The Seniors’ Advocate has come out swinging on the vote-by-mail course of launched as the results of a COVID outbreak within the midst of a winter provincial election.
Dr. Suzanne Brake was responding to Chief Electoral Officer Bruce Chaulk who suggested that he had not heard from the advocate on concerns expressed by seniors about troubles they have been having with the Particular Poll course of.
She says many seniors have been very involved in regards to the Particular Poll—launched as soon as in-person voting was canceled as a result of current COVID outbreak.
In a press release supplied to VOCM Information, Brake mentioned many individuals who reached out to her discovered the method “difficult in addition to technologically targeted.”
She says whereas many seniors have been capable of navigate the method—together with hassle getting via on busy telephone traces—others couldn’t.
Many instructed her they’d not be voting in consequence.
Brake says Chief Electoral Officer Bruce Chaulk was conscious of her considerations, each via written communication and what she calls “quite a few media interviews.”