The Voting News Weekly: The Voting News Weekly | December 30 2013 – January 5 2014

Bangladesh-ap-260Infosecurity examines cyber threats to the Federal Election Commission and other government agencies and Joshua Spivak reviews recall elections that took place in 2013. Steve Rosenthal considers the critical role of Secretaries of State in preserving voting rights and Andrew Cohen addresses the fallacy of the cough syrup ID argument. Florida is about to begin another controversial voter purge and Kansas’s proof-of-citizenship law is facing court and legislative challenges. The Global Post surveys elections that lie ahead in 2014 and voters in Bangladesh go to the polls amid violent protests and boycotts.