III. Research and Report Summaries
2010 Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act Report – U.S. Election Assistance Commission, October 2011: The Election Assistance Commission released its survey of states related to voters covered by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) of 1986. The findings include:
- 611,058 ballots were transmitted to UOCAVA-covered voters;
- Of these, 211,749 ballots or 34.7 percent, were returned and submitted for counting;
- 197,390 ballots, or 93.2 percent, were counted; and
- 14,824 ballots were rejected, most commonly because the ballot was not received on time or missed a deadline.