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Thursday, 19 January 2017

January 19, 2017

National News: Obama calls voter fraud fears 'fake news' | Obama points to Jim Crow roots of restrictions to voting rights | From headline to photograph, a fake news masterpiece | House panel probes DHS scans of state election tech

Arizona: Fontes aims to redraw voting-precinct boundaries, boost poll worker pay

Connecticut: Andover to swear in new Republican registrar

Illinois: Proposal could eliminate pay for DuPage election panel

Iowa: Attorney: Iowan accused of voting twice not competent to stand trial

Kansas: Topeka lawmaker asks Kobach to investigate voters he believes registered under false addresses | Kobach: Some Kansans blocked from voting had not finished registering after glitch | Kobach to file ninth case of alleged voter fraud | Secretary of state wants power to toss local, state votes | Brownback signs bill fixing timing of special election

Louisiana: Secretary of state wants to remove 'critical infrastructure' label from election systems

Maine: Ranked choice voting may be heading to Maine's Supreme Court

Missouri: Sater files ranked-choice voting bill

Montana: Commissioners consider proposal to reduce number of polling places

Nebraska: All-mail voting in Nebraska proposed

New Mexico: Democrats propose amendment calling for automatic voter registration

North Carolina: Durham City Council to continue mulling end to municipal primary

Ohio: Fake news about the 2016 election nets 23-year-old a big payday

Tennessee: Election commissioners reduce Galesburg voting precincts

Texas: Federal judge denies delay in Pasadena voting rights order

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Croix elections board cancels second 2017 meeting for lack of a quorum

Vermont: Secretary of state statement on DHS designation

Virginia: Fredericksburg appoints new voter registrar

Washington: Pierce Co. first in Washington to use Clear Ballot voting system

Wisconsin: City approves additional absentee voting locations | Town clerk resigns just after contract renewed