Here and Now

Noon Wednesday: The Competency of Voters in Nursing Homes

Clip: Season 2000 Episode 2019 | 24m | Video has closed captioning.

The Racine County Sheriff has alleged systemic voter fraud in a Mount Pleasant long-term care facility, citing a handful of familial statements about the competency of their elder relatives. These assertions are creating concerns about voter disenfranchisement in the disability community. Barbara Beckert of Disability Rights Wisconsin discusses apprehensions about these far-reaching claims.

Aired: 11/03/21

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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