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Monday, 10 April 2017

April 8-10, 2017

Alaska: Almost 80 percent of Anchorage didn't vote in the election. Here are some reasons why

Arizona: Secretary of state to AG: Is what I did legal?

Arkansas: Behind the headlines: Voter ID | Law bars simultaneous election board participation

California: Voting law meant to increase minority representation has generated more lawsuits than seats for people of color | Redondo Beach voters will cast mail-only ballots in May 16 runoff | With counting almost complete, turnout in LA's congressional primary is about 13%

Colorado: Two women face voter fraud charges

Florida: A push for ranked choice voting | State could let voters fix ballot signatures

Georgia: Forsyth Co. BOE talks new building, budget, hearings

Idaho: Ada Co. elections chief deputy preps for Ted Talk

Illinois: Coin toss to determine election winner

Indiana: IU students push for change of campus polling locations

Iowa: Pate confident voter ID law will streamline elections | Senate approves joint school & city elections

Kansas: 15 things to know about voting on Tuesday

Kentucky: Legislators change local option election law | Bill moves special elections to regular election cycle | County clerks excited about new election law

Michigan: Detroit getting new voting machines, bound statewide | Marysville population growth prompts new voting precinct | Berrien Co. seeking $509K for new voting equipment | Detroit department of elections reveals new voting system

Mississippi: Six Mississippians get voting rights back

Missouri: Election turnout only 14 percent in county--less than 10K ballots cast | Program gives students an insider view of elections | County clerk says map error didn't affect election

Montana: Bullock uses veto to insert May 25 mail-ballot option into other bill | Secretary of state: No change to candidate names on special election ballot | Bullock forces legislative vote on special election | Would-be candidates win court case, still won't be on ballot | Elections chiefs prepare for poll election | Cascade Co. elections officials pleased with governor's actions

New Hampshire: E-poll book trial program under consideration at the Statehouse

New Mexico: Governor pocket vetoes proposal to consolidate local elections | Vetoes of bills to increase transparency and to consolidate elections

North Carolina: Did felons vote in 2016 because their registrations were illegally altered?

Ohio: Hartley hires new attorney for upcoming state hearing | Hearing for suspended BOE member called off

Pennsylvania: Democrat's write-in victory challenged in court | Scandal-plagued Philly election taken to court | Berks students serve as poll workers

South Carolina: BOE knocks down polling place move

Texas: Hearing to consider lying on voter ID exemption form a crime

U.S. Virgin Islands: Voters largely skip out on special election

Virginia: Virginia Beach sends out 3K notices of polling place changes-with wrong map

Washington: Bill to add ballot drop boxes awaits governors signature