Military Service Members and Other Overseas Voters
Face Hurdles to Casting Ballots -

October 25, 2007, Washington, D.C. 
The Pew Charitable Trusts and Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) announced new Web-based voter services to help the more than six million Americans—members of the military and civilians living overseas—take the steps necessary to vote in upcoming elections. ...
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OVF Local Election Official Survey Indicates Growth Trend in U.S. Overseas and Military Absentee Voting Program Participation
May 8, 2007, Washington, D.C. 
Half of the local election officials (LEOs) participating in the Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) post election LEO survey indicated increased UOCAVA* voting in the 2006 midterms, with more than 6.5 percent reporting an increase that exceeded 10%. This growth is not without its accompanying challenges. ...
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OVF 2006 Post Election Survey Results Released
Overseas and Military Absentee Voters Continue to Face Voting Difficulties

February 8, 2007, Washington, D.C. 
Voting difficulties remain for U.S. Overseas and Military Absentee voters according to survey results announced by the Overseas Vote Foundation.  These difficulties include late and non-arriving ballots, missed registration deadlines, ...
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Michigan Abolishes Overseas Voter Notarization Requirement
One Less Barrier to UOCAVA* Voters

February 8, 2007, Washington, D.C. 
Overseas Vote Foundation today at its 2007 UOCAVA Summit highlighted Michigan’s success in reducing the complexity of voting from overseas.  Until now Michigan’s overseas residents have endured the additional burden of obtaining a notary signature on their absentee ballot request forms. ...
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Ray Martinez Appointed to Chair of Overseas Vote Foundation Executive Board;
Three New Executive Board Members Appointed

February 8, 2007, Washington, D.C. 
Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF),, announced today at the OVF 2007 UOCAVA* Summit that Ray Martinez will take the role of Executive Board Chair, effective immediately.  Mr. Martinez’ promotion from member of the board comes as OVF prepares for the 2007-2008 election cycle.   Mr. Martinez also continues his work for the Pew Charitable Trusts as a policy advisor  ...
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