Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
The Pew Center on the States has just released a report on military and overseas voting (our featured article). This report "found that more than a third of states do not provide military voters stationed abroad with enough time to vote or are at high risk of not providing enough time. An additional six states provide time to vote only if their military personnel overseas return their completed absentee ballots by fax or e-mail-a practice that raises important questions about their access to this technology and the privacy and security of their votes." This report also adds to the growing body of scientific/academic research that all agrees that sending completed ballots via the Internet is not a good plan.
The report is well worth reading for those who are concerned about the votes of our military personnel and overseas voters in general. ...
Feature - National: No Time To Vote, Challenges Facing America's Overseas Military Voters LINK
TX: Texas Senate adopts rules change to allow Voter ID vote LINK
TX: Randall County - Woman cleared in vote-fraud case
DA says she is 'completely innocent' of charges of voting twice after clerical error LINK
VA: Opinion - No vote
Don't expand absentee voting in Virginia. LINK
WA: King County holding first total postal election LINK
WI: Wisconsin AG hails decision to perform voter checks LINK
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