All this and more in today's voting news below...
AK: Sitkan sees no wrongdoing in Fairbanks precinct*(ballot jammed in Accuvote)
A poll watcher for the Democratic Party in Fairbanks says he too was concerned by a malfunctioning voting machine in his precinct on election day, but saw no wrongdoing.
Kreiss-Tomkins arrived at the Tanana Valley Fairgrounds precinct a little after 7 AM to find poll workers struggling with an Accuvote machine that wasn't feeding properly. They had opened the machine up, and were extracting a jammed ballot.
AK: Murkowski passes Miller in vote count
Miller spokesman Randy DeSoto said he still thinks the court challenge could get enough votes thrown out for Miller to win.
Miller was hoping to get a boost from absentee ballots. But Monday was the last big count of absentees and there turned out to be more write-ins than Miller votes.
AK: AFN seeks to intervene in Senate voting lawsuit
Alaska's largest Native organization on Monday sought to intervene in a lawsuit filed against election officials by GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller, claiming he seeks to disenfranchise Alaska Natives by invalidating their votes if they do not spell another candidate's name perfectly.
AZ: Arizona Prop. 112 recount triggered
Measure to move up deadline to file citizen petitions failed by 123 votes
CA: Nevada County Election Results Update Nov.15
All absentee ballots for the 2010 General Election have been counted. Only a few provisional ballots remain to be incorporated, if they are deemed to be valid.
CA: The Ranked-Choice Voting Debate
CO: HD-61 hand counts happening today
http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/143718 Election officials from Glenwood Springs to Gunnison are sorting through undervoted ballots in the House District 61 race (hand count of undervotes for write-ins only)
CT: Bridgeport Ballot Issues To Be Discussed At Meeting
Panel To Review Polling Issues In City http://www.wfsb.com/politics/25807914/detail.html
CT: 86 Voting Precincts to Be Audited
precincts_to_be_audited/ http://tinyurl.com/395egpl In addition to the dozen Bridgeport voting precincts, which were allowed to stay open until 10 p.m. based on a judge's order, 74 voting precincts throughout the state will be audited before Nov. 22.
Connecticut's tight race for governor, which came under close scrutiny after Bridgeport poll workers ran out of ballots on Election Day, has been selected as one of several state races that will undergo a post-election audit
Bysiewicz said she supports proposed legislation that would require every municipality to order at least enough ballots for every registered voter
Lesley Mara, the deputy secretary of the state, said she's not aware of any other state with optical scan voting machines that requires cities and towns to order a certain percentage of ballots.
FL: Palm Beach County elections office had wrong results on website most of Monday*
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state/palm-beach-county-elections-office-had-wrong-results-1050132.html WEST PALM BEACH -- After days spent trying to ensure that Palm Beach County's final election results were perfect, the county Division of Elections put online "official results" that were neither final nor official.
Instead, they closely resembled the numbers posted 10 days earlier - before the completion of exhausting recounts and the surprise discovery of 500 extra uncounted ballots a week after Election Day