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Wednesday, 04 January 2017

January 4, 2017

Alabama: In statewide effort, NAACP opposes Sessions' nomination for AG

Arkansas: Sebastian Co. election commissioners consider vote centers

Connecticut: Longtime Democratic registrar leaves Greenwich post | Douglas Hamilton, 'true son of Windsor Locks,' dies at 70

Florida: Tommy Doyle sworn in as supervisor of elections | County elects first black, female supervisor of elections | Alan Hays sworn in as elections chief | Alachua Co. supervisor of elections sworn in | Polk Co. supervisor of elections sworn in | Leon Co. officials take oath of office | Washington Co. elected officials sworn into office | Pinellas Co. supervisor of elections sworn in | Broward Co. elections chief sworn in

Indiana: Commissioners approve maintenance contract for voting machines

Iowa: Branstad: It 'makes sense' for Iowa to consider voter ID

Kansas: Longtime Saline Co. clerk recognized

Mississippi: Newly elected election commissioner take oath of office

New York: NYC elections boss keeps job until city OKs replacement | Rockland ex-commissioner loses lawsuit to keep job

North Carolina: NC appeals voting overhaul ruling to U.S. Supreme Court | Ethics commission--set to become elections board--secures lawyers in Cooper lawsuit | County hopes to get Civitas to scale back request

Ohio: Washington Co. BOE getting ready for 2017 election

Oklahoma: Ringwood polling location changes for Feb. 14 election

Oregon: New secretary of state offers praise to outgoing secretary

Pennsylvania: Elections office proposes changes to voting precincts in seven townships

Rhode Island: State election officials investigating after local votes go missing

Tennessee: $30K set-up coast given for 2 extra early voting sites

Texas: Thousands dropped from registered voter list in Cameron Co. | Victoria county's first elections administrator to retire

U.S. Virgin Islands: New St. Thomas-St. John district elections board members sworn in | Ambiguities in law delay unification of elections boards

Vermont: Barre Town vote a test for same-day registration

Virginia: Habeeb proposes legislation to address felon rights restoration in Virginia

West Virginia: 16 WV secretary of state staffers to be fired when Warner takes office

Wisconsin: Stein: $1.5M refund could pay for new voter advocacy group | Stein unveils post-recount effort in Wisconsin | Man gets 30 days in jail for voter fraud | Counties way over estimated cost of recount | Stein compares cost of recount to financial intimidation | Recommendations on Wisconsin elections from one group that observed polls Nov. 8