[Nfbnet-members-list] Blind and low-vision voters who voted absentee for the 2020 presidential election needed for research study on absentee voting

Blake, Lou Ann LBlake at nfb.org
Mon Jan 4 16:07:53 UTC 2021

The below research participant solicitation is being provided for informational purposes only. The National Federation of the Blind has no involvement in this research, but we believe that it may contribute to our research mission.

Study on blind Voters, seeks participants.

Who: Researchers at the University of Michigan are looking for registered voters who are blind or low-vision and voted absentee in the 2020 presidential election and at least one election previously.

The Study: This project will focus on blind and low vision voters' experience with absentee voting. The aim is to understand how voters approach absentee voting (i.e. fill out an accessible PDF and mail it to a clerk's office.) and their perceptions of the voting process.

The process: You will be interviewed remotely for approximately 45-60 minutes by phone or using the conferencing software of your choice.

Compensation: You will be compensated $20 for your time via Visa or Amazon gift card.

How to sign up: If you're interested in participating in this study, please email Lauren Trimble at ltrimble at umich.edu<mailto:ltrimble at umich.edu> or call 734-615-1299.

Principal Investigators:

Lauren Trimble, School of Information, University of MIchigan, ltrimble @umich.edu<http://umich.edu>

Robin Brewer, PhD. School of Information, University of Michigan, rnbrew at umich.edu<mailto:rnbrew at umich.edu>

University of Michigan, Institutional Review Board: irbhsbs at umich.edu<mailto:irbhsbs at umich.edu>


Lou Ann Blake, J.D.
Director of Research Programs, Blindness Initiatives
200 East Wells Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 659-9314, extension 2221 | lblake at nfb.org<mailto:lblake at nfb.org>

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