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Thursday, 09 February 2017

February 9, 2017

National News: House panel displays bipartisan unity over bill to save Postal Service | Poll: Majority does not believe in widespread voter fraud | Veterans living in U.S. territories are crowd-funding a legal pitch for voting rights

Alaska: Anchorage's first vote-by-mail election will not be April as planned

Arizona: Phoenix mayor silent as secretary of state jabs looking ahead to 2018

California: West Hollywood to conduct voter registration pop-ups| San Benito Co. gets mentioned on 'Scandal'

Florida: Update left Lee Co. elections site vulnerable to hacking

Georgia: Stacey Abrams joins national voting rights push

Illinois: DuPage against state eliminating pay for election panel | Illinois voter data analysis finds voters registered two, three, even four times

Indiana: Poll worker honored for 40 years of service | Judge rules in GOP favor in county council election dispute | GOP lawmakers around the US push for restrictions on voting

Iowa: Contentious voter ID bill introduced in House | Dallas Co. failed to report 5,842 votes cast in election

Missouri: Ashcroft says governor's offer isn't enough for voter ID

New Hampshire: Same-day voter registration likely here to stay, for now

New York: NY Votes Act proposed by Schniderman aims to simplify process | AG, Cusick push sweeping voting reform package

North Carolina: Four Guilford Co. voters say claims of illegal voting damaged them | NC voters accused of voter fraud file defamation lawsuit | Bill would move town elections to even years

Ohio: Cuyahoga BOE chooses Tenex as e-poll book vendor | Poll pad sign-in planned for May elections

South Carolina: Richland elections commission seeking new director

Texas: Grand Prairie woman found guilty of voter fraud

Tennessee: Dems seek replacement on Knox election commission

Utah: House committee OKs bill requiring paid-postage for by-mail ballots | Lawmaker pushes automatic voter registration | Election headaches lead lawmakers to consider measures for relief | Committee approves state-funded primary, other election process changes

Virginia: Election system was a priority for Senate GOP in fall, but not in the budget | Senate approves constitutional amendment on ex-felon voting rights

West Virginia: Group OKs election headquarters lease

Wisconsin: New polling sites in Wisconsin Rapids | Arcadia's first-ever bilingual election