FVAP Releases Research Related to Electronic Voting Demonstration Project

It is my distinct pleasure to present the Federal Voting Assistance Program’s (FVAP) report on its Electronic Voting Demonstration Project Research.  The research described in this report was conducted to inform the project planning and execution of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) previously mandated electronic voting demonstration requirement.  In the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) [...]

Matt Boheme 
Director Federal Voting Assistance Program

REGISTER AND REQUEST YOUR BALLOT FOR UPCOMING PRIMARIES

If you want to register to vote in the following States, visit FVAP.gov now to complete a registration application and request your absentee ballots for the presidential preference primaries (P) and State primaries (S). February – 30 Day Notice: New Hampshire: February 9 (P) South Carolina: February 20 (P, Republican Primary Only) South Carolina: February 27 (P, [...]


The Council of State Governments’ Overseas Voting Initiative Announces Policy Recommendations to Improve Military and Overseas Voting

The Council of State Governments’ (CSG) Overseas Voting Initiative (OVI), formed through a cooperative agreement with the Federal Voting Assistance Program, recently released policy recommendations for military and overseas voting. View CSG’s OVI release here. If you experience any issues or have questions, FVAP’s call center is available at 1-800-438-VOTE (8683), DSN 425-1584 or at [...]


FVAP Releases Research on Registration and Voting Participation Differences Between Active Duty Military and Civilians During 2014 Election

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – New research recently released by the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) validates initial research findings that military members are more likely to register to vote than civilians with similar demographic characteristics.  The research also indicates that the gap between military and civilian voting participation is not as large as unweighted data suggest. [...]


RAND Releases Report On FVAP Improvements

October 27 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Federally Funded Research and Development Center, RAND, recently released its report “FVAP and the Road Ahead.”  In 2013, the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) commissioned this research effort to align its strategy and operations to better reflect its core mission. RAND’s report details the project findings and recommended organization [...]


FVAP Publishes 2016 Absentee Voting Deadlines for Military and Overseas Voters

October 8 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. – FVAP is pleased to announce the release of the 2016-2017 Voting Assistance Guide (VAG) with updated content for the 2016 Presidential Election cycle. The VAG is used by over 5 million military and overseas citizen voters who are qualified to vote absentee under provisions of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens [...]


DELAWARE PRIMARY ELECTION ON SEPTEMER 9

July 29 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Delaware will hold its primary election on September 9. If you are a Delaware resident and need to vote absentee, you may register and request an absentee ballot using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) found at FVAP.gov. Complete, sign and send the FPCA to your local election official. Forms [...]


MASSACHUSETTS PRIMARY ELECTION ON SEPTEMER 9

July 29 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Massachusetts will hold its primary election on September 9. If you are a Massachusetts resident and need to vote absentee, you may register and request an absentee ballot using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) found at FVAP.gov. Complete, sign and send the FPCA to your local election official. Forms [...]


NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY ELECTION ON SEPTEMER 9

July 29 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. - New Hampshire will hold its primary election on September 9. If you are a New Hampshire resident and need to vote absentee, you may register and request an absentee ballot using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) found at FVAP.gov. Complete, sign and send the FPCA to your local election [...]


NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY ELECTION ON SEPTEMER 9

July 29 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. - New Hampshire will hold its primary election on September 9. If you are a New Hampshire resident and need to vote absentee, you may register and request an absentee ballot using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) found at FVAP.gov. Complete, sign and send the FPCA to your local election [...]