DOTHAN, Alabama – As the race for Alabama’s open U.S. Senate winds down, nearly 30,000 potential voters may not be in the spotlight as much as the race’s two frontrunners, but their voices will be heard. Nursing home residents are still part of process and have the right to vote. So they don’t miss out, the state’s facilities will be bring the election to their residents. At Westside Terrace, our social worker educated our residents about the process and the issues. Today, they filled out their absentee ballots and brought the election inside to them.
“Older people are often very civically-minded and avid voters,” said administrator Kristie Hughes. “It’s important that we make every effort to keep them included in the election process.”