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People with disabilities must exercise their right to vote

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Justin Dart, the man often considered the father of the Americans with Disabilities Act, famously and repeatedly said: “Vote as if your life depends on it – because it DOES!” For people with disabilities, this is especially true. Every policy decision from employment, to housing and transportation, to funding of programs like CHIP, Social Security and Medicare/Medicaid are influenced by whom we elect.

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Reagan’s office skips election manual (access required)

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Secretary of State Michele Reagan did not compile a new election procedures manual for the 2016 cycle, perhaps the first time in decades, if not longer, that the office did not release the biennial publication that instructs county and local officials on the conduct of elections.

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Yes, all the expected incumbents filed

With the dust settled after yesterday’s deadline to submit nominating petitions, it appears as though 219 candidates have filed to run for legislative, statewide and federal offices. There are 7 statewide candidates (a low figure, but there are only three Corp Comm seats on the ballot this year), 171 legislative candidates and 41 federal candidates.

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