Accessible Voting Resources
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- Your Vote Counts: A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Voting in the U.S.
This plain language voting toolkit focuses on the process of voting, and on understanding how to prepare to vote on election day.
Source: Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)
- Vote for Access Video Series
This five-part video series (captioned and ASL) looks at voting problems and solutions for people with disabilities. Download video transcripts in English and Spanish. Produced by Rooted in Rights and Block by Block Creative.
Source: Block by Block Creative
- Voter Resources in Plain Language (2020)
*Note: Information applicable beyond 2020 and for elections during COVID-19.
Voter information in plain language in English and Spanish, including: Disability Voter Guide, Election & You: Thinking about Disability, and Sample Questions for Candidates.
Source: The Arc
- Our Time Our Vote
This national initiative helps voters with learning disabilities prepare to vote, research issues and candidates, register, and carry out their voting rights.
Source: National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
- Digitally Accessible Vote-By-Mail Applications
This company created accessible versions of state vote-by-mail applications.
Source: Deque Systems
- Register and Vote in Your State
Look up important election dates and voting information for every state. Check your registration, find your polling place, check your ballot, and more.
Source: U.S. Election Assistance Commission
Southeast U.S. Region
- Election Offices & Voter Information
States: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
North Carolina (NC)
South Carolina (SC)
Resources from the Southeast ADA Center
ADA Live! Podcasts and Resources
More Resources on Voting Rights & Accessibility
- Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Fact Sheet [PDF, 4 pages]
HAVA makes the voting process more consistent from state to state and more accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Source: University of Kansas Research & Training Center on Independent Living
- Voting Accessibility: Responsibilities & Rights (Blog)
Source: ADA Anniversary Tool Kit
- The RespectAbility Report
Nonpartisan political commentary on U.S. Elections with a focus on disability issues
Source: Project of RespectAbility.org
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