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Wednesday, 08 February 2017

February 8, 2017

National News: New administration will keep 'critical' label on election systems | House panel votes to close EAC | Study examines modernizing voter registration | Administration official: Election infrastructure should be protected

Alabama: Washington Post fires back at GOP rep over voter fraud claims

Alaska: Municipality of Anchorage looking for election workers

Connecticut: Official's doubt administration's voter fraud claims

Florida: Lee elections website hacked for anti-ISIS message

Georgia: Hall elections board member charged with shoplifting

Indiana: Precinct consolidation planning begins in Lake Co.

Iowa: Discrepancy found in Dallas Co. election results

Kansas: Kansans caught in crosscheck system singled out for Kobach's voter fraud campaign | Kobach spars with ACLU over bill to close 'loophole' for proof-of-citizenship

Kentucky: Kentucky secretary of state responds to voter fraud investigation

Maine: Maine's High Court will hear case on ranked choice voting law

Mississippi: Proposed updates to election laws OK'd in Mississippi House

Missouri: Ashcroft says governor's offer isn't enough money for voter ID | Missouri officials' next step: Deciding how to pay for voter ID | Jason Kander launches group to advocate voting rights | Ashcroft appoints Brandon Alexander as co-director of elections division

Montana: GOP leaders oppose cheaper mail-ballot election to replace Zinke

Nevada: Assembly bill would address potential voter registration fraud | Lawmakers want to get rid of partisan primary elections

New Hampshire: State debates changing voter eligibility laws | Debate underway in Senate over 13-day residency requirement to register to vote | Proposed election law changes called unfair to students

New York: County appeals state supreme court ballot ruling | New York looks to reform onerous, antiquated voting rules | Polling sites to become ADA compliant

North Carolina: Durham considers ending primaries

Ohio: Springfield leaders want to avoid wasting money on special elections

Oregon: Secretary of state wants to make office nonpartisan

Pennsylvania: Somerset commissioners appoint elections board solicitor

Texas: Grand Prairie woman accused of voter fraud goes on trial | House honors retired election administrator

Virginia: Caustic debate unfolds in Senate as GOP moves to slow down felon voting restoration