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Deployed military disenfranchised from voting

Discussion in 'Veteran's Forum' started by Fox, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Fox

    Fox Varmit Control

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    Study: States’ overseas voting systems are flawed
    By Leo Shane III, Stars and Stripes
    European edition, Wednesday, January 7, 2009

    WASHINGTON — Overseas military voters from 16 states and the District of Columbia had little chance of successfully voting in the presidential election this year, according to a new study released Tuesday.

    Researchers from The Pew Center on the States found that the slow pace of the postal services and the late mailing deadlines for absentee ballots made it nearly impossible for military voters in those 17 areas to have their ballot verified and counted.


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    I hope that everyone will write letters to newspaper editors, their state and federal legislators, and pass the word about this outrage online.
     
  2. deadday

    deadday

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    <---wasn't allowed to vote because Texas dropped me from the rolls