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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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Day Date Time County Location
Friday June 21 10: 30am - 12:30pm Grand Traverse

Traverse Area District Library
610 Woodmere Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686

Monday July 8 10am - 12pm Berrien

Berrien County Health Department
2149 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022