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Monday, 22 May 2017

May 20-22, 2017

National News: Despite high court's decision on NC voting law, activists worry about chief justice | Status Check: Where voting rights cases stand with the Supreme Court

Alabama: Mobile Co. makes changes to election precincts ahead of special election

Arizona: Secretary Reagan seeks updated voter registration system

Arkansas: Rep. Trevor Drown to run for secretary of state in 2018

California: California's top elections officer calls voter fraud allegations a 'smokescreen'

Florida: Former Eatonville mayor found guilty of voter fraud | Elections experts say Florida should modernize rolls | Judge tosses lawsuit challenging Putnam Co. election

Georgia: Johns Creek election may be illegitimate, voting group alleges | BOE election technician awarded certificate from Carl Vinson Institute | Forsyth issues registration clarification

Idaho: Turnout rekindles election consolidation talk

Iowa: Pate talks elections

Kentucky: Election board adjusts precincts, ponders potential polling places

Louisiana: Al Ater, former secretary of state, dies

Massachusetts: Minorities sue Lowell over voting rights

Michigan: Poll finds Detroit clerk vulnerable | Kowall considers run for secretary of state in 2018

Minnesota: Looking for new ways to replace old voting machines

Mississippi: Voting stickers presented to Lauderdale Co. election commission

Montana: Special election means additional costs for counties | Voters, polling stations prep for special election | Voter turnout low so far in special election | Western Montana counties seeing steady stream of returned ballots

Nevada: Lawmakers OK vote center bill before deadline | Voting center bill amended, passed on party lines

New York: Crowley appointee to BOE sees spike in Queens court profits | Carroll seeks election law change to extend run-off

Ohio: 22 face prosecution for double voting | Husted: Voter fraud 'rare' in Ohio

Pennsylvania: Officials find no surprises in official vote count | Lackawanna Co. still working on final vote tally | Northampton Co. 'I Voted' stickers coming back by popular demand

Texas: Texas GOP fears federal oversight as voter ID overhaul stalls | Effort to overhaul Texas voter ID rules survives--for now | Abbott declares voter ID bill an emergency item | Dallas Co. elections department responds to voter fraud concerns | Weak state law makes fraud possible, local leaders argue

Wisconsin: Vida Terry recognized for long service to Brighton