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What does UOCAVA stand for?

UOCAVA stands for Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (42 USC 1973ff et seq. 1986)


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GAO-10-476 June 17, 2010 Under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), citizens covered are permitted to register and vote absentee.
It is a serious risk that, under the highly compressed timetables established under the proposed bill, Michigan will be unable to satisfy the requirements for compliance with the Uniformed And Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA),, which was designed to protect our men and women in uniform, among others.
Congress has passed various statutes for decades in an attempt to facilitate the process for overseas and military voting (27) including the Soldier's Vote Act of 1942, (28) the Federal Voting Assistance Act of 1955, (29) the Overseas Citizens Voting Rights Act of 1975, (30) and the currently operating law that superseded them all, the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act ("UOCAVA").
Election Assistance Commission's "2006 Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act Report" indicated that the third most common reason for ballots being rejected and not counted was because the ballots were returned to local election offices after the deadline.

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