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
Observer -- Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Dunkirk National Guard Soldiers among those at Fort Drum for training
More than 250 New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion Rear Detachment are participating in annual training at Fort Drum this month. The soldiers arrived... (more)
Associated Press -- Tue, 22 Jul 2014
New York Guard members conducting annual training
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Two hundred members of New York state’s volunteer defense force are conducting their annual weeklong training program at a Hudson Valley military site.
Time Warner Cable News -- Mon, 21 Jul 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers Training on Fort Drum
It’s usually the one time out of the year that New York Army National Guard Soldiers get to train with their entire battalion. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault was in Fort Drum, where... (more)