Illustration of a group of people with different disabiities.

Disability Awareness
and Poll Workers

Thank you for becoming a poll worker! The recommendations on this page will help you better meet the needs of disabled voters and help ensure their right to vote.

The Basics

Serving disabled voters is usually not any different than serving most citizens. Good service is based upon being polite, respectful, and paying attention to voters' needs. Following are additional basics that apply to all voters--but can be especially helpful to disabled voters and older adults.

Young man who has Down's Syndrome wearing T-Shirt that reads "label jars,not people."

Best Practices for Specific Disabilities

Wheelchair Users and Other Mobility Conditions

Bindness/Low Vision

Hearing Loss/Deafness

Disabilities that Affect Speech

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