Many of the voting machines purchased through the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 are nearing the end of their life cycles and there is little prospect of more Federal funding to replace them. In a proof-of-citizenship case brought by Arizona and Kansas a Federal judge has agreed with the U.S. Election Assistance Commission in limiting his review to the existing administrative record, rather than hold an evidentiary hearing in the case. In spite of controversy surrounding his use of HAVA funds for a voter fraud investigation, Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz has requested further funding from the State to continue the investigation. Verified Voting Advisory Board members have expressed concerns over the privacy and security of Maryland’s online ballot marking wizard. Projections of the impact of Texas’s voter ID requirement differ along party lines. A Virginia legislative panel has tabled legislation that would have required localities to use paper ballot systems this November and created a fund to cover half of the cost of new tabulators. Conservative legislators in Canada have introduced a sweeping election reform bill and Thailand has been left in legal limbo after widespread disruption of parliamentary elections.