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Friday, 10 March 2017

March 10, 2017

National News: More states propose voter ID laws | State Republicans push for more restrictive voting laws

Alabama: House lists crimes that forfeit voting rights

Arkansas: Sebastian Co. clerk receives award from secretary of state | Senate OKs bill to expand places guns allowed

California: California is making it easier for teens to vote | What would it take to reverse LA's dismal voter turnout | San Mateo Co. starts vote-by-mail process

Delaware: Kent DOE pursues voting machine modernization | Proposed bill would expand early voting | Bill would ease restrictions on absentee voting

Florida: Mail ballot fix clears last committee | Mail ballot fix is in the works

Idaho: Edmark Superstore remains polling place, has new name

Illinois: Park Ridge early voting moves | House committee hears testimony on ballot applications in RI Co.| Kane state's attorney to operate April election complaint line

Iowa: House approves voter ID law after 12 hours of debate

Kansas: Kobach gets plea bargain in seventh voter fraud case | Sedgwick Co. election office gears up for special election

Maryland: Green clings to mayoral win in Williamsport election recount

Massachusetts: Hinghman Town Clerk named citizen of the year

Michigan: County looks to replace current voting equipment

Missouri: County clerk, commissioners discuss new ID requirement

Nebraska: Election, DMV officials testify against AVR bill | Senators look to change voting system

Nevada: Tribes win $60K in legal fees in voting rights fight

New Hampshire: Senate votes down online voter registration bill

New Mexico: Bill to allow voter registration during early voting dies | Later registration shot down in House

North Carolina: Hearings set for inaccurate Forsyth Co. voter registrations

Ohio: Commissioners OK $54K for e-poll books

Rhode Island: Secretary of state intervenes to ensure May 2 recall vote for Providence councilman

Tennessee: Chattanooga election by the numbers

Texas: County elections office makes changes for future elections

Virginia: McAuliffe vetoes bill on photo ID | McAuliffe vetoes Fowler bill on photo ID for absentee ballots

Washington: Recount begins as lawsuit is filed

West Virginia: House voter ID bill in subcommittee