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October 28, 2012

Voters with disabilities can make the margin of victory in close, battleground states.  Early voting is a winning strategy for the disability community.  Find out when and where early voting is available in your area, and take advantage of it!

October 28, 2012

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October 28, 2012

As the father of a special needs son, I can't tell you how angry it makes me when people use the word "retard" in a derogatory manner. One of the worst offenders is Ann Coulter, who th

October 27, 2012

Voters in areas of Virginia affected by Hurricane Sandy may qualify to vote absentee in-person at local registrars' offices before Election Day.

Read more at
http://vote.barackobama.com/en/VA/early-voting/

Other information sources include:

 Find where to vote early
http://www.barackobama.com/lookup

In-Person Absentee Voting Available Next Two Saturdays
http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/Files/Media/AbsenteeVotingAvailableDates.pdf

State Board of Elections and Local Election Officials Prepared for Hurricane Sandy
http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/Files/Media/Hurricane%20News%20Release.pdf

Commonwealth of Virginia Absentee Voting Information
http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/absenteevoting.html

Commonwealth of Virginia, Absentee Ballot Application Form
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/elections/vaapprev72010form.pdf

 

 

October 27, 2012

Apps4Android today announced the release of a beta version of its “no-cost-to-the-user” accessible Voter Information Guide® (VIG). VIG was designed to help users, including those with visual disabilities, find personalized election information based on their address. The app will allow voters to identify their polling location, the candidates on the ballot, their contact information, and everything else voters need to know to knowledgeably cast their vote.

VIG is being developed by Apps4Android, Inc. and is being funded by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) through a grant from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to support the development of technologies that will increase the accessibility of elections for all voters.

Read more at
http://www.apps4android.org/?p=4060