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Food trucks that tweet their locations and routes have a unique mobility and flexibility that would be useful in reaching voters who may not have the capability or time to register/vote. What if there were "Voting Trucks" to address these issues?

My sister-in-law recently shared this video from Wimpy burgers in South Africa. I found it to be such an inspirational and amazingly well-crafted way of showing compassion for the visually impaired.

Reducing barriers to voting can in fact lower voter turnout. This seeming paradox applies in the case where a low-cost, private voting option is provided (e.g. mail-in). The reason is that social incentives play a large role in voting behaviour.

One problem I see with elections are the long lines to vote. This makes voting inconvenient and difficult if you don't have time, patience, or energy to stand in a long line.

A tool designed by the University of Cambridge Engineering Design Centre. You can use it to find out how many people will be excluded from using your design. A great tool to set your requirements in the right way for better access and usability.

I immediately thought of ATMs: they're secure, they guide you through whatever you're doing, they're often equipped with braille and a hole to plug in your earphones, they're almost omnipresent (at least in the western world) …

Poll workers in the United States who are not properly trained on how to setup and operate the accessible voting machine may prevent voters with disabilities from exercising their right to vote privately and independently.

Poll workers in the United States who are not properly trained on how to setup and operate the accessible voting machine may prevent voters with disabilities from exercising their right to vote privately and independently.

Pop-Up stores are appearing everywhere. From taking use of old empty lots to redesigning shipping containers, these "temporary" spaces are taking many forms. Why not a Pop-Up informational voting booth or Voting Center?

As a result of Communication Revolution, mobile phones and internet have been reached everywhere even in rural areas.The whole election system can be restructured with the use of technology so that elections can be accessible from anywhere anytime.

Shouldn't simple wayfinding be one of the most integral parts of voting? If you build it, no one will come if they can't find it.

If you have several hurdles before even the election day starts, you will get lower participation. A system excludes because: Some missed the deadline to register to vote, others feel it is too much work, and some are only confused by the process.

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