TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Sat, Oct 27) – Reported by madn3wz
Micro-blogging site Twitter has been abuzzed tonight by a story broke on Yahoo! News according to which a mysterious plane crash on Friday (October 19) has caused to destroy absentee ballots being sent to U.S. military serving in Afghanistan.
|Absentee Ballots Burned in Plane Crash in Afghanistan Could Effect the Results|
The cause of the crash is still being investigated and officials are claiming that it was Just an accident because there is no way that the U.S. government would try to deprive brave Americans for voting, not even if they were voting for Mitt Romney.
According to Yahoo! News; 4,700 pounds of incoming mail to the troops were destroyed as a result of a transport plane crash at Shindad Air Base on October 19; but fortunately the lost mail was limited to only one zip code.
The story is just buzzing on Twitter, and it is creating a great stir. Many Tweets have expressed shocked suspicion, and many have pointed at the possibility of a wicked plan to destroy these military votes which are widely considered Republican shoe-ins.
Officials at Federal Voting Assistance Program in their email to state election offices said they did not know if any ballots were destroyed.
But they suggested to election officials to send a new ballot again to anyone who asked one since the first ballot may have been damaged in the crash and fire.
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