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CHANGE 1 TO MCO 1742.1A VOTER REGISTRATION PROGRAM

Date Signed: 1/12/2003
MARADMINS Number: 554/03

R 010940Z DEC 03
FM CMC WASHINGTON DC(uc)
TO AL MARADMIN(uc)
MARADMIN
BT
UNCLASSIFIED
MARADMIN 554/03
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRP//
SUBJ/CHANGE 1 TO MCO 1742.1A VOTER REGISTRATION PROGRAM//
REF/A/CHANGE 1,MCO 1742.1A/CMC WASHINGTON DC/-//
POC/K. WARFORD/GYSGT/HQMC/-/TEL:(703) 784-9511
/EMAIL:WARFORDKB@MANPOWER.USMC.MIL//
AKNLDG/-/INST:THE REF IS CHANGE 1 TO MCO 1742.1A//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  THE PURPOSE OF THIS MARADMIN IS TO NOTIFY
MARINES ABOUT CHANGES IN MCO 1742.1A FOR VOTER REGISTRATION.
2.  THIS MARADMIN SUMMARIZES CHANGES INCORPORATED IN THE REF.  THE
REF HAS BEEN PUBLISHED TO ENSURE THAT ALL ELIGIBLE VOTERS WITHIN THE
MARINE CORPS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO VOTE.
3.  ALL VOTING ASSISTANCE OFFICERS (VAO) ARE DIRECTED TO FAMILIARIZE
THEMSELVES WITH THE CONTENT OF THE REF IN ORDER TO EXECUTE THEIR
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS VAO. 
4.  KEY AREAS ADDRESSED BY THE REF INCLUDE:
   A.  VOTER REGISTRATION TRAINING MUST BE INCORPORATED INTO THE
SYLLABI FOR RECRUIT TRAINING.
   B.  FEDERAL POST CARD APPLICATIONS (FPCA) MUST BE DELIVERED
IN-HAND AS SPECIFIED BY MCO 1742.1A, ENCLOSURE (1), PARAGRAPH (3).
   C.  THE FEDERAL VOTING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (FVAP) WEBSITE HAS
CHANGED TO: WWW.FVAP.GOV.
   D.  THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE VOTERS THAT CAN BE
REPRESENTED BY A UNIT VOTING ASSISTANCE OFFICER (UVAO) IS TWO
HUNDRED.  ASSISTANT VAO WILL BE ASSIGNED IN WRITING AS NECESSARY.
ASSISTANCE WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL GEOGRAPHICALLY SEPARATED UNITS.
   E.  INSTALLATION VOTING ASSISTANCE OFFICERS (IVAO) ARE REQUIRED
TO DESIGNATE AT LEAST ONE WELL-FIXED LOCATION ON THE BASE OR STATION
WHERE VOTING MATERIALS AND VOTING ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE.
   F.  A VOTING ASSISTANCE REPORT MUST BE SUBMITTED IAW MCO
1742.1A, ENCLOSURE (1), PARAGRAPH (27).
5.  FOR ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE VOTING PROGRAM, CONTACT THE
HQMC VOTING ACTION OFFICER, GYSGT WARFORD (703) 784-9511, DSN
278-9511.//