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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

February 15, 2017

National News: President claims voter fraud, FEC wants evidence | DHS vague on rules for election aid, states say

Alabama: Forest Hill voting box will move to church

Florida: Elected secretary of state pitched in House

Idaho: Denney accuses DHS of attempted website hack

Illinois: Champaign Co. to revisit consolidation of polling sites

Indiana: Kersey bill on automatic voter registration to get hearing today | Precinct consolidation work moves forward

Iowa: Secretary of state requests funds to replace dated technology

Maine: Pair of bills take aim at college voters

Massachusetts: Auditor says state should pay cities and towns for early voting costs

Nevada: Report: 'Motor voter' law could cost Nevada as much as $5M | Here's how automatic voter registration works | Election officials want to ban guns from Nevada polling places | Registrar says election equipment upgrade 'can no longer wait'

New Hampshire: Secretary of state won't buy voter fraud claims without proof | Bill aims to close voting 'domicile loophole' in election law

New Mexico: Open primaries bill clears first hurdle

New York: Elections to stay in school buildings, officials say | New voting rules proposed for state

North Carolina: Committee approves BOE nominees

Ohio: Electronic tablets to assist Toledo poll workers | Lucas Co. to trade paper for tablets| Rep. Kathleen Clyde pitches automatic voter registration | Lorain Co. voter fraud cases heading to prosecutor | Election board seat still vacant

South Dakota: South Dakota voter registration and turnout

Texas: Gregg refines countywide voting strategy | Travis Co. sues to block elections records sought by Laura Pressley | Special election to cost $230K to $480K | Nueces Co. voting centers deemed success | Election administrator to reach out through social media | State approves countywide polling places

Virginia: Fauquier taking action to make voting sites accessible

West Virginia: Students honored for voter registration work | Morgantown polling place changes for 2017 municipal elections

Wisconsin: Elections commission not predicting turnout