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MSP is boosting awareness of the barriers faced by blind people when voting – Greenock Telegraph

Tuesday, 1 March, 2022

MSP is boosting awareness of the barriers faced by blind people when voting – Greenock Telegraph

Stuart McMillan

 
INVERCLYDE'S MSP is boosting awareness of the barriers faced by blind people taking part in the democratic process.
Stuart McMillan is sponsoring a event at the Scottish Parliament that will see MSPs invited to cast a ballot in a mock polling booth while wearing special spectacles that simulate different sight loss conditions.
Those participating will have the use of a tactile voting device, a thin transparent plastic template that fits over the ballot paper, available on request in polling stations.
Read more at: https://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk/news/19946071.msp-barriers-faced-blind-people-voting/

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