Americans Abroad to Get Bigger Say in 2012 Election
01/27/2012 - Laws now in force in nearly every U.S. state, the widespread use of electronic ballot transmission, and an accelerated military mail system should make it easier this year for Americans abroad not just to receive and cast ballots in elections but also to be sure that they are counted, according to research by overseas groups, a U.S. election-watch organization and the military.
“What we’ve really seen in the past several years is tremendous progress,” said David Becker, director of election initiatives at the Pew Center on the States, in a new study on overseas voting. “It’s safe to say that in 2012, the rights of military and overseas voters will be better protected than ever.”
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