Wisconsin State Journal Editorial: Military Absentee Voting

October 15th, 2008

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Our troops risking their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan deserve the right to vote for their commander in chief.

Nobody can argue with that.

Yet only 30 percent of overseas military ballots were tallied in the last federal election two years ago, according to the government’s Election Assistance Commission and the Pew Center on the States.

That is shameful.

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