Study: Mississippians with disabilities had high voter turnout in ’16

Mississippi in 2016 saw relatively high voter turnout for people with disabilities, a study by Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations shows.

The survey showed that 63 percent of Mississippi’s eligible voters with disabilities voted in the 2016 federal election, compared to 47 percent in Alabama, 51 percent in Arkansas, 59 percent in Florida, 58 percent in Georgia, 48 percent in Louisiana and 47 percent in Tennessee.

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