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Engaging Deaf People in Politics

How an international organization encouraged Deaf people in Guinea, Georgia, and the Dominican Republic to participate in elections.
This photo shows three screens at the front of a conference room. The screen at left shows Anais Keenon presenting. The middle screen shows a power point slide with the presentation title "Empowering Deaf Communities through Political Participation and Inclusion". The right screen shows an interpreter.

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This article summarizes a presentation by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) about how they helped deaf people in Guinea, Georgia, and the Dominican Republic participate in their country’s elections. Deaf people can participate in elections as voters, candidates, observers, and poll workers.

The web page is mostly accessible for people using screen reading software.

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