal Agreement | Delray resident files lawsuit demanding special election

Georgia: Georgia says it's traced an attempted voter hack to DHS | West Georgia counties far below threshold for ballot language mandate | Georgia wants to know if feds were behind probe of voter database

Idaho: Two Bannock Co. candidates challenging election results

Illinois: DuPage Co. proposes merging election commission, clerk's office

Indiana: Absentee ballots at center of Vigo Co. recount | Howard Co. lead state in early voting percentage | County council approves more money for e-poll books

Louisiana: Early voting numbers down in Webster Parish

Maine: LePage certifies election except for 2 referendum votes

Massachusetts: Results are in: Early voting in Worcester a winner

Michigan: NAACP says new legislation disenfranchises voters | Michigan owes Green Party a refund | Ottawa, Allegan county clerks wrap up thwarted recount | Statement from Secretary of State Ruth Johnson on stopping the recount | Elections board cancels meeting | Curtains close on Michigan presidential recount

Missouri: Students participate in election process | County buys new election equipment

Nevada: Partial recount of Nevadan's presidential ballots confirms Nov. 8 results

New Hampshire: Sununu talks about making sure 'every vote really counts' | Voters express Election Day grievances

New York: Allegany Co. elections officials respond to state primary report

North Carolina: NC's last unsettle statewide election contest likely won't be settled until next week | Recount affirms winners | Auditor result may wait as NC recount continues

Ohio: Check in mail for poll workers | Mock elections prepare students for the future

Pennsylvania: Allegheny Co. judge rejects Stein's bid to examine voting machines | Somerset Co.'s electronic voting machines turn 10, with occasional signs of wear | Pa. GOP expects no delay in vote certification, despite recount efforts | Voter experience survey finds long lines, questionable ID tactics but nothing really illegal | In tight Chesco race, judge orders 14 provisional ballots to be opened | Hand count of paper ballots ordered in Chesco

Rhode Island: Mansfield High students recognized for volunteering at polls

Texas: Denton Co. vote-counting disaster being investigated | Prisoner's ballots tossed out

Vermont: Contested results lead to third recount

Virginia: Warner introduces FAST Voting Act

Wisconsin: Recount 82 percent complete | Montcalm Co. completes ballot recount | Milwaukee Co. completes historic recount | Recount on schedule with no major issues

Thursday, 08 December 2016

December 8, 2016

National News: States push for AVR to boost turnout

Alaska: Census Bureau adds areas, languages served by translations for elections

California: Voter turnout hits all-time high | Election officials need more time to recount 10 races | Marin voting percentages broke Election Day record | Santa Clara Co. registrar works overtime on recounts | Imperial Co. set new voter turnout record | Voter turnout 'historic,' election chief says | California done counting

Florida: Possible voter fraud investigation underway in Doral | Brevard supervisor of elections office helps share your Christmas | County OKs cash draw for elections office | Florida voter turnout climbs from 2012, analysis shows | Appeals Court: PBC elections chief's records charge was 'reasonable'

Georgia: Foreign language ballots may be coming soon

Indiana: Judge picked to help settle election

Iowa: Safe at Home allowed for voting

Kansas: Out-of-state college students faced voting problems in November | Sedgwick Co. sees decline in mail ballots

Maryland: Council unanimously passes non-citizen voting amendment

Massachusetts: Advocacy group looks to boost Mass turnout

Michigan: GOP senators seek probe of Wayne Co. election issues | House votes to increase voter ID requirements in late-night session | Lawyer to judge: Don't stick taxpayers with $5M recount tab | Motor City Muckraker calls for Detroit clerk to resign | Stricter voter ID approved in Michigan House | Detroit launches municipal ID program for homeless, immigrants and other 'marginalized' residents | Human error, including duct tape, hampered recount | Buried in ballots

Minnesota: Board rules ballot at center of Thief River Falls recount effort does not count | Relph keeps lead after recount

Missouri: Springfield native named top aide to newly elected secretary of state

Nevada: North Las Vegas council to act on elections changes | No discrepancies found in Douglas recount

New Hampshire: Gardner to serve 21st term as secretary of state | Gardner says 'appropriate time' to revisit election laws

New Jersey: 2016 election saw record number of voters

New York: Onondaga Co. elections commissioner supports most proposed voting reforms | Senator says ballot selfies click with today's voters

North Carolina: House District 8 candidates still waiting for results | Surry participating in statewide recount | Watauga Co. BOE conducts recount | No cost estimates yet for statewide recount

Ohio: Elections panel audits, OKs ballots

Pennsylvania: Judge denies request to audit Philly voting machines | Green Party in court again with demands to examine county voting machines | Somerset Township vote recount denied | York Co. denies recount petition

South Carolina: Mandated elections audit remains the same in Richland Co.

Texas: Cascos speaks about stepping down as secretary of state | Candidate alleges voter fraud | Fraud allegations in Rio Grande City election

Virginia: Fairfax Officials: Upgrades, team effort lead to smooth Election Day

Washington: Federal judge hears arguments in lawsuit on Pasco's election system

Wisconsin: Recount wraps up in Racine Co. | Some Wisconsin counties will finish presidential recount this week | County makes progress on recount | Brown Co. recount complete | Few miscounted ballots discovered as recount continues in Jackson Co. | St. Croix Co. recount 'accurate'; Broken warranty seals on machines explained | 70 percent of recount done | Fond du Lac finishes recount | Brown Co. workers celebrate as they process the last ballots

Wednesday, 07 December 2016

December 7, 2016

National News: Remember the recounts? Here's where they stand in 5 states | In the battle over voting rights, what happens next?

Alabama: New Coffee Co. voter registrar sworn into office | Secretary of state announces cost of reprinting ballots after mistake

Arizona: Election fix: More early ballots, more vote centers

California: Tales and observations from a poll worker | Despite recounts, registrar plans to call races | Elections office delays releasing results in 10 races | Napa Co. election results certified | San Mateo Co. results certified | Santa Cruz Co. certifies tight, record-breaking 2016 election

Georgia: Bilingual ballots in Gwinnett renew calls for same in Hall

Idaho: Bannock Co. state senator candidates ask for recount

Illinois: With AVR bill dead, many eyes turn to GOP alternative | St. Clair Co. voter fraud cases between '12 and '15 awaiting justice

Louisiana: Early voting dips for Saturday's election

Massachusetts: Automatic voter registration eyed for Mass.

Michigan: Broken voting machines could wreak havoc for Wayne Co. | Courts disagree over Michigan vote recount | Recount underway in Wayne, Macomb counties | Precincts left out of recount not necessarily proof of fraud | Most states would recount Michigan's mismatched ballots despite flaws | List of problem precincts continues to grow | Presidential recount in Oakland: 13 ballots challenged, 22 precincts not recountable so far | Federal, state courts duel over Michigan's recount | Michigan's recount process from start to finish | State sending Wayne Co. help for 'monumental' recount | Long process of recounting 190K-plus ballots in Ann Arbor area | Despite dueling court rulings, recount continues | Kent Co. begins recounting 313K paper ballots by hand

Minnesota: Recount in Minnesota Senate district changing few votes | Former election worker lodges complaint with Olmsted Co.

New Hampshire: Republicans among those adverse to ending same-day registration | NH lawmakers to pick next secretary of state

New York: Schneiderman to roll out reforms after NY primary voting fiasco | AG report highlights flaws in NY voter registration system | Judge to hear arguments in Albany elections commissioner case | Ithaca College students report not receiving absentee ballots | State senate ballot count inches along

North Carolina: Recount today in House 8, state auditor races | Gaston elections board to recount votes Wednesday | Alamance elections board to hold auditor recount Wednesday | Republican NC auditor candidate calls for recount | Appeal could delay New Hanover commissioner results until 2017

Ohio: Hackers access Henry Co. voter database | Just one vote changed after audit | Bill on superfluous primaries heads to the House

Oregon: Coos Co. clerk retires

Pennsylvania: Bucks Co. judge denies recount petitions | Judge schedules hearing for Green Party's Pa. recount push | After absentee ballot trouble, Montco to review voting system

Rhode Island: Pawtucket officials vow to fix Election Day delays, bugs

South Carolina: District 4 special election in Columbia could cost $50K

Texas: Officials leave sex offenders' election ballots uncounted | Vietnamese voters will soon get extra help in Tarrant Co.

Wisconsin: Oneida Co. recount could run until Wednesday | La Crosse Co. finishes recount | 23 of 73 counties done | Sheboygan Co. recount effort wraps up | Recounting done in Columbia Co., almost finished in Marquette Co. | Presidential ballots recount underway in Pierce, St. Croix counties | Elections commission explains St. Croix recount problems | Few surprises from Waunakee's recount | Fake news stories cause confusion during recount in Waukesha Co. |Door Co. finishes recount

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

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

Friday, 02 December 2016

December 2, 2016

National News: There have been just four documented cases of voter fraud in the 2016 election

Alaska: Division of elections certifies election

California: Still counting the votes

Florida: Escambia voters confident in election process, survey finds

Illinois: Bennett goes back on original vote

Indiana: Election board pleased with conduct of fall vote

Kentucky: Magoffin Co. officials sentenced for voter-fraud conspiracy

Maine: Without evidence, LePage tells lawmakers he can't attest to election tallies

Michigan: Objection to recount filed | Presidential recount will cost taxpayers in Livingston Co. | Legislature debating voter ID bill | Bills requiring more voter ID at polls clear House committee | Stricter voter ID laws on fast track in Legislature | Costs of recount carried by county clerks | State orders clerks not to start recount | Clerks begin moving ballots in Kent Co.

Nevada: Motor Voter initiative will go before Legislature next year | Washoe Co. registrar weighs in on recounts

New Mexico: Krahling, Ellins trade jobs in Dona Ana Co. clerk's office

New York: Lifton challenges election | Rockland GOP picks new elections commissioner

North Carolina: County BOE risks violating state law to send message to 'frivolous' protestor | New Hanover election protests dismissed | Durham Co. faces Monday deadline for recount | Recount order irks Durham elections chief | New Hanover elections board rescinds decision | State board of elections schedules Saturday meeting | Craven Co. election results now official | Buncombe Co. ordered to add 56 unverified ballots

Ohio: Husted certifies election | 2016 voters cast a record number of absentee ballots | Ohio set for record early voting in 2016

Pennsylvania: As push for recount continues, expert assesses integrity of voting machines | Philly allows recount, rejects forensic audit of voting machines | Delco Dem asks for election recount--too late | Bucks Co. judge schedules hearing on recount | County BOE rejects petitions to recount some precincts | Pa. House candidates still 18 votes apart as judge puts off challenge ruling | Lehigh Co. rejects software analysis in recount | Election officials call cyber-attack theory far-fetched | Centre Co. says recount petitions were submitted after deadline

Rhode Island: Portsmouth canvassers to discuss possible voter fraud

Texas: Nueces Co. investigating possible voter fraud | Election administrator receives no complaints from 2016 general election in Rockwall Co. | Teed leaving post as Waller Co. elections administrator | Early voting starts today. Again.

Washington: Lapwai man charged with voter fraud

West Virginia: Recount yields no change in Moundsville

Wisconsin: 'We're going to get this done': Wisconsin vote recount is underway | Door Co. begins presidential vote recount| Historic Wisconsin recount gets slow start | As one recount begins in La Crosse area counties, another looms | Unexpected twists cause delay in recount | Hundreds pack into recount room in Milwaukee to witness history | Recount underway in Eau Claire Co. | Breakdown of Wisconsin recount costs and methods by county | In Wisconsin, ballots are counted again | Workers recount Dane Co. ballots | Majority of challenged votes to stand