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Votes not counted.

Posted Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at 10:53 AM

I just spoke to my brother who is currently serving a tour in Afghanistan. He requested with plenty of time allowed, his absentee ballot from the State of Kansas where he resides when not deployed. Election day rolled around and he has not recieved his ballot. He has served 3 tours of duty in Iraq and now in Afghanistan. He fights for the right that we are guaranteed to exercise today and yet he was denied that very same right. Who in Kansas, screwed this up? What are the repurcussions? How many times has this happened today? If his vote and thousands more like him are not counted, can it change the election? You bet it could and it makes me ask again, was it on purpose? After so many years of soldiers being deployed and needing absentee ballots, why is this process not a proven process so that their votes can be counted too?

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If people in space that work for NASA can vote while they are not on Earth, why can't the people fighting for our country vote!

-- Posted by SystemofaDown on Tue, Nov 6, 2012, at 12:41 PM

He might not have gotten a ballot because of the new voter ID law in Kansas. Did he send a photo copy of his ID with his application for a absentee ballot?

-- Posted by Henry Blake on Tue, Nov 6, 2012, at 2:27 PM

It's not so funny how military ballots seem to get lost to and from those serving.

-- Posted by Molly Weasley on Wed, Nov 7, 2012, at 9:20 AM

Put in your search engine "military ballots of 2012" you will see many stories of what might of happened. I also read somewhere that a lot of ballots burned up in a plane crash. Who knows!

-- Posted by acerdj on Mon, Nov 12, 2012, at 6:28 AM

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