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Tuesday, 03 January 2017

December 31, 2016-January 3, 2017

National News: Early voting didn't boost overall election turnout, studies show

Connecticut: Verdu to bid adieu as New Britain Democratic registrar

Florida: Ion Sancho, the voters' advocate, steps down | Florida's felons inch closer to regaining right to vote

Georgia: Bruce bill would expand voting sites

Guam: Appellate court decision could greatly impact Guam voting rights

Idaho: Man charged with voting in wife's stead

Illinois: DuPage election commission offers voter registration help for elderly, handicapped | Online app makes getting a Cook Co. ballot easier | Cronin on the issues facing DuPage

Indiana: County voter clerk resigned

Mississippi: Election commissioners sworn into office

Missouri: Incoming secretary of state working on voter photo ID | Elections commissioners pick Stream as GOP director for St. Louis Co. | Ashcroft plans many staff changes | Recap of the November election with Greene Co. clerk

North Carolina: Civitas renews same-day registration challenge | Kimble retires from board of elections

North Dakota: Jaeger asking for new voting machines, electronic poll books

Ohio: Ohioans can now register to vote online | Hackett announces launch of voter registration system | Online registration making process easy, accessible

Oregon: Dennis Richardson sworn in as secretary of state

Tennessee: Shelby Co. election commission puts new voter registration system first | New state law changes RuCo election procedures

U.S. Virgin Islands: Audit upholds election counts

Virginia: Richmond registrar needs money for Jan. 10 special election

West Virginia: WV secretary of state-elect makes staffing announcements | Outgoing WV secretary of state looks back, successor looks ahead

Wisconsin: Recount found thousands of errors, but no major flaws in state election system | Elections watchdog recommends more training, voter education about voter ID | Recount costs may be half of quote | Rock Co. comes in under budget for recount costs | Jill Stein plans next steps for 'unhappy campers' as Wisconsin's recount costs less than $3.9M

Wyoming: Clerk's office flags 27 possible cases of voter registration fraud in Laramie Co. | Bill would give election officials more time to accept mail-in ballots