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Taxi subsidy program should include election day rides
to the editor,
September 2, 2014
Our town council is encouraging all eligible voters to get out
there and vote for the candidate of their choosing on October 27th.
But, as in the past, lack of transportation is weighing heavily on the
This begs a question, is the Town going to supply said
transportation to and from the polling stations? The voters who are
clients of the Taxi Subsidy would benefit from our council adding the
polling station as one of their recognized destinations on election day.
And a bus, such as the one that was set up for the Potato
Festival, would encourage even more of our citizens to get out there
The percentage of voters who, in the past, have exercised
their right to vote is dismal, at best. So, if our town council wants
the voters to get out there then it is their responsibility to make
sure that said voters have the means to get to the polls.