The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) provides an important infrastructure for absentee voting which can be useful for military spouses.
Military Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
The unique challenges of ensuring military voting rights will be covered in this section. Absentee ballots for overseas members of the military exist but the 50 states have different rules. A low voting rate for overseas military personnel is evidence of a problem. Also see our articles on Mail and Absentee Voting and Voter Access.
Although Incirlik Airmen may be away from their home state they still have the ability to register and/or submit an absentee ballot this 2020 voting season.
Now serving as the installation’s voting assistance officer, Capt. Diana L. Petty wants colleagues to support the nation by taking part in every election.
As Director of the U.S. Department of Defense’s FVAP, I help lead the nation’s efforts to ensure that Americans around the world military members.
Lawmakers will join former NSA national threat operations director Sherri Ramsay in the election security-focused corner of the cybersecurity conference.
Utah County pilots mobile voting application based on blockchain to allow military absentee voters and their overseas voters to vote.
The Trump administration has supported plenty of moves to make it harder to vote. But an under-the-radar action President Trump took last year.
Military voters stationed overseas will be able to cast their votes for the 2020 presidential election via a mobile app that uses a private blockchain.
West Virginia made history last year as the first US state to use mobile blockchain voting for a midterm election thought were criticized by the state.
The city of Denver will allow thousands of voters to cast their ballots with a smartphone application this year using a blockchain-based app called Voatz.