D.C. military e-voting faces roadblocks

Rokey Suleman, Executive Director, District of Colombia Board of Elections and Ethics

wfedstaff | June 3, 2015 4:33 pm

If you had to wait in long lines to vote on Tuesday, you may have thought for a moment or two about how convenient it would be to vote online.

That could be a reality in the District of Colombia.

D.C. is taking the first steps towards providing ballots over the Internet – specifically for military personnel stationed overseas who may not be able to get to the polls. But there are still roadblocks to overcome.

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Rokey Suleman, the executive director of the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, told the DorobekINSIDER, that security concerns have forced a scale-back of the e-voting program.