Updates from the News Bag

The Philippines commission on voting will allow citizens ho live in Singapore to vote absentee via the Internet. (Story)

The first bill introduced in the Maryland Senate will change the constitution to allow early voting. Looks like that battle is far from over. (Story)

The Nashville Tennessean reports that the legislature is considering a bill that will extend early voting by one week and allow 17 year olds who will be 18 by the general election to vote in the primary. Both actions are being proposed as a way to increase turnout.