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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    But if a state decided that in general they didn't want early voting, what's the problem with allowing the military to have it?
    Because it disallows non-military voters from access to early voting, which is against the equal protection amendment of the Constitution.

    Also, states don't want this - Republican politicians do.
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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    Because it disallows non-military voters from access to early voting, which is against the equal protection amendment of the Constitution.

    Also, states don't want this - Republican politicians do.
    Non-military and military are recognized as being different by the government. Military personnel are often precluded from voting simply by virtue of their service to the government. You don't support that government allowing them to be able to vote? You realize that the vast majority of active duty military are registered in their home states, not in the state of the garrison they are assigned to, right?

    So you'd effectively disenfranchise people specifically because they're working for the very government the voting is about? You don't think that's hinky?
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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    Non-military and military are recognized as being different by the government. Military personnel are often precluded from voting simply by virtue of their service to the government. You don't support that government allowing them to be able to vote? You realize that the vast majority of active duty military are registered in their home states, not in the state of the garrison they are assigned to, right?

    So you'd effectively disenfranchise people specifically because they're working for the very government the voting is about? You don't think that's hinky?
    No, because thats not my podition at all.

    I think early voting should be allowed by all people.
    Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.

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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    I voted when I was in and back then it was paper. I dont remember it being difficult at all. I have never heard of a govt employee of any type being precluded from voting.
    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    Non-military and military are recognized as being different by the government. Military personnel are often precluded from voting simply by virtue of their service to the government. You don't support that government allowing them to be able to vote? You realize that the vast majority of active duty military are registered in their home states, not in the state of the garrison they are assigned to, right?

    So you'd effectively disenfranchise people specifically because they're working for the very government the voting is about? You don't think that's hinky?
    God Bless the Marine Corps.

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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    No, because thats not my podition at all.

    I think early voting should be allowed by all people.
    But what if a state says no to that. Why shouldn't the military be an exception?
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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    Quote Originally Posted by mak2 View Post
    I voted when I was in and back then it was paper. I dont remember it being difficult at all. I have never heard of a govt employee of any type being precluded from voting.
    Ummm...you're 'precluded' from voting if your home of residence is in New York and you're stationed in California. What, you're just gonna take leave on Tuesday and fly back to vote and then come back for Wednesday? Everyone in the unit can do that?
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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    Oh no, we were supplied with ballots. It has been a long time ago but I think we requrested them from our home state and voted by mail. Now with computers it should be much eaiser. If the military are not allowed to vote that is certainly an outrage. I think I voted like I was still living at may parents house. It has been a long time ago but I know I voted.
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    Ummm...you're 'precluded' from voting if your home of residence is in New York and you're stationed in California. What, you're just gonna take leave on Tuesday and fly back to vote and then come back for Wednesday? Everyone in the unit can do that?
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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    But what if a state says no to that. Why shouldn't the military be an exception?
    The state shouldn't say no to that, and should allow early voting for all voters.
    Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.

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    Re: UN to be at American Polls?

    Interesting. Texas has just announced they will arrest any UN inspectors at their polling station, while the UN responded by stating the have the absolute right to monitor the elections and the US has no authority to stop them. Im very uncomfortable about BOTH of those positions.

    Texas sparks international row with election observers - The Hill's Global Affairs

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