[Greater-Baltimore] Maryland Primary Election Survey
Blake, Lou Ann
LBlake at nfb.org
Thu Apr 14 20:58:17 UTC 2016
Maryland's primary election early voting period is April 14 to April 21, and primary election day is April 26. SBE has instructed poll judges not to inform voters of the availability of the accessible voting machine, and to offer paper ballots for hand marking to all voters except those with "obvious" disabilities. Therefore, if you want to use the accessible voting machine, it is very important that you state you want to use it when you check in with poll judges. Once you have requested to use the accessible voting machine, poll judges must honor your request.
After you have made your voice heard by voting, please let NFBMD know about your experience by completing our short ten question survey. The link to the survey is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZGFL99W . Please complete the survey by May 2. If you have any questions about the survey, feel free to contact me at 410-659-9314, ext. 2221, or lblake at nfb.org<mailto:lblake at nfb.org>.
If you encounter any problems exercising your right to vote privately and independently, you are also encouraged to report them to the Maryland Disability Law Center:
by phone at 443-692-2492; 800-233-7201, ext. 2492; or
by email at voting at MDLClaw.org<mailto:voting at MDLClaw.org>.
Thank you and we look forward to receiving your survey responses!
Lou Ann Blake, J.D.
Deputy Executive Director
National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street
at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
Telephone: (410) 659-9314, ext. 2221
Fax: (410) 659-5129
E-mail: lblake at nfb.org<mailto:lblake at nfb.org>
Web site: www.nfb.org<http://www.nfb.org/>
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