As absentee ballots pour in from U.S. troops overseas, officials are voicing concerns that many of those votes won't be counted..."It's dismal," said Rosemary Rodriguez, who works for the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission, a non-partisan group. "These are the voters that are in some cases preserving our liberties and out there with their lives on the line."...Rodriguez estimates that in the last general election, only about 30 percent of overseas military ballots were actually returned and counted...Ballots from US Troops Risk Being Discarded, CNN, 10/28/2008
It's no secret that 60-70% of serving military men and women favor John McCain. That's a potential of 700,000 or more votes. Spread across the right states, it could dramatically impact the election. Apparently, the DNC believes that if they can't win a constituency, they should ban it from voting. This is evidently another example of Democrat fairness.