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Lack of parking a problem for voters

June 05, 2012

If I were of a conspiratorial mind, I would think that L.A. County and/or Glendale is trying to make it hard for folks to vote.

I live above Santa Carlotta in the Highlands area of Glendale.

In the past, we've voted at a church on New York Avenue or at Dunsmore Park, both north of Foothill, and both with a lot of available parking.

On Tuesday our polling place was at a church on Dunsmore Avenue south of Foothill, with little or no on-site parking, and not much available street parking close by.

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I'm afraid that many folks will not have voted — especially in the peak after-work hours, because of this lack of parking — thus effectively having been disenfranchised.

It is my hope that for the general election in November, polling places are sited in convenient, accessible locations for maximum voter turnout.

John Hindsill

Glendale


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