Voting From Abroad: Reducing Obstacles for Military and Overseas Voters

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by Hilary Braseth

Military and overseas voters are one of the most disenfranchised demographics in the country. In the 2020 election, military and overseas voters voted at a 7% rate, ten times less than the domestic average. This project proposes a wizard tool that government agencies can use to help overseas voters register more easily, along with a set of tech best practices that state election officials should utilize to encourage overseas voter registration.

Click below to view various resources for navigating the obstacles to overseas voting, including a playbook explaining how election officials can reduce obstacles to overseas voting and a video demonstrating the wizard tool.

Read the Playbook for Election Officials
Watch the Demo Video
Read the Stakeholder Letter