Showing posts tagged with: "military voters"

Honoring Veterans by Voting . November 11, 2014

Today is Veterans Day, a day to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. According to the U.S. Census, 14.7 million veterans voted in the 2012 presidential election; 70% of veterans cast a ballot in that election, compared with 61.8% of all eligible voters. In 2010,... read more

Saturday is National Military Voter Readiness Day . September 11, 2012

In collaboration with the Heroes Vote Initiative, Nonprofit VOTE is pleased to announce that September 15, 2012 is National Military Voter Readiness Day. The goal of Military Voter Readiness Day is twofold: 1) to raise awareness of upcoming state deadlines for military members to register to vote and request an absentee ballot, and 2) to encourage... read more

GOP seeks probe of military voting assistance programs . August 19, 2008

A group of 35 congressional Republicans has called for an investigation by the Justice Department into the possible disenfranchisement of millions of military service members in the upcoming presidential election. “We have failed to adequately protect the right of our troops to participate in our democratic process” by not providing adequate assistance... read more