accessibility when voting

Updated: Nov 14

Watch ACER’s Voting Rights and Information Virtual Seminar hosted by Community Organizer Richard Jennis.


Topics

Language accessibility and voting:

  • Language translation when registering to vote

  • Language translation at the polling center, including among elections judges and bringing an accompanying family member, friend, or assistant who can act as a translator

  • Common languages in the Twin Cities area specifically (Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Swahili, etc)

Disability accessibility:

  • Assistance in the voting process for individuals with disabilities, including by election officials, or accompanying individuals such as family, friends, or assistants

  • Voting booth size for individuals in wheelchairs

  • Ramps and automatic door opening buttons at polling centers


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