This interesting article is published in the Texas Standard:
The 2020 election was unusual in many respects – COVID-19 made many voters reluctant to participate in person, and turnout in many states was at a record high. And for some people with disabilities, 2020 marked a move in a positive direction.
A survey conducted for the federal Election Assistance Commission found that fewer voters reported barriers to casting a ballot accessibly.
Lisa Schur and Doug Kruse are co-directors of the Program for Disability Research in the school of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Kruse and Schur told Texas Standard that voters with disabilities can face a variety of barriers to casting a ballot, from gaining physical access to a polling place, to experiencing difficulty using voting machines, to reading mail-in ballots.
Read the full article here.