[Ohio-talk] question about changes to voting in Ohio

Marianne Denning marianne at denningweb.com
Thu Mar 26 20:11:44 UTC 2015

I know some states want identification but that could include a state
identification card.  I think this was Ohio.  I will look harder.  I
agree it will keep many people from voting.  I thought keeping it on
the topic of blindness was the important piece.  Thanks Kaity.

On 3/26/15, Kaiti Shelton <kaiti.shelton at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know this is something being fought in states with a lot of illegal
> immigrants. Could you have possibly heard the wrong state?
> Even more, it concerns me that others will not be able to vote if such a
> bill passes. The elderly, people with other disabilities, people who maybe
> can't afford a car, etc. I know my grandfather didn't bother to renew his
> license once he couldn't drive, and I know a few people my age who don't
> have licenses yet because a car is beyond their means.
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Mar 26, 2015, at 2:19 PM, Marianne Denning via Ohio-talk
>> <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> I must be mistaken on what I think I heard about a proposed change to
>> who can vote in Ohio.  Could others more knowledgeable than me please
>> comment.  I heard on the radio that there is a proposal to make it
>> mandatory that to vote in Ohio you must have a valid drivers license
>> and car registration.  I know this is against federal law but the idea
>> that it is even considered in Ohio is of concern to me as a blind
>> voter who can't get a drivers license and many of us don't need to
>> register a car in our name.
>> --
>> Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
>> Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
>> (513) 607-6053
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Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
(513) 607-6053

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