Does this make it more difficult for Troops to VOTE?

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    2010 Voting Law Update

    Voting laws for 2010 for servicemembers have seen some significant changes. Now, servicemembers, including those deployed overseas, can only use the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and not state registration and absentee ballot application forms to register to vote. Also, military voters must now submit a new FPCA every year and every time they move, deploy or redeploy overseas. Overseas civilian voters should also submit an application before every federal election. For more information about voter registration, contact your unit's voting assistance officer or visit the Federal Voters Assistance Program website and review the Voting Assistance Guide for more details.

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    Not one comment? maybe I should have put this in politics.
     
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    Sounds to me like they are trying to disenfranchise the military vote. I have no problem with requiring the Federal form only but it is onerous to require a new card every single time they are deployed or reassigned.
     
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    sounds well intentioned, but will probably make it harder for personnel to vote.

    kill it.
     

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