Senate Adopts MOVE Act Amendment to Defense Authorization Bill

Senators have added the Military and Overseas Voters Empowerment Act (S. 1415) or “MOVE Act” to the National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1390) in the form of an amendment.  It was adopted by Voice Vote.

The MOVE Act aims to ensure that all ballots cast by U.S. troops deployed overseas are counted in upcoming elections.  Specific details on the measure can be found in this post.

Update (10/22): The 2010 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2647), which includes this legislation, has been sent to President Obama.

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One response to “Senate Adopts MOVE Act Amendment to Defense Authorization Bill

  1. Jackie Riskin

    Are you aware of the dangers of Internet voting? Are you aware that it begins with overseas military, ex-pats, and finally to all Americans. This is a Trojan Horse meant to steal elections on a grand scale.
    Verified Voting asked David Jefferson, a senior scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and an expert on computer security and internet voting, “With existing technology, is it possible to enable and ensure safe and secure voting online today?”. Jefferson’s answer: “in a word, no.” Cyber security is a major problem around the world. Internet voting seems even more insane as the Guardian UK reports that “Russia and US in secret talks to fight net crime”…

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