The Senate Rules and Administration Committee held a hearing on two Democratic nominees for the Election Assistance Commission. Concerns about the security and privacy of internet voting will be on the agenda of the commission established by the UK Speaker of the House of Commons to study technology and democracy. The debate over voter ID has come to Arkansas, while legal challenges to North Carolina’s omnibus election legislation will go on trial after the 2014 midterms. The Ohio legislature has sent the Governor a bill that would require state agencies to share data with the secretary of state to help maintain Ohio’s voter records. Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell noted that he has yet to see evidence that would call for resolving the Attorney General race in the State’s General Assembly in calling speculation about such a challenge “premature.” The Indian Election Commission’s aggressive campaign to enroll new voters, especially women and the youth, was reflected in higher voter turnout and Honduras’s new president enters office amid a protest and demonstration fueled by allegations of vote buying and false IDs.