Absentee Ballots and Early Voting
Limited English Proficiency
Long Lines and Wait Times
PDF slides of Presentation: Waiting in Line to Vote by Charles Stewart
Waiting in Line to Vote
Charles Stewart III Stephen Ansolabehere
July 28, 2013
Military and Overseas
The Military Postal Service Agency conducted an end of year analysis of the Military Postal System’s absentee ballot handling procedures and performance during the 2010 General Election. This assessment identifies methods utilized to ensure compliance with the FY 2010 National Defense Authorization Act, Subtitle H - Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE).
Research Brief and Recommendations on Military and Overseas Voting
Prepared for the Presidential Commission on Election Administration June 7, 2013
A. Number of UOCAVA Voters
Civilians Overseas: The U.S. Census Bureau only includes “U.S. military and federal civilian employees” in their reports. In 2010, this number was 1,042,523. In July 1999, the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the State Department estimated that 3,784,693 private American citizens lived overseas. In 2009, the general number of 5,256,600 was released.
The principal problem in serving overseas citizens and military voters is how best to return a marked ballot to local election officials. Prior to 2009, insufficient time was provided for an overseas voter's ballot to be delivered and make it back in time to be counted. While the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) of 1986 required all states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories to permit U.S.
Voter Rolls and Poll Books
resolutions page - advisory board, Statements & Resolutions, Voting Technology
In this report, we examine how voting technologies and election administration in the United States have changed—or have not changed—since the controversial 2000 presidential election. We present our research and analyses of the past 12 years, as well as the perspectives of a number of individuals prominent in the election administration, voting technology, and election advocacy communities.
resolutions page - standards board, Statements & Resolutions, Voting Technology
Study, Voting Technology
Report, Voting Technology
Correspondence - Testing and Certification, Voting Technology
Letter, Voting Technology
Quick Start Guides, Voting Technology
Materials and Research Submissions
Lawyers' Committee – Recommendations & Case Studies Presented to the Presidential Commission on Election Administration
Future of California Elections
National Association of Secretaries of State
National Conference of State Legislatures
National Council on Disability
Best Practices and Recommendations for Ensuring Voting Access for People with Disabilities
National Council on Disability, Quick Tips
Ten Suggested Practices to Improve Accessible Voting