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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

February 28, 2017

National News: Congressman tries to kill election commission

California: Consolidating WeHo's March 7 election with county brings some changes

Idaho: Ada Co. early voting begins as lawmakers consider bill to limit timeline | Bill targeting 'government interference' in elections surfaces at Idaho Legislature

Illinois: A day in the life of an election judge | Suffredin and Orr hold town hall on voting, election process

Iowa: 'Fixes' in election integrity bill not needed, speakers tell lawmakers | Voter ID legislation advances in House

Maryland: Baltimore Senator says he didn't sponsor voter ID bill introduced under his name

Massachusetts: Suit tests 20-day voter registration cutoff | Woburn clerk inquiry on early voting garners state response

Minnesota: Effort to do away with ranked choice voting in St. Paul encounters resistance | Ballot question to repeal ranked choice in St. Paul is under debate

Missouri: Kander encourages community to fight voter suppression

New Hampshire: State legislation prohibiting out-of-state voting pending

New Jersey: Is NJ election law commission stalemate at an end?

New Mexico: Open primary bill moves forward in Senate

North Carolina: NC legislators ask SCOTUS to add them to voter ID case | Judge asks US election commission to weigh in on lawsuit

Ohio: Ohio investigation found 385 non-US citizens registered to vote, 82 cast illegal ballots | Ferrell named to EC elections board | 5 non-citizens registered to vote in Clark Co. did not cast ballots

Oregon: Richardson's communications director submits resignation

Rhode Island: Election task force to hold first meeting

Tennessee: Anti voter-fraud bill to offer $5K for tips

Texas: Administration drops DOJ's opposition to Texas voter ID law | Justice Dept. reverses position on Texas voter ID law case | Tarrant Co. election documents sent to DA for investigation | Online voter registration