Challenges at the ballot box? Voters with disabilities, make your voice heard

Ballot BoxI am pleased to introduce James Charles Dixon, Co-Chair of the National Council on Independent Living’s Voting Rights Committee, as a guest blogger today.

By James Charles Dixon

People with disabilities: Have you ever experienced any issues when trying to cast your vote at your designated polling place? If so, the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) needs to hear from you.

The EAC will be holding a public hearing this Wednesday, April 27.  If you have faced any sort of challenge whatsoever while casting your ballot, or trying to, you have the opportunity to inform the EAC, so that it can be addressed.

Please send an email to listen@eac.gov to share your experience, identifying your polling place and describing what happened.


 

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