Obama, McCain Sign On to Call for Improved Military Voting

Barack Obama and John McCain, along with fifteen other senators, have signed on to Sen. Wayne Allard's (R-Colo.) letter to President Bush calling for improvements to the military absentee voting process.

In the letter, Allard and the senators note that in 2006, active duty servicemen and women voted at a rate of 42% lower than the general population and that a reported 47% who wanted to vote never got the chance. The letter calls on Bush to act immediately to improve the process.

Hillary Clinton's signature did not appear on the letter.

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