Being homeless did not stop unhoused Americans from voting in the election Tuesday


Phil, a homeless man living in Auburn, New York, listening to election coverage on his radio on October 12, 2016. Source: Dan Love, flickr.

Hundreds of homeless Denverites registered to vote this election.
According to The Denver Post, an unofficial partnership between the Colorado Secretary of State and homeless shelters helped hundreds of homeless Denverites register to vote and cast their ballots.

Homeless voters question how voting will change their lives.
The New York Times reported that thousands of adults within New York City’s homeless community registered to vote, but some they still wonder how their votes can help get them out of homelessness.

The Los Angeles Times asked homeless voters how they voted on Tuesday.
By registering to vote homeless Angelenos seized the opportunity to vote on supportive housing and proclaim who they believed would make a better 45th president of the United States, according to the Los Angeles Times.


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