[Ohio-talk] evaluation of accessible voting machines

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Lou Ann Blake at the national center collects stories of voting problems and triumphs. Every county chose machines. 


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> On May 25, 2016, at 11:18 AM, Cheryl Fields via Ohio-Talk <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> M, thank you for this article. Does every county in Ohio use the same
> machine, or is it up to the individual counties? I usually try to vote
> early at the Board of Elections. The machines work very well there and
> if there is a problem, someone is available with the expertise to
> troubleshoot. This last election was a nightmare, voted at my local
> polling location. Machine not working and lots of really mouthy poll
> workers, with no knowledge...
> Maybe we could have a volunteer to compile our voting experiences
> after the November election. Perhaps at convention? The Voter
> Experience Coordinator! We could address the situation collectively
> after all data is compiled and submit to the correct persons/
> departments.
> Have a great day! Cheryl
> 
> On 5/23/16, Marianne Denning via Ohio-Talk <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> I thought you might be interested in this evaluation of 3 accessible voting
>> machines.  From the description I think Hamilton county uses the one that
>> he gave up on.  That makes me feel better since I usually end up getting
>> very frustrated by the end of voting.
>> http://blindbargains.com/bargains.php?m=15315
>> 
>> --
>> Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
>> Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
>> (513) 607-6053
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