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Mon May 21, 2012
Flint election officials are searching for new places for people to vote in November
Elections officials are scrambling to find eight new locations where Flint residents can vote in November’s election.
The city’s five dozen voting precincts are located in 35 buildings around Flint.
But, the U.S. Justice Department says 4 churches used as polling places don’t meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. And, the Flint School District is also closing 4 schools this summer that have been used as polling places.
“We’re going to go ahead and close them and try to locate alternate sites, which is hard to do in a community such as Flint which is an older urban area," says Inez M. Brown, the Flint City Clerk.
Brown says six of the eight polling places are located on Flint’s north side, which may make it more difficult to find enough appropriate locations.