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DoD helps service members to vote

With the November 4th midterm election coming, DoD officials are taking steps to ensure absentee voting is even easier for service members, their families and overseas citizens.

Tags: midterm elections , DoD , service members , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Monday - 09/29/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Purple state feds

If the political pros are correct, too-close-to- call states, like Virginia, Nevada, Florida and especially Ohio, will pick the winner in tomorrow's election. Although the swing states are very different in many ways, they each have a large percentage of well-paid, fully employed, well-educated likely voters: That would be you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce , 2012 election

Monday - 11/05/2012, 02:00am EST

IFVs -- Feds as the ultimate swingers!

With just weeks until election day, take time out to consider what may be one of the largest most-likely-to-vote bloc of voters that is mostly underneath the political radar. Meet the IFVs (Invisible Federal Voters). And check out their numbers in critical swing vote states.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce , 2012 election , federal employees ,

Monday - 10/01/2012, 02:00am EDT

DoD trying to fix holes in the military voter assistance program

The DoD inspector general found more than half of military voting assistance offices were unreachable using contact information on the website. Pam Mitchell, the interim director of the Federal Voting Assistance Program, said all the phone numbers now are accurate.

Tags: DoD , FVAP , Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act , Pam Mitchell , Jared Serbu , Military Voter Protection Project , workforce , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 05:21am EDT

Military voting on the rise

The voting rates in 2010 are 21 percent higher than they were in 2006, according to the Federal Voters Assistance Program Report.

Tags: federal voters assistance program report , DoD , technology , In Depth

Monday - 10/17/2011, 07:49pm EDT

Frederick Co. pushes to change early voting law

Early bird voters will have more than one place to cast their ballots if county election officials get their way.

Tags: Thurmont , Urbana , Emmitsburg

Thursday - 01/06/2011, 11:51am EST

Electronic voting machines continue to cause problems for Election Day

Electronic voting machines had glitches on Election Day, Government Technology reports.

Tags: Government Technology , Election Day , voting machines , technology , Must Reads , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 11/12/2010, 02:22pm EST

D.C. military e-voting faces roadblocks

The District of Colombia is taking the first steps to provide ballots over the Internet - specifically for military personnel stationed overseas. But security concerns are forcing them to scale back.

Tags: technology , D.C. , e-vote , Rokey Suleman , cybersecurity , military , District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics , elections , ballots , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 11/03/2010, 06:06pm EDT

Early voting centers open in Maryland, D.C.

The general election is on Nov. 2, but voters in Maryland and the District can cast their ballots beforehand at early voting centers.

Tags: early voting , D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics , Maryland Board of Elections , general elections , elections , Election Day

Monday - 10/18/2010, 06:49pm EDT

NASA needs your votes

Tags: newsstand , NASA , Earth Day , vote ,

Tuesday - 04/14/2009, 05:01pm EDT