HAVA http://wuwm.com en Report Outlines “Significant Obstacles” at the Polls for Disabled and Elderly Voters http://wuwm.com/post/report-outlines-significant-obstacles-polls-disabled-and-elderly-voters <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Government Accountability Board says it found more than 10,000 violations of two federal laws, which require polling places to be accessible.</p><p>Over the last three years, the agency conducted inspections at 1,614 polling sites in 921 municipalities throughout the state.</p><p></p><p>Many polling places violated the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or the Help America Vote Act of 2002, because voters were not able to vote privately and independently.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 20:24:39 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 7916 at http://wuwm.com Report Outlines “Significant Obstacles” at the Polls for Disabled and Elderly Voters