Express Briefing: Voters with disabilities have more options, but some say not enough accessibility

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Belen Bracamontes assists her mother, Victoria Bracamontes, after they voted at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.

There are more than 250,000 disabled residents in Bexar County older than 18, accounting for about 17 percent of the area’s eligible voters. Many of those have an ambulatory difficulty.

With the increase in safety regulations concerning the coronavirus pandemic and other changes in the process, accessibility is easier, advocates say.

Not everybody has it easier, though. Jane Paccione, who uses a wheelchair, found the second machine that takes in the ballot printed out after voting was too high. Read more about a variety of voting experiences, including curbside voting and voting by mail, in

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