Committee Goals

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  • ​Assisting and advising county elections officials on existing programs to reach people with disabilities, and also provide advice on whether to create new programs.  

  • Advising county elections officials on where to set up voting equipment and how to recognize barriers to participation for senior voters and voters with disabilities.  

  • Assisting county elections officials in surveying polling places for compliance with state and federal accessibility guidelines. Evaluating an inaccessible polling place or voting area to determine if – with the use of temporary modifying equipment or measures – it can be modified to permit use by senior voters and voters with disabilities.  

  • Assisting and advising county elections officials in training Election Officers (Vote Center workers) to assist senior voters and voters with disabilities.  

  • Assisting in the recruitment of Election Officers (Vote Center workers) with disabilities or who are seniors. 

  • Assisting county elections officials to enhance website accessibility, including establishing a county website accessibility statement. 

  • Assisting county elections officials with implementing the Voter’s Choice Act and advising on outreach and education opportunities.  

  • Assisting county election officials on the creation and distribution of election materials to help educate voters with disabilities on services available such as the use of accessible ballot marking device, remote accessible vote by mail, voting assistance available at the vote center, curbside voting, and overall education on elections process. ​