US Presidential Election: Overseas Americans Band Together to Demand Rights (update)
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – A new report by several American citizen organizations outside the US is being used to give overseas citizens a voice in the upcoming presidential election. The report shows “how US Government policies and actions are negatively affecting the millions of US citizens who live abroad,” say the authors. “The report is based on a series of well-attended Town Hall Meetings, held in 2012 in five different Swiss cities, which brought together hundreds of Americans living in all parts of Switzerland.” Read more: http://genevalunch.com/blog/2012/09/07/us-presidential-election-overseas-americans-band-together-to-demand-rights/
FYI - Voting News
States Move to Allow Overseas and Military Voters to Cast Ballots by Internet New York Times, by Ian Urbina WASHINGTON — Nearly three million overseas and military voters from at least 33 states will be permitted to cast ballots over the Internet in November using e-mail or fax,...
Internet Voting, Still in Beta NY Times Opinion - January 28, 2010 Americans abroad should have a fair opportunity to vote, but allowing online voting in its current state could open elections up to vote theft and other mischief. Read...
Congress Approves Bill Helping Overseas Voters New York Times, by Ian Urbina, October 22, 2009, WASHINGTON — For decades, Election Day has been just out of reach for many American troops and civilians abroad. After struggling to get the paperwork...
Judge: Virginia Violated Rights of Voters Overseas NewsChannel 8, October 16, 2009 – A federal court just ruled that in 2008, the state of Virginia violated the voting rights of overseas and military voters. Read more: http://www.news8.net/news/stories/1009/669381.html...