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Monday, 06 March 2017

March 4-6, 2017

National News: Judge sends voter registration case back to agency

Alabama: NAACP Legal Defense Fund: More than 100K Alabama registered voters can't cast a ballot | Tablets will streamline voter check-in Tuesday

Arkansas: Panel OKs 2 voter ID proposals | Sebastian Co. election panel to seek public input on vote centers

California: South Gate delays action on changing elections | City to offer WeHo residents free rides to the polls

Colorado: State Senate OKs lifting ballot selfie ban

Connecticut: Meriden voting officials support changes to election day registration

Georgia: Ga. university hack may have compromised voter records | As many as 7.5M voter records involved in Ga. data breach | New voter elections building approved in Cumming | Mum's the word after alleged KSU hack

Indiana: Security may spur voting machine upgrade in Lake Co.

Iowa: Concerns growing on voting reforms underway in Legislature | Judge reverses reprimand for former Johnson Co. auditor

Kansas: Judge hears arguments in Kansas voter registration case | While Kobach keeps an eye on voter fraud, some say it's not an issue | Topeka legislator calls for changes to Kobach's authority after Shawnee Co. tension

Maine: Legislative committee splits over voter ID, clean elections bill | Briefs filed over ranked choice voting case | Maine AG, Republicans tell high court they believe ranked-choice voting is unconstitutional

Massachusetts: Auditor's ruling renews calls for early voting funds | Senate Republicans propose plan to reimburse cities and towns for early voting costs | Holyoke to be reimbursed for early voting costs | Hearing held on subdividing polling places

Michigan: New voting equipment options considered

Minnesota: Officials say eBay not the answer for voting machines

Missouri: Conway proposes election reforms | St. Louis prepares for primary

Montana: Election by mail would save county an estimated $65K | Election administrators struggle to prepare for special election | Money, scheduling, other obstacles on path to fill Zinke vacancy

Nebraska: State senator pushes for voter ID law

New Mexico: Mayor Hull: State election bill takes power from city, voters | Bill to streamline elections stirs debate

Ohio: Elections board makes appointments | Homeless advocates ask SCOTUS to take up voter disenfranchisement case | Election officials sworn in | 2 Wood Co. BOE members reappointed | Robson named director, Fox chairman of Meigs BOE | County set to tackle non-citizen voter case | Only one non-citizen from county on state registration voter rolls | Amid conflict of interests, Ferrell named to elections board

Pennsylvania: Pol pushes for state to take closer look at non-citizens on voter rolls

Texas: Judge denies motion to dismiss election suit | Search is on for Victoria's next elections administrator

Utah: After unusual GOP support, Democrat passes election-reform bill | Utah House approves ranked choice voting for primary elections

Washington: Pre-paid ballots may come to more King Co. mailboxes

West Virginia: Secretary of State Mac Warner touts updates to voter rolls | Bill passed to allow electioneering closer to polling places | Belmont council talks polling place | Liberty High senior trying to register full senior class to vote | Sutton responds to brouhaha