Tuesday December 1, 2020

Ballot for sight-impaired voters to cost €60k

PhD student alleges his right to vote in private has been breached

6th November, 2016

Providing a new template that will allow voters with visual impairments to cast their ballot without assistance is expected to cost €60,000, according to the government.

Details of the new electoral regulations were recently published in Iris Oifigiúil but more broadly came to light during what became a heated exchange in the closing stages of a constitutional challenge witnessed in the High Court last week.

Robert Sinnott has brought an action against the...

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