Secretary of State
OCTOBER 9, 2020
Fifth "Ready for November" episode focuses on
ensuring every voice is heard
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson interviews four leaders who advocate for the rights of others in the fifth episode of Ready for November, a video series Benson’s office launched last month to inform voters ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.
Joining Benson for the “Voter Accessibility – Ensuring Every Voice is Heard” discussion were Annie Urasky, director of the Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing at the Michigan Department of Civil Rights; Pat Cannon, retired former director of the Michigan Commission for the Blind; Kamilia Landrum, executive director of the Detroit NAACP; and Rebeka Islam, executive director of Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) Michigan and a member of Benson’s Language Access Task Force.
“Voters have the right to vote at home or in person and my office is working with clerks across the state to remove any barriers and ensure voting is an easy, enjoyable experience for everyone,” Secretary Benson said.
Among the points discussed:
For more information and resources on the upcoming election, visit Michigan.gov/Elections.
This week’s Ready for November episode can be found on the Michigan Department of State’s social media accounts and is archived on the MDOS informational webpage for the Nov. 3 election.
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