Jeffrey Toobin reviewed the impact of changes made to State election codes before the 2012 election. Reuters considered the political risks of challenges to the Voting Rights Act and Richard Hasen considered the implications should key provisions of the law be struck down. Lawmakers in Florida have introduced several bills that would reinstate longer early voting periods. The EAC Inspector General is investigating the Iowa Secretary of state’s use of Federal funds to investigate and prosecute potential illegal voters. Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has called for the automatic restoration of voting rights for nonviolent felons. A government report in Australia detailed the obstacles facing proposals for internet voting and in the Czech Republic voters participated in the country’s first direct Presidential election.