Military votes could decide election, but will they be...




 
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October 30th, 2004  
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Military votes could decide election, but will they be counted?
By Deborah Hastings, The Associated Press

During the chaotic 2000 election, thousands of troops overseas voted for president, only to have their ballots rejected. Others did not receive ballots at all. And some found the entire process confusing.

Four years later with more than 160,000 troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan Democrats and Republicans alike worry that the same thing will happen. They say reforms enacted by Congress after 2000 have not fixed the problems.

"I just pray for our country. We have to allow the military vote to be counted," said Joan Hills, director of Republicans Abroad, which helps U.S. citizens vote from overseas. Her organization's Web site has received 1,700 hits a day in the past two weeks from worried military personnel who did not receive their ballots...

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Once again, some of those who are serving overseas are geing to get screwed over.