Last updated on: 9/10/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“AAPD and the disability community are in favor of a voter having the ability to verify the accuracy of their vote and to change any vote before their ballot is cast. In fact, it is one of the reasons the disability community has so strongly supported the implementation of DRE’s.”

AAPD Policy Statement on Voter Verified Paper Ballots (accessed May 5, 2006)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

The largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization in the United States

Mission:

To politically and economically empower the more than 56 million children and adults living with disabilities in the U.S.

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?
  2. Do Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails Disenfranchise Disabled Voters and Language Minorities?