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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Military Times survey: Troops prefer Trump to Clinton by a huge margin

In a new survey of American military personnel, Donald Trump emerged as active-duty service members' preference to become the next U.S. president, topping Hillary Clinton by more than a 2-to-1 margin. However, in the latest Military Times election survey, more than one in five troops said they’d rather not vote in November if they have to choose between just those two candidates.

But given only those choices, 21 percent of the service members surveyed said they would abstain from voting.More than 54 percent of the 951 troops Military Times surveyed said they would vote for Trump, the presumed Republican presidential nominee, over Clinton, the Democratic front-runner. Only about 25 percent said they would vote for Clinton in that matchup.



Anonymous said...

They better vote early so their votes will count. Remember in Florida, Bush vs. Gore, when they wouldn't count service members' votes because they arrived late? Not because they voted too late, but the ballots were delayed by the postal service.

Anonymous said...

But will the troops get the chance to vote this time, or will the powers-that-be draw the process out like they did last time, making it too late for their absentee ballots to make it back here by the deadlines.

Weasels. Snakes.


Anonymous said...

Ballot boxes labeled "Ammo" and sent to the wrong place...hmm, Dems did that one already.