Trans Woman in Vermont Denied a Ballot For Being Trans
A transgender woman was blocked from voting in the first gubernatorial race with a transgender candidate Tuesday because a poll worker refused to accept the gender marker on her ID.
Sade Viscaria said a poll worker turned her away while trying to early vote in Burlington, Vt.
“She discriminated against me for being transgender and [accused] me of having a fake ID,” Viscaria told INTO. “She thought my name was fake.”
The Office of Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos is investigating the incident.