Military and Overseas Voting

New York’s Three Primaries Cost Counties, Confuse Voters

BY: - June 28, 2012

New York State held a primary on Tuesday — not for the first time in 2012, and not for the last. Bizarre as it sounds, New York is conducting three separate primary elections this year: for president in April, for Congress in June, and for state and local offices in September. The spring, summer and […]

Report: States Need to Fix Military Voting

BY: - January 8, 2009

While experts reported that the November elections went off with hardly a hitch, questions are being raised about whether all of the hundreds of thousands of military voters serving abroad were able to cast their ballots with the rest of the country. This issue arose during the 2008 election when the U.S. Department of Justice […]

Election Day Mostly Smooth

BY: - November 6, 2008

Six years after being ordered to overhaul their voting systems, states showed they were largely prepared for 2008’s historic election and near-record voter turnout. “I was pretty proud. The story today around the country – unlike in 2000 or in some cases 2004 and 2006 – was not about the election administration, it was about […]

Three States to Let Overseas Soldiers Vote by E-mail

BY: - September 23, 2004

For the first time, members of the U.S. armed forces stationed in Iraq or other international hot spots can use e-mail to vote in the Nov. 2 election if their legal residence is Missouri, North Dakota or Utah. Those three states are pioneers in trying to make it easier for U.S. troops based overseas to […]