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Government Study Finds Majority of U.S. Polling Places Not Accessible to People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON – Recently, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its Voters with Disabilities: Observations on Polling Place Accessibility and Related Federal Guidance report, detailing the results of GAO’s national survey of access to polling places for voters with disabilities. During the 2016 General Election, GAO found that an abysmal 17 percent of polling places surveyed had no potential impediments for people with disabilities.