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St. Paul holds voter accessibility meeting for those with disabilities

St. Paul will hold a Voter Outreach and Education event Tuesday night for voters with disabilities. 

The goal is to help voters with disabilities know their rights and show how they can participate in the 2012 elections, including four available voting accessibility options:

  • Automark Machine
  • Curbside Voting
  • Absentee Voting
  • Election Judges

It’s Tuesday, June 19, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at  Goodwill/Easter Seals, 553 Fairview Ave. N, St. Paul.

For those taking the bus, Bus Numbers 16 and 50 stop at University and Fairview and Bus Number 67 stops directly in front of the Goodwill/Easter Seals Building. Access is open during light rail construction.

The event is put on by the St. Paul Mayor’s Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities (MACPD), the Minnesota Secretary of State, and Courage Center.

Among those scheduled to attend are:

  • St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman
  • Claire Wilson, Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
  • Christian Knights, Public Affairs Associate with the Courage Center
  • Elizabeth Scipioni, Miss Saint Paul, Special Olympics Coach and MACPD participant

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