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Accessible Voting 2020

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Are you wondering how to vote in the November 2020 election?  The following accessible voting options are available for Colorado voters who have low vision. 

This information was provided by the Larimer County Elections Division  (Vote Larimer.Org):  If you live in Colorado in other counties, please visit your local Secretary of States’ website as well as your local county clerk and elections office. 

  1. Voters may request Large Print Ballots via direct communication with . This may be through email, by phone, or in person.  Each individual voter must make an official for a Large Print Ballot. Large Print Ballots will be mailed to voters the same time as other ballots in any election. For the November General Election, ballots will be mailed the week of October 12th. 
  •  Other options for accessible voting include visiting a Voter Service and Polling Center from October 19th through November 3rd, in order to vote on an ADA accessible voting machine. One machine will be present at every site. 
  • The Elections Assistance Commision has distributed more than 25,000 Braille Voting Rights cards over the past two years. To request, please email: clearinghouse@eac.gov

More information on voting from the Elections Assistance Commission:

​The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 was passed by the United States Congress to make sweeping reforms to the nation’s voting process. HAVA addresses improvements to voting systems and voter access that were identified following the 2000 election. Read the Help America Vote Act of 2002 and learn more about HAVA on the Department of Justice website

As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to: 

  • Vote privately and independently
  • Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities 

you may either:

  1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or
  2. Bring someone to help you vote 

You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available. 

Ensure your right to accessible elections. For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission By phone at 866-747-1471 or by email at  clearinghouse@eac.gov.

For more information on accessible voting no matter where you live, visit the U.S. Election Assistance Commission website at https://www.eac.gov/voter_resources/resources_for_voters_with_disabilities.aspx. For assistance in using remaining vision to vote, contact Ensight.