Over the last four years, 17 states, mostly in the Deep South and Midwest, have passed stringent voting laws with many demanding voters show official photo ID.In the Boston Globe Renée Loth explores the potential impact of those new regulations. A Florida man has been charged with felony criminal hacking charges after gaining unauthorized access to poorly secured computer systems belonging to a Florida county elections supervisor. Maryland election officials ordered the results of Baltimore’s primary election decertified Thursday and launched a precinct-level review of irregularities, with an audit to begin Monday. Missouri House Republicans voted Thursday to put a proposed constitutional amendment that would require photo ID at the polls on the November ballot. Ahead of Monday’s federal trial on the state’s voting laws, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has approved a new rule that would allow voters who are seeking a photo ID card but not yet received one to use a Division of Motor Vehicles receipt to vote in many cases. The Australian high court has unanimously rejected Senator Bob Day’s challenge of Senate voting changes, clearing the way for the 2 July election using the new voting system and former coup leader Azali Assoumani was elected as president of Comoros, according to provisional results, after last month’s election was partially re-run due to violence and “irregularities”.