Election Technology Leaders Launch "The Power To MOVE"
New Solution To Help Implement Legislation
that Protects Military And Overseas Citizens' Right To Vote
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Overseas Vote Foundation and Scytl Secure Electronic Voting announced today a joint initiative, The Power to MOVE, that offers new Internet-based services to overseas and military voters, helping states complying with the gamut of new technology requirements required by the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act...
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Alliance for Military and Overseas Voting Rights Applauds Congress for Removing Obstacles Encountered by Military and Overseas Voters
Washington, D.C., Monday, October 26, 2009
Congress took a significant step towards fixing the election system for military and overseas voters when it approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The NDAA encompasses the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act, which will provide military service members and overseas civilians with enough time to receive, complete and return their ballots in time to be counted.... [Read the Full Release] [Download PDF-Document]

New Overseas Vote Foundation Research Identifies Five Top-Scoring States that Facilitate Participation of Overseas Voters
Study Investigates the Impact of State Laws on the Satisfaction of Military and Civilian Voters Abroad
Toronto, Canada, September 3, 2009
Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) Research Director Claire Smith unveiled today the UOCAVA* State Policy Index (SPI), a new scoring tool to measure the impact of individual states’ implementation of federal overseas voting legislation. The study Smith presented identifies five states – Iowa, Colorado, New Mexico, South Carolina and Kansas – as the SPI top-scorers with quantitatively better performance of their overseas voting policies. .... [Read the Full Release]

OSDV Foundation and Overseas Vote Foundation to Develop XML Data Model for Online Exchange of Voter Registration Data
Alliance to Provide States a Method to Streamline Voter Registration Processing
Minneapolis, MN, July 17, 2009
In an agreement announced today at the National Civic Summit in Minneapolis, the Open Source Digital Voting (OSDV) Foundation's TrustTheVote Project and Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) will co-develop a new XML data model for the electronic exchange of voter registration data. .... [Read the Full Release]
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Study Says Minnesota Leads Effort to Build
Overseas and Military Voters Participation in 2008 Election
282 Percent Increase in Number of Returned Ballots
Washington, D.C., Tuesday, June 9, 2009
With a threefold strategy of new online tools, an aggressive voter outreach effort, and specific changes to election rules, Minnesota significantly improved both the number of overseas and military absentee ballots cast in the 2008 election cycle and the satisfaction rate of voters related to the registration and balloting process....
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New Alliance Aims To Improve Voting for 
Military and Civilians Overseas
Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 6, 2009
A diverse coalition of groups committed to ensuring that our nation’s election system fully serves military and overseas voters is launching the Alliance for Military and Overseas Voting Rights.....
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Late and Missing Ballots Continue to Plague Overseas and Military Voters
OVF Responds to Research Results with Strong Policy Recommendations
Washington, D.C., Thursday, February 5, 2009
More than one in five overseas and military voters reported that they did not receive their official ballot in the 2008 General Election according to the results of a new post-election survey released today by Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF).....
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OVF and NDC Applaud Constructive Reports from Pew and NIST
Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 6, 2009
New Pew report highlights need for modernization in technology and process management for overseas and military voting....
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