The Voting News Weekly: The Voting News Weekly January 28 – February 3 2013

Reuters has posted a series of editorials by Election Law specialists on the upcoming Supreme Court debate on the future of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act and the Edmonton Journal weighed in on Internet voting proposals in Alberta. The Nation considered the voting challenges facing Native Americans. Federal efforts aimed at easing the burden on overseas and military voters have been very successful in November’s election according to the Federal Voting Assistance Program. Political roadblocks have slowed plans to alter the allocation of electoral votes in several swing States. Legislation has been introduced in Indiana to eliminate direct recording electronic voting systems after 2015. The Virginia legislature has moved several election related bills and elections in Armenia may be delayed after an assasination attempt against one of the Presidential candidates.