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Election workers being traing on assisting voters with disabilities.
LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Election precinct workers in Lansing received training Tuesday on how to best assist voters with disabilities. Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope partnered with the Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS) to provide training for all election precinct workers and staff. Workers received hands on training on how to assist voters with using the touch screen voter assistance terminal and hear from a voter outreach specialist about how to treat someone with a visible disability as well as discuss barriers to voting for disabled people.

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2019 Ernie Reynolds Essay Contest

Entries Being Accepted for the 2019 Ernie Reynolds Memorial Essay Contest We are proud to, once again, hold our annual essay contest in honor of an outstanding disability rights advocate, Ernie...



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