It is really cool Astronauts can vote from space. It is a shame our government can't arrange for all the military to get their ballots on time.
FOX News reported:
To help space station crewmembers stay involved with their local politics, NASA has made arrangements with county officials that allow astronauts to vote from space. The ballots are prepared by county officials and beamed up from Mission Control.
“I voted on Sunday through an electronic e-mail system,” Kelly told reporters via a video link today (Nov. 2). “I think Texas actually passed a law where we could vote from space, and it felt like an honor and privilege to exercise our rights as U.S. citizens from the International Space Station.”