Members of the Armed Forces and other U. S. personnel
engaged in Operation Joint Endeavor, along with local election
officials, can now fax voting materials for the November 5, 1996
general election using the electronic transmission service of the
Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) in the Department of
This option is offered solely to ensure that all U. S.
personnel in the Bosnia operation are able to exercise their
right to vote. The DoD, through the office of the Secretary of
Defense, is the presidential designee to provide voting
assistance to all U. S. citizens overseas.
Commercial circuits and fax machines will be provided by
AT&T at 16 key locations in Bosnia at no cost to the U. S.
Government, or to American personnel using the fax facilities for
the transmission of voting materials. FVAP Director Phyllis
Taylor said, Our goal is to ensure every eligible citizen has
the opportunity to vote and the ability to transmit voting
material electronically helps make this happen.
Additional information regarding this fax service and voting
assistance may be obtained from the director, Federal Voting
Assistance Program, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Room
1B457, The Pentagon, Washington, D. C. 20301-1155; or call toll-
free in the U. S. (800) 438-VOTE, or (703) 695-0663, or DSN 225-
0663; and also on the Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org.