Voting Accessibility in Boone County

1 decade 11 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, November 01 2006 Nov 1, 2006 Wednesday, November 01, 2006 10:53:12 AM CST November 01, 2006 in News

"I don't consider curbside voting a good option for people at all," Noren said. "I know there are places that think that's a viable option but you know, if it's raining, if it's bad weather, people can't sit out in the rain and vote.  That is not an acceptable situation."

Noren says a growing trend for people with disabilities is to apply for absentee ballots.  So far, Noren says twenty percent of the total absentee ballots she has recieved have been filled out by people with disabilities.

But she still says there is another way to vote, you can contact her office and she will find a voting poll near you that suites your needs, even if you do not live in Boone County.

If you would like to know about how your county handles special needs voting, contact your county clerk's office.  You can find that information in KOMU.com's Smart Decision election guide.  Just visit the voter information section.

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