Presidential Debates Often Fail Deaf Voters. SignVote Hopes to Change That

How would you vote if you couldn't even understand what the candidates were saying?

A man with a beard and dark hair, wearing a red t-shirt and light jacket, stands on the street speaking ASL. The caption reads:
SignVote aims to help deaf Americans participate in the election process. SignVote

Imagine if you tried to watch tonight’s presidential debate but couldn’t understand what was being said. Now imagine if, after several such debates, you went to the polls and found that your questions couldn’t be answered because no one spoke your native language.

@MaryEmilyOHara Mary Emily O'Hara is a diversity and inclusion reporter. They specialize in covering LGBTQ+ issues and other underrepresented communities.