01/07/2009 - Many states are giving military voters overseas too little time to cope with cumbersome mailing systems, according to a study that the Pew Center on the States released Tuesday.
Other states use faxed or e-mailed ballots, which deprive military voters of privacy, according to Pew, a nonprofit public interest group.
Pentagon officials said the U.S. Postal Service and the Military Postal Service Agency expedite voting materials and ballots, but a Pew researcher said that many local election offices don't know that the faster service is available.
Read the full article Some States Shortchange Military Voters Overseas, Study Says on The Miami Herald's Web site.