Post Tagged with: "Move Act"

November 1, 2010 07:08

Obama Justice Dept. Denies Military Vote, Blames GOP

The head of the Obama Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, Tom Perez, admitted this week that he has no real intention of trying to assure that members of our military are afforded their right to vote, and will not attempt in a timely fashion to enforce the MOVE Act (Military and Overseas Voter Empower Act) intended to make sure that our soldiers get their ballots with time enough to return them so that they can be counted on election day.

October 11, 2010 16:02

No votes for GI’s -they’re probably conservatives anyway

FoxNews.com first reported Sunday that New York had not mailed out absentee ballots to all its 320,000 military servicemen and women and overseas voters, in clear violation of the MOVE Act. As of Monday at noon, the ballots still had not been sent.

September 30, 2010 08:59

Group finds soldier voting obstructions in 7 more states

Military Voter Protection (MVP) sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder listing what it says are violations of the federal MOVE Act in two states and in multiple counties in five other states. – FOXNews.com

September 28, 2010 05:03

Will soldiers’ votes effect elections?

“There is no doubt that military absentee ballots can absolutely define who wins and loses. That was certainly the case in 2000 in Florida with the presidential election,” he said. “And the one thing that we’ve seen thus far in the election cycle is that there are a lot of close races and there are going to be a lot of close races. And these votes, in fact, could make the difference in a lot of these House and Senate races.”

September 24, 2010 08:11

Denying Our Soldiers The Vote – you can die though

The Department of Justice is failing to enforce a law that protects the voting rights of soldiers overseas. They’re allowed to fight and die for their country, but they can’t vote for its leaders?

August 26, 2010 05:49

10 states seek to inhibit soldiers votes

Ten states, Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands are all seeking waivers exempting them from complying with the new law — the Move Act — that requires all states to mail absentee ballots to overseas military voters 45 days before Election Day.