Voters with disabilities often overlooked in voting battles

Many voters with disabilities face barriers at the polls that politicians and the public at large rarely consider. A missing ramp or doorknob can turn into a significant struggle for disabled voters, and a lack of empathy or assistance from poll workers can compound these issues. Since 2016, the Department of Justice has entered over 30 agreements or settlements to force better access for disabled voters in cities and counties across the country under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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