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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Military and overseas voters. Requires the names of the nominees for President and Vice President of the United States to be certified to the election division not later than September 1 before the general election. Requires information provided to absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters to inform the voter: (1) that the voter's attorney in fact may apply for an absentee ballot for the voter; and (2) about casting a special write-in absentee ballot. Provides that absentee ballots for President of the United States must be printed and delivered to the circuit court clerk at the same time as other absentee ballots. Requires absentee ballots from absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters to be counted if received not later than noon on the Friday after election day and if the postmark, timestamp, or other evidence demonstrates that the voter voted the ballot before the time the polls closed in the county in which the absentee ballot is to be counted. Requires the election commission to study the feasibility of receiving absentee ballots from absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters over the Internet.