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Military absentee ballots
remain drastically low

Human Events, by Hope Hodge

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/11/2012 6:33:20 PM

As of today, voting registration deadlines in 18 states and territories have passed, and military absentee ballot requests remain at a worryingly low level compared with past election years. According to the most recent data, released Sept. 22, Florida has sent 65,173, compared to the just over 95,000 it counted four years ago. Virginia has sent out 12,292 military and overseas absentee ballots, less than 43 percent of the 28,816 it counted in 2008. “It doesn’t take much to figure out that it will be difficult to meet the 2008 participation levels, even if every single ballot is returned and

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Suppose that black and other minority enlistees aren't requesting ballots because of the loss of enthusiasm to vote for 0bama?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 10/11/2012 7:19:14 PM     (No. 8926791)

I can not understand why the Democrats aren't screaming bloody murder about voter disenfranchisement, Can you? /S

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MickTurn, 10/11/2012 7:33:49 PM     (No. 8926825)

You can rest assured that the military vote is being thrown out the window of the airplane when making their way back to the USA.

The DIMS can't stand the fact that 76% of them are NOT for Obie!

Military members need to file a class action lawsuit against those handling their votes!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mushroom, 10/11/2012 8:20:38 PM     (No. 8926930)

In the years I served I was never ONCE able to vote. Granted it was many years ago, but I suspect the average enlisted guy has near the same problems when living in the field trying to jump through hoops his/her state of record creates.

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