Volunteers have been helping D.C.'s homeless people register to vote.
Even without permanent addresses, they can register because the forms include a box in which they can draw a map of the intersection where they sleep.
Tuleen Ozdeger, with the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, says anyone who lives outside or on a street corner can put down that street corner as their home address.
But there's a catch. Many states and D.C. also require a mailing address where they can send a voter registration card.
During a recent registration drive in Franklin Square, volunteers helped people like Ralph Hudnall navigate that obstacle by writing in the address of a shelter. Volunteers will man the polls on Tuesday to make sure no one is denied their right to vote.
Asma Khalid reports...
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