The Voting News Weekly: The Voting News Weekly October 14-20 2013

maldives_260Richard A. Posner, a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, has admitted he was mistaken in the opinion he wrote for the Voter ID case Crawford v. Marion County Election Board. Arizona and Kansas have proposed plans that would create a two-tiered voting system. Republicans have challenged the implementation of online voter registration in Minnesota. Though Voter ID will not be required in Pennsylvania next month, the State is still spending over $1 million on Voter ID ads. The Virginia Board of Elections has purged more than 38,000 names from its voter rolls just weeks before Election Day. The Wisconsin Senate passed four changes to election day procedures on almost entirely party-line votes. ITNews reviewed the software employed in Western Australia’s Senate recount and the Maldives police stepped in the halt a contentious Presidential election.