Proof that remote e-voting is possible, even if we haven't figured out how to make it happen on Earth: NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station
are can fill ing out digital versions of their ballots today and beam ing them back to Mission Control. That's right. The most convenient polling location is several hundred miles above us, in Low Earth Orbit. Mike Wall at SPACE.com has the details. [via Huffington Post]
Emily, please read an article before you post about it.
""They actually both did it while they were stationed in Russia, before they launched," Bolden said."
They are NOT voting from space. They already voted. The article merely said they had the OPTION to vote from the ISS, which has occurred in the past.
Yup true,this article should be pulled or rewritten. It is from the huffington post where real news gets broken haha.
South Carolina offers electronic absentee voting. Emily, please ask your editor to watch out for your uninformed snarky commentary. Uninformed snarky commentary is how people come to believe silly things like autism causing imunizations.
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