THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

About contemporary issues application of the USA 1986 law the uniformed and overseas citizens absentee voting act

2015. №1, pp. 135-139

Marmilova Yekaterina P. - Ph.D. (History), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20Р° Tatischev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation, katyamme@mail.ru

The Law В«The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting ActВ» was adopted by the USA Congress in 1986. This is one of the key US law, which is the pride of both chambers of Congress. It establishes dates, rules, forms and methods of for the absentee voting US citizens who are abroad. The article describes the current problems of law enforcement of the Act. The article was written in the framework of a scientific database ProQuest, which includes more than 90,000 authoritative publishers. The author comes to the conclusion that the the specific difficulties in ensuring the electoral rights of Americans scattered around the world, especially in active service in Armed forces in time of war have led to the frequent revisions existing laws vote.

Key words: закон, избирательные права, защита, право голоса, law, voting rights, protection, vote

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