About 40% of jail inmates nationwide reported having at least one disability, according to a Department of Justice study. Jordan Landry, a visually impaired inmate at King County jail, was able to vote from behind bars. Darya Farivar is a Community and Legislative Liaison at Disability Rights Washington, who helped Landry with the accommodations he needed to do so.
Producer: Yuko Kodama and Jesse Callahan
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