National News: Races influenced by strict voting restrictions | In 2014, Americans still vote like it's 1776

Alabama: Heflin's John Merrill has big plans for state office

Alaska: Mallott is new Alaska elections chief

Arizona: Barber-McSally: Arizona's first congressional recount

California: Election results unchanged with latest release | Elections will never end | California officials ponder all-mail voting | MALDEF files federal lawsuit against City of Pasadena | Lake Co. registrar of voters hopes to complete election results by Thanksgiving | Internal investigation launched into departure of IT director | No recount set in close San Jose mayor's race | County calls for post-election manual tally, not a full recount | Tehama Co. election ballots all counted

Colorado: Eagle Co. observes record voter turnout

Connecticut: Seventy-seven precincts selected for election audit | Weston for post-election audit | Panel studying Hartford election begins seeking documents, witnesses

Florida: Supreme Court: Release redistricting documents | Game of chance | Tie broken, lucky incumbent wins another term | Mount Dora election still tied, could be decided by drawing | State tells county provisional ballots should have counted

Georgia: Candidate files suit against Atkinson Co. BOE | 41 Floyd Co. votes rejected in examination of provisional ballots | Hall Co. GOP select election board appointees |

Hawaii: Election chief absolved in Puna primary

Idaho: Ysursa shares thoughts on election

Illinois: Election board stays mum on fired official

Indiana: Floyd Co. implementing changes after Election Day snafu | Prosecutor asked to review Election Day complaint | Election board certifies ballots and address past issues

Kansas: Douglas Co. election canvass finds 26 ballots rejected over citizenship | Voter ID fight heads to Kansas courts, Legislature

Kentucky: Recanvass completed in Fleming Co.

Louisiana: Caddo voters urged to visit registrar's website | Runoff voting to begin this week

Maine: Intimidating Maine voters, from the shadows

Minnesota: Richfield was first in state to post wait times for polling places | Simon's wish list: June primary, early voting

Mississippi: Hinds election officials certify results | Congressman wants Hinds Co. official charged in ballot shortage | Candidate who drew short straw wants tie-vote change | Runoff voting to begin this week

Nebraska: Gale disappointed not quite half of Nebraska voters turned out for election

New Jersey: Locals work to move voting out of schools

New York: Ulster Co. legislature to vote Tuesday on paying election costs

North Carolina: Former mayor sent letter to election head requesting ballot not count | Board disqualifies November ballot of former Charlotte mayor | New Hanover Co. elections director jailed for assault on female | Election results made official | NHC elections chair says addresses weren't a problem for UNCW voters | Scotland Co. candidate denies allegations of buying votes | 2104 election results official

Oklahoma: Oklahoma law offers conflicting requirements to put initiatives on ballot

Oregon: Is your name on the list of challenged ballots? Fix it by Tuesday

Pennsylvania: Monday Q&A: Erie Co. clerk

South Dakota: Complaints surface about fall election

Texas: Williams Co. election administrator Jason Barnett resigns | Parties receive invoices for final cost report | Emails from secretary of state show elections office warned | Webb County elections office accepts recount request

U.S. Virgin Islands: Christensen joins Mapp in call for voters to scan own ballots | Election results certified; Gubernatorial run-off set for Tuesday | St. Croix Board faces deadline to certify results | Barshinger to introduce bill to scrap voting system | New voters will not be allowed to vote in runoff | Absentee voting begins in runoff | Christensen challenges closing of Coral Bay poll | Supreme Court backs Mapp in use of machines

Virginia: Recount requested in Currituck Co.| Write-in snafu fixed in commissioners race

West Virginia: Hancock election results certified

Wyoming: Clerk: One polling place left out of unofficial election results; does not affect election outcomes