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Yesterday, the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State announced voters can now register to vote (or update their information) online and that military and overseas voters will be able to apply online for an absentee ballot at mnvotes.org. The Secretary of State’s office touted the online registration process as a way to “deliver convenience read more
More than 1 in 5 American voters living overseas, including those serving in the military, did not receive their official ballots for the 2008 U.S. election, a year in which nearly half of local election jurisdictions reported significant rises in ballot requests from abroad, according to a new survey by the Overseas Vote Foundation. A read more
The recent launch of several overseas voting organizations (such as Long Distance Voter and Young Voters Overseas) has combined with this year’s constant search for the newest untapped voting bloc to sharpen the focus on voters abroad as of late. Overseas Vote Foundation During and after its second annual Overseas Voting Summit in Munich this read more
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 to service members read more
Overseas Vote Foundation announced the first site designed specifically for young voters abroad, Youth Vote Overseas, at the 6th Annual American Democracy Project (ADP) National Meeting on June 12, 2008 in Snowbird, Utah.The Youth Vote Overseas website, started as a Facebook group called “Youth Vote Overseas,” enables users to easily navigate the complicated overseas absentee read more
Seeking to alleviate a top concern for overseas absentee voters, FedEx will team up with the Overseas Vote Foundation- a nonprofit that helps overseas and military voters to participate and vote- and ship ballots for free or at heavy discounts this fall, the company announced this week. Read more.
The National Association of Secretaries of State has released a survey of state-by-state voting procedures for military and overseas voters. NASS has also partnered with the Overseas Vote Foundation to provide a clickable map for finding state-specific information and guidelines on voting as a citizen overseas. Go to the Overseas Vote Foundation to learn more read more