Fairfax County Seeks Input from Voters with Disabilities

February 8, 2013 in Advocacy & Access, Community News

Bipartisan Election Process Improvement Commission Wants to Hear from Voters with Disabilities

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From Fairfax County Disability Services 2/8/2013

To improve the election process in Fairfax County, the Board of Supervisors created the Bipartisan Election Process Improvement Commission.  The commission is charged with examining voting issues, including accessibility issues for voters with disabilities.  The commission will provide recommendations to the Board of Supervisors by May 2013.

Did you experience a problem accessing your voting site in 2012? Do you know of problems encountered by another person? This is your opportunity to bring these issues to the county’s attention. Residents may send comments to boselectioncommission@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Three commissioners representing the disability community are interested in hearing about accessibility issues and barriers facing voters with disabilities. You can contact them via email with your comments:  Bob Brostrom (rbrostrom@yahoo.com), Chuck Caputo (chuck@caputo.com), or Marion Stillson (mbs@point0.net).


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