Voting Chief Need Not be a Fed, Group Says
Army Times, by Rick Maze, Thursday, December 4, 2008
A group working to improve overseas voting rights for service members and federal civilians wants the Defense Department to expand its search for a new director of its voting assistance program beyond Senior Executive Service workers.
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Absentee Ballots Lawsuit Set for Hearing
Times Argus, by Daniel Barlow, Friday November 28, 2008
MONTPELIER: Vermont election officials will face off against attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice in court next month as a lawsuit over the state's tracking of overseas absentee ballots lands before a federal judge....continue reading at

Hard Lesson for Franken: Not All Votes Get Counted
AlterNet, by Steven Rosenfeld, Wednesday, November 26, 2008
On Wednesday in Minnesota, Democratic Senate candidate Al Franken learned a hard lesson about American elections that might resonate in 2008's other unresolved Senate race: just because people vote does not mean their vote counts or gets counted....continue reading at

Ga. Voters Can Get Ballots Online for Runoff
Navy Times, by Karen Jowers, Sunday, November 23, 2008
For the estimated 173,000 military and overseas voters eligible to vote by absentee ballot in the Dec. 2 Senate runoff election in Georgia, the Overseas Vote Foundation has developed a customized version of their upgraded online Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot....continue reading at

Write-in The Margins
The Hill's Congress Blog, by Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, Friday November 21, 2008
Next to the cold reality of the election turnaround in Alaska stands a blistering hot reminder: it was the tally of the absentee vote that made the difference....
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Still Time to Vote in Georgia
Government Computer News, by William Jackson, Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Georgia voters will have a chance to vote again Dec. 2 in a runoff election for a U.S. senator and several state offices, and the state’s 173,000 overseas and military voters could play a crucial role in determining who will fill those seats....continue reading at

Overseas Ballots May Arrive Late for Ga. Runoff
Stars and Stripes, by Leo Shane III and Geoff Ziezulewicz, Tuesday, November 18, 2008
WASHINGTON: Overseas voters registered in Georgia will be receiving ballots in the next few days for the state’s U.S. Senate runoff election, but it might not be soon enough to have their vote counted....
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Offshore Voting Gets Assist From the Web
Government Computer News, by William Jackson, Tuesday, November 11, 2008
About 10,000 absentee ballots were delivered to local election officials through the OVF Express Your Vote program, which offered free or discounted Federal Express service from 89 countries....continue reading at

519,000 Ballots Cast By Overseas Troops
Air Force Times, by Karen Jowers, Friday, November 7, 2008
The Military Postal Service Agency had returned 519,032 overseas absentee ballots to local election offices as of Nov. 4, more than 2½ times the total of 203,233 returned in the 2004 election, officials said....continue reading at

Defending the Ballot
Stars and Stripes, by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Thursday, November 6, 2008
While Election Day passed for those back home Tuesday, many overseas military ballots will continue to arrive in the next week at local election offices, where different laws govern whether an overseas vote can be counted after Nov. 4....continue reading at

Absentee Rules Vary From State To State
WISN-TV, Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Absentee votes will play an important role in the 2008 election process....continue reading at

Your Election Day Web Toolkit
Read Write Web, by Sarah Perez, Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Everything you need to find voter information, report on your experience, and track election results using social media and the web....continue reading at

Expat Voting Easier Than Ever
Foreign Policy Blog, by David Kenner, Tuesday, November 4, 2008
In the 2006 midterm elections, Americans living abroad returned only a third of the approximately one million absentee ballots mailed out to them....continue reading at

Tallying the Votes: How it Really Works in Hamilton County
News Channel 9, by Erica Green, Tuesday, November 4, 2008
The red white and blue confetti is set to fall, but on whose head will it fall...McCain and Palin or Obama and Biden?....continue reading at

US Expatriates Today Will Sit and Watch
The Jordan Times, by Ashlea Surles, Tuesday, November 4, 2008
AMMAN: While millions of Americans will stand in line at their local polling stations today, expatriates in Jordan have only to sit back and tune in....continue reading at

Some Military Votes May Not Be Counted
National Public Radio's All Things Considered, by Libby Lewis, Sunday, November 2, 2008
Voting experts are expecting a huge wave of military absentee ballots this year....continue reading at

Troops May Run Out of Time to Cast Ballots
The Dallas Morning News, by John Riley, Saturday, November 1, 2008
WASHINGTON D.C.: For U.S. troops serving overseas, nothing comes easy. Not even voting....continue reading at

Why Is Voting Overseas So Difficult?
TIME Magazine, by Ann Binlot , Saturday, November 1, 2008
HONG KONG: Since I turned 18 more than 10 years ago, I have voted in every presidential election. And when I moved from New York to Hong Kong at the end of August, I just assumed that I would have no problem continuing to do so....continue reading at

Military Feeling Left Out at Election Time
Chattanooga Times Free Press, by Lauren Gregory, Thursday, October 30, 2008
CHATTANOOGA: Discussions about national security have taken a backseat lately to talk about the nation’s faltering economy, and that has left military personnel feeling neglected in the days leading up to the presidential election
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Expats 'Will be Pivotal in White House Outcome'
Evening Standard, by Kiran Randhawa, Wednesday, October 29, 2008
LONDON: Expats living in Britain are crucial in deciding the outcome of the US race for president, experts said today....continue reading at

McDonnell Opinion: Count Absentee Military Ballots
Virginia Office of tAttorney General, Monday,  October 27, 2008
VIRGINIA: Attorney General Bob McDonnell released a formal opinion today concluding that federal absentee ballots from overseas military voters lacking the printed name and address of a witness must be counted
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Number of Overseas Voters May Break Records in ’08
Stars and Stipes, by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Sunday, October 26, 2008
Organizations dedicated to helping overseas voters cast their ballot this year are reporting unprecedented rates of participation over the past few months as Election Day and absentee ballot deadlines near....continue reading at

Internet Voting Tested in Florida
KCBS News, Friday, October 24, 2008
FLORIDA: Overseas voters registered in Okaloosa County, Florida will be allowed to cast their ballots over the Internet through special voting kiosks set up near three military bases in England, Germany and Japan....continue reading at

Program that Aims to Help Servicemen Vote Draws Criticism
KTRH Newsradio, by Alan Scaia, Thursday, October 23, 2008
A program that aims to help Americans vote from overseas is drawing criticism from advocates and lawmakers. The Federal Voting Assistance Program is charged with helping both servicemen and civilians cast ballots....continue reading at

Voter Registration Resources
The New York Times
Some frequently asked questions about voting and voter registration, and the Web sites where the answers can be found....continue reading at

A Montpelier Software Developer Racks Up "Yes" Votes Overseas
Seven Days, by Brian Wallstin,  Wednesday, October 22, 2008
The U.S. prides itself on exporting democracy, but it’s not so great at getting ballots into the hands of its own citizens overseas
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Overseas Votes for President
CNN, by Zain Verjee, Tuesday, October 21, 2008
CNN's Zain Verjee looks at how the State Department and political parties help Americans living abroad cast their vote....
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Americans Overseas Have Their Say On Election Day
National Public Radio's News and Notes, Thursday, October 16, 2008
Going to your local polling station and casting a ballot should be simple. But Americans living overseas face a host of unique challenges on Election Day....continue reading at

Judicial Watch Sues DoD to Obtain Documents Regarding Voting Process for Overseas Military Personnel and Their Families
Judicial Watch, Thursday, October 16, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Defense to obtain documents detailing the voting process for active duty military and their families stationed overseas....continue reading at

Obama, McCain Camps Seek Expat Israel Votes to Help Win Florida
Bloomberg News, by Jonathan Ferziger, Thursday, October 16, 2008
The latest front in the battle between Barack Obama and John McCain for Florida is in Israel.
From Tel Aviv's beachside bars to the red-roofed houses of West Bank settlements, the presidential candidates' supporters are wooing expatriate American voters....continue reading at

Express Your Vote
Way Beyond the Beltway, by Peter Dahlen, Sunday, October 12, 2008
All overseas voters should know about the Express Your Vote ballot return program, which is underway now....continue reading at

Legislation Introduced to Revamp FVAP
Government Computer News, by William Jackson, Wednesday, October 15, 2008
The Defense Department official responsible for the Federal Voting Assistance Program received a sharp rebuke from Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), who said money appropriated to assist overseas voters in casting ballots has been wasted....continue reading at

New Maloney Bill to Bring Oversight to Voting Program for Americans Abroad
Representative Carolyn B Maloney, Wednesday, October 8, 2008
On October 3rd, Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Michael Honda (D-CA) introduced the Fixing the Federal Voting Assistance Program Act (H.R. 7265)....continue reading at

Questions And Answers On Voting Rules
National Public Radio's Morning Edition, by Pam Fessler, Friday, October 10, 2008
Listeners have submitted lots of questions about voting rules, and this Q&A attempts to answer some of those most frequently asked....continue reading at

Courting the Expatriate Vote: Level of Overseas Voting Expected to be High for the Presidential Election
Government Computer News, by William Jackson, Friday, October 3, 2008
With a tight presidential race expected, the U.S. expatriate vote is a constituency that cannot be ignored....continue reading at

MiVT: Device for Democracy
WCAX-TV News, Friday, October 3, 2008
MONTPELIER, VERMONT: Many of us take for granted how easy it is to just slip our votes into the counting machine or ballot box....continue reading at

Overseas Vote Foundation Predicts Unprecedented Overseas and Military Voter Participation: Presidential Campaigns Join Overseas and Military Voter Outreach Effort
VoteTrustUSA, Thursday, October 2, 2008
MUNICH: Over 2 million visitors have come to the OVF website or an OVF hosted website to date in 2008....
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10 Resources for Voter Registration 
Mashable!, by Sean P. Aune, October 2, 2008
Most people listening to this report have 48 more days before they vote in this year's elections....
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Americans Abroad Rushing to Fill Out Ballots
Spiegel Online, by Ira Porter, Wednesday, September 24, 2008
BERLIN: The traditionally low number of overseas voters may skyrocket this year....continue reading at

Overseas Voters Could Be a Factor
The Huffington Post, by Kelly Nuxoll, Thursday, September 18, 2008
The Overseas Vote Foundation reports that over one-third of its registrants this year are under 30....continue reading at

Groups Aim To Ease Overseas Voting For Americans
National Public Radio, by Pam Fessler, Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Most people listening to this report have 48 more days before they vote in this year's elections....continue reading at

New Online Tool to Aid With Overseas Voting is Launched
Stars and Stripes, by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Wednesday, September 17, 2008
The Overseas Vote Foundation, a nonprofit voter advocacy group, on Monday unveiled the online tool that will help absentee voters complete the emergency federal write-in absentee ballot, or FWAB, more easily and with fewer errors....continue reading at

Overseas Voters Now Can Get Ballots Instantly
Navy Times, by Karen Jowers, Wednesday, September 17, 2008
The non-partisan Overseas Vote Foundation has launched an online tool that gives service members and other U.S. citizens stationed abroad another option to vote successfully in this year’s election....continue reading at

Web Could Aid Overseas Voter Turnout
The Columbus Dispatch, by Jonathan Riskind, Tuesday, September 16, 2008
COLUMBUS, OH: Here's the short answer to the question of whether this is the election when U.S. troops serving overseas will finally be able to easily and successfully vote in large numbers: No....continue reading at

A Bad Bargain; Get Out the Vote
International Herald Tribune, by Jeffrey T. Zaino, Tuesday, September 16, 2008
After World War II, the U.S. initiated one of its most successful ally-building and security measures ever: the Marshall Plan in Europe and the aid provided to rebuild Japan....continue reading at

Getting Out the Military Vote Online
Government Computer News, by William Jackson, Tuesday, September 16, 2008
The Overseas Vote Foundation has released an online tool to give U.S. military personnel and other citizens living overseas quick access to the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot....continue reading at

Voting is Made Easier for Americans Abroad
International Herald Tribune, by Brian Knowlton, Sunday, August 14, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C.: It should be easier than ever for Americans abroad to register and vote in the autumn elections, thanks partly to the efforts not of the government but of a few private organizations....continue reading at

The Challenges Of Americans Voting Overseas
NPR Weekend Edition, by Liane Hansen, Sunday, August 14, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Host Liane Hansen speaks about the problems military personnel and Americans living overseas have when they try to cast their ballot in national elections....listen now at

Former Marine: DOD Voting System ‘Broken’
Stars and Stripes, by Charlie Coon, Mideast edition, Thursday, September 11, 2008
WASHINGTON: A former Marine who was a voting assistance officer told a Senate committee on Tuesday that he recommends troops living overseas look at online voting alternatives rather than use their military-organized programs....continue reading at

Women's Equality Day
Bandaras News, by Jennifer DaSilva, Tuesday, August 26, 2008
PUERTO VALLARTA: The United States designates August 26 of each year as Women's Equality Day....continue reading at

Women’s Equality Day
The Florence Newspaper, by Jennifer DaSilva, Tuesday, August 26, 2008
FLORENCE: The United States designates August 26 of each year as Women's Equality Day....continue reading at

Troops May Lead in Online Voting
Stars and Stripes, by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Tuesday, August 26, 2008
While debate continues in the states on the pros and cons of paper ballots versus machines, American troops could lead the way whenever voting moves online....continue reading at

Efforts Made to Break Logjam on Voting
Stars and Stripes, by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Tuesday, August 26, 2008
As Election Day looms, smaller public and private entities are taking their own steps to help overseas voters in the face of federal government efforts they characterize as high-cost, low-use and chronically late....continue reading at

In War Zone, Voting is Not the Top Priority
Stars and Stripes, by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Monday, August 25, 2008
The voting assistance officers assigned to help their comrades vote sometimes face challenges in convincing a deployed soldier that casting a ballot should be a priority....continue reading at

Overseas Voting is Not Just a Duty, It’s a Chore
Stars and Stripes, by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Sunday, August 24, 2008
Staff Sgt. Missouri Ludlum wanted to vote. The system got in the way.After arriving at Camp Darby, Italy, in 2004, the self-described political junkie wanted to throw her lot into the upcoming presidential election....continue reading at

When Ballot Access Goes AWOL
Chicago Tribune, Saturday, August 16, 2008
CHICAGO, IL - As U.S. troops fight for the rights of others to vote, are they losing their own? Our fighting men and women routinely have a lower voting rate than their civilian counterparts....continue reading at

GOP Seeks Probe of Military Voting Assistance Programs
Government Computer News, by William Jackson, Thursday, August 14, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C.: 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....continue reading at

Corzine Signs Law Expanding Voting Rights, Tuesday, August 12, 2008
WEST ORANGE, N.J. - New Jersey residents who are living overseas or on military deployment now have more options for voting in elections back home. Gov. Jon Corzine signed legislation Tuesday...continue reading at

Review of Military Voting Plan is Sought
Stars and Stripes, By Geoff Ziezulewicz, Friday, August 8, 2008
MIDEAST EDITION - Dozens of House and Senate members are asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the federal agency responsible for assisting overseas military voters...continue reading at

Our View on Elections: Baffling Process Suppresses Military Voting Turnout 
USA Today, Wednesday, August 6, 2008
At one point in the mad scramble in Florida, the 2000 presidential election appeared to hang on which absentee votes from overseas got counted, particularly the military ballots......continue reading at

Voting Can Be Chore for Military 
The Columbus Dispatch by Jeb Phillips, Sunday, August 3, 2008
COLUMBUS, OH: Technology could allow overseas voting to take just a few days, but Ohio troops in foreign countries still must vote the way troops did during World War II.....continue reading at

Making Overseas Voting Easier 
Public Radio International's The World by Jason Margolis, Friday, July 25, 2008
Election officials have been trying for 60 years to find a better way to get ballots to overseas voters. This time around, they're hoping they've made some improvements.....listen at

UK Braces for Obama, But McCain Getting Support Too 
CNS News by Kevin McCandless, Friday, July 25, 2008
LONDON: As Sen. Barack Obama wraps up his foreign tour in the British capital this weekend, enthusiasm continues to grow at a grass-roots level here for both candidates in the upcoming presidential election....continue reading at

New Web Site Makes Overseas Voting Easier
The Bemidji Pioneer by Scott Wente, Friday, July 25, 2008
ST. PAUL: The state’s top election official says a new program could boost voter turnout tenfold among Minnesotans overseas....continue reading at

Troops Disenfranchised From Voting System, Advocates Say
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Friday, July 25, 2008
TENNESSEE: U.S. troops stationed overseas will be among those most affected by the outcome of November’s presidential race, yet they’ll have to jump through more hoops than the average citizen to have their say in who should win, voting rights advocates say.....
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Free Service to Help Military, Those Overseas with Fall Elections
Isanti County News, Thursday, July 24, 2008
MINNESOTA: Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has unveiled a free new Web service to make it easier for all military personnel and Minnesota voters overseas to participate in elections this fall..... continue reading at

Group Asks For Stories From Overseas Voters
Stars and Stripes by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Are you a military voter stationed or deployed overseas? What has been your experience when trying to submit your ballot outside of your home state? Did you have problems? Did you find a way to navigate the system on your own? Whatever your experiences, there are people who want to hear from you..... continue reading at

FedEx, Voter Group Hope to Ease Ballot Shipping Woes
The Hill, by Chris Good, Saturday, July 12, 2008
Washington, D.C.: Seeking to alleviate a top concern for overseas absentee voters, FedEx will....ship ballots for free or at heavy discounts this fall, the company announced this week.... continue reading at

Voters abroad may face trouble
USA TODAY, by Richard Wolf, Friday, July 11, 2008
Washington, D.C.: Millions of Americans abroad, including about 175,000 troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, face chronic timing and technological problems... continue reading at 

FedEx to ship ballots for overseas voters
Associated Press, News Channel 3, Wednesday, July 9, 2008
MEMPHIS (AP): International shipper FedEx Express says Americans who are overseas during the presidential election can get a break on sending absentee ballots back home.... continue reading at 

FedEx supporting absentee ballots for American voters overseas
Memphis Business Journal, Wednesday, July 9, 2008
MEMPHIS: FedEx Express, a subsidiary of Memphis-based FedEx Corp., announced Wednesday the company will support an initiative that will allow Americans living abroad in 89 countries to ship their federal absentee ballots back home... continue reading at

Lots of Bullets, Not Enough Ballots, By Captain Chas Henry, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired), Wed., July 3, 2008
Washington, D.C.: The President of the United States was worried. Thousands of Americans were fighting a war far from home, an election was approaching
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Candidates travel overseas to win votes at home
International Herald Tribune, by John Harwood, Monday, June 30, 2008
Colombia hardly constitutes a U.S. general election battleground. Neither does France nor Jordan. But Senators John McCain and Barack Obama...... continue reading at 

'Exciting US primaries' boost American voting in Israel
Jerusalem Post, Tuesday, June 3, 2008
JERUSALEM: "My great, great grandfather was born into slavery - I don't take my right to vote lightly," asserted Weldon Turner, a native of New York City who moved to Israel 10 years ago. He's one of thousands of US citizens in Israel expected to cast their absentee ballots in this year's presidential elections..... continue reading at  

McCarthy Pushing Bill to Protect Voting Rights of Military Personnel
Paso Robles Press, Thursday, May 22, 2008
CALIFORNIA: Overseas military voters may receive added protection that their votes are being tracked and delivered on time...... continue reading at  

More Bullets Than Ballots, Part Three
NewsChannel 8, Wednesday, May 21, 2008
ARLINGTON, VA: The final installment of "More Bullets than Ballots" asks the questions, why can't military people overseas vote by internet and do all military people vote alike?..... view the video at  

Uncounted Votes
Fox News, Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Ballots of military personnel sent from overseas are often not tabulated ..... view the video at 

More Bullets Than Ballots, Part Two
NewsChannel 8, Tuesday, May 20, 2008
ARLINGTON, VA: NewsChannel 8'S Chas Henry continues his investigation of military personnel not being able to vote in elections..... view the video at  

More Bullets Than Ballots, Part One
NewsChannel 8, Monday May 19, 2008
ARLINGTON, VA: Some of the Americans arguably the most affected by the election, may not even have a chance to have their voices heard..... view the video at   

Our Opinion: Mississippi Isn't Backward On This Count
The Mississippi Press, Wednesday, April 30, 2008
MISSISSIPPI: Voting is a precious right in a democracy. The freedom to cast a ballot is essential to making government by and for the people a reality. Yet, according to a recent report by The Associated Press and the Overseas Vote Foundation, many service members find it difficult to obtain and cast ballots in elections back home..... continue reading at 

Few States Allow Overseas Troops to Vote By E-mail
The Washington Post by Lolita C. Baldor, Sunday, April 27, 2008
WASHINGTON: U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan can speak to their families by Web camera and fight insurgents using sophisticated electronic warfare. Yet when it comes to voting, most troops are stuck in the past..... continue reading at (Also featured on NPR, MSNBC, ABC News, The Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post, USA Today, The Guardian and others.)

Willing to Serve, Not Able to Vote
Out-of-state Military Personnel Decry Limits on Absentee Ballots
The Hutchinson News by Mary Clarkin, Wednesday, April 23, 2008
KANSAS: Americans risking their lives to help foster democracy in Iraq must relinquish some of their own voting rights back home. That is, if Kansas is home..... continue reading at

E-Vote: E-Mailed Ballots Reduce Time Challenge for Minnesota Military
Government Technology, Monday, April 21, 2008
MINNESOTA: Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie last week praised the enactment of S.F. 1218, a bill related to Military and Overseas Voting, which makes voting easier for Minnesotans overseas by cutting in half the transit time of mailed absentee ballots..... continue reading at

Rokita Delivers Phone Cards to U.S. Troops Report, Thursday, April 8, 2008
LANDSTUEHL: Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita has delivered the final batch of more than 408,000 donated phone card minutes to wounded troops in Germany.... continue reading at

Web site aims to make absentee voting easier
Survey finds 42 percent of registered military voters were unable to vote in ’06

Stars and Stripes - Mideast edition, by Geoff Ziezulewicz, Sunday, April 6, 2008
MUNICH: A new Web site unveiled last week will give overseas military voters a one-stop site for voter registration, ballot requests and other election-related needs..... continue reading at

OVF Launches New Military Voter Services 2008 Election Center, Thursday, April 3, 2008
MUNICH: Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) has announced a new website that will provide user-friendly voter services to uniformed services members and their families..... continue reading at

GPPi Associate to moderate panel at the Overseas Vote Foundation UOCAVA Summit 2008
Monday, March 31, 2008
BERLIN: GPPi Project Associate Fabian Breuer will moderate a panel entitled “Online, Internet-based Voting for Overseas and Military Voters”.... continue reading at

Overseas Vote Foundation joins the YouTube NonProfit Community
Friday, March 21, 2008
MUNICH: Overseas Vote Foundation debuts two "no more barriers" voter registration videos on the new OVF YouTube NonProfit Community page... take a look at

Military vote panel outlines timing issues
Montgomery Advertiser by Jenn Rowell, Thursday, March 13, 2008
MONTGOMERY:  Soldiers stationed in the remote Iraqi desert or sailors submerged on submarines have a tough time getting mail, let alone meeting the strict deadlines for absentee voting...... continue reading at

Interest in 2008 elections picks up
HeraldNet by Tom Philpott, Saturday, February 23, 2008
EVERETT, WA: Military people seem to be at least as excited as other Americans about voting this election year, according to few yardsticks. ... continue reading at

Answers to new questions, including why Electoral College is here to stay
MSNBC By Tom Curry, National affairs writer
WASHINGTON:  In response to our FAQ, readers have posed hundreds of questions, wanting to know what happens after the political parties choose their presidential candidates...... continue reading at

Experts Say Young Voters Will Play Pivotal Role in 2008
infoZine Politics by Kantele Franko, Friday, February 1, 2008
KANSAS CITY: Increased young voter participation in early presidential primaries and caucuses is fueling analysts' expectations ... continue reading at

Stars and Stripes in Greece
Athens News by Kathy Tzilivakis, Thursday, January 31, 2008
ATHENS, GREECE: Thousands of Americans residing in Greece, together with millions of otherexpats around the world, could play a big role..... continue reading at

Tennessee forced to extend absentee ballot deadline
The Daily News Journal by Gannett Tennessee, Thursday, January 31, 2008
MURFREESBORO:  Almost half the counties in Tennessee mailed out absentee ballots too late this year to meet the deadline for the Feb. 5 primary... continue reading at

Soldiers overseas may get their ballots via e-mail
Houston Chronicle by Rosanna Ruiz, January 25, 2008
HOUSTON: Overseas voters who serve in the military may be able to get their November ballots via e-mail through a state pilot program aimed at streamlining the absentee ballot process..... continue reading at

Overseas Vote Foundation’s State Hosted Systems Program
Way Beyond the Beltway, January 20, 2008
STOCKHOLM:  Continuing to break new ground and prepare the way for greater overseas voter participation in the U.S. electoral process... continue reading at

States launch online voter registration sites
Government Computer News by William Jackson, January 17, 2008
WASHINGTON: Minnesota and Ohio have launched their own versions of an online tool to help military personnel and civilians living abroad navigate the maze of state and local voter registration requirements.... continue reading at

Politics captures troops’ attention
In Pacific, war and a need for fresh face top concerns

Stars and Stripes - Pacific edition, By Jennifer H. Svan, January 11, 2008
U.S. servicemembers and civilians in the Pacific didn’t shy from talking politics Wednesday as primary results in Iowa and Wyoming last week and New Hampshire this week indicated the 2008 race for president still has no clear favorite..... continue reading at