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Monday, 13 February 2017

February 11-13, 2017

National News: Election commissioner to president: Show evidence of voter fraud | Rep. Susan Davis re-introduced legislation to expand access to voting | Academic feud over noncitizen voters resurfaces with fraud probe

Alabama: Look back...to new voting machines' imminent delivery, 1942

Arizona: Fewer voters, fewer early ballots | Experience guides Reagan's call for changes

Colorado: Campus free speech bill hits bump over voter registration activity

Connecticut: Five decades on the job

Florida: Gov. Rick Scott restores voting rights to man who did time 30 years ago | Secretary of state could become elected office

Georgia: County elections office has new home | Georgia settle suit alleging it blocked thousands of minority voters

Idaho: Bill to allow concealed permit as voter ID introduced | Denney says Idaho should have online voter registration by next fall

Illinois: Illinois lawmakers pitch automatic voter registration again | Urbana man charged with living, voting in U.S. illegally | Partisan fears emerge as county election commission merger moves forward | McHenry Co. lawmakers make push to abolish local election boards

Indiana: County to refurbish voting machines | County updating voting machines | Precinct consolidation group finds some agreement

Iowa: Iowa aware of only handful of improper votes cast in November

Michigan: Detroit reps rip clerk's 'shameful' election oversight |New bills include requiring all votes to be recountable | Montcalm Co. records contradict election billing allegations

Nevada: Nevada considers various courses to overhaul voting process

New Hampshire: President claims voter fraud impacted NH results | Presidential adviser repeats baseless claims on voter fraud in NH | Comments by senior WH adviser that voter fraud in NH is 'widely known' create firestorm

New Jersey: Wildwood Crest to consolidate voting to one site

New Mexico: Lawmakers trim slate of electoral reforms

New York: Essex Co. to foot bill if ballot-data challenge continues

North Carolina: Stanly BOE considers fewer voting precincts | NC man convicted of voting twice in March 2016 primary | Names of appeals judges who issued order in elections board case a secret

Ohio: Erie County's 'champion of fair elections' bowing out | Lawmaker's propose automatic voter registration | Ashland Co. agrees to purchase new voting system | Primary elections could shift to May

Oklahoma: State statute increase cost of special election

Oregon: Learning curve, layoffs beset new secretary of state's first month in office

Texas: County reconsiders voting equipment upgrade | Voter ID law would have prevented 16,400 from voting in November | Voter fraud 'whipping boy' behind 8-year sentence in Texas? | After more than two months, new election date set in Hidalgo

Utah: Cache Co. clerk weighs in on voter registration proposal | Bill to extend early voting advances

Vermont: Some question new voter registration law