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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

One Fourth of Military Votes Unrecorded

AP Reports:

One out of every four ballots requested by military personnel and other Americans living overseas for the 2008 election may have gone uncounted, according to findings being released at a Senate hearing Wednesday.

Sen. Charles Schumer, chairman of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee, said the study, while providing only a snapshot of voting patterns, "is enough to show that the balloting process for service members is clearly in need of an overhaul."

Read it here.

This is outrageous!

I wonder how many of the close elections won by Dems would have gone Republican if our servicemen and women had been allowed to vote.