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Absentee Voting

In Ohio, A Spelling Error Could Cost You Your Vote

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio/WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Voting is no easy task for Roland Gilbert. The 86-year-old retired Ohio lawyer, who is legally blind, com...

How U.S. Expats Can Let Their Voices Be Heard In November's Election

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.03.2016 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

It used to be common for people back home to think U.S. expats living abroad were no longer U.S. citizens. Now, of course, most people know that living, working, or retiring overseas does not affect U.S. citizenship in any way.

Make Your Election Day Game Plan!

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Elisabeth MacNamara

These elections are about our jobs, our health, our communities, our security and our future. These elections affect all of us; it is critical to weigh in on that issues that matter most to you!

Keep People From Voting? It Never Crossed Their Minds! (Right...)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Republicans prefer shutout to turnout......

Key Dates for Voters Before the March Primary

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.18.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Are you registered to vote? Do you know when early voting starts? Absentee voting? We've compiled the important dates for the March 18 primary in today's chart.

Alexander Eichler

'It Would Have Been Nice To Actually Choose': One Voter And Her Absent Absentee Ballot | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

For Cristina, a second-year law student from Miami, voting in this year's election was going to be especially meaningful, since it wasn't something pe...

What Voting in the Future Looks Like

Maria Ehsan | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Maria Ehsan

I have the good fortune of living in Washington state. I was born and raised here, so a lot of the forward thinking and progressive values that the people of this state have are something I grew up with. One of our most impressive and forward thinking systems is that my state votes entirely by mail.

Glitch in Florida's Voter Registration System Can Disenfranchise Absentee Voters

Daniel A. Smith | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Daniel A. Smith

It's impossible to know how many legally registered voters in Florida will be affected by this Catch-22 in the upcoming November 2012 election. However, we know that what we have described here actually happened in the August 2012 primary.

'I Guess I Don't Get To Vote This Year': Americans Living Abroad Report Trouble With Ballots

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

With the election just three days away, the Off The Bus team has been hearing from a number of Americans living abroad who said they've run into probl...

Do the Math: Dems Outpace R's in Absentee & Early Voting in Ohio & Virginia

Harold Ickes | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Harold Ickes

The Democratic ground game is succeeding in getting their voters to take the actions necessary to cast a vote for the President, while Republicans are not keeping pace.

To Vote for Your Neighbor Is Not Fraud

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 12.23.2012 | College
Norma Cook Everist

Citizenship is more often taken for granted than examined. It's not just a matter of exercising my own right as a citizen, but being a citizen for the common good, not only for the country, but for the sake of the world.

Amanda Terkel

Early Voting Kicks Off In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Every day is Election Day for the next two weeks in Wisconsin. Early voting in the state kicked off Monday morning, and it will run t...

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney Campaign Sues Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign is stepping up its efforts to ensure that U.S. servicemembers overseas are able to get their votes counted in the...

Serious Flaws Plague Absentee Voting | ADAM LIPTAK | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — On the morning of the primary here in August, the local elections board met to decide which absentee ballots to count. It was no...

Jon Ward

As Iowa Launches Early Voting, A Prime Opportunity For Mitt Romney Is Slipping | Jon Ward | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A few minutes past 8 a.m. on Thursday, Mark Cooper, 57, walked into the Polk County auditor's office with a plastic travel mug in ...

You Can Rescue America's Silenced Time Crunched Voters

Trooper Sanders | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Trooper Sanders

What is the antidote to time silencing the voices of nearly 2.7 million voters? Americans should not only vote on November 6, they should also take practical action as friends, family members, and co-workers leading up to and on Election Day to give busy people in their lives time to vote.

Absentee Ballot Applications Down by Nearly Half in NC

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Congratulations Daniel and Justin, you are the first two people to vote for president in the 2012 general election! What do the number of ballot requests tell us so far?

Absentee Votes Are Going to Be Even More Important in 2012

Caitlin Kraft Buchman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Caitlin Kraft Buchman

I bet you didn't know that there are 6,320,000 U.S. civilians living abroad. Of which 205,118 are military personnel deployed overseas, and 270,604 a...

Electoral Reform: 1 Page 9 Points

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Since the year 2000, when I watched in horror as Al Gore took the dive and played dead in Florida (the theft was exposed three months before the fact ...

Early Voting Underway

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Believe it or not, voters have already begun casting their ballots for the 2010 midterm elections, as early voting has dramatically increased in recent years.

Student and Youth Voters Face Higher Hurdles Than Others to Register and Vote in 2010

Brian J. Siebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian J. Siebel

Students and other millennials are an important and growing portion of the electorate. They will be 20% of the voting age population in 2010, up from...

Obamas To Cast Absentee Ballots In Illinois

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The future of the Democratic Party in Illinois may seem uncertain for some, but when Barack and Michelle Obama fill out their absentee ballots next we...

Ohioans Vote Early in Large Numbers

Claudia Cruz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Claudia Cruz

An off-week for the Ohio State football team possibly swelled the number of Franklin County Ohio voters that stood outside of Veterans Memorial to vot...

We Can't Afford to Lose a Single Vote

Cheryl Howard Crew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cheryl Howard Crew

Don't fool yourselves, we may be the good ole' US of A, but we need international election monitors as much as any third-world government today.

Early Voting May Boost Turnout, Thwart Last-Minute Negative Campaigning

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

The trend toward no-excuse mail-in voting has grown during recent voting cycles but could significantly alter the landscape of battleground states in the presidential election this year.