StateTech Magazine examined the reason behind the nationwide shift away from direct recording electronic voting machines to paper ballot system. The Canvass considered the traditionally low voter turnout among youger voters.The Washington Post posed the question of whether Arizona’s primary debacle was just a big mistake, or something more nefarious. The Iowa Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of a woman who is challenging the state law that permanently strips felons of their voting rights. Brian Newby, a Kansas county elections official used close ties to one of the nation’s leading advocates of voting restrictions to help secure the job of executive director of the Election Assistance Commission, a government agency entrusted with making voting more accessible, and then used the federal position to implement an obstacle to voter registration in three states. Civil rights groups challenging Texas’ voter identification law are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block the measure from being used during the 2016 general election. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Andrés Sepúlveda, an online campaign strategist, claimed he helped to manipulate elections in nine countries across Latin America by stealing data, installing malware and creating fake waves of enthusiasm and derision on social media and Uganda’s Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to the presidential election held in February, issuing a ruling on Thursday that secured President Yoweri Museveni a mandate for another five-year term.