Engineer Juan Gilbert, a specialist in human-centered computing, was driven to make it possible for people with disabilities to vote like everyone else. He spent 10 years perfecting Prime III, an accessible electronic voting system, and his creation was tested in real voting settings and earned rave reviews from elections supervisors around the country. Learn the story behind the voting machine designed to be used by everyone, and meet the man who has dedicated his life’s work to helping people who have been marginalized exercise this country’s most empowering guarantee: the right to vote.
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