Campaign finance reform has emerged as an early campaign issue in both parties but there is little chance of reining in money in politics no mater who gets elected. Electionline Weekly surveyed the implementation of online voter registration in states across the country. The special election forced by the resignation of US Rep. Aaron Schock has posed problems for clerks in his 19-county former district in complying with a new law requiring same-day voter registration. Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed a bi-partisan bill into law that will tighten the state’s campaign finance laws to require anonymous so-called “dark money” groups to report how they are spending money in state political races. The U.S. Supreme Court threw out a North Carolina Supreme Court ruling that had upheld the state’s Republican-drawn legislative and congressional districts. North Dakota lawmakers approved legislation Tuesday clarifying the acceptable forms of voter identification. Opposition lawmakers denounced the latest election proposals from the Chinese Communist Party and almost half a million voters registered to vote online in the final hours before the deadline to participate in the 7 May UK general election, the vast majority of them young people.