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Thursday, 16 March 2017

March 16, 2017

National News: Senator asks DHS for plans to treat election infrastructure as critical | New report finds that voter turnout in 2016 topped 2012 | GOP relieves president eased up on voter fraud claims| Top election officials have no information about voter fraud investigation

Colorado: Man fined $6K for voting in both Colorado and Kansas

Georgia: Election officials reject advocacy groups' call for paper ballots | Fulton Co.: Some voters in special election must cast multiple absentee ballots

Idaho: Bill limiting early voting dies in Senate

Illinois: State lawmakers revive AVR push | AVR moves to Senate floor

Indiana: Lake Co. precinct consolidation remains on hold | State lawmakers likely to set minimum Lake Co. precinct size

Kansas: Man fined $6K for voting in both Colorado and Kansas | House members seek to strip Kobach of power to appoint election commissioners

Massachusetts: City commends elections department on early voting success

Michigan: County moves ahead with voting machine replacement | County to upgrade to new election equipment

Missouri: County clerk explains voter photo ID

Montana: Cascade Co. commission supports mail-in ballot for special election

Nevada: Dems are trying to restore voting rights for ex-felons

Nebraska: Senator: Nebraska voting equipment needs to be replaced

New Hampshire: Delayed voting complicates results for some

Ohio: More than a dozen Franklin Co. polling locations changing

Rhode Island: Town leaders raising doubts about early voting proposal

Texas: Older voting machines present no worries for JC | Missing ballots lead to policy change | Think an election is rigged? Watch the equipment test | Support for online voter registration could take time

U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Thomas elections board approves ballot

Utah: Slew of election bills could streamline voting

Virginia: McAuliffe vetoes bills he says could restrict voting rights | Waverly mayor indicted on election fraud charges | Fredericksburg's Ward 3 to get new polling place

Washington: Lawmakers consider bills to change election deadlines

Wisconsin: Pewaukee, Summit named in report on 17-year-olds | Clerk: Underage voters challenged poll workers | Prosecution doubtful for area 17-year-olds