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ACA, Inc. favors the unhindered exercise of voting rights for eligible overseas Americans, whether military or civilian.

Executive summary

ACA has consistently supported defensive legislation and litigants engaged in the business of assuring that this fundamental right be available without excessive bureaucracy. We favor the use of clear, simple and straightforward voting and ballot request documentation, and rigorous procedures enabling confirmation that all ballots voted were properly tabulated. See: Supreme Court Upholds ACA Position on Voting Rights

As part of ACA’s commitment to Overseas Americans’ Voting issues, ACA sits on the Advisory Board of the US Vote Foundation ( a non-partisan, non-profit voter assistance organization dedicated to helping American citizens overseas and in the military participate in elections. Working with organizations such as US Vote Foundation insures that ACA is doing its upmost to advocate for overseas Americans voting rights. ACA also participates in the annual voting summit held in Washington, DC. 

Overseas Voters Bill of Rights

The Overseas Vote Foundation has produced a Voters Bill of Rights, especially designed for US voters overseas. As an American citizen living overseas, either military or civilian, you have a right to vote by absentee ballot in your home state in all US federal elections.



This ACA webpage was updated in April 2017