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Ranked Choice Absentee Ballots: Preventing the Disenfranchisement of Military and Overseas Voters

Posted on What's New by Cynthia Okechukwu on July 21, 2011

American citizens living abroad, including men and women in uniform, often face difficulties in voting in elections at home. Military and overseas voters continue to point to short ballot turnaround times as an obstacle to voting in federal, state, and local elections. Ranked choice absentee ballots provide a legal and practical solution to this problem. 

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Legality of the Use of Ranked Choice Absentee Ballots for Military and Overseas Voters

Posted on Research Reports by Cynthia Okechukwu on July 07, 2011

Ranked choice absentee ballots provide a legal and practical solution to the disenfranchisement of military and overseas voters in runoff elections. These ballots enable U.S. citizens covered by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act of 1986 (UOCAVA) to cast votes when the ballot turnaround time between first and second elections is short.

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