Visually Impaired Voters in B.C. Given Option to Phone it In

In the last federal election, staff at his polling station told him they didn’t have any braille ballots; he was later told some officials just didn’t know where they were.

In contrast, Mr. Poynter, who has been blind since he was a child, was able to vote in advance of Tuesday’s B.C. election simply by picking up the phone as part of an Elections BC pilot program that allows people with disabilities to vote from home.

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