Seniors are the newest group to specific concern over the mail-in poll course of for the continued provincial election.
The province’s Seniors’ Advocate, Dr. Suzanne Brake, is asking on Chief Electoral Officer Bruce Chaulk to additional prolong the mail-in poll deadline.
Brake says she’s listening to from seniors who’re having problem having access to the ballots and she or he feels extra time is required.
She factors out that many older adults don’t have a pc and there’s a crucial must bolster Elections NL phone helps so seniors have extra contact with election officers all through the method.
Brake feels an added week or two would assist clear up any confusion as she’s troubled by the ‘many, many’ individuals who report answering machines and hang-ups whereas making an attempt to use.
She believes extra time will guarantee every little thing is working easily in order that seniors can really feel assured about voting.