Good government groups criticized language in the omnibus spending bill that dramatically eases spending limits on individual contributions to national political party committees. A hand recount of random ballots from Arizona Congressional District 2 will be performed Monday and used to verify the accuracy of the machine count completed this week. After an investigation determined that 21 ballots had been counted twice during the recount of a state senate race, Republican Cathleen Manchester resigned to allow the correct winner, Democrat Catherine Breen, to take the seat. Following legal action, New Mexico elections officials have said that rejected provisional ballots cast by voters who registered at the Motor Vehicle Division should be counted in the recount of the land commissioner race. The Ohio Senate passed a bi-partisan House-backed redistricting reform plan before adjourning for the session. Supporters of Oregon’s Ballot Measure 92 to require labeling of genetically modified foods conceded defeat after failing to make up enough ground in a statewide recount. Conservatives have introduced legislation to tighten the rules for Canadians who want to cast a ballot while living outside the country and and fear of the Ebola virus has led to a debate over Senate elections in Liberia planned for this week.