Senator says Soldiers Vote In Danger
US Senator John Cornyn says the Justice Department may be giving out some bad advice that could leave some soldiers without a vote. Senator John Cornyn was one of the authors of a law that requires “the state’s to send unmarked absentee ballots to military voters at least 45 days before Election Day.” That gives the soldiers time to vote and ensure the ballots get back to the states in enough time to be counted. Cornyn says he has heard the Justice Department has told some states to apply for a waiver to get around that requirement. He says he has contact the US Attorney General to make sure that isn’t happening so that soldiers deployed overseas will have their votes counted.