A study by researchers at the University of Chicago and Washington University finds that young people – and especially young minorities – are disproportionately affected by voter ID laws. The Inspector General report found the Justice Department’s voting rights section mired in deep ideological polarization and distrust, in some cases harming its ability to function over the past two administrations. The New York Times advocated universal voter registration. While more attention has been paid to the recent Supreme Court oral arguments in the case challenging Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, a case from Arizona, to be heard Monday, also could have significant ramifications for voting rights and election administration. The debate over voter ID heats up in North Carolina. Quartz notes that electronic voting technology has been adopted in the developing world with mixed results while the US and Europe have returned to paper ballot systems. Alberta has abandoned plans for internet voting in municipal elections and the incumbent Kenyan President has challenged the results of last week’s election.