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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-27-10 02:11 AM
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3. Like many well-intentioned laws, the ADA is abused by lobbyist and vendors.
Edited on Tue Jul-27-10 02:14 AM by Wilms
As the article points out...what many people need are accessible polling places. When election boards do accommodate that, it's often by closing polling places and opening super-precincts. How does that enhance accessibility?

This would also explain the experience in NY where statewide there where merely dozens of voters using Ballot Markers...and some possibly by poll workers only to help randomize votes with the one cast by a single voter with special needs using the machine.

Asking the taxpayers to foot that kind of bill is, frankly, selfish. Plenty of people with disabilities would decry that.

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