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It’s only a matter of days until the Nov. 2 general election! If you have not already requested your absentee ballot, do so immediately. It's simple and it’s fast. Go to and use the online registration and absentee ballot assistant to have your forms completed, printed out, and ready to send back home in less than 10 minutes. More

Sep. 15, 2010


Military and Overseas Voters, Submit your Ballot Request for the General Election!

Online Ballots Help Overseas Votes Count

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2010 – The Defense Department’s Federal Voting Assistance Program has a solution for overseas servicemembers and other U.S. citizens living outside the country who haven’t received an election ballot: get it online. Story

Commander Pushes Voting Support

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2010 - Fall elections are almost here and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) wants to ensure Sailors and their family members exercise their right to vote by providing the Voting Assistance Program Navy-wide. Story

Marines Express Voting Importance

CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii, Oct. 5, 2010 – Every year, millions of Americans swarm to their polling locations, step into a cubicle, pull the curtain back and begin their time-honored tradition of anonymously voting for their candidate. But for service members stationed around the world, the process isn’t that simple. Story

Absentee Ballot Program Helps
Overseas Military Voters

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2010 – America is founded on the idea of voting. Yet absentee voters -- citizens working overseas or out of their home state during election season -- can be left out of the voting process if they are unaware of absentee voting procedures. Story

Defense Department Launches
Absentee Voting Week

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2010 – The Department of Defense announced Absentee Voting Week, Sept. 27 to Oct. 4, to help servicemembers and civilians serving outside their home states make their votes count.Story

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