[MD-AtLarge] Voting Survey
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Fri Apr 15 18:09:11 UTC 2016
Please read the important message below from Lou Ann Blake.
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%3cmailto: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%3cmailto: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%3cmailto:lblake at nfb.org>
<mailto:lblake at nfb.org>
Web site: www.nfb.org <http://www.nfb.org%3chttp:/www.nfb.org/>
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