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Blind voter issues plea for private vote at election

Local man hopes tactile voting strips will be available

A Manx resident who's blind hopes those with visual impairments are able to cast their votes in private at next month's House of Keys General Election.

Juan Greggor says the lack of tactile voting strips has previously meant he's been denied the right to a private ballot.

The Island will head to the polls on 23 September.

Mr Greggor is keen to see improvements at this year's vote:

You can hear more about this issue on Access All Areas here.

To find out what Government is doing to support accessibility at this year's House of Keys General Election, visit the 'Access all Areas' section of Manx Radio's Election Website. 

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