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Overseas Vote Foundation – Summit 2008

Summit 2008 convenes a multi-stakeholder group committed to fulfilling on the promise of the franchise to overseas citizen and military voters – and we invite you to be a part of it. Your involvement matters – don’t miss this landmark event!

Join the critical discussions and debates on pressing voter issues, new technologies, innovative outreach and more. Topics will include:

The power of the Internet to democratize voting information and access to all US citizens around the globe.


Military and Overseas Voters Speak Out:  What are the challenges and how can we tackle them?

Internet Voting: The potential of online, Internet-based Voting for UOCAVA voters and reservations surrounding its implementation

The Uniformed and Overseas Citizen Absentee Voting Act:  A critical discussion on the current UOCAVA legislation and the issues for states, election officials and voters surrounding the Act.

Reaching out to New UOCAVA Voters: Strategies and Actions for 2008: Paving new ways to reach the globally dispersed overseas contingent

How Other Countries Help Their Expatriates Vote: What can we learn from these various examples?

Summit 2008 is a forum for collaborative innovation designed to stimulate the power of our diverse network to address the pressing challenges facing overseas and military voters today in ways that will bring real tangible outcomes.

Contribute your creative and intellectual efforts toward developing achievable and sustainable solutions. Be a part of this forum to advance the discussion on key UOCAVA issues:

Summit 2008 occurs at a pivotal time in the history of US elections, where the wildcard vote of the overseas and military voter could turn decisive

Summit 2008 – Be Part of the Solution

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Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF), www.overseasvotefoundation.org, is the only nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental charitable organization focused on making it easier for the estimated six million overseas and military Americans residing around the world, outside their home jurisdictions, to stay active in the electoral process.

OVF achieves our mission of increased enfranchisement by automating the complex process confronting overseas and military voters when they attempt to register to vote and request absentee ballots which they must do in compliance with the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA).

Information supplied by Overseas Vote Foundation

February 2008