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“Voting is the heart of our democracy and a quintessential public activity that must be accessible to people with disabilities under Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act,” write DRLC Executive Director Sylvia Torres-Guillén and DRLC Senior Staff Attorney Corrigan L. Lewis in the Daily Journal. “Yet, the State of California denies voters with print disabilities the ability to submit their ballots when voting privately and independently. That right to fully participate in all areas of life is a central tenet of civil rights disabilities laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. There is nothing preventing California from doing the right thing.”

The following article is reprinted with permission from the Daily Journal.

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View original article: https://www.dailyjournal.com/article/378107-electronic-voting-is-the-best-path-for-accessible-voting.

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