New UOCAVA Registration System: Press Event

Mike and I received an email today announcing an event for a new voter registration system for UOCAVA voters.

Media Advisory Notice

25 January 2006

Press Launch of First Internet-based Overseas and Uniformed Services Voter Registration System

Date: Friday, February 3, 2006

Time: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Location: National Press Club

529 14th Street N.W., 13th Floor

Washington, D.C. 20045


Room: Murrow Room

Contact: Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat

Tel: 202 470 2480; or +49 172 951 0865

Starting Friday, February 3, 2006, up to seven million US citizens and military personnel will be able to generate their federal voter registration applications online, thanks to Overseas Vote Foundation,

The technologically advanced project, the first of its kind, provides a complete voter registration solution for overseas voters whose voting program falls under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA).

Journalists are invited to attend this launch event, view a demonstration of the system and receive a full briefing. The agenda from 9.30 a.m. is as follows:

Introduction and Welcome: James Brenner, OVF Chair

Situation: overseas voters and UOCAVA implementation challenges; Online Demonstration: OVF Registration and Absentee Voter Application:

Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, OVF Executive Director

Military and UOCAVA: Samuel F. Wright, Military Voting Rights Project, National Defense Committee, and OVF Advisor

Benefits to Election Officials: Cameron Quinn, OVF Vice Chair, U.S. Elections Advisor for the International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES), and former chief election official for Virginia

To confirm attendance or receive further information please contact, or call +1 202 470 2480; or +49 172 951 0865

Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) was founded in 2005 to assist eligible Americans living across the world to vote in federal elections. It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public charity organization dedicated solely to serving the voter registration needs of UOCAVA voters.