A Soldier at Fort Rucker, Ala., trained as a voting assistance officer, signs in to receive his instructional books for the Federal Voting Assistance Program held in February, 2010.
As part of the effort to ensure that National Guard members are able to vote when deployed overseas, the New York State Board of Elections established a new webpage to allow military and overseas voters to obtain general election ballots by email in addition to the existing fax and mail options.
The program, found at www.elections.state.ny.us and clicking the link for "Military & Overseas Voters," complies with the MOVE Act (Military & Overseas Voters Empowerment).
For more information about the FVAP, or help with absentee voting, call (800) 438-8683.
NY National Guard In the News
Department of Defense Photo Essay -- Tue, 18 Jun 2013
National Guard Airmen Train for National Medical Disaster
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Buffalo News -- Sun, 16 Jun 2013
National Guard pitches in on Bond Lake ditches
LEWISTON - The trails and drainage ditches at Bond Lake Park are getting some attention these days in a project that benefits the county and also provides training to local soldiers.
Times Union -- Fri, 14 Jun 2013
National Guard celebrates birth of the Army
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