Augusta woman hails ‘monumental’ settled case in Maine guaranteeing equal voting rights for those with print disabilities

Due to a lawsuit filed in the US District Court for the District of Maine, a new online absentee voting option for people with print disabilities will be available in the state. Voters with print disabilities brought the case after being denied an alternative to a paper ballot for absentee voting. A variety of personal circumstances may cause print disabilities, including blindness, physical difficulties that make it impossible to use a pen, or reading disabilities such as dyslexia.

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