More than two thousand of Crimea electors are blind people. According to the law, special stencil ballots must be made for them with embossed print in order they are able to read by means of such embossed print and to find necessary political party or bloc in the ballot.

But during these parliamentary elections, people are deprived of such special stencil ballots.

The chairman of Ukrainian community of the blind of Crimea Volodymyr Pavlenko has noted that there is no tragedy of absence of such ballots. As it happened so that they were not successful. List of the ballots did not coincide with the stencil ballots and electors made mistakes while voting.

“Blind people can come to elections with their relatives or friends who can help them to vote,” he said.


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