Federal and state election laws protect the rights of voters with disabilities to ensure all voters can cast a private and independent vote. This section is a collection of educational resources developed by FoCE and its partners to provide best practices and information on protecting the rights of voters with disabilities. An important practice promoted by FoCE was to include accessibility from the initial stage of policy development or voting practices.
The resources found here include guides to help voters with disabilities exercise their right to vote easily and safely, whether from in-person or at home using assistive technology. There are also resources for how to assist voters with disabilities participate in the democratic process.
- Voters with Disabilities Can Vote by Mail Privately and Independently, Disability Rights California (2020)
- FAQ: How can I Vote if I Cannot Vote in Person Due to a Medical Emergency, Disability Rights California (2020)
- You Can Vote Even if You Can’t Sign Your Name (2014)
- Best Processes to Reduce and Eliminate Accessibility Barriers for Voters with Disabilities (2013)