Additional, notable research papers and issues briefs examining overseas and military voting include the following:
Relevant research from The Pew Center on the States
The Pew Center on the States (PCS) focuses on military and overseas voters as part of their Election Initiatives.
Voting System Score Card
Rock the Vote, June 2011 Rock the Vote’s Scorecard Ranks Best and Worst States, and includes references and measures of for overseas and military voters.
Voting in 2010: 10 Swing States
Demos and Common Cause, September 2010 Profiles election laws and policies in ten swing states could impact enough voters to determine election outcomes, and includes a review of state implementation of the MOVE Act.
The State of Elections in the Fifty States: Evaluating the Process Where it Counts
Center for Democracy and Election Management, July 2009
This study examined the progress states have made in implementing the recommendations of the Carter-Baker Commission on Federal Election Reform in 2005. In their analysis, CDEM included UOCAVA state regulations. CDEM focuses on two primary facets of UOCAVA policy: the time that individuals have to vote and the use of electronic methods. They develop a five point coding scale for states, which aggregates these two policies into one measure.
Voting and the American Military
Donald S. Inbody, July 2009
In this article Inbody documents the problems that military voters have traditionally faced. He also uses FVAP data to compare military turnout to overall turnout and finds that military turnout has increased over the past 30 years.
Registering Military and Overseas Citizens to Vote
Adam Skaggs, July 2009
Brennan Center for Justice
In this research note, Adam Skaggs reviews the obstacles that military voters face when registering and casting their ballots. Skaggs argues that, “Modernizing the voter registration system would significantly decrease the problems these voters face and would make it much easier for them to participate in our democracy.”
United States Elections Project, Voter Turnout
Michael McDonald, 2008
Professor Michael McDonald has collected and calculated voting statistics for the 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008 elections. Included in the data are estimates of the number of overseas eligible voters. In 2008, for the first time, he was able to estimate these numbers on the state level as well.
UOCAVA: A State of the Research
Thad Hall, 2008
CalTech/MIT Voting Technology Project Working Paper
The problems faced by overseas civilians, military personnel, and their dependents who vote with rights attributed by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) have existed since the nation's founding. This paper examines the state of research related to UOCAVA voters.
A Threat Analysis on UOCAVA Voting Systems
Andrew Regenscheid and Nelson Hastings, December 2008
National Institute of Standards and Technology, US Department of Commerce.
Bringing Voting Rights to Overseas and Military Voters
Tova Wang, November 2007
The Century Foundation; Issue Brief
Military and overseas voters—known as UOCAVA voters, after the federal law they are governed by, the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act—always have had special challenges when it comes to voting.
The History and Politics of Diaspora Voting
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Andy Sundberg, 2007.
American Citizens Abroad, backgrounder.
This review provides comparative background information on the politics of diaspora voting. It uses information from "Voting from Abroad" in the The International IDEA Handbook.
Military Voting and the Law: Procedural and Technological Solutions to the Ballot Transit Problem
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Michael R. Alvarez, Thad Hall, Brian Roberts, March 2007
Institute of Public & International Affairs, The University of Utah
A Security Analysis of the Secure Electronic Registration and Voting Experiment
Drs. David Jefferson, Aviel Rubin, Barbara Simons, David Wagner, January 2004
This report is a review and critique of computer and communication security issues in the SERVE voting system (Secure Electronic Registration and Voting Experiment), an Internet-based voting system being built for the U.S. Department of Defense's Federal Voting Assistance Program.