Nearly every state is using electronic touchscreen and optical-scan voting systems that are at least a decade old, according to an important report by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law. Kim Zetter wrote a detailed review the report in Wired and the report’s authors published an overview at The Atlantic. Lawmakers on Monday filed three potential maps of the state’s 27 congressional districts for a Leon County judge to consider, as the deadline for turning plans into the court approached. In a move opposed by voting rights groups, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach issued a rule that incomplete voter registrations will be canceled after 90 days. According to data obtained under the state’s Public Information Act, Texas’ has spent more than $8 million defending a controversial voter ID law and new redistricting maps passed in 2011. A lawsuit filed in Richmond Circuit Court challenges 11 of Virginia’s legislative districts, arguing that they violate the state constitution’s requirement of compactness. Reuters reports on Greece’s third election this year and Maxim Trudolyubov commented on regional elections in Russia in a New York Times editorial.