March 6, 2014
New effort to assist military/overseas voters
Overseas Vote Foundation studies new remote voting program
Making sure every vote counts and every vote is secure is of the utmost importance to all elections officials.
When the voters are members of our military or residents serving and living abroad, the counting of those votes is as important, it’s just a bit more complex.
Through the years there have been a variety of legislative measures such as the MOVE Act to make sure that ballots are sent to and accepted from overseas voters in a timely fashion.
There have been some attempts — some somewhat successful, some not-so-much — to create secure systems for overseas residents to case their ballots electronically.
Now the Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) is conducting a new study that will team up scientists and state and local elections officials to look at the feasibility of end-to-end, verifiable, secure Internet voting for military and overseas voters. Read More…