Voting From Overseas

Congresswoman Maloney Applauds Election Reform for Overseas Military and Civilian Voters

Provisions of Maloney Bill included in the "Help America Vote Act"

Washington, DC- Late Thursday night, the House of Representatives passed the "Help America Vote Act," landmark election reform legislation which included provisions that Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney had sought to protect overseas military and civilian voters.

Compromise Reached on Election Reform Legislation

On Friday, October 4, the joint House/Senate Conference Committee reached an agreement on the election reform legislation which, at various times, has appeared doomed to failure. The conferees have been working around the clock, 7 days a week, to resolve what were essentially "philosophical" differences in the Senate and House versions of HR...


April 12, 2002

BREAKING NEWS - The Senate Voting Rights Bill, S. 565, the "Martin Luther King Jr. Equal Protection of Voting Rights Act" passed overwhelmingly (99-1) in the Senate on April 11. The bill as passed included the Rockefeller Amendment (whose purpose was "To meet the needs of both military and civilian overseas voters by providing treatment more nearly...

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