Language Access – Voting Information Resources

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Bilingual Poll Worker Recruitment List
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

This resource provides counties with a list of places where lawful permanent resident poll workers can be recruited or where information can be distributed for the purpose of recruitment.

 

Fact Sheet: Language Assistance During Elections
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

This fact sheet outlines when a county is required to provide language assistance, what type of assistance they are required to provide and includes a list of Asian language coverage in California.

 

Help Asian Americans Protect Their Voting Rights, February 2012 (FOCE.15)
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

This handbook provides a detailed overview of Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act and is as a guide to ensure proper language assistance during elections.

 

The Many Voices of Our Democracy, August 2013 (FOCE.16)
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

This infographic provides a map of the currently covered and potential future jurisdictions for Asian languages, facts of Asian Americans in the electorate process, language assistance statistics by county and state as well as recommendations for best practices.

 

Providing Language Assistance in California Elections, June 2015
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund

This webinar provides an overview of the federal and state language assistance requirements in California. The webinar also provides information on what county election officials can do to improve compliance with these statutes and provides innovative ideas on how to use community advisory groups for effective language assistance. To access the webinar, enter your name and click submit through the link above.

 

Voices of Democracy: Asian Americans and Language Access During the 2012 Elections (FOCE.10)
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

This resource provides information regarding common language assistance issues that occur on Election Day and includes best practices and recommendations for effective language assistance under Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act.