In a speech at Georgetown University Law Center, Attorney General called on States to repeal laws that prohibit felons from voting after their release from prison. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is drafting a Federal bill that would apply to federal elections, he said during a speech at the law center, while similar legislation is being considered in Arizona, Iowa, Kentucky, and Nevada. Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota released a valuable report on best practices in election recounts and the National Association of Secretaries of State published a report that looks at the current state of emergency preparedness of the nation’s elections rules. Justin Moore considered the security challenges inherent in internet voting. The New York Board of Elections responded to complaints about illegible ballots. Election officials in Ohio expressed concerns about aging voting equipment that could create problems in this November’s elections. State of Elections reviewed the experience of the recent Attorney General election recount in Virginia. A panel created by British Columbia’s chief electoral officer recommended that provincial and municipal governments should not implement Internet voting until security concerns are addressed and Thailand’s Election Commission is in the spotlight after a presidential election disrupted by violence and protests.