Hurdles remain for disabled to vote in Texas, advocates say

In 1999, Texas became the first state to require all new voting systems to be accessible to people with disabilities and to provide “practical and effective means” so voters can cast a private ballot. Today, under the federal Help America Vote Act enacted in 2002, every polling place must offer at least one voting machine accessible to people with disabilities.

Beth Cortez-Neavel:

Cortez-Neavel writes for Reporting Texas at the University of Texas at Austin. 


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