June 14, 2004


A Verifiable, Accessible Vote


To the Editor:


Re "The Disability Lobby and Voting" (editorial, "Making Votes Count" series, June 11):


You say "disability-rights groups have been clouding the voting machine debate by suggesting that the nation must choose between accessible voting and verifiable voting."


Lighthouse International, New York City's oldest and largest vision rehabilitation agency serving people of all ages who are blind and partially sighted, sees no contradiction between accessible voting and verifiable voting for all Americans.


We support both concepts in the interest of fair elections.



Chief Exec., Lighthouse International

New York, June 11, 2004


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